With riches inevitably comes power - especially for celebrities. While there are plenty of down-to-earth stars who simply live their life as any other ordinary person, many are high-maintenance celebrities who require small armies of entourages to cater to their every whim. Most of us have to make do carrying out our own tasks and chores, but celebrities with too much money can simply hire personal assistants to do the jobs that they do not want to.
The trouble is some people have taken this to the extreme. Rather than hire assistants to help them out with their normal, everyday tasks, these famous faces have employed workers to do all sorts of bizarre and downright incredible jobs that most people would find completely incredulous. These are some of the weird jobs celebrities hire people to do - hopefully these assistants have had a better go of it than those on this list of celebrity personal assistant horror stories.
If nipple squeezin' is your thing, then P!nk might just have a place on her team for you. That's right, the rough-and-tumble songstress supposedly keeps a personal nipple pincher on staff, requiring them to perform their essential duty right before she goes on stage.
Larry Ellison is not just an entrepreneur worth around $50 billion, he's also an avid fan of basketball. The American businessman is so fond of the sport he has installed half a court on his private yacht so he can play whenever he wants. Of course, this runs the risk of losing basketballs into the water if they fall off the boat.
While he could afford a huge supply of basketballs, it's simply impractical to fit them all onboard the yacht, so Ellison created a creative solution to his problem - paying someone to follow him on a speedboat and retrieve any balls that fall into the ocean.
In 2013, Lady Gaga's former personal assistant, Jennifer O'Neill, sued her boss for unpaid overtime. Among the many allegations that Ms. O'Neill made regarding Gaga's clingy demands was one that required her to sleep in bed alongside her boss.
Apparently, the Lady doesn't like to "sleep alone," so the task of warming her bed fell to the warm body she had the most control over: her personal assistant. So, if you're an up and comer with an interest in spooning, consider Lady Gaga's employ.
There is nothing worse than having your valuable piece of electronic equipment run out of power. Ludacris didn’t have that problem in the early 2000s, as he had an assistant whose job was to carry spare batteries for his Game Boy and changing them when they were empty.