|QUOTE (SocalZHP @ Friday, Jun 7 2013, 19:52)|
Pretty much this lol. Nothing glamerous here
LA is plenty glamorous. I was born and raised in LA, but in a working class neighborhood. Drive 3 miles down the street from my house, and you'll meet people who have known nothing but power and privilege their whole lives. There's so much economic diversity within LA (and most big cities in general) that you could walk 20 minutes from a place like this:
To a neighborhood with houses like this:
If you're a tourist and you want to see the ultra-wealthy, glamorous LA most people see in the movies and TV, you probably won't, because that's something that's very exclusive and pretty well hidden from tourists and the less well off people of Los Angeles. The real rich folk of LA would rather step in front of a bus than go for a walk on Hollywood Boulevard.