22-Year-Old's Virginity Auction Tops $3.7M

Grad student says 10,000 men have bid for night of passion
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2009 1:19 PM CST
'Natalie Dylan,' the 22-year-old woman who is auctioning her virginity, is seen in this photo from a Moonlight Bunny Ranch website advertising her auction.   (Moonlight Bunny Ranch)
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(Newser) – The 22-year-old woman who is auctioning her virginity says she's received some 10,000 bids topping $3.7 million, the Telegraph reports. The offers range the “graphically sexual” to “polite requests from rich businessmen,” says the girl, who goes by “Natalie Dylan” in the auction. “I am shocked by how far this has gone,” she added.

“I didn't expect so many people to bid for me, or for the amounts to be so high,” Dylan said. "It's shocking that men will pay so much for someone's virginity, which isn't even prized so highly anymore.”