Going From Civilian to Celebrity: Seven Survival Tips

Being a celebrity isn't as easy as it appears, but if you think you're ready for instant Gosselin-level infamy, you'll need to heed these seven tips. You can thank us later. (8 Photos)

Patrick Sandora on Aug 18, 2009 at 2:41PM

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Going From Civilian to Celebrity: Seven Survival Tips

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Lock Down Your Social Networks

Got a Facebook page, MySpace or Twitter account? You’d better make sure you lock up those bad boys before becoming the center of attention—or cancel them all together. It’s fun to share goofy photos, favorite quotes and personal info with friends, but nobody wants pictures of questionable college behavior to wind up in the pages of Us Weekly.

Jon Gosselin’s new girlfriend Hailey Glassman should have heeded this advice before stepping out with the Jon & Kate Plus 8 star in St. Tropez, France. Glassman’s Facebook profile was left open to the public and her not-so-flattering photos were published by sites across the Web. Lesson learned, Hailey.

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