Top 3 Biggest Drawbacks of Celebrity Security
One of the best things about being one of the finest celebrity bodyguards is the huge variety of different situations and locations you can find yourself in. Naturally, some are more glamorous than others. Or at least they appear to be. Talk to any security guard — especially someone just starting out — and nine times out of ten they’ll tell you they’d rather be in a swish Soho club standing behind Jessie J in a leopardskin bikini (Jessie’s in the bikini, not the bodyguard) than patrolling an empty warehouse in the Isle of Dogs. And it’s not just about the money, money, money. It’s also about the excitement and perceived glamour of showbiz.
However, celebrity security comes with its own drawbacks. We spoke to two celebrity bodyguards who filled us in on some of the less pleasant aspects of looking out for the rich and infamous. Obviously, their professionalism requires that they remain anonymous, as do the stars they protect…