Attention hot twenty-year-old strippers: Have you ever wondered what it'd be like to date a famous Houston doctor? Namely, one who pledges to treat you "like family"? Well, according to one gal we spoke with, it's quite the gig.
Our peek into the dating life of former hand surgeon/man-about-town-now-that-his-GPS-ankle-bracelet-is-off Michael Brown came when someone sent us a pic of the doc and ex-gal pal Ashley Brouillette, posted on tabloid site thedirty.com.
Brouillette, better known as Stacy Shey, strips at clubs around the country, and, until recently, starred on an eponymous site where subscribers could watch her pleasure herself with various fingers and objects. (The site appears to be defunct, but if you Google her, you can find a bounty of porntastic goodness.)
Brouillette told us she dated Brown from December 2010 to August 2011, and met him through a fellow dancer at Treasures. She says the good doctor paid her a $15,000 monthly stipend in exchange for not stripping during their time together, also forking out $25,000 for some cosmetic dentistry. She says Brown never went to Treasures himself, but instead dispatched a faithful manservant to procure talent. (Brouillette says Brown took care of three other strippers in the same fashion at the same time, thus paying $60,000 a month for female company.)
She says Brown was never abusive and never acted strange, and that the relationship was more than just physical.
"He would tell me he loved me," she says.
As for his past relationships, Brouillette says, Brown claimed that former wife Darlina tried to shoot him, and he characterized estranged wife Rachel as a "crackhead whore that cheated on him....He made it seem like he was innocent in everything."
Additionally, Brouillette says, "He made it out to where he said they [Rachel and Darlina] were crazy." And really, if you can't trust a guy who loses his medical license and drops five figures a month on strippers, who can you trust? (Brown and his attorneys have a long-standing no-comment policy when it comes to the Houston Press -- go figure -- so they were not contacted for this story.)
The couple spent time at suites at the Four Seasons and Hotel ZaZa, as well as his Normangee ranch, according to Brouillette. She also says Brown took her to Miami and Atlanta. But then, last August, the tryst ended abruptly and without explanation, she says.
To put this in context, this May-December romance would have blossomed four months after he was charged with assaulting Rachel Brown -- a charge for which he was acquitted in September 2011.
Oddly, defense attorney Dick DeGuerin accused Rachel Brown during that trial of outlandish expenses. That said, we can't fault Brown, as $60K/month for the company of barely-out-of-teens-T-and-A seems to be the market rate.
In other news, a woman has sued Brown, claiming he knowingly gave her anal and vaginal herpes.