Media Beat: Kelly Cutrone Says Those Entering Fashion PR ‘Have To Be Willing To Pay Their Dues’

By Joe Ciarallo Comment

For all of the aspiring publicists out there looking to make a splash in the high profile world of fashion and entertainment PR, remember this: success doesn’t come overnight.

In our latest Media Beat segment with People’s Revolution founder Kelly Cutrone, she says those looking to enter the industry “have to be willing to pay their dues.”

Cutrone sure did. “I learned a lot from being her submissive assistant and doing whatever she asked,” she says of her days starting off with legendary publicist Susan Blond.

PART 1: Kelly Cutrone on Being Part of a ‘Real’ Reality Show

PART 2: Kelly Cutrone Calls New York Media Scene “Boring”

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