If you’re an Oakland Athletics fan and a regular at O.co Coliseum, then you’re probably at least casually acquainted with Jen Rainwater, known among A’s fans as the “Oakland A’s Socks Girl.” Even to say
I‘ll admit, I’d never heard of Tristan Risk until I saw the movie American Mary, in which she played Beatress Johnson (yes, “Beatress,” not “Beatrice”), a stripper who had 14 surgeries to become a real-life Betty Boop look-alike.
When American burlesque was in its heyday, Asian striptease performers were practically unheard of. However, with the emergence of “neo-burlesque” in the mid-1990s, a few Asian ladies have taken to the stage, doing the retro
Pink Lady was a popular Japanese singing duo comprised of Mie (Mitsuyo Nemoto) and Kei (Keiko Masuda), who will always be best remembered (in the US, anyway) for their very short-lived 1980 NBC TV show Pink Lady (aka Pink Lady and Jeff).