Posting anything to the internet leaves it open to commentary, justified or not. Australian comedian Celeste Barber decided to focus her efforts towards making parodies of celebrity Instagram selfies, and she’s encouraging others to do the same under the #celestechallengeaccepted hashtag. Barber and her sister came up with the idea as a joke.
“People take it all too seriously,” Barber told the Daily Mail. “[t]hey have such an obsession with celebrities, the rich, the privileged and all these life-style blogger but yet the celebrities think they are doing normal things. Kim Kardashian posing in a pile of dirt; who does that in real life?”