Today : Tuesday - Sep 23, 2014, 03:49am (GMT+5.5)
All News  
Top News
National News
International News
Business News
Sports News
   » Cricket
   » Football
Entertainment News
Sci - Tech
Politics News
Health & Fitness
Education
Travel
Lifestyle
Gulf News
Featured
 
::| Latest News
News in Pictures

Intelligence Bureau Special Director Rajendra Kumar will not be named in the Central Bureau of Investigation's first chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, according to sources. Sources say the CBI needs more time to investigate the alleged conspiracy behind the encounter.

Entertainment News
 

Celebrity escort` pens tell-all book on life at the red carpet

Friday - Feb 01, 2013, 06:01pm (GMT+5.5)
[+] Text [-]

New York - A “celebrity escort,” who has been in the business for 14 years, has now written a tell-all book titled ‘Arm Candy: A Celebrity Escort’s Tales From The Red Carpet,’ where he spills the secrets the stars would rather keep hushed.

According to the New York Post, Christopher Gaida, 38, started escorting A-listers to award shows and benefits when he was 24 and temping for MTV, the Huffington Post reported.

He has since been to 150 events and escorted huge names like Angelina Jolie, Cameron Diaz, Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Julia Roberts.

At the 2007 Teen Choice Awards, for instance, Fox started freaking out backstage. Gaida was the one who calmed her down.

That same year, he was the one who suggested Jessica Alba change into a different dress at the Taurus World Stunt Awards.

At the 1999 VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards, Sharon Stone acted like a total diva and asked him to walk three steps ahead of her and never look back, Gaida said.

At the 2000 GQ Men of the Year Awards, Julia Roberts yelled at him backstage. 10 years later he escorted Roberts to an event and mentioned the incident to her. She apologized.

The job of an escort is when the star arrives at the carpet, Gaida introduces himself to the star’s staff — publicists, managers, etc. — and then to the star directly. From there, they quickly discuss a game plan. How long will they stay on the carpet for photos? How many interviews will they do? What media outlets need to be avoided completely because they’ve written negative things in the past?

You would think red carpets and award show teleprompters would be a cake walk for such well-versed celebrities. But “they are actors, so they are used to having lines prepared for them, and they get several takes,” Gaida said.

“These shows are mostly live, and they have to be themselves, which is sometimes hard,” he added.





|

Rating (Votes: )   

blog comments powered by Disqus

Other Articles:
'Vishwaroop' gets peaceful release, opens to average response (1st Feb, 2013)
Pahlaj Nihalani to launch Govinda's daughter Narmada (1st Feb, 2013)
'Vishwaroop' releases in UP amid high security (1st Feb, 2013)
Vishwaroopam' controversy sad time for Indian cinema's 100 years' (1st Feb, 2013)
'Mai...' - teaches you how to value elders (1st Feb, 2013)
It's east meets west at Storm music fest (1st Feb, 2013)
Swift wants nothing to do with Styles (1st Feb, 2013)
Varun Badola's stint with stunts (1st Feb, 2013)
I just see Moore at yoga classes: Brand (1st Feb, 2013)
Brook, Evans part ways (1st Feb, 2013)
Kanye West wants son? (1st Feb, 2013)
Indian film producer explores prospects in Georgia (1st Feb, 2013)
Terrific LiLo will come out on top eventually, says Charlie Sheen (1st Feb, 2013)
My vagina smells like roses, says Khloe Kardashian (1st Feb, 2013)
Marion Cotillard crowned Harvard’s `Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year` (1st Feb, 2013)
Arnie’s `sex act` pic worth at least $150k (1st Feb, 2013)
LiLo sues clothing company for $1m over fashion line (1st Feb, 2013)
Miscarriage the saddest thing I’ve been through, says Beyonce (1st Feb, 2013)
Beyonce admits Inauguration Day lip sync (1st Feb, 2013)
George's arm catches fire (1st Feb, 2013)
Longoria likes being surrounded (1st Feb, 2013)
'David' - magnificent morality tale (1st Feb, 2013)
I'm a bad producer: Arshad Warsi (1st Feb, 2013)
Vishwaroopam: Tripartite talks on to break logjam (1st Feb, 2013)
Chandra Haasan meets Tamil Nadu official (1st Feb, 2013)




Contact Us | Advertise with Us | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use