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Joe Zee's Bad Job Interview

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If you've ever been through a disastrous job interview, well, at least you know that reality TV star-slash-Elle's creative director Joe Zee has been there too. Once upon a time he bombed a project at WWD. Fashionista reports: "As a recent college grad applying to be a fashion editor at WWD, Zee was asked to stage a photo shoot as a test. The results were even more disastrous than any conundrum Bravo or MTV could cook up: first, the location flooded; then, a light fell, exploded, and caught on fire. And his model? A no-show. By the time Zee did damage control and found another model to fit the clothes, the location kicked them out, closing before they’d even shot a single frame." [Fashionista]