"I should have said - millions of people need to get a life".
To which they might respond that someone who thinks Eric Clapton is a God needs to get a life. We're all different, and entitled to like what we like, without running the risk of someone telling us we need to get a life.
The Press cover what sells newspapers. I think when Megan announced her pregnancy, one paper had about 6 pages on it, all of no interest to me. Stick with the Financial Times for news if you don’t want popular stuff
Newspapers reflect the society in which they function. There are huge numbers of people who like reading about stuff that other people see as mindless trivia, and there will always be newspapers which cater to that readership.
The fact is, sport and what goes on in the sporting world is of huge interest to millions, so newspapers will cover sports stories.
The Financial Times sells just under 200,000 copies a day. The Sun sells 1.5 million and The Daily Mail sells 1.3 million.
All newspapers are declining in popularity as online news sites increase their audiences. Eight years ago, the FT's circulation was double what it is now, as were those of the Daily Mail and The Sun.