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Links for movies & TV shows about personal assistants

Is it true that even in fiction there is a grain of truth?  In these following movies and television shows about personal assistants, that fact could be argued.  The writers must have had some exposure to the life of a personal assistant in order for the stories to be somewhat valid. Take a look at these links to learn more about the inside world of the celebrity personal assistant.


The Devil Wears Prada: (Meryl Streep & Anne Hathaway, 2006) Working for a mean boss in fashion (imdb).

Swimming with Sharks (Kevin Spacey, 1994) The ups and downs of working in Hollywood (imdb).

Working Girl (Melanie Griffith and Harrison Ford, 1988) Trying to move up the corporate ladder (imdb).

9 to 5 (Jane Fonda & Dolly Parton, 1980) Working in corporate America (imdb).

The Secret of My Success (1987: Michael J. Fox: Rumored to be inspired by the Steven Spielberg story – imdb)

Donald Trump’s The Apprentice: “You’re Fired” are the only words you’ll hear if you don’t make the cut (imdb).

Two Weeks Notice (Sandra Bullock & Hugh Grant, 2002) She works for a very demanding boss and she can’t take it anymore and quits (imdb).

The Associate (Whoopi Goldberg, 1996) A comedy about making it on Wall Street (imdb).

The Assistants (Joe Mantegna & Jane Seymour, 2009) When you’re an assistant in Hollywood, sometimes you’re making other people’s dreams come true instead of your own (imdb).

I Want to Work for Diddy (2008: aka Sean John Combs, Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy – imdb)

To My Future Assistant (2013): About assistants in a New York Law Firm who have very bad bosses.

The Perfect Assistant (2008) An assistant gets emotionally involved with her boss (imdb).

Assistance (2013): Krysten Ritter stars in NBC’s project about personal assistants (imdb).

The Assistants (2009) TV show about four college students who are assistants in Hollywood (imdb).

The Assistant (Andy Dick, 2004) Celebrity PA needed for TV and movie actor (imdb).

MTV’s “MADE” creates a celebrity assistant by cultivating a newbie to work for David Hasselhoff (imdb)


Books about personal assistant jobs

Celebrity Assistant Confessions: An assistant’s tale of life with the rich & royal

Dream Careers: The tutorial for finding elite personal assistant jobs

The Ultimate Resume Template and Job Search Kit


Articles about personal assistants

These are some links for news stories about personal assistants. They are only meant to be for a guide and are not intended for gossip purposes. They simply illustrate how important it is for employees and employers to have good communication so that misunderstandings don’t occur. Some of these articles also show why celebrities should use an employment agency to get a personal assistant so that the assistants come with background checks and sign a confidentiality agreement.


Kelly Osbourne, the daughter to rock star Ozzy Osbourne, can’t live without her personal assistant

Nick Lachey (Newlyweds), ex-husband of pop star Jessica Simpson, pretends to be his own personal assistant?

Patricia Heaton from Everybody Loves Ramond sued by former personal assistant

Britney Spears & her assistant in LA


Laurence Fishburne sued by former personal assistant

Steven Seagal sued by former personal assistant

Phil Spector, rock legend, sued by former personal assistant

Wikipedia: Personal Assistant definition and history of the profession

For a taste of fame, be a celebrity personal assistant (ABC News)

Paris Hilton’s assistant says she is wonderful

Personal assistant kills famous boss in New York City

Britney Spears rehires personal assistant

Mariah Carey & Jennifer LopezA list stars fight over celebrity PA

Beyoncé Knowles, Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, and Jessica Simpson with their personal assistants

The famous lives of personal assistants (NPR)

The hard life of a celebrity personal assistant

The life of personal assistants in Hollywood

Gatekeepers to the famous and powerful

Bryan Adams Expecting Baby with Personal Assistant

Lady Gaga sued by former assistant for unpaid overtime

Brad Pitt has his Personal Assistant in the news

Sarah Jessica Parker goes to her assistant’s wedding

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