… in other strip club news
Lawyers for the dancers at Kings Inn in Dartmouth, MA say the women were denied minimum wage and other labor protections, even though they earned up to $900 per night. The dancers were employees of the club, but were incorrectly classified as contractors. A lawyer for the club said the dancers were independent contractors who paid fees to use the club, a common practice in the industry. The owner plans to fight the suit in court.
Cedric Benson #32 of the Green Bay Packers has taken up a second job as a DJ, sometimes performing at a Austin strip club called Yellow Rose, while on injured reserve. The running back goes by DJ World Peace, and has also performed at The Madison nightclub in Austin.
*Albuquerque Police arrests man in strip club shooting*
The APD Gang Unit took Robert Alexander, 36, a documented gang associate and fugitive felon was taken into custody following an undercover investigation into the shooting. Alexander is a convicted felon who is not legally permitted to carry a firearm and booked on charges in connection with the shooting as well as a felony warrant out of Arkansas.
On the night of the shooting, a fight broke out between several subjects at the Fantasy World Nightclub. Security escorted Alexander out of the club; Alexander retrieved a handgun and opened fire outside of the business, shooting a bystander in the back. The victim who was shot is said to be okay and is recovering from the injury.
He reportedly moved to Albuquerque only a few weeks prior to the shooting at the nightclub.
*Strip club goes up in flames in Fayetteville*
The Fayetteville Fire Department responded to a fire at the Upscales Gentlemen’s Club. Arriving units found flames coming from the front and the roof of the building.
*Woman shot at North Toledo strip club*
Lauretha Caldwell, whose age was not immediately available, was shot at Remy’s Gentlemen’s Club. The victim was leaving the club in a vehicle when someone shot into the car and struck the victim buttocks. No arrests have been made.
*Security guard shot outside north Charlotte strip club*
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting outside a north Charlotte strip club. A security guard was shot during a drive by shooting at a strip club. His condition is unknown at this time. Police are still looking for the shooter.
*Man Held on $2.5 Million Bond for Strip Club Incident*
Suren Aramyan, 44 is being held in the Mahoning County Jail on $2.5 million bond after an incident at an Austintown strip club in which investigators said he crashed his semi-truck into the building and tried to kill 21 people.
*Wiz Khalifa takes over Strip club for O.N.I.F.C. Listening Party*
The party-goers listen to Wiz’s new album in a concrete jungle theme. They got a chance to watch as exotic dancers dressed as zebras and tigers gyrated to the music.
In a state of happy delirium, he described the album as fun and energetic in its entirety, inspired by some old school artists in format and style.
“Some of these tracks are not even about the lyrics,” said Wiz. “They’re about the music. The music is the biggest thing on this album.”
O.N.I.F.C. is due December 4 featuring the singles “Work Hard, Play Hard” plus appearances from Pharrell, Cam’ron, 2 Chainz, Akon, and Juicy J.