How do you make it in modeling? Caitlin O’Connor tells us how!
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Caitlin O’Connor, is a woman of many gifts. She is an American actress, model, and television host. She appeared in Maxim Magazine as both their “Helpful Hottie” advice girl and is one of the “top ten hottest girls in America.” Currently, Caitlin is a BKB box Ring Girl andwill play the ring girl in Antoine Fuqua’s upcoming film,Southpaw, acting alongside Rachel McAdams and Jake Gyllenhaal. She is also known for the national Budweiser commercial for Budweiser Black Crown, “The Discerning Gentleman,” which she starred in this year. As a model, she has seen in many high profile print campaigns for well-known brands and shows such as Target, Sears, Macy’s, Sons of Anarchy, Nickelodeon’s The Bratz, Xbox, Pert Plus, DreamGirl Int’l, and Catch Surf. Caitlin has not only appeared in over 100 music videos as an actress or dancer, but has also performed as a regular actress on the MTV series Chelsea Settles, as well as guest star spots on shows like Comedy Central’s Key & Peele, The Nick Kroll Show, and Tosh.0.
When this talented woman is not working, Caitlin lends her time to non-profit organizations, including Safety Harbor Kids, the Love Can Initiative, and Generosity Water. She is also an avid classic car enthusiast and collects vintage Lincoln Continentals.
GUEST CO-HOST: JP RAPOZO
Her mom was a model
Been working for 8 years
Started right after high school
Got into UCLA, pursue modeling
The company Dream Girl found her on Facebook
Print campaign for Sons of Anarchy
Started in music videos
Double for Taylor Momsen
Caught a cold during a Music Video for Neon Trees
My mom didn’t want me to go into entertainment so I did
There’s a lot of scams out there. It’s tough to navigate today’s world
Be careful and safe about what you do.
It’s telling a story with your eyes and motions
Be professional and on time. Hair washed!
Be thankful and keep moving forward
Make friends in the industry
HOW DO YOU KNOW IF SOMETHING IS A SCAM
Trust your gut instinct
Make sure it’s a referral
Google the person&company
If the company doesn’t have a reputation online then forget it
HOW TO GET STARTED
Open casting call
send e-mail with your pic&info to modeling agencies
“every passing minute is another chance to turn it around” Vanilla Sky
“You have to be strong. I trust you but i don´t trust anybody else” Her grandma
Produce her own television show
The Secret and The Power
SONG OF THE SHOW
“If you’re waiting for a sign, this is it” by Dead Heroine