Rachel Uchitel, who slept with Tiger Woods,
made more than $500,000 a year as a VIP host.
How do famous men find women to cheat with? They turn to women like Rachel Uchitel and the secretive culture of the bottle girls. This long article from Lisa Taddeo at New Yorker magazine illuminates the world of the halfway-hooker.
Men like to hunt, and there is no need to hunt a prostitute. Men like to cheat without strings, and you can’t stop a civilian from falling in love. But Woods found a way to enjoy the best of both worlds in one type of woman, a Venn diagram of sexual satisfaction. Most of his mistresses lived in a nebulous in-between world. Not prostitutes, no, but just about halfway there. As surely as he has changed the game of golf, so too has Woods exposed the grazing ground of the halfway-hooker, and her natural habitat, the nightclub.
Rachel Uchitel Is Not a Madam – And the bottle girls who work at clubs are not prostitutes. As Tiger Woods’s very public escapades through the 21st-century courtesan economy suggest, it’s all much more complicated than that. New York Magazine>>