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Yahoo Entertainment – Why we will really mourn the deaths of beloved ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ characters

Psychologist Danielle Forshee explains that the ability to share and understand the feelings of others, such as a TV character, is a survival mechanism. “When we feel we know someone and like them — or the character they play on TV— we are more likely to feel an attachment toward that character, eliciting an empathy…

Okay Player – What Happens to People When a Celebrity Dies? Here’s What a Psychologist Has to Say

Okayplayer spoke with Dr. Danielle Forshee, a clinical psychologist and social worker, on the public and personal real-time reckoning with Nipsey Hussle’s death, empathy vs. emotional response, and the human condition to examine the cyclical pattern of reaction to help us understand how, why, and what we feel when celebrities die. Can you describe the…