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Friday, August 18, 2017
Exposed: Online Ad Recruited Charlottesville ‘Activists’ For $25 An Hour
Earlier this week, a large “Unite the
Right” protest was held in Charlottesville, Virginia. Unfortunately, the rally
was disrupted by a massive amount of counter-protesters. Apparently, it looks
like some of them were paid actors found on Craigslist for $25 an hour.
According to reports, Crowds on
Demand, a Public Relations firm based in Los Angeles, recently posted
an advertisement on Craigslist asking people in North Carolina to reach out if
they’re interested in being a paid actor or photographer. Specifically, the ad
said, “Crowds on Demand, a Los Angeles-based Public Relations firm specializing
in innovative events, is looking for enthusiastic actors and photographers in
the Charlotte, NC area to participate in our events.”
Thugs on Demand
To clarify, they added, “our events
include everything from rallies to protests to corporate PR stunts to celebrity
scenes. The biggest qualification is enthusiasm, a ‘can-do’ spirit. Pay will
vary by event but typically is $25+ per hour plus reimbursements for
However, Adam Swart, the CEO of
Crowds on Demand, insisted
that his organization was not involved in the event in any way. “We were not
involved in any capacity with the recent tragic events in Charlottesville,
Virginia. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those impacted by
the violence,” stated Swart, without providing any more details.
actors to participate
in protests is not a new tactic. During the protest of the Dakota Access
Pipeline back in 2016, numerous Craiglist ads were posted for part-time and
full-time paid protesters. One ad, for example, stated,
“I will pay $1,000 cash to anyone who proves they quit their job to protest
full time with me. I will also pay for travel and food as long as I can afford
it for this [sic] people joining the long term fight.”
The ad also mentioned that people who
show up for just the first night will also get paid. Specifically, it said, “as
for everyone else who shows the first night I will pay $50 cash for adults and
$20 for each child you bring. If you are a BLM or anti-Trump you will also get
paid to join my protest. We need to body’s [sic]. Just tonight we shut down
Veterans bridge. Get involved people save mother earth.”