It is based on a New York magazine story about the women and their exploits. The lawsuit said that the doctor spent tens of thousands of dollars in late on tips for dancers and room rentals during several visits to the club. Younan claimed that he was either drugged or not there. Scores said it had videotape of him with several women.
‘Hustlers’: The Story Behind the Headlines
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O n June 11, , four women and one man were indicted for allegedly drugging men and charging thousands of dollars on their credit cards at New York City clubs. Keo, who was sentenced to five years probation in , was in Toronto to watch her own story play out onscreen in Hustlers , a new movie from writer-director Lorene Scafaria, which premiered at the festival on Sept. The women recounted a deep friendship which turned to sisterhood which then turned dark. This way, a character based on Pressler could serve as a stand-in for the viewer, allowing the audience to empathize with the characters. According to the account she told Pressler, Keo discovered the world of New York City strip clubs after her parents, Cambodian refugees, left her and her brother with their grandparents.
When Roselyn "Rosie" Keo and Karina Pascucci decided that the traditional and legal ways of making money in the strip club scene were not enough, they, along with others, conspired to trick, manipulate and drug unsuspecting wealthy men before taking their money to fund their own lavish lifestyles in the wake of the financial crisis. Keo has been a lifelong hustler. I was just in the wrong business. She started her entrepreneurship in grade school, where she would sell candy for a profit, said David Haskell, editor-in-chief of New York Magazine, which covered the scam involving Keo in
In another life, Roselyn Keo might have liked to work on Wall Street. As a kid, she said, she used to buy candy in bulk and sell it at school for a profit, which I later remembered is the same story hedge-fund billionaire John Paulson tells about himself. But John Paulson was born into his body and Roselyn Keo was born into hers, which happens to be a rather more overtly sexy shape, with the sort of waist-to-hip ratio scientists have concluded affects men like a drug. Growing up here in Rockland County, Rosie, as she likes to be called , was a wild child.