Dita Von Teese chats about her "retro chic" style, men and performing with The Daily Mail.
"I just think that when you take a minute to look your best, you get what you want," she said of her glam look. "And, I pretty much get what I want."
And to her detractors who think removing her clothes on stage is anti-feminist, she says "Most of my fans are women and my whole thing has been about finding sexual power rather than abusing it."
In other news ...
Is Marilyn Manson cloning ex-wife Dita Von Teese?
Forget the "powdered, robust, zaftig ladies spilling out of sprayed-on sequined dresses and twirling elbow-length gloves over their heads." The boys are "getting in on the business of being sexy."
Australia's tassel twirling picks up speed.
Dancer Sarah Vernon is studying for a doctorate of striptease.
Mark your calendars: This Wednesday, April 23 at 8:00 at the Slipper Room in New York City, Clams Casino, Legs Malone and Neil O'Fortune are producing a panel discussion called the T'n'A Q & A: 10 years of New York City Burlesque. The panel brings together a one-of-a-kind group of performers including Bambi the Mermaid, the World Famous BOB, Dirty Martini, Tigger, Jo Boobs and more.