Does an exclamation point placed at the end, or somewhere within, an entertainment gossip blog item headline make an article more exciting or generate heavier click-through rates? FishbowlLA is wondering about that after dropping into Bonnie Fuller’s garish looking HollywoodLife.com.
Here are just a few of today’s celeb-tastic headlines:
Some of the exclamation points are hilariously misplaced, like the last one, which makes it seem like doctors are celebrating Charlie Sheen’s mental condition. (And no second “!” after Exclusive?! Someone is asleep at the wheel.)
There are more than a dozen other Hollywood Life March 1st items with exclamation point headlines. For what it’s worth, Natalie Portman is one of the very few celebs besides Sheen to rate as double exclamation point worthy. Look out if Sheen gives Portman child-rearing advice!!!