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Why Celebrities Pay $200 An Hour For This Woman To Bite Them

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Why Celebrities Pay $200 An Hour For This Woman To BITE Them

If you give 48 year-old Dorothy Stein the appropriate amount of money, she will bite you.

This is not, gentle friends, because you have enraged her. 

This is because Stein (or as Frank Zappa christened her, Doctor Dot) is a deep tissue masseuse to the stars, and her trademark is chomping down on your sexy tender flesh.

Yup. For just $200 an hour, you can try not to cry whilst a woman you don't know bites you. Sexy! Very kinky.

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Up until the late 1980s, Dot was doing this for free.


A post shared by Dr. Dot (@drdots) on Jan 28, 2020 at 10:46pm PST

She was a passionate lover of music and musicians and was happy to offer up her services gratis.

Which, frankly, makes sense when your massage includes the risky move of biting the hell out of someone who doubtlessly has a squad of burly gentleman paid to fling would-be attackers from the room at a mere raised eyebrow. 

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But that changed as her acclaim rose, and Dot started to charge: yay for women in business! 

Plenty of celebrity musicians have paid for the privilege. 

I was skeptical (I mean, I still sort of am) until I saw that David Bowie used to get treatments from Doctor Dot. 

But I worship Bowie, and if it was good enough for him...

No strike that, Bowie made some questionable choices in his life and I'm going to go ahead and call this one of them.

Here's why.

Pop quiz, hot shot: which is dirtier, a human mouth or a toilet seat?



A post shared by Dr. Dot (@drdots) on Oct 19, 2019 at 9:59pm PDT

Yeah, your mouth contains up to 3.2 million different types of bacteria. A toilet seat? Just 295.

That's not simply splitting hairs, that's a huge difference. 

While Doctor Dot claims that her technique was taught to her by her mother, and while folks like Kanye West swear by her bite, if she were to break the skin she could five a celebrity client an infection.

Maybe there's a way of spinning that into a luxury treatment, too. 

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Like,"shit your brains out from the infected bite wound I will bestow upon you and you'll love SO thin for Oscar season."

Admittedly, the Rolling Stones and Katy Perry and even Mariah Carey (who opted out of the bite part of the treatment) seem to adore Doctor Dot. 


A post shared by Dr. Dot (@drdots) on Sep 20, 2019 at 6:18am PDT

But I think if I were drowning in money, I'd settle for the less weird of the weird massages, like hire someone to walk on my back maybe. 

Would you ever try this?

Rebecca Jane Stokes is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York with her cat, Batman. For more of her work, check out her Tumblr.

Editor's Note: This article was originally posted on July 26, 2016 and was updated with the latest information.