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- Shane Dawson dropped the first episode of his YouTube documentary series, “The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star” Tuesday night.
- Filming began in January this year, and is set to look at the life of beauty mogul Star.
- In the first episode, Star told Dawson that he always travels with an armed security guard.
- “Just for the record, my bodyguards are always armed, including right now,” he said. “So on the 1% chance, they shoot to kill.”
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Jeffree Star told Shane Dawson that his guards were armed and dangerous in Dawson’s new docu-series about the beauty mogul.
Star said he always travels with a bodyguard and had hired extra security for Dawson. He also said that his team was prepared for anything.
“Are you afraid of being killed?” he asked Dawson. “Just for the record, my bodyguards are always armed, including right now. So on the 1% chance, they shoot to kill.”
“Got it,” Dawson said.
The episode shows a glimpse into Star’s lucrative lifestyle
The true extent of Jeffree Star’s wealth and fame was revealed by Shane Dawson in 2018 when he worked with the beauty mogul on a mini docu-series about his life and empire. Dawson’s new series “The Beautiful Life of Jeffree Star” looks to dig even deeper if the first episode that dropped last night is anything to go by.
Filming began in January this year, and the first episode started with Dawson getting ready to fly to Sacramento on Star’s private jet to do a meet-and-greet at the Morphe makeup store, where 25,000 fans were expected to show up. The video already has over 7.5 million views.
When Star arrived at the airplane with an entourage of staff and security, he tried to put Dawson’s mind at ease.
“I’m freaking out, I’m scared,” Dawson said.
“The planes are really safe, all these people are amazing,” Star told him. “I don’t think the world is ready for two big players to be taken out.”
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Once they arrived at the hotel and were separated from Star, cameraman Andrew Siwicki asked Dawson how he was feeling.
“I feel like I’m with the mob boss,” he said. “Which I like, I feel safe. But I’m also like, what does that mean? It’s like a mafia.”
At the Morphe event, the extent of Star’s fame was made clear. The screams and chants from the crowd outside made their way through the walls into the building, eager to catch a glimpse of their idol.
When they went outside, Siwicki filmed a mob of thousands of fans, all screaming and waving, while Dawson stood back in disbelief.
When it was all over, they made their way back to the jet.
“Day one in my life is officially over,” Star said, causing Dawson and Siwicki to laugh in exhaustion.
“Can’t wait to be with you for a whole year,” Dawson said.
The whole series will be nine parts in total
The docu-series is set to be released in nine parts. In part two, Dawson will explore the business of beauty, including a glimpse at his own makeup line he has developed with Star.
The rest of the series will also likely give a behind-the-scenes look at what happened when the beauty community went into meltdown because of James Charles and Tati Westbrook’s feud in May of this year.
We’re also likely to see even more evidence of how wealthy Jeffree Star truly is. For example, at the end of the episode, Dawson asked how much his glittering diamond-encrusted watch was worth.
“On average about 150,” he said, meaning $150,000.
You can watch the full one-hour first episode below.