Ashley Dupre

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    What Ashley Dupré's Song Lyrics Reveal About Eliot Spitzer's Run For Comptroller

    Eliot Spitzer has made a dramatic return to New York politics, running for City Comptroller five years after dalliances with high-priced escort Ashley Dupré cost him the governorship. In addition to her work as a prostitute, Ashley Dupré was a singer-songwriter. We conducted a close reading of ly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    This Is The Guy Who's Marrying The Hooker Who Ended Eliot Spitzer's Career In Politics

    Meet Thomas "T.J." Earle -- asphalt magnate, former married guy, and the soon-to-be Mr. Ashley Dupre.Earle, the New York Post "exclusively" reports, is now engaged to former Elliot Spitzer hooker Ashley Dupre, a.k.a. "Kristen," a.k.a. "client number 9's" favorite escort.Additionally, Dupre -- who ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Ashley Dupre Unveils "Love Your Body" Fitness Plan, Sexy Photos in New York Post

    ​Noted advice columnist Ashley Dupre, famous first for sleeping with and eventually bringing down New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, has now taken to sharing the secrets of her Playboy-famous body with a six-week plan to "look good naked!" In Sunday's New York Post, Dupre said she's gained 5 pou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    The 20 Most-Read Village Voice Stories of 2010

    ​This really felt like a breakout year at the Voice, with our big NYPD investigative series, the Runnin' Scared, Sound of the City, and Fork in the Road blogs blowing up, and, um, you know, we're still in print and stuff. Can you guess which Voice story made the biggest splash this year? Befo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2010

    Why Ashley Dupre Refuses to Watch the Eliot Spitzer Documetary Client 9

    ​Ashley Dupre, Eliot Spitzer's choicest call girl, has blossomed into her own medium-sized New York City celebrity by being persistent. She still trades on sex, of course, appearing in Playboy (naked, but in a tasteful photo shoot brought to you first by Runnin' Scared) in addition to writing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Remember That Time You Bought Me Coffee?: A Totally Platonic Love Letter to Foster Kamer

    ​It is Foster's last day today. We feel things. We wrote this. Oh, Foster. It seems we only just met, and at the same time, that we've known you all of our lives. You've been there working side by side with us, sweating through our respectable button-downs that summer when you had the only o ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    Ashley Dupre is Still Trading on Sex

    ​Ashley Dupre, Eliot Spitzer's favorite call girl, has managed to stick around -- you have to give her that. But even after posing for Playboy, she went back to school, demonstrating a commendable instinct to avoid putting all her eggs in the boob basket. There's something savvy about her, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Put More Rock Legends on Broadway!

    Joan Marcus​Million Dollar Quartet has proven that by throwing together a low-budget show with actors imitating four music legends (in this case Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins), the tourists will come and you can make lots of cash while nabbing some acclaim and even a To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2010

    Spitzer Side Chick and Playboy Star Ashley Dupre Tries NYU Real Estate School

    ​Ashley Dupre, the face (and breasts) of the fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, is back in Manhattan, thankfully. She spent some time on the West Coast -- likely chasing Hollwood-style fame after her thrilling Playboy shoot, which Runnin' Scared brought you early and exclusively (!!!) -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    The Sexy Banker Problem: 10 Other People Who Were Also Too Sexy For Their Jobs

    ​Tits and ass, tits and ass. Is it really just hard to accept others as they are? Apparently not, as we learned from the millions of dirty old men readers sympathetic to the cause of Debrahlee Lorenzana, The Sexy Banker Who Couldn't. Lorenzana says she was fired from her job at CitiBank becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2010

    Gossip Folks: Who's Easier, Kim Kardashian or Ashley Dupre?

    ​Two of our nation's prized women -- professional celebrity Kim Kardashian and professional sex partner-cum-professional celebrity Ashley Dupre -- occupy a very similar position in our collective psyche. Not that they're merely sex objects, but they are mostly sex objects. So when a Playboy photog ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2010

    Is Rupert Murdoch Playing Defense Against the Eliot Spitzer Comeback Team?

    ​Saturday at the Tibeca Film Festival, one of the event's most buzzed about features made its debut. After all, there's nothing New Yorkers love more than art about other New Yorkers. And sex. Plus, Rupert Murdoch -- but not together. The as-of-yet untitled and unfinished Eliot Spitzer documen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Ashley Alexandra Dupre's Playboy Shoot: First Look at New York's Most Dangerous Rack

    On Friday, the Playboy issue that will essentially explain The State of New York Politics will go on sale, with Ashley Alexandra Dupre on the cover as May's centerfold model. And we just so happened upon hi-res photos of the new issue from a well-placed source who "only reads it for the articles." W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Video: The iPad's iCat Revolution

    ​Big News! Jen and I just managed to hornswoggle our overlord into letting us expense an iPad. We have big plans for it.

  • Columns

    August 11, 2009

    President Rejects Gay Hustler!

    Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.

  • News

    May 27, 2009

    See Dick Pay Jane: Chaste Dating for Cash

    Recession desperation produces a quaint throwback

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Why Is Ashley Dupre So Apologetic?

    Ashley Dupre, the singing whore who got off (and brought down) Eliot Spitzer, spoke out on her blog last week, and if I had a buck for every time she used the word "mistake," I could quit my own whoring lifestyle and move to a mansion in the Caribbean. Blogged Dupre, "I am now 23 ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    I've Been Banned From Showbiz Tonight!

    Last year, I was on HN's (i.e. CNN Headline News') entertainment show Showbiz Tonight quite a few times and enjoyed the chance to weigh in on gossip topics with my usual wisecracks. But the honeymoon seemed to falter once I went too far and said that a certain reality star who was being sent to jail ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2009

    Fashion Week Actually Looks Like Fun

    Photo by David Wentworth. Despite the glum outlook projected for Fashion Week, the annual schmatte show seems to be swinging, as our own Sound of the City reporters found at the Charlotte Ronson event with Lindsay Lohan and Sam Ronson in attendance, the Alexander McQueen preview at Target where "th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Spitzer Gets Off! No Charges for Fallen Gov

    As Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer made many a white-collar miscreant feel the hot breath of the law on his neck, but he apparently won't feel it himself (at least not from the Feds): the serial user of prostitutes has escaped criminal charges in the Emperors' Club V.I.P. case, per an finding of "in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    Just a Picture from Life's Other Side

    "Secrets of a Hipster Hooker" in Radar today is a pretty good iteration of the "classy college girls you can pay for sex" evergreen. There's a semi-topical hook (Ashley Dupré); the girls say things like "A lot of rich men approached us, and we thought, Why the fuck not?" and "You know, it was degra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    Friday Five: David Wright, Ashley Dupre, Guido Wars, 50 Cent, Air Guitar Amputee

    Here's a quick-and-dirty list of five stories to peruse in today's Post and Daily News. 1. BINGO!: The two papers had a bit of a mind-meld today with their front pages, using "ALL WRIGHT NOW!" (News) and "ALL WRIGHT!" (Post) to announce David Wright's 9th-inning home run that helped propel the Mets ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2008

    Guess Who's Back: The Return of "Kristen" and the Spitzer Scandal

    The Post brings us way back to March with their photo exclusive of the infamous Ashley Alexandra Dupre, the woman who brought down Gov. Eliot Spitzer. It's the first new picture of The Hooker Formerly Known As "Kristen" and coincides with the news that "hooker booker" Temeka Lewis cut a plea deal th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    New Hooker Says Eliot Spitzer Likes Kinky Sex: Post

    Is it old home week for certain tabloid stories? After yesterday's news that the "Weekend at Bernie's" guys are going free (by the way—anyone catch the beginning of last night's Law & Order, our friends were "ripped from the headlines"), the Post drops a new bombshell: an exclusive on a second ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2008

    The Hooker and Mistress Report: March 20

    OK, this is just getting ridiculous. The New York Post has completely embraced becoming a high-school gossip rag with its front page today. You can hear the buzz in the hallways: "Ooh, I heard that so-and-so is going to get it after the final bell!" The "HUBBY FURY" on the front page is just another ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Girls, Girls, Girls: Are We Done With The Sex Scandals Yet?

    Has it gotten to the point with all these sex scandals that we just can't imagine the news without them? Last Monday, with front pages on Hillary Clinton and New York's noisiest neighborhoods seems like ages ago. But are we starting to get a case of sex-scandal fatigue? If you looked at the front pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    Hail to the Chief: The New Era of David Paterson

    Since Jim McGreevey's reinvigorated scandal has bumped Eliot Spitzer and his massive downfall off the front page, you have dig a bit deeper into today's papers to find any coverage. The News puts Spitzer all the way back on page 20 with an "exclusive photo" of the almost-ex-governor in the driveway ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Take the Spitzer Sex Scandal Tour of New York City

    A new tour idea for those irritating double-decker tour buses: the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal NYC tour! See exotic sites such as: The roots of the Emperors Club VIP prostitution ring, in an apartment rented by Mark Brener in Middle Village Queens. ‘Hooker Booker’ Tameka Lewis’ apartment in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Who's That Girl? The Tabloids Meet "Kristen"

    As reported yesterday, the New York Times found "Kristen," a runaway and aspiring singer named Ashley Alexandra Dupre (nee Ashley Youmans). Random aside: we were chatting with folks in a coffee shop this morning, and the general consensus was that "Ashley Alexandra Dupre" is a far better call-girl n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    Rupert Murdoch to Troops: Get Me That Hooker!

    On Monday when the most staid newspaper in the city broke the most salacious story in recent memory — soon-to-be former Gov. Eliot Spitzer's undressed as "Client No. 9" of a high-priced prostitution ring — sources say media mogul Rupert Murdoch put out the word that heads will roll unless the Ne ... More >>