Lady Gaga's Personal Assistant Sues, Says She Was Star's Slave: Gothamist Let's assume everything the assistant claims is true... Are there certain jobs that require "round the clock" duties and ridiculous hours? Are these people being victimized unlawfully, or does it come with the territory? I'm torn. No one deserves to be treated like a slave, but unlike slavery, a personal assistant always has the option of quitting. Comments?