Erica Summers is Kesha's current assistant. Kesha hired her after Nicole Peterson quit to pursue a relationship with her boyfriend. In Assistant, an episode of Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life, the episode focuses on Kesha looking for an assistant. Monica Cornia interviews the first applicant, Brianna, and they decide to bring Brianna out to a bar that night to see if she's responsible and doesn't drink. Brianna fails. The next day they decide to interview their second applicant, Erica. Monica and Nicole interview her and afterwards her and Kesha's mom, Rosemary talk on the phone. Ke$ha then meets Erica, and after a brief chat hires her on the spot.