For the past seven months, her life has been a nonstop frenzy. All summer and fall, reporters hounded Heidi for her story—they wanted names, places, girls, anything linked to Heidi. Helicopters circled her house, desperate for a glimpse of the Hollywood madam—the year-old girl who provided L.
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The "Hollywood Madam" lives a quiet life in Nevada, but still advocates for legalizing sex work. In , she was arrested on multiple charges, including pandering. Fleiss has said that many other notable celebrities used her services, but she has always declined to name them. The next year, Federal Tax Evasion charges were filed against her. Convicted in , she was sentenced to seven years in prison. She only spent 20 months behind bars before being released to a halfway house. Fleiss became a minor celebrity after her release.
When it comes to society's attitudes toward sexual expression, the s were a formative time in American culture. David Friend's fantastic and wonderfully exhaustive new book, The Naughty Nineties , takes a deep, deep dive into everything sex when it comes to 90s American culture—from Baywatch and Bill Clinton to Sex and the City and the proliferation of digital smut. Today, we're sharing an excerpt from Friend's book—specifically focusing on notorious Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss and her fascinating rise and fall in the public eye. I spent one evening with Princess Diana. I've had dinner with Nancy Reagan. I also spent [part of] in solitary confinement in the penitentiary in Dublin, California. I am at the desert hacienda of Heidi Fleiss. My host gained national notoriety after her high-profile arrest in on charges connected with running LA's toniest prostitution ring. She would become widely known as the "Hollywood Madam. Indeed, her operation had been such a sine qua non in the sin cycles of many of the world's power brokers that on any given night she would have "Heidi girls" on at least three continents and not infrequently aboard a private or corporate jet.
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