October 15, 2008

Looks like the Mervyn's affair...might be over.

Well last week I took Nathan to Mervyn's, with what would have been his 5Th photo shoot with them.... It didn't go well. The week before I told his agent that 3T sweat pant outfits were getting to short for him, and ask what I should do? She just told me to continue until it became a issue.

Not even a week later we got a phone call for him to model for Mervyn's again, I was sweating it because I just knew it was going to be a darn sweat pants outfit. Sure enough it was sweat outfit and I knew there was going to be a problem, just knew it. The darn outfit would not ride down far enough to let him do the shoot. It is not best to hold a conversation in front of a 3 year old with 3 other adults and his mom hammering out that the shoot was going to be a NO GO.
Nathan left there very upset that he did not model the outfit he was wearing, almost crying about it. .....Boy he takes this way too serious.

So today I get a call from his agent asking just how tall he really is? Because Mervyn's is nervous about using him again based on his height. I assured the staffing lady last week he is still really a 3T and it is just the sweat pant outfits that are a problem.

I got in the car today, drove 40 mins.to the pedi's office had him measured and weighed. Nathan is 42' inches and 37lbs. Called his agent back, she called Mervyn's and they said no they had to pass on him...because he is 1 inch taller in the last month. It's too bad because they really like him and his look, and has been a great stress free model for them. Honestly you would not believe some of the kids that model. They cry so much or do not corporate. They just do not enjoy it and their parents make them do this without the kids enjoying it..... Kinda sad to watch. I would have never perused this if he didn't show interested which he ask me to help him be in a magazine.
I can say Nathan enjoys it and Mervyn's knows that...that is why they like him so much. His last photo shoot was 2 hrs with a little girl and a fake grandma.
Well he has 3 other ads coming out and has made a few hundred dollars to put away.
Maybe they will call him back when he reaches a 5T.


Christine said...

Sorry to hear that its over Tab.
He sounds like he really enjoyed it.

Cynthia said...

Wow, that really stinks. What a tough business!

Tabatha said...

Thanks ladies. I have no clue if his last few ads are even going to come out since, Mervyn's announced their closing now. For some reason I thought they were going to do some web based selling. I hope I get to see his last few ads.

Heather said...

Thats a Bummer poor guy. Can't believe they are closing. Hopefully they still put out his ads. Theres always somewhere better though. And im sure he wouldn't have a problem getting another modeling job.