Despite this downward spiral of our society, many of us find ourselves latching onto these famous figures as a means of self-representation or perhaps simply admiration and fascination.
While some people take the obsession to the next level and devote ever lasting tattoos of these "admirable" celebrities. Get a load of these celebrity portrait tattoos below.
Amazing guitar player and singer Jimi Hendrix.
Britney Spears looking awfully upset.
Oprah Winfrey smiling wide.
Pee-wee Herman talking on the phone.
Bob Barker come on down tattoo idea.
Christopher Walken great sleeve portrait design.
Jack Black looking whack.
Michael Moore shifty eyes and glasses.
Conan O'Brien and his amazing red hairstyle.
Tony Danza with a bow tie.
Will Ferrell as elf character.
Alan Alda as Hawkeye Pierce on shoulder.
Clay Aiken ink on back.