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>> the sound of the engine, the speed and intensity. >> longest straightaway so -- >> rudy may be trying to change his past, but the dream he's selling is still as big and flashy as ever. >> full throttle. go for it. push it to the floor. drop the hammer. go, go, go. >> with the advantages he's been given by his parents and now his own drive, it will be interesting to see where he lands. >> i'm going to catch you. >> my own daughter's journey is just getting started. she's only 4 years old but she's already learning how to speak mandarin. as much as the chinese today ment to become more like americans, i want to make sure my own daughter doesn't forget her chinese roots. because in a world that's changing faster and faster, it's
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all about going to where the opportunities are. and with china on the rise, it's more important than ever to understand where she comes from. >> hi. i can take you back here. i give the best blowjob you've ever had. >> do you want to pay with cash or with card? >> on nearly every corner of america, soliciting sex is considered a crime, and through my work, i've seen why. >> this girl looks very, very young. >> shes, like, 12. >> i've witnessed countless women exploited and controlled by prostitution, but i'm heading
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to a place that claims women here are in control. you may have seen it before on an hbo reality show. >> guys like shiny, big and bright. >> tonight, we go beyond the reality show veneer to explore the lives of the women who work in legal brothels. >> hey, bear-bear, what are you doing? i'm more of a friend than i am a prostitute. >> hi, i'm zoey. >> there are a lot of mothers here. >> did that surprise you? >> not at all because i know why they're here. >> hi, i'm sarah greenmore. >> why have they chosen to service customers here and not the streets? >> this place keeps us very safe. >> hi, i'm katherine stone. >> what are they risking to be here? >> i've never been away from home. >> i'm just having a hard time with people finding out. >> and what are they getting in return? >> i'm in a licensed legal business. >> if the money is good, then i'm good. >> think this is worth it? >> go big or go home.
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♪ >> i never imagined i would be here. >> this is 28-year-old london. >> that was his birthday party. >> a midwestern mom who's about to enter uncharted territory. >> i kind of applied, expecting to hear nothing back, and so, when i did, there was the initial shock. i kind of wrestled with it for a
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while. excuse me, hi. thank you. >> go right to the [indistinct]. >> what is everybody going to say, and what are people going to think of me? >> oh, they put my name on the door, how adorable. >> yeah. >> it's not a job for everybody. sixty pounds of clothes and shoes. >> london is starting a controversial new business venture, and there's only one place in america she can pursue it without committing a crime. >> we are just outside of the capital of nevada in a pretty nondescript part of town, yet people from all over the country and all over the world are coming here for one thing: to get laid. this is brothel country. and, here, prostitution is legal, but only with a licensed working girl linked to a licensed brothel, but a business like this can't pop up just anywhere. in nevada, brothels are allowed in 12 counties, but only in
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isolated, rural areas away from major cities. just south of reno, there are four brothels, and my first stop is famous for its bunnies. >> hello! welcome to the moonlite bunnyranch. >> thank you. >> here's your souvenir menu. >> thank you. >> all the ladies are lining up, and they all want to meet you. >> hi, i'm asia fox. >> hey, i'm [indistinct]. >> when the doorbell rings, the women line up, and a customer can choose: blondes, brunettes. >> hi, i'm sarah greenmore. >> a fresh face or a seasoned professional. >> hello, i'm air force amy. >> twenty-five-year-old sarah, a 2-year veteran of legal prostitution, has offered to show me around. >> this is kind of the main hangout spot of the house. >> the bunnyranch is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and sarah is used to working all hours. inside her room at the ranch, a sexual encounter can last anywhere from 10 minutes to a few days, depending on how much someone is willing to pay.
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so we do have a menu of services here. um, each client that comes into the house gets one of these. >> i notice that there are no prices on here. >> right, all the girls are independent contractors, so what i might charge for a certain party, somebody else charges half or double. >> but condoms are imperative. >> yeah, oh, yeah. we use condoms for everything, and we do a genital check before we start. >> will you say to the guy, "hold on, i have to inspect your penis"? >> yeah, take them under a bright light and just, like, do, like, a once-over, make sure there's nothing, you know. >> are there clients that pick you, sometimes you're, like, "uh, why?" >> not so much. i mean, it's really about, like, their personality and, um, if we get along. >> at the bunnyranch, clients come in all shapes and sizes, but what really matters is what's in their wallet. >> well, i do work with all budgets, so, for that, i could give you a couple lap dances. i could maybe give you a massage or maybe, like, a handjob if you'd like. >> what would you say the average amount of money is that
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people have in their minds when they come in here? >> anywhere between 150 and 300, but, i mean, $500 an hour is going to get you kind of a basic party here. >> do you think you all are expensive? >> i definitely say we offer vip services, and that comes with a vip cost price. >> i want to toast you girls to the best month this year. >> and the man encouraging them to reach their financial dreams is bunnyranch owner dennis hof. >> are all of you getting good response out of the chat room? >> yeah. >> yes. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> known as daddy d, dennis is a self-made millionaire, a relentless self-promoter and sales trainer to his working girls. >> i want everybody to kind of go out of their way to welcome people because you know our clients are scared, so the second you walk into that room for the lineup, turn on the big smile. you know, welcome to the bunnyranch, right? what's next, suzette? >> we have a lot of nice presents for everybody. >> madame suzette is dennis' business partner and has been for nearly 24 years. >> and the top bunny of the week
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goes to caressa. >> good job, caressa. >> congratulations, caressa. >> thank you. >> i mean, this is my family, and my job as the head of the family is to make people's lives better. i think i'm an amazing business partner. i'm a lover. i'm a lot of things to a lot of people. it depends on the girl. >> so you date your girls? >> i date working girls, absolutely. >> are you a pimp? >> well, in -- in the strictest sense, yeah, i am a pimp. i'm -- i'm a guy that -- that brings customers to a girl. the difference is that -- that i have a license to do this. >> dennis now owns seven brothels and employs over 500 women. the way he sees it, he creates jobs and is a boon to the state of nevada. >> i'm the biggest taxpayer in this county. i pay half a million dollars a year. now, why isn't prostitution legal in america? because it's sex. sex is like a joke. some get it. some don't. the ones that don't, or don't
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get enough of it, come to me. good evening. it's daddy d from the world-famous bunnyranch. >> while dennis is controversial, he set up a way for women to become independent contractors of sorts. every week, they broadcast live to promote themselves and their specialties. >> i have a really great latex collection. >> his working girls set their own prices, make their own deals and can refuse any act or customer, no questions asked. it's a shift he believes has empowered these women to ask for the money they think they deserve. >> this is the only business that i know of in america where a girl is going to make 3 or 400 % more than a man in the same business. >> isn't that kind of sad, though, that the only way women can do that is by selling their bodies? >> well, i look at it from a positive perspective: isn't it great that there's a place that they can do that? >> there are people who will say, "look, dennis hof is a pimp
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who just exploits the vulnerabilities of desperate women." how do you respond to those people? >> in almost 24 years now, suzette and i have never recruited anybody. they come to us, and we tell them the pros and the cons. look at, it's not for everybody. people are doing what they have to do to make money. we don't like to think that we hire girls that are desperate, but they don't always tell us, either. >> tonight, london is settling in. she's traveled many miles to get here, but, of all places, why would a young mom choose to work in a brothel? so how are you feeling about everything? >> like, of course, there's a little bit of nerves just like any new job, but i feel like i'm not hiding. i feel like i'm not doing something bad or something illegal because i'm here at the ranch. >> but it's a job where you're going to be having sex with people.
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>> i'd rather do this than be stocking shelves at walmart. >> what's at stake for you here? >> i am fighting for my son. he's 5, and, um, it takes money to do a custody battle and to hire great attorneys, so my entire future is at stake. i took a long time thinking, like, is this going to affect my future in a negative way, and there's a chance that it could, but there's a chance that this could open up a lot of doors for me, and so i'm willing to take that chance.
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>> well, i didn't exactly look at the stars and think, "i'm going to be a prostitute one day." >> i do this job to support my kids, and my goal would be to open a bakery and a business selling cakes. >> i went to college. like, i have a degree. i really don't have to be here if i didn't want to be. >> i had worked in the illegal world previously, so coming here was definitely a good decision on my part. >> i have kidney disease, so i have to buy a kidney. >> ask any working girl why they're here, and they'll give you a different answer, but there's one thing they all desire from this job, and that is money.
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live the good life. have a great future. be a bunny. it's a pitch that entices nearly 1,500 women every month to apply, but a new girl can't just walk in and get down to business. before london can start booking clients, she has to be checked for stds by a doctor who makes regular trips to the bunnyranch. if she's not clean, she can't work. >> hello! >> hi. >> are you new? >> i'm new. i don't have the greatest veins, so hopefully you're good at this. >> every woman who works here is obligated to get checked every single week, and they have to pay how much every week? >> seventy for culture and 118 for blood work and culture. >> and that comes out of your pocket? >> and that's out of our pocket. we can't use our insurance, but we can deduct it. >> what happens if the doctors find something? >> say you get chlamydia: you'll take 10 days off and come back to work when you're clear. >> we don't get too many girls
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inside of the house that come up what we call dirty, but new girls coming in. >> girls will normally get dirty, not from working here, but from your relationships back home. your boyfriend cheats on you, husband, whatever. >> yeah. >> i would imagine that, even though you're paying out of your own pocket, it's a relief to have to do this every week. [ chatter ] >> oh, yeah. >> yeah. >> even though it's strictly condom. >> yeah. >> yay, all done. >> that's it. >> when do you get your results? >> um, tomorrow, i'll get my results and get my clearance and then head off to the sheriff's station to get my license. >> while it only costs $76 to apply for a license, if london is cleared to work, she'll have to shell out $330 a month for weekly medical checkups. >> 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. >> and the expenses don't end there. every woman is required to pay nightly room and board, and the
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house takes half of what they make for each party booked. >> why take 50 percent? >> when you weed it down: bartenders, insurance, maintenance people, that 50 percent turns into 10 or 11 percent pre-tax if i do things right. that's not an exorbitant return on the investment. i wish i had the girls' expenses, and they had mine. >> while expenses are a given with any contractor job, they start to really add up when business is slow. >> if you don't want to do it, negotiate higher, you know? >> but there's not even guys to negotiate with. >> it's december, and the holidays have created a lot of downtime for these women. >> when you go into a commission sales business, there's no guarantee. keeping these girls motivated, keeping their energy up, is one of the bigger problems here. we try to make it fun. we make it so much fun, nobody wants to leave. >> but this working girl is getting discouraged.
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>> i thought that i was going to come to the brothel, and i was going to become an instant millionaire. my room is down the hall, all the way at the end. >> zoey has been a legal prostitute for 1 month and an illegal one for the past 4 years. a year ago, she was arrested for prostitution, and, to avoid future trouble, zoey came here to dennis hof's love ranch. >> i'll show you a little how my week has been. every day, the ladies of the house fill out a time card listing their parties and payment, but for every booking, there are deductions. >> i only had one client. this was $500 for 30 minutes, so. >> which sounds like a lot, but. >> five hundred divided by two, so i get 250 minus room and board, so i'm left with 192. >> do you have, like, a set amount that you really want to make? >> i want to at least walk away with, you know, $20,000. >> so about how much do you think you're going to leave here with? >> my first two pay checks, i
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made 600. it's really slow. >> so you've got 2 more days here. >> mm-hmm. you never know. maybe a miracle walk through the door. that's why i stay: because i don't want to just give up. >> while the brothel knows that zoey has worked illegally in the past, she tells me she hasn't quite given up that life. >> what are the biggest differences between working at a legal brothel versus being on your own? >> a big difference, for me, is the money. right before i came here, like, i had a guy that he partied for 2, 3 days, and i made $20,000. >> but you also put yourself at risk. >> yeah, it is getting really dangerous right now. that's why i'm here. >> in every corner of america, women are risking their lives by working in the shadows. violence often goes unreported, but some crimes do make headline news. >> internet escort ads are linked to horrific deaths in detroit. >> at least five men have been arrested and charged with
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robbing escorts. >> all of the victims were prostitutes. >> but inside this legal brothel lies a different reality. staff security monitor who comes in, and any clients behaving badly are quickly removed, but safety is not zoey's main concern. the money is. it's a lesson she learned from her father. >> my dad was a pimp, and he taught me it's not what you do. it's how you do it. i was a daddy's girl, so i was always with him. whatever he felt like was right, i felt like was right. i thought that i was going to grow up and be a pimp. >> but instead of pimping, zoey became an escort. have you always worked for yourself? >> i've always worked for myself. >> you've never had a pimp? >> never had a pimp in my life. a guy can't force me to do anything. i like to tell guys i'm the boss. sometimes guys come in and shocks me is the certain things that they want.
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you want me to punch your balls? i'll do it, and you're paying me for it? woo! if the money is good, then i'm good. this is right before christmas. my kids need stuff, and i haven't made money in a week, so if it's not shaking for me here, i'm moving to somewhere else. tell me who you love more: her or me. >> who do you love more? >> over the next 2 days, zoey will promote herself on social media. >> you see that? >> give me more hearts. tell me you love me. tell me you miss me. >> the only way she gets paid is if a customer comes in and picks her to party. >> maybe i'll show you guys a little something, okay? >> but there's another woman at the love ranch offering something that no other woman here can sell. >> hi, i'm katherine stone, and i'm here to sell my virginity. ♪ si acele.. ♪ ♪ y si acelero no me paran ♪ ♪ el viento pega en mi cara ♪ ♪ si acelero no me paran ♪
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>> i grew up in a normal household. i saw myself going to college, graduating and becoming a lawyer. >> in january of 2014, katherine's future was put on hold when a fire destroyed her family's home. with no insurance on the property, they had no choice but to continue to live there, a reality katherine couldn't bear. >> where did the idea of selling your virginity come from? >> i saw an ad on facebook, and i found out all about the brothels, and the money made me think, "wow, that's a chance at, like, really fixing all that i need to fix." >> last september, katherine reached out to dennis, and, after some consideration, he decided to give her a job. >> do you think it's a good idea for a young girl who is so inexperienced and so innocent to put a price on her virginity? >> but it's her choice. i don't think it's a good idea for a girl to go and drink six tequilas and lose her virginity
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on a bathroom floor in a frat house. it's controversial. there's not any question about it, but if she wants to do it, i think that's great. >> dennis is giving katherine free room and board, but she is expected to work. >> i've done small, single parties, massage parties, stuff that's been very pg-13. the first experience i had here was the scariest one. it was all really new. >> it's hard to imagine this young woman going all the way with a complete stranger, but katherine is determined. right now her virginity bid is at $400,000, but she's holding out for more. >> i have the patience to wait longer if i have to. it's not just about hitting a certain amount of money. i do want it to be somewhat special. >> do you think it can be special? >> i think it can be. i mean, people say you're
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supposed to do it for love, but, if you think about it, i'm doing it because i love my family. >> does your family know about this? >> my mom is the only one that knows. she cried a lot when i first told her. >> and have you cried about this at all? >> i read an article about myself online, and that made me cry. >> it was this christian lady. she said i had no self-respect, which i disagree with completely. i mean, i obviously value myself. >> the stigma that follows a working girl can be overwhelming, and it's often why some hide this part of their lives from their family and friends. on her second day at the ranch, london, the new arrival, is starting to have second thoughts. >> i'm getting all emotional for some reason. i'm just thinking about my son, being sure i made the right choice. >> you having a hard time accepting this? >> i'm just having a hard time with people finding out.
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i've dealt with so much judgement and criticism from ones that i love that the thought of dealing with any more, that's what i struggle with. i grew up in a really strict baptist home. we didn't get to watch television or go to movies. we went to private schools and church about five days a week. and when i decided to leave all of that, it was shocking because i kind of lived in somewhat of a box. >> does your family have any idea you're here? >> no, i told my mom that i was bartending in las vegas. >> you going to tell your mom? never. she already thinks i'm going to hell because i watch tv and wear pants and had a baby before i got married.
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>> why is it so important for you to be doing this? >> i'm doing it for my son, for our future. he is the reason i'm doing this. i'm just an average midwest american girl that just wants to be successful in life and who decided to take a different avenue than most people. >> what are you doing for christmas? are you going to be here? >> um, i'm spending it with my cousin. what are you doing? >> um, i'm going to be at my house in dayton. >> oh, that's nice. >> mm-hmm. >> this job is so risky. women risk their reputation. they risk spending weeks out here and not making much money when it's slow. >> come down here now. come view me, come visit me, come book with me. i need some money. >> so many of the women i met feel that this is the fastest way for them to make a lot of money.
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>> everything is like, "shh!" about sex and the more, like, people, like, brush it underneath the covers, the dirtier it gets. >> when i was younger, i was working for a pimp. no matter what amount of money i made, uh, he would leave me with $75. >> this isn't the prostitution of the 1800s. it's clean. it's safe. it's literally a service, and it's literally a job. >> i struggle all the time with if i'm okay with what i'm doing or how it's going to affect my life later on. >> for most of these women, this line of work is temporary, but there are some here who've made it a career, something that requires more than just a high sex drive. >> a career is something you believe in, and it invests back in you with payment, knowledge and growth. that's why i call what i do a career. >> at 39 years old, caressa is one of the ranch's top earners.
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in 2015, she raked in $200,000 and was named bunny of the year, but caressa wasn't always sure this is where she wanted to be. >> you are one of the highest-grossing girls here. you're among the top two, but you -- you quit it all for a while. >> i quit it all. i was number one then. there was no stopping this girl. i was every lineup. i was every appointment. >> so why did you quit then? >> i wanted to go to school. >> six years ago, caressa traded in her lingerie for operating room scrubs and became a surgical technician, but, when she couldn't get full-time work, she felt a strong pull back to the bunnyranch, and, today, business is better than ever. >> what do you think is the key to your success? >> communication. once you open up communication, then the fun starts, and i love it. >> it's not just, "wham, bam, thank you, ma'am"?
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>> we have so much correspondence that i have a real connection with my clientele. i'll see two to five people a month. that's it. >> you know, a lot of ladies can't afford that. they can't go the spans without an income. >> yeah, you're kind of the anomaly here. >> yeah, i am the anomaly. having a repeat clientele has given me the liberty to do that. >> for caressa, success has come with building long-term relationships, something she began doing, long before the bunnyranch, as a webcam model. so how successful were you as a cam girl? >> it got crazy. i had people propositioning me all the time, all the time. you know, "i'll give you so much if you have sex with me," and i'm like, "that's illegal! i don't even know you." >> i mean, had you thought about it? had you thought of it? >> yeah, i was definitely thinking about it. i was on the verge of wanting to do it. it was ten times what i was
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making. i had no one to tell me no, and i had no one to tell me yes but me. >> caressa reached a turning point when internet stalkers began driving by her house, and she knew she had to make a change. that was 20 years ago, and while she used to rush to every lineup, today, she's one of the few women at the ranch who works by appointment only. she spends her days at her own home away from the brothel, and most of her work isn't done in the bedroom. >> this is where i answer all my clients. i spend seven to eight hours a day, when i'm on the computer posting on our message board, answering mail. if you don't utilize the tools, you won't do well. i'm on it all day long. >> so do you have any dates coming up? >> i have a booking tomorrow. he's 24. he wants to do multiple positions and learn how to truly pleasure a woman. >> do you have a guy named
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grizzly flying in? >> okay, and this is really exciting because, when i very first started at the bunnyranch, he was one of my customers then. >> have you been corresponding with him? >> every day. everywhere i go, he is on my twitter. i go in my pm. he's in my pm. i go in my mail. he's in my mail. >> sounds like he could be a bit obsessed. >> i think he just has a really big personality. >> do you know why he has come back after all these years? >> it's hard for him to open up to someone because he's really not secure. i just think he needs his confidence built. >> it's been seven years since caressa and grizzly have seen each other, but they're about to be reunited. >> hello. >> hey, bear-bear, what are you doing? life is stressful. families are stressful. jobs are stressful, and everybody has to have a break, and not everybody has someone to take a break with. >> i'm like a grizzly bear
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that's starving. i just want to eat it all. >> you can eat anything you want. >> i can't tell you how many people have come to me, and they were so thankful of the time that they spent with me they felt saved their lives. >> i've spent the last seven years trying to find someone that equalled caressa. she came back into my life at the moment that i needed her. >> hey, lover bear. >> hey, sweetie. >> how have you been? >> good. >> how was your trip? >> good, long. >> was it good? are these for me? >> yes. >> oh, they're beautiful. you're so thoughtful. >> let's go warm up. >> that's grizzly. smoother skin you can lovingly embrace. renew the love for your skin with dove body wash. my dermatologist was raving about pure retinol.
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>> on the eve of his party with caressa, 38-year-old grizzly, a graduate student from kansas, is getting settled in at the ranch. the last time he had any physical contact with caressa was seven years ago. >> can you define your level of excitement about the next couple days? >> beyond 10. i've been kind of counting down the days. >> what was it about caressa that appealed to you? >> she was understanding, caring, nonjudgmental. i was on a downward spiral that, um, might have ended up really bad, sorry. >> for grizzly, disability and
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childhood trauma have often blocked feelings of joy, love and acceptance in his life. as a child, he was diagnosed with adhd and, later, schizophrenia. his family sought treatment, but grizzly's problems continued. he alleges that he was sexually abused as a teenager by multiple men. >> i had a lot of screwed-up ideas about sex. i did some cross-dressing in secret because i was ashamed, and i didn't know what was normal. it just caused a lot of issues. >> to deal with the pain, grizzly found religion, but radical teachings in his church had him convinced that god would strike him dead if he had sex outside of marriage. after eight years of celibacy and no girlfriend to test the waters, grizzly went online and found caressa. >> i was willing to do whatever i had to do to try to feel at
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peace and find myself. >> had you ever had anybody to talk to about those things in your life before? >> no. >> tell me about what the last seven years have been like since you haven't seen her. >> trying to better myself, but keep finding the wrong women. i got into illegal escorts, ended up getting robbed, um, attacked by a pimp. >> have you tried to have a relationship outside of the paid world? >> i have, but for me, this is a safety. i get that girlfriend experience without the stress of a regular relationship. >> does it bother you that you have to pay for caressa? >> it doesn't bother me. i explained it to my mother as like, "i've got certain needs," as like, "i can go fulfill those needs legally, or you can come visit me in prison for the next 20 years." i'm not saying i would ever do something to someone, but it's, like, i do this to keep me from finding out because of my brain, the way it's wired.
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it's just that fear in the back of my mind. caressa makes me feel alive. i'm just really blessed that she's on this journey that i'm taking. >> when grizzly walked through the doors of the bunnyranch today, i saw this kind of portly man who probably hasn't had a lot of success with women, but when i learned his devastating story, my heart broke for him, and i could understand why someone like caressa could become so important to him. i don't think that grizzly is a typical client, but it just goes to show that everyone has a story, and i feel bad for judging grizzly. >> i'm more of a friend than i am a prostitute.
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it's a name that i don't feel fits who i am and what i do for people. there's nothing illegal in my life. why we get put in the same bag as illegal prostitution, i don't understand it at all. >> like all women who work at legal brothels, caressa had to apply for a license with the country sheriff and now, it's london's turn. >> i've seen a lot of things in my life, but i've never seen an application to work legally in a -- in a brothel as a prostitute. it's pretty interesting. >> well, i'm glad i get to share your first experience with you. >> once you get the card in hand today, you can probably be in the lineup tonight? >> um, i -- i think so. it was a little faster than i expected, but, um, time waits for no man, so got to get to it. >> what does it feel like to mark that box?
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>> um, reality, i guess. i don't so much like the word prostitute. i associate it with, like, a street worker and, like, someone who's dirty, you know what i mean? and so that word maybe rubs me the wrong way, but, um, yeah, everything here is all legal, and i applied for this like any other kind of job. >> but unlike most professions, >> but unlike most professions, london is required by the county sheriff to divulge embarrassing details of her past. every tattoo, every run-in she's had with the law. >> misdemeanor, traffic misdemeanor. >> if she fails to mention an even minor infraction, she could be denied her license. >> they don't give me enough spots for all my tattoos, piercings, marks and major scars. >> is there anything else to fill out on there? >> i think i'm finally done. >> i do have to have some more forms filled out. while i'm running your history, um, it doesn't matter if you
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ever had any kids or not, you still have to indicate one of these on here. >> does this affect anything? >> um, yes, if you are subject to a court order on child support and could be behind. >> i am subject to a court order for the support of one or more children. i am subject and not in compliance with the order. wow, if my ex ends up screwing me because of this custody thing. you can print it off. that just kind of threw a curveball at me, you know, because they didn't say anything about that before coming here. >> it would be a little cruel if you can't work to pay child support because you haven't paid child support. >> right, does that really not make a whole lot of sense?
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like, this is life. this is real life, how our, um, system is. sometimes the system makes you fail. our government has to come up with a better system. >> yeah, i just checked down there, and if you are behind, um, you're out of compliance on your child support, i'd have to deny you. okay, and that's -- you've marked that, so, yeah, ultimately it's a denial. >> all right. thank you. mr. hof? i got denied. okay. yes, sir. thank you.
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>> connection and touch. everyone needs it, and, tonight grizzly has paid $4,500 for five hours of what's called a girlfriend experience. his night with caressa started with dinner at a local restaurant and will end here at the bunnyranch in a vip suite. >> so i'll open your champagne if you want to start the tub. >> that sounds good. >> okay. >> i've missed you. >> i missed you too. i'm glad you're doing well. come cuddle with me. >> the next morning, grizzly looks like a new man. i'm dying to hear how it was, grizzly. >> what do you want to know? >> how'd it go? >> epic. >> yeah? >> we blew the roof off the place last night. >> so it was good? >> yes, very good.
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>> what was so special about it? >> just being back here, the reunion with her, um, just how well we were connected. it was like no time had passed between the two of us. >> $4,500 is a pretty sizable amount of money. where does it come from? >> just saved up. whatever i had left after paying bills, i just kept putting it toward it. i'm coming back in about 34 days. >> oh, you are? >> yes, and it will be about a four to five-hour party. dinner, the whole nine yards again. >> i wish you the best. >> thank you. >> everybody has the assumption that all this is is sex, and really, we're here for companionship. we're here to bring comfort and company. >> i never thought that i would be selling my body for money, but, um, i'm glad that it's for, like, a good reason. >> i just hate it when people think that all sex workers are, like, desperate people.
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that's just not the case for me. >> i feel like i've learned and i'm a lot stronger than i ever thought i was. >> it's been my motto. keep calm and carry on. it's exactly what i have to do now. >> there are many people who will never accept the lifestyle and careers these women have, but that's not stopping london. >> what's the plan? >> so, um, it's not the end of the road. tomorrow morning, i fly out to vegas, and i will be going to the love ranch south, still owned by dennis hof. um, that county doesn't require child support payments to be caught up on. we're going straight from the airport to the sheriff's station. i will start working tomorrow night. it's just a minor setback, but it's working out. >> back at the love ranch, zoey too is packing. for zoey, this trip was a bust. the money she made covered her expenses, and that's it.
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do you feel disappointed? >> it's a little stressful because i came here for two weeks hoping, you know, that i was going to bank or make enough money to buy christmas presents. >> do you think you'll come back here? >> it's a possibility. i have a few appointments in january, so if the appointments are serious and they put a deposit down, then i'll come back. >> how are you all tonight, good? >> prostitution -- it will always be controversial, but nevada's choice to legalize the world's oldest profession has given the women i've met here a place to set their own prices and make their own rules. >> ready for a really good adventure? >> i am. i am. >> it isn't a perfect system, but as long as people want to buy sex, shouldn't there be an alternative to the hazardous life of street work for those willing to sell it?


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