The story of Heidi Fleiss, known as "The Hollywood Madam", who was the daughter of a prominent Los Angeles doctor and eventually became a prostitute for a well-known Los Angeles madam. She took over her boss' operation and soon was raking in $300,000 a month by hiring only the most beautiful and highest-class hookers and catering to wealthy Hollywood types, European and American corporate executives and Arab sheiks. Her operation was broken up by Los Angeles police in 1993, and she eventually went to prison for income-tax evasion. Written by
29 March 2004 (USA)
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Going Down: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss
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Did You Know?
The real life Heidi Fleiss and Emmanuelle Vaugier (who played Lauren), were both romantically connected to Charlie Sheen. In fact he was a regular customer of Madame Fleiss' high class escorts before they started dating. Emmanuelle Vaugier met him on the set of "Two And A half Men", when she played his fiancee, Mia. See more
When Heidi is having sex with the rock star, after he comments about her "taste", she rolls over and the skin-colored cover on her "private" area is visible. See more
[commenting on her growing cocaine dependency
You're putting your whole life up your nose.
Oh, don't lay it off on drugs, Ivan. We don't have a word to say to each other anymore. We're like strangers. It's time for the big adios.
Heidi, why do you do this? I love you, I wanna help you, this is the truth.
You wouldn't know the truth if it climbed up your back and sodomized you.