Skip to comments.Kasich signs with top Hollywood talent agency as he leaves Ohio governor's mansion
Posted on 01/14/2019 9:45:29 AM PST by yesthatjallen
Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich is signing with a top Hollywood talent agency.
United Talent Agency (UTA) announced it had signed Kasich as one of its clients on Monday the same day that the Republican governor, whos considering a 2020 White House bid, was poised to leave office. Ohio Gov.-elect Mike DeWine (R) will replace him.
UTA said in a statement that it will help [Kasich] navigate the next phase of his public and private life.
Im excited to work with UTA to keep my voice active across the world and share my experiences and observations to help improve the lives of others, Kasich, 66, said. The agency will represent Kasich across its speakers, news and broadcast, and media rights divisions, it said.
Kasich joins a star-studded lineup of celebrities, journalists and political figures repped by the top talent agency, including CNNs Dana Bash, Jake Tapper, Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon and Jim Acosta, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, The View co-host Meghan McCain, Fox Newss Bill Hemmer and Brian Kilmeade, and Norah ODonnell and Margaret Brennan of CBS News.
UTAs speakers division lists clients such as rapper Pitbull, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and actor Terry Crews.
It is an incredible honor to represent one of the nations most unifying and inspiring political voices, UTA co-president Jay Sures said in a statement.
Were thrilled to work with Gov. Kasich as he looks to the future by bringing his unique experience, wisdom and perspective to an even wider array of audiences, Sures said.
UTA has been increasing its footprint in Washington in recent years. For the past three years, its hosted a much-buzzed-about White House Correspondents Association party tied to the annual dinner in the nations capital.
In 2017, UTA made headlines when it canceled its annual Academy Awards party, instead opting to donate money to the American Civil Liberties Union and the International Rescue Committee. The move, which UTAs CEO said at the time was to express the creative communitys growing concern with anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States, came after President Trump had signed an executive order temporarily barring citizens and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
Book and speaking tours.
Cheers is coming back?
“Son of Clavin”?
I could be his talent agent for half what he’s being charged. It’s going to be easy.
Hello CNN? I have a potential on air talent you just can’t pass up. The best thing about it is you can pass him off as one of your conservative commentators.
Going for that soft-porn acting career he always wanted?
He’ll do film noir about the murder of several pizzas found stabbed to death with forks.
Were thrilled to work with Gov. Kasich as he looks to the future by bringing his unique experience, wisdom and perspective”
Being a back stabbing a-hole to the GOP didn’t hurt either.
I figured him and hot tub boy were in line for mainstreaming gay porn...
I think all standup comedians should have a good agency booking them.
Nah - Celebrity Big Brother, or Dancing w/ the Stars
Of course he is going to primary against an incumbent with a 90% approval rating within his party.
He's going to form an "exploratory committee" so he can scam a pile of money out of Democrats and dumb establishment Republicans. CNN and MSNBC will give him all the airtime he wants to talk them into writing checks, then he will decline to run "after speaking with his family."
Gonna play Butthead? He’d be a natural.
Hard for me to believe years ago I liked that guy.
What, they need someone to clean their bathrooms?
So his time in public office was ultimately about enriching himself. Typical of a leftist.
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