Posts tagged "prostitutes"

Watch Top Models Play Parisian Prostitutes In This Louis Vuitton Short Film

Fashion loves anything that straddles the very fine line between what is provocative and what is tasteless, and of course that includes romanticizing the blackened underbelly of society. If you don’t believe me, please consider the “heroin chic” phenomenon of the mid-nineties. (Also, consider the unsettling existence of a wikiHow article called “How to be

Rachel Krause / March 12, 2013

Charlie Sheen: Why I Love Prostitutes

Charlie Sheen continues his “I’m Not Crazy Anymore, Really” Tour in Playboy, telling the magazine his weird behavior was caused by a “psychotic break” after years in the spotlight and many failed relationships. “I finally just said the things I had always been thinking.” But when he infamously said he was “winning,” the truth wa…

Newser / June 20, 2012

The Escort Files: Women Who’ve Played Call Girls & Escorts In Film And TV

Julia Stiles is back on the small screen, only instead of your TV screen, I’m talking about your computer — the actress is staring in a new show called “Blue” on the YouTube channel Wigs. Wigs has enlisted a bunch of fantastic actors to star in their series, which involve multiple mini-episodes that are all…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 18, 2012

Meet The Fokkens: 69-Year-Old Twin Sister Prostitutes

Well, goddamn, some names definitely seem to lead you down certain life paths, don’t they? Having a name like Fokken might have had a tad bit of influence in convincing these two feisty broads — twin sister prostitutes — into getting into the biz. Identical twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokken have worked Amsterdam’s Red…

Julie Gerstein / May 22, 2012

Spain’s Prostitutes Go On Strike, Refuse To Service Bankers

There’s a country-wide strike going on in Spain right now, against the government’s austerity cuts. And one surprising group that’s participating: the country’s prostitutes, who say they won’t have sex with the country’s bankers until they “fulfill their responsibility to society” and begin offering better loans to struggling Spaniards. 

The initiative was put

Julie Gerstein / March 30, 2012

Jason Biggs’ Wife Reveals How They “Got A Whore” For His Birthday

Jason Biggs, we hardly knew ya. The “American Pie” actor (seriously, is he known for anything else?) is having his dirty laundry aired by none other than his own lovely wife, Jenny Mollen. Mollen wrote an essay for the Playboy owned website, The Smoking Jacket, revealing how she and Biggs hired a prostitute for his birthday.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 3, 2011

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Calls German Chancellor Angela Merkel “Unf***able”

Wow, the tale of Italian prime minster Silvio Berlusconi keeps getting more and more sordid. This week, Italian prosecutors have charged eight people with sending prostitutes to Berlusconi’s infamous Bunga Bunga parties. The leader of the prostitution ring is one Giampaolo Tarantini, who is also being investigated for blackmailing Berlusconi in exchange for keeping hi…

Kate Torgovnick/ / September 16, 2011

Today’s Lady News: What Happens At Bachelor Parties

When my ex was invited to a bachelor party weekend in Montreal, where the strip clubs are apparently insane, he wanted nothing to do with it. I would not have cared if he got a lap dance, I think. But Marie Claire now wants to freak us the eff out by telling us how many…

Jessica Wakeman / June 23, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Allegedly Hired Prostitutes From The Same Madam As Eliot Spitzer

Rich men get their ties from Brooks Brothers, their cars from Maybach, and, apparently, their $1,200-an-hour call girls from madam Kristin Davis. Like his predecessor in public shaming, Eliot Spitzer, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund who resigned Wednesday night after he was accused of sexually assaulting a New York City hotel…

Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Afghan TV Show Says Shelters Force Women Into Prostitution

A multi-part Afghan television series has accused women’s shelters in Afghanistan of being brothels — even ones registered with the government. The 27-year-old TV host, Nasto Nadiri, is running for Parliament in September and is a critic of women’s rights campaigns, especially when affiliated with international NGOs. [Wall Street Journal]
Maria Teresa de Nicolo,…

Jessica Wakeman / August 3, 2010

What Not To Say To A Madam

It’s not every day you come across a bona fide madam.

But Susan Austin is exactly that. She resurrected The World Famous Mustang Ranch, the first and oldest legal brothel in America, in 2007. The crazy, earlier days of the bordello are the subject of the film “Love Ranch,” which comes out later thi…

Asylum / June 20, 2010

Bonetown: “The World’s First Action-Adventure Porno Video Game”

OK, makers of “Bonetown,” you win: we will draw more attention to your racist, sexist, morally depraved video game by writing about it.

“Bonetown” touts itself as “the world’s first action adventure porno video game,” but it’s more like thoughts from the internet’s most ignorant trolls set to animation. You know, the troll…

Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2010

Want To Be Famous? For Some Women, Selling Sex Is Their Golden Ticket

The current issue of New York magazine includes an expose on the real lives of women who are using sex to get paid and get famous. No, they’re not prostitutes, but if you haven’t heard their names already, that’s only because there’s so damn many of them out there these days. From Vegas “nightlife hostess”…

Susannah Breslin / April 8, 2010

Confessions Of The Latest Madam To The Rich And Famous

Meet Michelle Braun, the highest of high-end madams. Also known as Nici of the ultimate call-girl ring, Nici’s Girls, she is facing six months under house arrest. Lucky for her, she also got a book deal, so she should have plenty to do while she’s housebound. She’ll be writing chapters about men who pay $500,000…

Jessica Goldberg / November 24, 2009

Did Phillip Garrido Murder 10 Prostitutes?

While it’s wonderful that Jaycee Lee Dugard was found alive, after spending 18 years of her life as a prisoner of Phillip and Nancy Garrido, many are starting to question why on earth she wasn’t found sooner. Law enforcement missed multiple opportunities to find Dugard. In 2006, an anonymous caller phoned police and said that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 1, 2009