be in the public eye

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be in the public eye

To be well-known and attract a lot of attention and scrutiny, as of a celebrity. Yes, celebrities make a lot of money, but being in the public eye and getting recognized all the time has its drawbacks, I'm sure. It's really tough to be in the public eye while going through a divorce, but at least my fans have been supportive.
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be in the public eye

if someone is in the public eye, they are famous and are written about in newspapers and magazines and seen on television It's not always easy being in the public eye.
See also: eye, public