Meet Jacqueline Frances, also known as Jacq the Stripper. Frances was hired by “Hustlers” writer and director Lorene Scafaria as their on-set, “comfort consultant.” Why? Because, according to Frances, “the representation of sex workers in mainstream media is trash.”
STX brought on Frances as a resource for both the actors and producers to combat what she says is a longstanding toxicity in our culture. Here’s what she taught Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo and Constance Wu about the realities of working as a stripper. Read the full interview here.