Nightmare Job! Celebrity Assistants Share Their Horror Stories

Celeb assistant horror stories feature
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Feb. 12 2017, Updated 7:52 p.m. ET

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Celeb assistant horror stories feature
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Last week, an embarrassing job description for Rob Lowe's assistant leaked, looking for someone who would inform "estate staff if Lowe wants a jacuzzi turned on or a massage ordered," according to Page SixNow more assistants are coming forward about their ridiculous tasks!

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I was expected to do everything for my boss," a former assistant to a famous fashion model revealed to The Post. "She thought nothing of calling me at 3 a.m. — I was given two phones so I would never be unreachable — to ask me to come over and let her dog out to pee. One day she sent me some photos of her hemorrhoids. She wanted me to find a doctor to remove them. I’ll never un-see those images.”

In 2012, Lady Gaga's former employee Jennifer O’Neill claimed that the pop star owed her approximately $390,000 for more than 7,000 hours of overtime. O'Neill said she was expected to be on call 24/7 for Gaga during the 13 months she worked as her assistant. She was tasked with waking the superstar up, and having her towel ready post-shower.

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O’Neill claimed she was “required” to sleep in Gaga’s bed “because the star didn’t sleep alone," according to The Post. Gaga called her a “f - - king hood rat" and settled out of court.

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Orange Is The New Black's Taryn Manning's assistant Holliann Hartman filed a restraining order against her boss, accusing the actress of putting her in a headlock, head-butting her, whipping her with a wet towel, and spraying Windex in her face.

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Christian Bale's  former assistant Harrison Cheung alleged that when Bale was filming on location, she "would take care of his five pets, along with stray possums in the backyard . . . I would do anything from sniffing Christian’s armpits for B.O. right before he hit the red carpet to making emergency sock-runs if Christian was all out of clean ones.”

What do you think about the way these celebs treat their assistants? Sound off in the comments! 


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