Photo: Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images George Santos' Life After Congress: Cameo Video Sales and “Entertainment”
After expulsions from Congress, Santos has joined a website that offers access to celebrities willing to send a personalized message.
George Santos wasted no time in looking for a new source of income after being expelled from Congress. on Friday, adding his name and availability as a “former Congressional icon!” to the Cameo website, a website that offers access to thousands of celebrities upon request for “a personalized video message for any occasion.”
Early Monday it was not clear whether “George Santos” was real “on Cameo. The congressional office for New York's 3rd District had no information, and Cameo's requests for confirmation were not returned. However, Santos himself added a link to his supposed “Cameo” page in his Twitter/X bio.
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Recent videos uploaded to the page include a birthday message to “Paige,” a birthday message to “Jack” and a message from “Megan” referencing Megan Hunt, state senator for Omaha's 8th District, in which Santos offers something of a rousing speech :
“Fuck the haters, the haters will hate. They can kick me out of Congress, but they can't take away my good humor or my great personality,” he tells “Megan,” before adding, “Be yourself, unapologetically, love yourself.”
< p lang ="ru" dir="ltr">Gift of the year from my friend Rebecca. Thanks @MrSantosNY! pic.twitter.com/TyoPdjLIps
— Senator Megan Hunt (@NebraskaMegan) December 4, 2023
While the 35-year-old Santos' requests will be entertaining, it remains to be seen, even sending him a message costs $10 – as the Guardian has done – you can start small to make up for the loss of $174,000 in Congressional salaries.
Santos said he was on Cameo “having fun and chatting with all of you guys.”
“I have no goals, just go with the flow and live life,” he wrote.
Separately, Santos vowed via X to begin a self-proclaimed restorative justice program.
“My public service will be to cleanse Congress of its corrupt fraud in a bipartisan way. My path to redemption will serve the American people!” he now speaks X.
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After leaving Washington on Friday with parting words: “Why do I want to stay here? Fuck this place,” Santos launched a series of attacks on former colleagues, including Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (“questionable stock trading”); Mike Lawler (campaign expenses); Nick LaLota (no appearance at his last job).
His involvement with Cameo may be his biggest move yet. Launched in 2017, Cameo was valued at more than $1 billion in 2021 and offers celebrities and social media personalities unconventional ways to increase their income.
In Santos' case, that price is He currently earns $200 per video and is supposedly willing to talk about a variety of things: birthdays, holidays and give inspirational speeches. Apparently, he's doing well: He initially sold each video for $75, but raised the price a few hours later, Business Insider reports.