Former N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer thought Ashley Dupre was hot enough to fork over $4,300/hour and a career in politics for. We'll soon get a chance to see why.

Now that Ashley Dupre dropped her lawsuit (for $10 million) against Joe Francis and Girls Gone Wild, the sleazy entrepreneur says he's now got him "the green light" to release her crazy skin show from Spring Break 2003.

Posted in: Joe Francis

Ashley Alexandra Dupre, the highly overpaid hooker at the center of the call girl scandal that forced the resignation of New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, has officially withdrawn her $10 million lawsuit against Joe Francis.

The suit, originally filed in April, claimed that Ashley Dupre's name and image had been exploited for profit by the Girls Gone Wild founder.

Posted in: Joe Francis

Lawyers for Girls Gone Wild sleazebag Joe Francis have subpoenaed Ashley Alexandra Dupre, a.k.a. Eliot Spitzer's hooker, to testify under oath, on video, about her shady and sordid dealings with a prostitution ring.

Following her rise to fame as Spitzer's call girl du jour, Dupre filed a $10 million suit against Francis after GGW offered her $1 million - and then rescinded the deal after they found video of her in their vaults.

Posted in: Joe Francis

Is Audrina Patridge ready to go wild - Ashley Dupre syle?

It doesn't look like it. Even though her modeling past includes racy nude pictures, it appears even a big money offer from Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis to model for his company isn't enough to entice The Hills star.

Posted in: Joe Francis

That took a whole 12 hours.

She may be engaged, but The Bachelor winner Shayne Lamas â€" who got a ring last night â€" isn't saving everything for future hubby Matt Grant.

Posted in: The Bachelor

Earlier this year, Joe Francis offered Ashley Alexandra Dupre $1 million to appear in his soft-porn films  after she was unmasked as Kristen, a hooker frequented by New York Gov. Spitzer, who resigned in disgrace.

Now, in a (Girls Gone) Wild twist, Joe Francis is offering Ashley Dupre $1 million again - this time to drop a $10 million lawsuit against him.

Posted in: Joe Francis

Thanks, as always, to People magazine for this great collection from the week in celebrity quotes. Here are some highlights ...

"He's really big." - Kimora Lee Simmons, on boyfriend Djimon Hounsou's Hong Kong billboard

Posted in: Britney Spears

Ashley Dupre, a.k.a. Spitzer Girl, went crazy in Florida for "Girls Gone Wild," as we reported earlier (and as Joe Francis was willing to pay $1M for her to do, before realizing he already had mucho archive footage of her).

That's funny enough, but it gets weirder (and skeevier). Ashley may have been underage when she was filmed naked on the "Girls Gone Wild" bus.

Posted in: Joe Francis

The seedy Joe Francis' empire, Girls Gone Wild, has made an offer to the most famous prostitute in America, 22-year-old Ashley Alexandra Dupre.

The hooker caught in the middle of the prostitution ring busted by the government that brought down New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has become a smash Internet sensation - and received a $1 million offer from Girls Gone Wild.

Posted in: Joe Francis

Joe Francis Biography

Joe Francis Mug Shot Girls Gone Wild creator likes to see girls going wild. Now, though, Joe Francis is stuck in jail and going wild in the bad sense. More »
Full Name
Joe Francis

Joe Francis Quotes

It is incomprehensible that Ms. Dupré could claim she did not give her consent to be filmed by Girls Gone Wild, when in fact we have videotape of her giving consent, while showing her identification.

Joe Francis [on Ashley Dupre lawsuit]

Shayne has a genuine ‘girl next door’ quality. But she also happens to be very hot.

Joe Francis [on Shayne Lamas]