Home > News > Mary Carey Faces Judge Over Strip Club Violation • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Mary Carey Faces Judge Over Strip Club Violation

Mary Carey Faces Judge Over Strip Club Violation
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift revolutionize adult entertainment?
Yes
  53.23%
No
  46.77%
Out of 124 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
XBIZ Miami - June 1-4
Sep 11, 2005 6:00 AM PST    Text size: 
LOS ANGELES – On the heels of a strip club violation that landed Kick Ass Pictures contract star Mary Carey in the legal hot seat, the adult actress and occasional exotic dancer faced a judge Friday in Lakewood, Wash., on two misdemeanor charges.

After being arrested by undercover Lakewood police in April for violating a city strip club ordinance that forbids dancers from touching themselves, Carey, born Mary Ellen Cook, was given a reprieve to “behave for one year” or face jail time of up to a year and seven months.

Carey also was fined $300.

Carey reportedly thanked the judge for the chance to behave for a year, but after reflecting on what jail time might be like, she said, “I don't think I could survive that." Carey expressed additional concern that time spent in jail would have catastrophic effects on her hair and nails.

After her court appearance, Carey told reporters she felt that exotic dancers should be allowed to touch themselves during their performances, and that she might consider moving to Washington State to run for governor and change the law.

Carey is no stranger to running for political office. In 2003, she was a gubernatorial candidate for governor of California alongside fellow candidates Gary Coleman and Larry Flynt. She was the first porn star to campaign for higher office.

Among Carey’s many political promises was to tax breast implants, which she said would bring in millions of dollars in tax revenue into the California economy.

Other Carey political ambitions included attending a private dinner in July at the White House, accompanied by Kick Ass Pictures President Mark Kulkis. Kulkis serves as an honorary chairman on the National Republican Congressional Committee’s Business Advisory Council.

“We thought it would be good to remind President Bush and other Republicans that the we are businesspeople too,” Kulkis told XBiz. “You won’t find a group of people more pro-business than pornographers. We contributed more than $10 billion to the national economy last year.”

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

QUICKBITE FEATURES

Honoring an Icon: XR Brands Celebrates Gay Erotica Pioneer

Long before the growth of the gay adult film industry in the 1970s and 1980s — long before the abundance of gay adult websites that emerged in the 1990s and 2000s — there was the late Touko... More »

Q&A With Fiona Patten: Victory for the Sex Party

With a name like “The Australian Sex Party” it stands to reason that such a political organization would grab attention, raise eyebrows and in some cases be the target of scorn and criticism... More »

Mission Man: Trenton Ducati Steps Outside the Industry to Answer a Bigger Calling

When Trenton Ducati performed in the film “Addict,” it was an emotional ride that had the star philosophical — an odd feeling he wasn’t accustomed to while on set. But the experience... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

International Lingerie Show

Mar 30 - Apr 01
Las Vegas, Nevada

Bizpowa.com's Feel Like Home

Apr 11 - Apr 11
Paris, France

Eurowebtainment

May 20 - May 23
Majorca,Spain

XBIZ Miami

Jun 01 - Jun 04
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!