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Gigolos on Showtime

It%E2%80%99s not unheard of for women to pay for sex, but if Internet ads are any indication, the market looks a whole lot stronger for gay male escorts. So a look at women-only gigolos in Las Vegas is a little like a cooking show devoted entirely to vegan steak recipes. Chefs can do wonders with wheat gluten, but seitan is hardly what most people think of when they think of steakhouses %E2%80%94 or male prostitutes with names like %E2%80%9CBrace.%E2%80%9D

by Anonymousreply 9705/30/2011

[quote]Straight women just don't pay for sex with men. Not ever.

They don't have to. Especially since so many younger guys have a thing for older women.

by Anonymousreply 204/07/2011

I never saw the movie R4 references, but Jimmy looks very familiar to me.

by Anonymousreply 504/07/2011

In the movie, he and his "boyfriend" have a three way with Colton Ford. It's kinda hot because Colton really works his nipples.

by Anonymousreply 604/07/2011

The credits list Richard Grieco and another female Grieco as producers. %0D %0D Is this 21 Jump Street's Richard Grieco?

by Anonymousreply 704/08/2011

If there's no male nudity, there's no point.%0D

by Anonymousreply 804/08/2011

I don't have Showtime but a coworker watched it and told me about it. Apparently you see one of the guys dick when he showers (flacid of course) and while you do see them fuck these chicks, you don't actually see the penetration or any erect cocks.%0D %0D And yes, this was discussed at work...gross.

by Anonymousreply 904/08/2011

This HAS to be fake for so many reasons. Not only do female clients not exist in large numbers, but who the hell would want a TV crew filming them? No real client.

by Anonymousreply 1004/09/2011

I'll be watching. I was really surprised it showed as much as it did.%0D %0D Within 2 minutes full frontal. Within 5 minutes banging.%0D %0D The scene where the husband buys an escort for his wife's birthday was the most explicit thing I've ever seen on cable.%0D %0D %0D That being said, no way these guys are straight. They will fuck anyone willing to pay.

by Anonymousreply 1104/10/2011


by Anonymousreply 1204/10/2011

Movie with Jimmy he has a hot scene with Brent corrigan.

by Anonymousreply 1304/10/2011

Jimmy Clabots doing Folsom Prison

by Anonymousreply 1504/10/2011

So is this show fiction or non fiction, given that an actor is involved. We never saw penetration, but it looked like he was fucking that chick. Would an actor come out as a gigolo on a tv program?

by Anonymousreply 1604/10/2011

The clients seem real but then again what teacher would go on a show and get fucked for the whole world to see. Ditto for the sqweaky voiced woman who works for a charity or something.%0D %0D The sex scenes were pretty hot (I like straight porn), but something is fishy.

by Anonymousreply 1704/10/2011

I don't believe the clients are real. But, who knows.

by Anonymousreply 1804/10/2011

No way is this show for real. The first woman/client said she was a teacher. A teacher for godssake! Does anyone actually think a teacher is going to allow herself to be filmed getting boned by a rentboy?! I'd love to meet the board of education that's cool with that.

by Anonymousreply 1904/10/2011

Jimmy's ad

by Anonymousreply 2004/10/2011

Watching it now on demand, and it's pretty cringe-worthy so far.%0D %0D I do like the full frontal at the beginning, but... after that, it was kind of meh.%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 2104/10/2011

Between this and "Hung" you'd think there were no male escorts who service men. Seriously, 100% of male whores engage in sex with men for money. Those who say they don't are lying. Who, exactly, is the audience for this nonsense? My bet: gay men who watch gay for pay pron. Speaking of which, that would be a more interesting look at this industry than this fiction.

by Anonymousreply 2204/10/2011

If you look at all the "cowboys" on the website, I don't think there's a single strand of hair between the neck and cock on any of them. Completely ridiculous denuding.

by Anonymousreply 2304/10/2011

Two of the guys totally had gay voice.%0D %0D There are several of them that, well, there's no way I would believe they've never had sex with men.%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 2404/10/2011

Why do straight male escorts usually say they're only open to women and couples. It seems like the implication is there that as long as the man is accompanied by his wife or girlfriend, he can partake. What's the difference between that and getting it on with a male alone?

by Anonymousreply 2504/10/2011

Yes, FAKE! I think it's probably half and half. The teacher - totally fake.%0D %0D The black married couple - real. Dat shit was NASTEE! Wooooweeee

by Anonymousreply 2604/11/2011

Despite the hype, the new reality TV show "Gigolos," premiering tonight on Showtime, apparently does not show women paying to have sex with men. According to Garren James, agent to three of the men on the show through his escort service Cowboys 4 Angels, not only did the female clients on the series not pay for their appointments, they were actually compensated for their participation in the show.%0D %0D That would mean "Gigolos'" stars were paid for their performances -- which included having sex with one another -- for entertainment. And that, of course, sounds a lot like porn.%0D %0D As a creative consultant, James was charged with recruiting women for the show and they were compensated in return. When I asked James how difficult it was to find the female clients, he replied with a deep laugh. His task "wasn't easy," he says, but eventually he was able to find 12 women who were game.%0D %0D "They were compensated," he said. "They definitely got compensated."%0D %0D When I asked Showtime's publicist Nicole Elice for "Gigolos" to confirm this, she said, "We don't know. Nobody can say for sure." That's because the show wasn't produced by Showtime but rather Long Pond Media.%0D %0D This certainly goes a long way toward addressing some of the confusion created by the show, which purports to follow the lives of four Las Vegas male prostitutes. The New York Times' Alessandra Stanley expressed incredulity over the whole premise: "Who in the world are these seemingly ordinary people -- nurses, teachers and I.T. workers -- who consent to have cameras record their sexual and legal deviances?" Well, they are "seemingly ordinary people" who are willing to "have cameras record their sexual and legal deviances" for the right price (James declined to specify how much but said it was a "small sum" for "their time") and, perhaps, for the fame. Which makes them just like your average reality TV star.%0D %0D Continue reading %0D That's not to say that there aren't women who pay to have sex with men, or even that these particular women haven't paid male escorts for their companionship. James claims that a number of the ladies who appear on the show had already "used the site" and were "happy with it." (And he stresses that business is "really, really good.") It's just, as is always the case with reality TV, the line between fiction and reality is a very blurry one.%0D %0D Update: I just got off the phone with Vin Armani, one of the escorts on the show, and he tells me that he knows nothing about the female clients on the show being compensated. "If someone gave them money to give us, I have no idea." Armani adds: "I can absolutely be sure there are some who were not compensated" -- because he personally convinced one of the clients to come on the show, and now she's his girlfriend. He's also seen another client who appears on the show a second time since filming stopped six months ago.%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 2704/11/2011

He's pretty and all, but I would not pay more than $25 an hour tops. His base makeup would get on the sheets, and a girl would have to do the wash before the hubby comes home.

by Anonymousreply 2804/11/2011

[quote]When you book a male companion from Cowboys For Angels, you are assured that you will be getting the best in the industry. I screen each and every one of my men very thoroughly to guarantee this.

I'll bet.

by Anonymousreply 2904/11/2011

Call them...they are cagey about it but Jimmy will do a single male client.

The agency talked around the issue but it can be worked out.

by Anonymousreply 3004/11/2011

They're using some of the cheapest hotels in Vegas, even that alleged high roller female. Fake and not very entertaining.

by Anonymousreply 3104/11/2011

It was entertaining. I thought the dudes were racist toward the (not very) black guy.

by Anonymousreply 3204/11/2011

I agree- they so much as said the black guy was a token. The one guy Nick with the hotribble spaghetti tatoo, I am sure will be doing porn in no time if he hasn't already. PS- didn't his client, "the teacher" look like Tori Spelling? Who ever had a teacher that looked like that anyway? Skanks.

by Anonymousreply 3304/11/2011

R20's link has former gay porn star Troy Halston listed on there. Those pics are photoshopped to hell and Troy Halston is 41 years old.

A few of his mugshots.


by Anonymousreply 3404/11/2011

Let's face it they are gay escorts and the show is reality fiction.

by Anonymousreply 3504/12/2011

Brace is damn too old to be doing this.

by Anonymousreply 3604/12/2011

Gangbang!%0D %0D Ugly old bleach-blond guy who looks so over-the-hill-gay, is quite the homophobe, isn't he?%0D

by Anonymousreply 3704/15/2011

How fake was it that that chick was supposedly going down on the new guy with gusto, and when she pulled her head away, you saw his completely limp cock flop for just a moment.%0D %0D Either she is really bad at giving head, or the guy is so gay he can't get it up with a woman going down on him. (even though there are other naked men in the room??)%0D %0D Seriously, that was just...weird.%0D

by Anonymousreply 3804/15/2011

if you go here

And look for "Christian" in South Florida, you'll see the Cooper that you haven't seen for a long time in Sean Cody.

by Anonymousreply 3904/15/2011

[quote]The black married couple - real. Dat shit was NASTEE! Wooooweeee%0D %0D more about this please.

by Anonymousreply 4004/15/2011

Brace is a total asshole.

by Anonymousreply 4104/15/2011

I find it hard to believe that Jimmy is escorting exclusively for str8 women,though. Something just doesn't feel right about it.

by Anonymousreply 4204/17/2011

Having personally fucked Barett from Dallas I can confirm at least one is a cock whore.

by Anonymousreply 4304/17/2011

[R43] Details, please. We need them to heat up DataLounge a little bit today.

by Anonymousreply 4404/17/2011

The one guy, Steven I think, with the son? He has had to have sex with men. Did you see the expression he made when he hung up on his ex? He even threw a limp wrist in there. Mary! I don't believe they are really fucking these women until I see a hard dick.

by Anonymousreply 4504/18/2011

r13's doesn't feature Brent Corrigan. It's a clip from Another Gay Sequel Aaron Michael Davies and Jimmy.

by Anonymousreply 4604/18/2011

r46 the scence is toward the middle of the movie, Brent is in bed wearing glasses.

by Anonymousreply 4704/18/2011

r47, you're wrong. Brent Corrigan plays the merman (mertwink or whatever) in the movie and has only (two?) scenes with Jonah Blechman. The guy wearing glasses is Aaron Michael Davis.

by Anonymousreply 4804/18/2011

God, right - that 'teacher' looked like a porn star. No teacher can afford $550/hour for sex. And no woman who looks like a porn star even has to pay for sex. What the hell kind of show is this supposed to be?

by Anonymousreply 4904/18/2011

And that guy took a condom off his limp dick when he was done. VERY limp dick.

by Anonymousreply 5004/18/2011

At least showing the fat chick needing to pay for sex seems pretty much real.

by Anonymousreply 5104/18/2011

I want to hire Dre and the other Black guys...

by Anonymousreply 5204/18/2011

As a fat chick, let me assure you that even WE don't have to pay for sex if we want it from a man. Women are another story; despite the stereotype that lesbians are all fat and hairy, my experience is that lesbians are usually not as keen on fat women as straight men are.

by Anonymousreply 5304/18/2011

My best friend is a sweet girl and would do anything for you, but she's 257 pounds and has lots of rolls.%0D %0D She gets prime, grade A, cock whenever she wants it. Yeah, many of the guys are wasted and she's the pussy of last resort, but she gets hers and plenty of it. %0D %0D Women can get laid, whenever they want it. Gigolos who service only women and who say they're making a good living are liars.

by Anonymousreply 5404/18/2011

The worst part of this show is these guys sharing their 'feelings' and crying. Whoever is responsible for this shit should be bounced out of Hollywood on his ass.

by Anonymousreply 5504/18/2011

There is NO way Stephen is straight. No fucking way. Those lips know cock.

by Anonymousreply 5604/19/2011

What in the motherfucking fuck are all the double posts in this thread?%0D %0D I was into this show until the obese fucking. It was so gratuitous, so out there, so disrespectful and gross to both parties. %0D %0D Repulsive. No more.

by Anonymousreply 5704/20/2011

No double posts here... might be time to warsh your cookies.

by Anonymousreply 5804/20/2011

Cock Cage??

by Anonymousreply 5904/24/2011

I don't get it -- these guys don't service these women who paid for it? I mean no foreplay, no oral (on her), just slam bam thank you ma'am?

If so, it's just another male fantasy. Next.

by Anonymousreply 6004/24/2011

What is also fake is the idea that these guys hang together every day as "family." Obviously a set-up to create some modicum of drama.

by Anonymousreply 6104/24/2011

actually it seemed to me that jimmy does oral (on her) juuuuust fine. guys are so much more delicious when they're down there;)and anyway, girls deserve some eyecandy on tv too so stop hating. girls can get it whenever they want, but they dont always get it HOW they want or need.

by Anonymousreply 6204/29/2011

i think its fake for one reason..the women they go and do their thing with actually let showtime video tape them doing it.i find it hard to believe that they agree to be naked on a national cable channel

by Anonymousreply 6305/07/2011

They're exhibitionist!

by Anonymousreply 6405/07/2011

Jimmy's "girlfriend" on the show is a pretty well-known pornstar. It's not mentioned and she supposedly breaks up because she can't handle his not being monogamous.%0D %0D This show is so weird - is it supposed reality or are these people told to "play" a role?%0D %0D This is REALLY contrived. Even for a reality show. I'm surprised how graphic Jimmy has been on this show. If he wanted an acting career this is KILLING it.

by Anonymousreply 6505/09/2011

Brace is an even bigger douchefart than The Situation.

OTOH, I wouldn't mind spending a little quality time with Vin.

by Anonymousreply 6605/09/2011

From what I understand, gigolos really were escorts rather than hookers. It wasn't considered respectable for a woman to go out on the town on her own or with girlfriends, so she'd hire a male companion for the evening. That's why gigolos were supposed to be good dancers, charming, pleasant and well-mannered as well as hot-looking. Obviously it would pay more if a gigolo could get a regular assignment as a rich woman's kept man, but sometimes the women really did just want to dance and drink and hang out, and then she would appreciate the fact that she could just tell him to go at the end of the evening and not worry about him making scenes or beating her up or all the other nasty things an unpaid boytoy might do.

by Anonymousreply 6705/09/2011

But then women discovered "walkers." Gay men who would take them out on dates for free. (As long as the women picked up the check).

by Anonymousreply 6805/09/2011

The whole show is a fake. The Daily Beast did a piece on it yesterday. "Brace" (aka HealthGuruMatt22 on YT) is not a veteran of the escort industry. He's a pipefitter from Lansing, MI who hawks supplements. So far it looks like he's the only straight guy. Jimmy, you know about, and according to a poster on Salon, Nick is a gay escort in West Hollywood.

There isn't a lot of info on Steven or Vin, but I am sure it will all come out eventually.

by Anonymousreply 6905/11/2011

Jimmy's so cute. He showed his penis in the most recent episode (Stephen's birthday).

by Anonymousreply 7005/14/2011

I remember reading an article about European women going to the Caribbean for "sexcations," i.e. in pursuit of big black Caribbean dick. Worked on both ends since there were a lot of big-dicked Caribbean men looking to make some cash.

According to the article, it's a pretty established business. This doesn't surprise me. Sort of a "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" type thing.

The article did amusingly remark that not all of the women found what they wanted. Yes, many were satisfied and had incredible sex. But, others, while certainly finding young men (as young as 17) with impressive equipment, some of those young men were not that good at sex and the women had to "suffer" through sessions of painful unartful banging.

by Anonymousreply 7105/14/2011

I like the Vegas shots. Makes me want to visit again.

by Anonymousreply 7205/14/2011

[quote]But, others, while certainly finding young men (as young as 17) with impressive equipment, some of those young men were not that good at sex and the women had to "suffer" through sessions of painful unartful banging.

Some women love to "educate" their untrained stallions in a Mrs. Robinson kind of way. Those women memorize the phrases they use for these type of lectures in order for their foreign students to understand what they are supposed to do.

by Anonymousreply 7305/14/2011

[quote]But, others, while certainly finding young men (as young as 17) with impressive equipment, some of those young men were not that good at sex and the women had to "suffer" through sessions of painful unartful banging.

I should have said "inartful" or "unskillful".

by Anonymousreply 7405/14/2011

"Mike" from Los Angeles is Jeremy Mulkey.

He's a fitness model and was once Mr. Wyoming - Cosmo Bachelor 2005.

by Anonymousreply 7505/14/2011

Jeremy Mulkey

by Anonymousreply 7605/14/2011

Try taping the ending credits, then running them slow and reading them. It discloses that, although nobody is paid for sex, their "clients" are actually paid an appearance fee to be on the show. It's still ridiculously dumb for a Midwest school teacher to fuck a guy on camera, but it at least explains one possible motivation.

by Anonymousreply 7705/14/2011

Here's Jimmy w/ his girlfriend.

by Anonymousreply 7805/15/2011

Is this going to be released on DVD? I want it. Jimmy's wenis is gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 7905/15/2011

Saw it once, and it was enough for me.

by Anonymousreply 8005/15/2011

Anyone on DL hooked up with Jimmy?

by Anonymousreply 8105/23/2011

I heard about this show and thought "Fake!" and then, months later, I watched the show and my Fake said, "Fake!" because only a "Fake!" would be so "Fake!" and my Fake is a big fan.

by Anonymousreply 8205/29/2011

I wonder if Brace is gay after seeing him refuse to participate in the gangbang. He seemed grossed-out in a pearl-clutching way.

by Anonymousreply 8305/29/2011

Only Vin seemed to possibly be straight.

by Anonymousreply 8405/29/2011

More Jimmy please. love his penis.

by Anonymousreply 8505/29/2011

Nick is an asshole with his homophobia. Is the previous poster sure Nick is a gay escort? Can you show me his pic on a gay site?

by Anonymousreply 8605/29/2011

They do the same kind of client compensation on HBO's Cathouse filmed at the Bunny Ranch.

by Anonymousreply 8705/29/2011

There is not a single thing "real" about this reality show %E2%80%93 including the claims that any of these man have served as heterosexual "escorts" prior to the show.

by Anonymousreply 8805/29/2011

Right R88. And you should out "heterosexual" in quotes too.

by Anonymousreply 8905/29/2011

[quote]It discloses that, although nobody is paid for sex, their "clients" are actually paid an appearance fee to be on the show. It's still ridiculously dumb for a Midwest school teacher to fuck a guy on camera, but it at least explains one possible motivation.

Even more ridiculously dumb that you believe that the woman was really a school teacher from the Midwest. At least one of the "clients" has already said it was fake and she considered it an acting gig.

by Anonymousreply 9005/30/2011

This "reality show" is totally scripted. the guys are ALL fume as paint, and the sex is soft-porn.

by Anonymousreply 9105/30/2011

Vin gives up his girlfriend to focus on his "career"??? Give me a break! Surgeon is a career; male whore is a well paying hobby.

by Anonymousreply 9205/30/2011

guys relax...I think it's so obvious that it's fake.

But who cares? Great eye candy (esp Jimmy) and the guys, while bad actors, really are emotionally scarred.

Nick is one hot mess (well, actually not so hot since he completely RUINED his body with that hideous tattoo) who is in the closet.

And the others are fucked up too.

Isn't that what "reality" show does for us, the masses? Gets us to understand that our lives are pretty normal compared to these fame whores.

Jimmy's cock in a cage? He's toast for any real acting.

I know some "Model Mayhem" models, and while they do "model" they can't get it in their head that they will never achieve stardom.

Not even with this show.

Watch these guys openly advertise for gay clients as soon as their 9 minutes of fame are over.

And then 5 years from now, bloated, drugged and disgusting.

by Anonymousreply 9305/30/2011

That "music/rap" crap was painful.%0D %0D %0D Steven is so gay. There is no way he's straight. %0D %0D Vin seems like the only really decent guy there.%0D %0D Nick is an asshole. Hot (except for the tatoo), but such a complete jerk.%0D %0D Jimmy seems more or less decent I guess.%0D %0D And Brace is just a complete mess, and the least likable of the bunch (and ugly too).%0D %0D

by Anonymousreply 9405/30/2011

Okay, I assumed it was fake in the same way the most reality shows are fake, but what I don't get is what is the upside? Reality shows don't pay that well and if they really are whores, now everyone will know that they're whores. Is it supposed to be a commercial for their business? Male escorts who only service women, have to have other jobs right? If not, they're doing guys also, right?

by Anonymousreply 9505/30/2011

Well, "Jimmy" was dancing in his underwear on the bar at the Abbey a couple of weeks ago.

He's also still doing background/extra work, so I'm guessing his "escorting" business is slumping.

by Anonymousreply 9605/30/2011

As noted elsewhere in this thread and in articles and reviews about this series, male escorts who only service women are more or less non-existent.

by Anonymousreply 9705/30/2011
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