Citations:attention whore

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English citations of attention whore

Verb: "to seek attention through inappropriate means or to an excessive degree"[edit]

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  • 2004Wil Wheaton, Just A Geek: Unflinchingly Honest Tales of the Search for Life, Love, and Fulfillment Beyond the Starship Enterprise, O'Reilly Media (2004), ISBN 059600768X, page 20:
    After that brief moment of honesty, Prove To Everyone regained control over everything I wrote and I was back to attention whoring and posting links to other websites.
  • 2006Ray Richmond, "Peacock's perch gives Coulter place to crow", The Hollywood Reporter, 20 June 2006:
    Her [Ann Coulter's] toxicity is more about salesmanship than citizenship, more high-decibel attention whoring than true ideology.
  • 2007 — Peter Trute & Rhett Watson, "Outrage over Virginia Tech computer game", The Daily Telegraph (Australia), 17 May 2007:
    "You should take down that "donation" link and apologize immediately for this worthless attempt at publicity and attention whoring, you undeniable jackass."
  • 2009John Noonan, "Chavez Prepares for War on Columbia", The Weekly Standard, 9 November 2009:
    Chalk this up next to the dictator's long list of prior attention whoring: hosting of Russian supersonic bombers, his announcement of the uranium sharing plan with Iran, and his long history of blustery rhetoric against America's closest South American ally.
  • 2010Gwendolyn Zepeda, Lone Star Legend, Grand Central Publishing (2010), ISBN 9780446558037, unnumbered page:
    Sorry if my personal problems are interrupting your attention whoring, but []