HR Strange But True!
May 27, 2005

You've probably seen (or even written) some strange job descriptions in your time, but we guarantee you've never seen anything like the ones described by the men's magazine Stuff, in an article on celebrity entourages. Consider these jobs:

  • "Personal jewelry jockey" for the rapper Nelly. Specifically, the jockey "ensures the safekeeping of Nelly's platinum-and-karat-encrusted bling," according to Stuff.
  • Following pop singer/diva Mariah Carey around when she's wearing long skirts, making sure they never touch the floor. Stuff reports that the "petite Colombian woman" who currently holds that job also has the task of keeping her boss hydrated, which requires "humping around a Louis Vuitton backpack filled with bottled water."
  • Playing court jester for the rapper Ja Rule. It's true - this person does nothing but tell jokes to the boss. Of course, plenty of other people do that in workplaces across the country, but usually it's not part of their formal job descriptions. And since this guy is paid to be funny, we presume he (unlike the aforementioned amateurs) actually is funny.
  • Ensuring that the Gameboy belonging to another rapper, Ludacris, is always loaded with fresh batteries. That's all. No other responsibilities. Really.
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