The manager of a local strip club in the area around Fort Hood says Major Nidal Hasan frequented Starz strip club “at least three times in the last month.” The man referred to as a “devout Muslim,” and alleged to have killed 13 and wounded 38 at the Texas military base, is said to have spent 6 or 7 hours at the club the last time he visited – and bought lap dances.
Matthew Jones the manager of Starz, located about 3 miles from the base (thanks to Fox News for this story):
The last time he was here, I remember checking
his military ID at the door, and he paid his $15 cover and stayed for
six or seven hours,” Jones, 37, said.
According to Hasan’s family, “he had difficulty finding a wife who would wear a head scarf and would pray fives times a day.” According to one of the dancers, Hasan liked blondes. Not many of “those” willing to wear a headscarf.
Jennifer Jenner, who works at Starz using the
stage name Paige, said Hasan bought a lap dance from her two nights in
a row. She said he paid $50 for a dance lasting three songs in one of
the club’s private rooms on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30.
remembered his face because it was the first lap dance I [gave] to a
customer while working here,” she said. “When I saw his face [Friday]
on TV, I jumped out of bed, I knew it was him.”
31, said Hasan was dressed casually both nights he came to the club –
in jeans and a T-shirt the first night and then wearing a baseball cap
the next. She recalled that he arrived at about 6:30 p.m. and stayed
until 2 a.m. She said he brought in a six pack of light beer, took only
a few sips from one can and gave the rest to the strippers.
preferred the blondes,” said Jenner, whose hair was dyed blond at the
time. “He said he was a medic and that he was being deployed soon, but
mostly he wanted to ask us questions.”
Jenner said she asked Hasan why he liked coming
to Starz instead of another of the roughly half a dozen other clubs
nearby, all about an 8-minute drive from the Army base.
“I like it here because no one I work with is here,” she said Hasan replied.
is smaller than most of the other clubs, has only about 10 dancers and
caters to a louder crowd. Jenner said Army medics generally don’t hang
out at the club.
“He wasnt too loud like some
of our other customers, or sleazy. He didn’t try to take any of us home
and he was respectful,” she said. “I think he mostly came here to kill
some time and just relax. He stood out here because he was much more
reserved than our other customers.
can’t believe that he’s the one who killed all those people. You know,
he tipped every girl as she came off the stage after her dance. He was
a really good tipper.”
Did I mention that he liked to sit near the pole dancer? Do Muslims feel the need to ask for forgiveness? – just asking.
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