In what might be referred to as “historic,” on Tuesday Republicans in Nevada picked a “star pimp” to run for a seat in the state legislature. The pimp, Dennis Hof, is the star of HBO’s reality series “Cathouse,” which focuses on his rewarding whorehouse business. It is to secure that business that Hof ran for workplace. And it’s Donald Trump he credits for his choice to run.
“It’s all since Donald Trump was the Christopher Columbus for me,” Hof told AP in a phone interview. “He discovered the way and I got on it.”
In his campaign, Hof has marketed himself as “The Trump of Parhump,” complete with his own Trump-imitating book, “ The Art of the Pimp.” Here’s the description of the book, which serves as a mini-bio of Hof:
Dennis Hof, proprietor of the world-famous Moonlite Bunny Cattle ranch whorehouse and the P.T. Barnum of prostitution, charts his path to fame and infamy, while giving homemade wisdom about sex, sales, cash, and how to live as the country’s most identifiable pimp. In The Art of the Pimp, Dennis Hof provides an amusing, informative, behind-the-scenes look at life as the proprietor of The Moonlight Bunny Cattle ranch, the world’s most famous legal brothel, and recounts his chaotic life as the king of America’s sex market. Hof, the star of HBO’s critically lauded series Cathouse, exposes the tricks of turning tricks, the tricks of his outrageous marketing stunts, and outrageous information of his relationships with porn stars, prostitutes, and politicians.It’s that person who
just defeated a three-term Republican legislator and will now take on against Democrat Lesia Romanov in November. Hof is preferred to win.His primary goal for running is the defense of his business, as AP highlights: Voters in November will choose on closing down whorehouses in at least among the 7 Nevada counties where they lawfully run. The question will be on the ballot in Lyon County, where Hof owns four brothels. Activists are likewise collecting signatures to attempt to get a procedure on the ballot in Nye County, where Hof owns two more brothels in the desert outside the city of Pahrump.Hof previously lost to incumbent James Oscarson when the brothel owner ran as
an Independent. Hof states he prepares to sell a few of his whorehouses in the future to better focus on his political career.While Hof isn’t really the very first brothel owner to be chosen to a political position in the state( Mustang Ranch owner Lance Gilman is a Storey County Commissioner ), he is the very first authorities pimp to be elected to the state legislature.