Particularly, its always dark! Hustlers , the J. Lo produced-and-starring film, promises to be different. The first trailer, released yesterday, shows the all-knowing older dancer, J. Lo, grooming the newcomers and waxing poetic about how their illegal actions are more than justified. But is this a sentiment shared by, or even a story relatable to, real dancers?
Ex Coronation Street star Chris Quinten faced a mass staff walk out at the strip club he manages after his staff claimed their pay had been cut by half. Quinten, who played Brian Tilsley until , went into strip club management after leaving the soap. The dancers at his club Secrets are said to have recently gone on a one day strike after he changed the rules on what percentage they could earn from punters. Over 20 dancers walked out after claiming their earnings had been slashed in half and staged a one day strike in a bid to get their earnings back up to an acceptable level. Quinten is now said to have restored their previous earning percentages.
Jennifer Lopez is currently preparing to play a stripper in an upcoming movie called "Hustlers," and she says that she has a new appreciation for exotic dancers. I have a lot of respect for people who do the pole. The year-old entertainer appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Wednesday and detailed her training for the film, which is based on a New York Magazine article about former strip club employees who seek revenge against their Wall Street clients. Lopez explained that as part of her training, she got a portable pole for her home and has been working with a Cirque du Soleil performer. Read more: 14 celebrities who used to be strippers.