Former Hollywood Publicist Says The Pandemic Launched His New TikTok Career

by Jeremy Spirogis
Amir Yass

Former Hollywood publicist Amir Yass admits that getting fired from his final publicity job could have been the most effective factor that would have occurred to him.

Amir Yass
Amir Yass | Photographer credit score: Dorrien Reeve

Yass went into rebuilding mode, not sure about his subsequent transfer till he all of a sudden went viral on TikTok. His Instagram Live interviews with celebrities additionally took off. But it was his “Corny-Ass Celebs I’ve Worked For:” TikToks that ended up breaking the Internet. In his first video, he introduced that the “NDA’s” have dropped and he was able to spill the tea.

He didn’t maintain again, revealing that his encounter with Erika Jayne from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was a “nightmare” and should have gotten him fired from a job. Plus he shared the candy aspect of the business together with the down-to-earth nature of A-list celebrities like Michael B. Jordan and Jennifer Lopez.

Amir Yass relaunched his profession from dwelling

Yass appeared on The Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald the place he recounted his trajectory from publicist to viral TikToker. “I got fired from my last job in December, I was working for this British PR company, and they were just like we don’t need you anymore,” he recounts. “And off I went.”

“Then I just started in January posting videos on Instagram joking around,” he continued. “And then TikTok happened in March. Then COVID hit and it was like, you know what? It’s fine if I’m not 12. I’ll jump on this and I’ll do my best and I did it.”

Yass moved again in together with his mother and father in Orange County and continues to flood his Instagram and TikTok with hilarious movies. Most just lately, Yass dished about working for actor Dan Levy’s administration workforce. Yass describes him as “fabulous” and “so smart” and “well-dressed.”

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He captioned the TikTok, “Another one for you! I’m doing my best to get you one every day! Love @schittscreek @instadanjlevy he was delight to work for! He deserves all the Emmy nods and all the success! He’s a good one and ppl think we look alike, what a compliment!”

Is he fearful about celeb backlash?

Yass has loads of love for a slew of celebrities he’s labored for, however he’s frank and upfront in regards to the ones who have been lower than good. He went into element with Showbiz Cheat Sheet about his encounters with Jayne. Yass recalled receiving an icy reception from Jayne at a reside tv shoot. Jayne then known as his boss to say that Yass was the one who was a nightmare.

“I was actually fired a couple of weeks later,” he mentioned. “I’m not going to say that Erika was the reason I got fired but it had a lot to do with it. Basically that day my boss was like, ‘I no longer want you to fill in for me.’ Which basically means she no longer trusts me to do the job when she’s not there.”

He later revealed in a TikTok that Jayne’s publicist reached out to him, accusing him of mendacity. What did Yass do? He shared the e-mail in a TikTok.

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Is he fearful all this dishing goes to return again to hang-out him? Not actually. “I literally got tired of hiding,” he advised McDonald. “For people who don’t know, if you’re a publicist, you’re hiding. You’re behind the camera. When I used to work for Michael B. Jordan, you don’t want to be seen, you don’t want to be heard. And I got tired of it. Like why would I want to do that job for literally dollars on the penny. You get nothing as a publicist.”

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