Women are going crazy for “Magic Mike”, the new movie starring Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum, who play male strippers.
On Thursday night, HLN’s Dr. Drew and his guests, real-life performers in the industry, discussed how and why women react to sex and visual stimulation.
“The women are different because whenever they come to a show … they want to be entertained,” Taylor Cole, a male dancer, said. “It’s a little more to them.”
Chippendales dancer James Davis added, “What we've learned over the years is, for women, it's more about the fantasy and creating that fantasy … we create that for them and that seems to be what keeps them entertained.”
Dr. Drew then asked if they have ever been disturbed by the way they were treated on stage.
“I like the job,” Cole said. “I like how women are having a good time. They are screaming. At the end of the day, I choose to work there. I don't feel objectified or anything."
Davis continued, “I feel like the women are very respectful … I don't feel like like I'm groped or anything like that. They have a good time … I feel not objectified in that respect.”
Dr. Drew also inquired whether their profession has had an effect on their personal relationships … or even their ability to have a relationship.
Cole said, “For the most part, I've always had pretty decent relationships.”
Taylor then revealed that he’s had a girlfriend for two years. “It just takes the right kind of person," he said. "It just takes the [type of] person who understands what it is you do.”
Dr. Drew airs Monday through Thursday at 9 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Twitter @DrDrewHLN.