‘How to Be a Reality Star’ Event Could Be Your Big Break Into Showbiz
Ever looked at the people on reality shows and thought, “Feh, I can drink more than that”? Well, now’s your chance to prove it. On June 23, sober up and attend the ‘How to Be a Reality Star’ event in in El Paso, Texas, and you could walk away with your own 15 minutes of fame.
The event will be hosted by Rob Shuter, former publicist for stars like J. Lo, P. Diddy and Jessica Simpson. He’s now a noted celebrity columnist and host of the weekly talk show ‘Naughty But Nice with Rob’ on Ryan Seacrest’s new cable network, HDNet/AXS TV.
Joining him will be special guests Gretchen Rossi and Slade Smiley from ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County,’ as well as Michaele Salahi from the D.C. version of the franchise, who’ll be there with boyfriend Neal Schon from Journey (so you’ll get a two-fer — reality stars and rock stars).
You can also expect to see Johnny Bananas, winner of MTV’s recently-wrapped ‘Real World Challenge,’ and fellow ‘Real World Challenge’ star, Kenny “Mr. Beautiful” Santucci.
During the all-day event at El Paso’s Wyndham Airport Hotel, you’ll meet, audition, workshop, and network with casting directors, producers and agents from some of American’s biggest reality and talk shows, including ‘The View,’ ‘Maury,’ ‘Jersey Shore,’ ‘Real World,’ ‘The Real Housewives,’ MTV’S ‘Room Raiders’ and TLC’s ‘Four Weddings.’ The cost of admission also includes a professional headshot (so, you know, bathe and stuff before you go).