Ripoff! All they want is your money!

IPOP/JRP is holding auditions on Friday, April 25, 2014 in South Bend, IN. Several families were ripped off in December 2012 when the last auditions were held in South Bend, IN. If the speaker is Jeff Sievers (who talks about his daughter, Shayla, dying), run as fast as you can! Also, R. J. Sievers (his father) is also a "talent scout." Tabitha is Jeff's wife. All of these people will rip you off! IPOP/JRP is the same company. They will try to convince you that your child has talent and could be the next Disney star. All they want is your money! If you are willing to give up thousands of dollars for the "school" (which is all it is) and photographs, then maybe you have an endless bank account. You will have to sign a contract and either pay the money upfront or in installments. No reputable talent agency will want money upfront! The "instructors" (if they show up and don't reschedule) are a joke. Also the "showcase" is laughable. They don't have any music; the modeling agent for our showcase was over an hour late. Nothing is filmed to send to talent agents. No one will contact you after the showcase! Try texting, e-mailing, phone calls, whatever. You will not get an answer. If you don't believe me, just do an internet search of JRP or IPOP.
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Jeff Sievers is at it again this time calling it I am a star project and the big show. And they recruit you by telling you that's it's an auditon for a hit reality TV show.

It's of very poor quality. I think the worst part of this is he truly thinks that he's helping children fullfil their dreams. It's a narsistic mentality that feeds of the sensationalism of the industry.

This guy has 100s of complaints from consumer and is on a National watch list for consumers. Please be careful

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Why don't you get your local news station to investigate them, if they are ripping people off? A few years back in the city where I was living, the "troubleshooter" with a local new station investigated a husband/wife couple that were scamming parents out of tens of thousands of dollars. They were arrested during one of their "auditions".

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