Always see it on T.V.
Or read in a magazines
Celebrities want sympathy
All they do is piss and moan
Inside the rolling stone
Talkin' about how hard life can be

I'd like to see them spend a week
Livin' life out on the street
I don't think they would survive
If they could spend a day or two
Walking in someone else's shoes
I think they'd stumble and they fall
(they would fall, fall)

Lifestyles of the rich and the famous
They're always complainin'
Always complainin'
If money is such a problem
Well they got mansions
Think we should rob them

Well did you know when you were famous you could kill your wife
And there's no such thing as 25 to life
As long as you've got the cash, to pay for Cochran
And did you know if you were caught and you were smokin' crack
McDonalds wouldn't even want to take you back
You could always just run for mayor of D.C.

I'd like to see them spend a week
Livin' life out on the street
I don't think they would survive
If they could spend a day or two
Walking in someone else's shoes
I think they'd stumble and they fall
They would fall

Lifestyles of the rich and the famous
They're always complainin'
Always complainin'
If money is such a problem
Well they got mansions
Think we should rob them (rob them)
(They would fall, they would fall)

Lifestyles of the rich and the famous
They're always complainin'
Always complainin'
If money is such a problem
You got so many problems
Think I could solve them

Lifestyles of the rich and famous
We'll take your clothes, cash, cars, and homes just stop complainin'
Lifestyles of the rich and famous
Lifestyles of the rich and famous
Lifestyles of the rich and famous



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"Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" as written by Benji/madden Madden

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  • +1
    General Comment:DID YOU KNOW that this song has real events in it.
    eg.You could kill your wife
    And there's no such thing as 25-to-Life
    As long as you got the cash to pay for Cochran
    Is about the OJ Simpson trial where Cochran was his lawyer.
    AND
    Did you know if you were caught and you were smokin' crack
    Mcdonals wouldnt even wanna take ya back
    You could always run for mayor of D.C.
    This is about Marion Barry who was charged with drug offences.
    Weird HUH. Kewl anyway.
    the Wizardon March 08, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:Wow I love this song it's so funny and true. Don't they wear pizza costumes in their video? Either way, this song is sweet.

    I think this song has two perspectives to it:

    1. They are making fun of themselves and realizing that this is what they are like and they complain, but really there are starving kids with AIDS and who have no parents.

    2. They're not making fun of themselves, they're actually trying to say something. All these celebrities are complaining and they have it good so they should shut their 2 million dollar mouths. Maybe GC is saying to those tabloid celebs, you know, "Shut up could be worse."

    Whatever.
    Fallen Leaveson May 07, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:Thanks, Wizar! I was amazed that no one had made the connection to Marion Berry in their comments.

    I was just going to say the same thing. Being from DC myself, I always take pleasure in hearing them poke fun at that crack head.

    It's actually true, however, that McDonalds won't hire a person with a proven drug history but apparently the people of this Nation's Capital will. Ah, the irony.
    pikabooon June 18, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:this song is the truth.celebreties( especially paris hilton who's a whore and a nagging bitch) always say that life is hard even though they're rich bitches.
    raprocker007on June 29, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:man! dont people get that this song was written BEFORE they were rich and famous?!
    silenteyeson August 26, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:everyones being so harsh!
    this song is ok, and yeah i got into this band when i was like 12 and was a bit of a screaming little girl fan but they sorta led me onto better music.
    like a step up between pop and rock.

    LLifestyles of the rich and the famous
    They're always complainin'
    Always complainin'
    REPETITION (wooah)
    and why are there 2 L's?

    im kinda glad mcdonalds dont take on druggies...
    BoomBethBang*-*on December 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:This song talks about how celebrities complain about how they "have it so bad"
    Wow, I wish people following me around, taking pictures of me, being rich and famous were my only problems.
    This song makes a really good point.
    -YourFaceHereFkr-on December 29, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:-yourfaceherefkr-, so amazingly true. seriously, if i was getting paid to do what i love, i would keep my mouth shut. no, not even that. i think i'd keep going on and on about how amazingly lucky i am. wish i could invite some celebrities over to my city, let them live my life. that'd give em a shock so bad they wouldn't forget.
    freeasabird16on March 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:sure as i go to post them
    i find they've just been posted nice
    well
    this is a good song i think it's funny
    and definitely true
    famous people should just go buy some prozac and suck it up

    and hmmmm ummm yeah it's a shame chris from nsync is gonna be in this i hope they make him look bad at least
    or uh ... worse
    goodcharlotteon July 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this is one of those songs you either love or hate.. and i love it.
    iheartgcon July 31, 2002   Link

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