About the Author….

Spending over a decade in New York City has been far from mundane for Randi Newton.

Randi is a contributor to The New York ObserverThe Gloss, and her work has been featured on Newsweek, LAWeekly, Mic.com, Jezebel,Gawker, and TheFix.  She attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha, on a scholarship provided from the Miss America Organization, and has more recently studied at The New School in New York City, The Groundlings in Los Angeles, and Upright Citizens Brigade in New York City.  She resides between New York and Los Angeles.

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Moving to Manhattan from Omaha, Nebraska- in 1998 to pursue an acting career.  Newton started by working as a live-in nanny, to trading up for a position at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.  Eventually tiring of her 9-5 life, she left Morgan Stanley and wandered into a gentlemen’s club where a year long waitressing position, turned into a stripping stint that parlayed into opening surprising media appearances and writing opportunities.

Featured as the cover story, April 2009, of the Sunday New York Post about women stripping in times of an economic crisis, Newton has also appeared internationally to speak about the recession and the gentlemen’s club industry.   In addition she has been featured in Radar Magazine, Penthouse Magazine (fully dressed) and such television programs such as; Inside Edition, The Insider, The TODAY Show, CBS This Morning, Entertainment Tonight.  She’s also appeared as a panelist multiple times on FOX News The Strategy Room, and appeared on The Gayle King Show/Oprah Radio, and went face to face with Bill O’Reilly on the controversial “The O’Reilly Factor”.  Most recently, she and her husband were profiled in The New York Times.

Newton has also appeared in such television programs such as various appearances on “Howard TV On Demand”, “The Sopranos”, “Nip/Tuck”and Numb3rs.

Randi currently works in the addiction and recovery field as a recovery specialist, in New York, and nationwide.

She’s currently working on her second manuscript.

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