and events entrepreneur
TO THE STARS - 9th February 2007
a tough job chaperoning the world's most famous
socialites, but someone's got to do it.
American Pie star Tara Reid was wowing the crowds
on the Gold Coast for the Magic Millions, Brisbane
resident Angela Mogridge was a constant presence
at her side.
is a regular companion to the stars, having previously
chaperoned hotel heiress Paris Hilton on all of
her trips to Australia, as well as British pin-up
says that despite the glamorous lifestyle of her
charges, her own life at the centre of the media
storm is far from easy.
buzz that these ladies generate is overwhelming,"
I was looking after Paris I met people who had
driven from Brisbane to Sydney just to catch a
glimpse of her."
be fooled by Mogridge's model looks.
she signed up with her employer Bodyguards International
she underwent personal protection training and
developed skills she has since called upon in
the line of duty.
celebrities are particularly vulnerable in public
bathrooms and shopping centre change rooms where
male bodyguards can't follow, and Mogridge is
the closest line of defence between her charges
and obsessive fans.
per cent of the fans are great. But the other
1 per cent you have to watch out for," she
had to get physical on several occasions.
don't like to disappoint their fans, so I'm there
to play the bad cop."
says one thing Paris, Tara and Jordan all have
in common is their love of the Sunshine State.
all adore Queensland and particularly the Gold
is now looking forward to a hard-earned break,
but duty will call once again when she travels
to the US with her band Million Dollar Babes.
hopes to find a little time to relax and a reunion
with Hilton is on the agenda.
is always asking me about the Babes, so I'm expecting
her front row and centre for our LA show."