Sorry Jobs For Super Stars
Some things in life literally “fit like a glove.” They go together like a complex jigsaw puzzle. Always a pleasure to be in a “fitting like a glove” situation.
Dating, marrying the right girl or guy, having the best choice in friends, clothes and yes, even jobs, are all “fitting like a glove,” situations.
Then there’s the world of work. And with that observation comes a serious question: Ever take time to just stop and observe people at work? I tell you. Lessons about life and either fitting-in or being out-of-place can be learned rather quickly.
I’ve always enjoyed associating with people that you “just know” are made for their jobs. Carpenters, plumbers, lawyers, and doctors, even preachers to name a few.
Then there are people who seemingly struggle with their jobs when asked to do the most-remedial tasks like walking across the office to give an estimate on a job or explaining the difference in textures of concrete. Purely amateur gigs if you ask me.
I mean, I was never that deep into construction, but at least I “do” know the difference in cement and concrete.
I said all of that to say this.
The same principle can be applied to Hollywood iconic film and televison stars. Some are “just” made for a certain film or primetime show because as I’ve already proven that they “fit like a glove” when entertaining their audiences. Easy, free-spirited and with no sweat to show for their labors.
Example: Red Skelton. Can you really see Red driving a diesel truck from coast-to-coast for living?
Or “sex kitten,” Sophia Loren working as a receptionist in a plumbers supply company.
Didn’t think so. Case closed.
With this story, I wanted to present a few more Hollywood iconic film, television, singing, and athletic stars who are “right” for whatever area of entertainment they perform.
They do their jobs with such ease that I think they are “phoning-in” their acting, singing or feats they do on the gridion or baseball field.
But what if “the tables were turned,” and the superstars (in photos in this story) had, for some reason, not chosen show business or professional athletics for a living?
Ever thought of that? I have. I just love to sit around and think of things like this. Why? Well, I don’t see anyone else doing it.
Read and compare what I have come up with as my story is entitled, “Sorry Jobs For Super Stars,” and see if “I” have answered my true calling or just “whistling in the dark.”
This lovely creature is Catherine Zeta-Jones
JOBS MS. JONES WOULDN'T BE MADE FOR ARE:
Fortune Teller, Snake Charmer, Bank Teller, Tomato farmer and Day Care manager.
OTHER STARS AND JOBS THEY WOULDN'T BE CUT-OUT FOR:
TOM BRADY WOULD NOT BE GOOD AT THESE JOBS
- Dog Food Salesperson
- Emcee for some off-brand variety show
ROBERT DOWNEY, JR. WOULD NOT BE WELL-KNOWN AS
- A Marine Corps drill sargent
- Skipper for a tugboat
- Snake-Handling preacher
- Rodeo Clown
PRINCESS KATE WOULD SOON BE FIRED AS
- K-Mart employee
- McDonald's manager
- School teacher for girls
- Librarian in an obscure London hamlet
OPRAY WOULDN'T MAKE IT AS
- Cattle rancher
- Sports arena maintenance worker
- Census taker
YOU CAN FORGET MATT DAMON MAKING A LIVING AS
- WWE wrestler
- Valet for Brad Pitt
- Stand-up comic
CAN YOU SEE MARK WAHLBERG WORKING AS
- Newspaper delivery person
- Hospital orderly
- Kindergarten teacher
- Bouncer for a seedy club
KATIE COURIC WOULD BE IN TEARS IF SHE HAD TO WORK AS
- Pizza Hut employee
- Security guard on night shift
- Baseball field maintenance worker
- Runway model for hats
POOR JESSICA. HAVING TO MAKE A LIVING AS
- Female impersonator of famous female movie stars
- Traveling motivational speaker
- State highway employee
AARON ROGERS WOULD BURN-OUT IF HE HAD TO WORK AS
- Grunge Rock singer
- Traveling salesman
- Animal wrangler for movies
To show you that I am a good sport, here is a complete list of jobs that I KNOW that I would have "bombed" at doing
- Gang member
- Back-end of a two-man horse for costume parties
- Political adviser
- Go-fer (for famous people)
- Railroad engineer
- Scarecrow designer
- Animal intestine inspector
- Landfill supervisor at night
- Competitive power-walker
- Animal sound impressionist
Now, what jobs are not made just for YOU?
This is super star, Mark Harmon
JOBS MARK HARMON WOULDN'T BE CUT-OUT FOR ARE
Research Scientist, Dog Trainer, Circus Clown, Oil Rig Rough neck and Cab Driver