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La. Bill to Raise Stripper Age Advances, After Joke

Lawmaker's amendment 'utterly disrespectful,' says colleague

(Newser) - The Louisiana House has agreed to block strip clubs from hiring dancers under the age of 21, the AP reports, but only after a joke from one lawmaker provoked outrage about the treatment of women. During discussion of the bill, Rep. Kenny Havard proposed an amendment that would require strippers... More »

'Oh, Are You the Stripogram?' Women Ask Cop

He was not

(Newser) - Police community officer Mike Ober was on foot patrol in Wiltshire, England, on Saturday when he admits having to "beat a hasty retreat." But he didn't skedaddle because he was outnumbered by a gang of criminals. Ober was instead outnumbered by a group of women gathered at... More »

How a Gang of Strippers Robbed From the Rich

By drugging them, says suspect Rosie Keo

(Newser) - Rosie Keo is due in court next month for her alleged involvement in a scam involving strippers who robbed male clients of at least $200,000. But in her telling, Keo alone made much more. Makes sense, if her story is true about strippers drugging doctors and Wall Street executives... More »

Guy Insults Stripper, Bad Things Happen

Florida man gets assaulted at a gentleman's club: report

(Newser) - Insulting a stripper about her weight may not be the world's best idea—as a young man discovered early Sunday morning in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Unidentified by police, the 23-year-old apparently told a dancer at Derriere's Gentlemen’s Club to "go to the gym and lose... More »

'Legendary Stripper' Dead at 78

Carol Doda helped introduce topless entertainment to San Francisco

(Newser) - Legendary San Francisco stripper Carol Doda, whose splashy act helped introduce topless entertainment to the city more than 50 years ago, has died at age 78. Doda died Monday in the city from complications of kidney failure, friend Ron Minolla disclosed Wednesday. Doda first went topless in 1964 at the... More »

Ky. Coach: I Knew Nada of Sex Parties for Recruits

Pitino pleads ignorance on ex-escort's claims of staffer-paid stripper, sex parties

(Newser) - Five former players and recruits for the University of Louisville's men's basketball team say they went to campus dorm parties that included strippers and sex and were paid for by the Cardinals' ex-player and staffer Andre McGee, ESPN reports. Their admissions lend credibility to ex-escort Katina Powell, who... More »

Feds: Man Tipped Strippers 2K Times With Company Cash

John David Berrett is accused of spending $476K in 13 months

(Newser) - There's using the company credit card for unethical reasons, and then there's this alleged story out of Gilbert, Arizona. The feds accuse John David Berrett of dropping $476,000 of employer World Wide Technology's cash on what the Arizona Republic describes as an "online-stripper habit."... More »

US Strip Club Recruits Recent High-School Grads

Club claims it can help women get ahead

(Newser) - New advertisements outside Little Darlings strip club in Las Vegas encourage recent high school graduates to apply, promoting stripping as a way to earn money for college. Fox 5 reports that Little Darlings manager Rick Marzullo says the ads fit in with the character of Las Vegas. The signs have... More »

China: No More Funeral Strippers

Apparently, erotic funeral shows are all the rage in rural China

(Newser) - Chinese officials are launching a campaign in some rural areas to crack down on stripteases and other lewd shows that have become popular at ... funerals. The Ministry of Culture said yesterday that it will tighten control over rural culture, where vulgar performances have been thriving because of a general lack... More »

Portland Strippers Fight for Their Rights

Entertainers looking for better working conditions

(Newser) - If you've got a fetish, chances are Portland, Ore.—apparently dubbed "Pornland" in some circles, per the Week —has a strip joint that's got you covered. But for every vegan strip club (yeah, that exists), there are others that are "dilapidated and not maintained,... More »

San Diego Strippers: Cops Made Us Pose for Photos

30 dancers sue city, police chief

(Newser) - In San Diego, strip clubs must submit to "regular inspections" by police—but 30 strippers are suing the city and the police chief over "raids" that, they say, went way too far. In three visits over the course of this year and last, the lawsuit filed yesterday alleges,... More »

Feds: Stripper Crew Drugged Rich Men

...then ran up massive charges on their credit cards

(Newser) - A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by spiking their drinks with "molly" or other drugs, then driving them to strip clubs that ran up tens of thousands of dollars on their credit cards while they were too wasted to stop it, authorities said today. A... More »

Family Sues Over Male Stripper at Nursing Home

Son of resident finds photo

(Newser) - A lawsuit claims an elderly woman was subjected to an unwanted performance by a male stripper when she was living at a New York nursing home. The lawsuit was filed by relatives of the 85-year-old former patient at the East Neck Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in West Babylon, on Long... More »

Male Strippers in Vegas Bust Backstage Thief

He made mistake of trying to steal from 'Australia's Hottest Hunks'

(Newser) - A suspected burglar in Las Vegas took a beating after picking a very bad target—the backstage locker room of a group of male strippers billed as "Australia's Hottest Hunks." Police say members of the "Thunder Down Under" group confronted the suspect after spotting him with... More »

5 Celebs Who Used to Be Strippers

The list even allegedly includes ... Brad Pitt

(Newser) - It's not much of a secret around Hollywood that long before Channing Tatum was People's Sexiest Man Alive , he was a stripper. But he's far from the only celebrity with stripping in his past. Fox News rounds up 10 more. Check out a sampling in the gallery,... More »

Woman Says God Told Her to 'Feed the Strippers'

Creates 'Strip Church' ministry

(Newser) - People have claimed to have heard God instruct them to do all sorts of things over the years, but this is probably a first: "I felt the Lord say to me, ‘Go feed the strippers,'" Erin Stevens tells Fox News . The calling came to Stevens, a... More »

NYC Strippers Win Minimum Wage Fight

Almost 2K strippers covered in lawsuit against Rick’s Cabaret

(Newser) - A federal judge has ruled strippers at one New York City club are entitled to at least the bare minimum—minimum wage, that is. Current and former dancers of Rick’s Cabaret International filed a $5 million lawsuit against the club, claiming labor laws were violated when they weren’t... More »

Fergie: Scandal Strengthened Our Marriage

But stripper rumors were 'difficult,' she tells Oprah Winfrey

(Newser) - Three years later, Fergie is speaking out about the allegations that her husband, actor Josh Duhamel, had an affair with a stripper . "It was difficult," she tells Oprah Winfrey in an interview airing Sunday on Oprah's Next Chapter, Celebuzz reports. "When you go through difficult times... More »

New Low: Octomom Sued By Strip Club

Seeks injunction to stop Nadya Suleman from appearing at rival club

(Newser) - Today in the world of Very, Very Serious Legal Battles: A strip club is trying to get an emergency injunction … to keep Octomom Nadya Suleman from stripping at a competing club. Suleman, you'll remember, was due to launch her stripping career at T's Lounge in West Palm... More »

Octomom's Next Gig: Stripper

West Palm Beach is in for a ... treat?

(Newser) - We purposefully waited to post this until after you had consumed your Cheerios: Octomom is graduating from making what TMZ refers to with surprising restraint as a "solo porn" flick to stripping. The site reports that Nadya Suleman will be appearing nightly from July 11 to 15 at T'... More »

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