Their job is being able to sell a role or a mes­sage and to do that you have to be able to artic­u­late your­self and cap­i­talize on your per­son­ality,” says Alan Schroeder, a pro­fessor at North­eastern University’s School of Jour­nalism and author of Celebrity-​​in-​​Chief: How Show Busi­ness Took Over the White House. “Innately, [enter­tainers] have a lot of those skills because that’s what they’ve be doing in their enter­tain­ment careers.”

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