NY Governor Eliot Spitzer Resigns in Prostitution Sex Scandal … Kristen aka Ashley Alexandra Dupre & The Emperors Club


It was only a matter of time after the bombshell sex scandal was made public that NY Governor, now ex-Governor, Eliot Spitzer was caught linked to a prostitution ring resigned. Although it has been reported that his wife urged him to continue, the hand writing was on the wall … Eliot Spitzer must go.

However, the real question that needs to be reported on by the media is not the sex and the Jersey girl, Kristen, aka Ashley Alexandra Dupre that brought down a governor. The real question is just how often did Eliot Spitzer prosecute certain prostitution rings while protecting others that he frequented? What was his compensation for such preferential treatment? Thinks that is not an abuse of political power? A far greater crime than being a “John”.

Eliot Spitzer has reigned his office as Governor of New York citing personal Kristen2failings.

“From those to whom much is given, much is expected,” Mr. Spitzer said. “I have been given much: the love of my family, the faith and trust of the people of New York and the chance to lead this state. I am deeply sorry that I did not live up to what was expected of me.”

“Over the course of my public life, I have insisted — I believe correctly — that people regardless of their position or power take responsibility for their conduct,” he said. “I can and will ask no less of myself. For this reason, I am resigning from the office of governor.”

Eliot Spitzer’s resignation will be effective next Monday as he was caught it what only seems like the tip of the ice berg of his personal failings. Many experts predict that Spitzer’s resignation will not keep indictments from the former prosecutors door step.

It’s not this Kristen … Its this one. Meet Ashley Alexandra Dupre .. the call girl that brought Eliot Spitzer to his knees to resign.

Spitzer Call Girl Reportedly Identified

NEW YORK (AP) – The call girl at the center of the prostitution scandal that prompted Gov. Eliot Spitzer to resign in disgrace has been identified as a 22- year-old aspiring musician who struggled in a broken home as a child.
The New York Times reported that the real name of the woman—identified as “Kristen” in court papers alleging that Spitzer paid thousands of dollars for her services—is Ashley Alexandra Dupre.

Don D. Buchwald, a New York lawyer, confirmed to The Associated Press that he represents Dupre, but he wouldn’t comment further.


Meet 22 year old Ashley Alexandra Dupre and what $5500 an hour used to get people at the Emperors Club. Many more pics at The Smoking Gun.

A man who answered the phone at the home of the woman’s mother in New Jersey and identified himself as Dupre’s brother, Kyle, told the AP he did not know why Dupre would agree to be interviewed about the scandal.

“I’ve talked to my sister every five minutes since this happened, and I’m not going to comment on it,” he said. “She’s just trying to get through this.”

Dupre’s MySpace page provides a window into her life as she went from a broken home in New Jersey to a music career in the city.

“I have been alone. I have abused drugs. I have been broke and homeless. But, I survived, on my own. I am here, in NY because of my music,” she wrote.

From Ashley Alexandra Dupré:

In a series of telephone interviews on Tuesday night, she said she had slept very little over the past week, with all the stress of the case.

“I just don’t want to be thought of as a monster,” the woman said as she told the tiniest tidbits of her story.

Born Ashley Youmans but now known as Ashley Alexandra Dupré, she spoke softly and with good humor as she added with significant understatement: “This has been a very difficult time. It is complicated.” (NY Times)

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    60 Responses to “NY Governor Eliot Spitzer Resigns in Prostitution Sex Scandal … Kristen aka Ashley Alexandra Dupre & The Emperors Club”

    1. Miss-Underestimated on March 13th, 2008 7:30 am

      Kinda on the topic, but was Ashley AKA Kristen, paying income tax on the hooker money?

    2. columbo on March 13th, 2008 8:18 am

      hmmmmmm………wonder if she would $ell her story……..d’ya think?????? lol……

    3. keneter on March 13th, 2008 8:33 am

      Is she special!!?? She was said to have a personal account on a millionaire&celebs online service M e e t R i c h. c o m with her hot pictures and blogs there. Quite a few fans and hot guys are found in her circle there.

    4. misskatie on March 13th, 2008 8:54 am

      I dont see that she’s all that hot looking
      she probably had skills men liked..
      she will sell her story!!! COLUMBO!!!! its a money making opportunity..4her
      I wonder what her parents think..
      seeing their daughter’s face plastered all over the place..
      keneter is she special hmmm oviously someone liked what she did. thought it was special.. I think its a disgrace.. shes a high school drop out .. she could of exceled in other areas.
      she chose the .. mustang ranch… career,, although she wasnt at mustang ranch .. just a pun ok..

    5. Nut44x4 on March 13th, 2008 9:05 am

      :2saywhaa: My…..what big hands she has … :2thinky:

    6. Nut44x4 on March 13th, 2008 9:06 am

      Well that sucks… lol. I thought the smilies would show.

    7. Richard on March 13th, 2008 10:38 am

      So what comes next in this saga? Will Spitzer be prosecuted? One commentator made a good point: if the authorities go after Spitzer, and only Spitzer, while not looking into any other public officials involved, it would indeed seem like political bias is at work.

      (For those rich people who are using their own money on such dalliances, to heck with it. Anyone abusing public, or company, funds for this should indeed be prosecuted, and I hope we find out for certain whether Spitzer defrauded New York state taxpayers.)

      Also, to what penalties might Ms. Dupre be subject?

      Meanwhile, I hope against hope that the Hollywood talk-show types aren’t racing to show up at her door with offers of big money … not for her sexual favors, but for her story and to get her on their shows. And, of course, she’ll probably have an instant book ghost-written and will clean up there as well.

      Let’s just hope that our society can retain some sense of dignity and decency and not cater to the yuk-yuk-yuk crowd by giving her the fame that the common deserving people don’t get. We can always hope, anyway.

      Meanwhile, I still wonder how many others are trying to sweat this out. Maybe Spitzer is making the same threat as PvdScum did in Aruba … go after me, and I’ll bring you guys down too. If he doesn’t have anything on them, surely the managers of the call girls do.

    8. Miss-Underestimated on March 13th, 2008 11:13 am


      I am wondering the same. I was also wondering if this is the lesser of the crimes that Mr. Eliot committed to bargain away others.

      Anyone hear who the Chicago client is?

    9. brie on March 13th, 2008 11:45 am

      “Extra” has already offered her $100,000 for her story….why elaborate on this….why pay money for this…people like smut…22 yr old is a prostitute…does that make her famous…I think it needs to come out of headlines and no more publicity….she’s a hooker…do not encourage other young women to follow her path….Many young women have experienced divorced families but that doesn’t make them prostitutes….a weakly excuse for being a human being and doing the right thing…she is a whore and likes it…disgusting to me….As for Spitzer…your wife may shoot you and I wouldn’t blame her….emotional stress for her and her daughters….good riddins!!!!!!!

    10. Miss-Underestimated on March 13th, 2008 11:45 am

      Uh oh Ashley’s site is not working no more, kinda like her huh?

    11. brenda on March 13th, 2008 11:49 am

      Hope I’m not double-posting. Think I lost the first one, but honestly…this girl is beautiful. Nice hair, nice figure, cute face. In today’s world, that’s all the shallow men want! They are nothing more than animals grunting around for a sexual fix in so many cases..like the one we are posting about now!

    12. Carpe Noctem on March 13th, 2008 11:53 am

      I don’t think her music is what brought her
      to New York, bro. Either that or she is singing
      out of the wrong end.

      Long live the fantasy, girlfriend!

    13. brie on March 13th, 2008 12:22 pm

      I am sure the call girls have a great deal of information…..will they come forward…probably not…I think Spitzer has a long term relationship with Kristin and it has to be via tax dollars….Get Him….as far as is wife is concerned I have no respect for her standing by his side………….

    14. brenda on March 13th, 2008 12:24 pm

      Carpe…singing out the wrong end? Ok, you get an A for that.

    15. Richard on March 13th, 2008 12:27 pm

      I also find it interesting that, according to part of the article posted above, his wife urged him to stay in office. Other female posters here have alluded to the aphrodisiac aspect of power … could it be that she is not immune?

    16. yoyo muffintop on March 13th, 2008 12:47 pm

      He should have gone the John McCain route and found a horny lobbyist.

      when will they ever learn…

    17. SUPER DAVE on March 13th, 2008 12:54 pm

      spitzer’s wife is 100% better looking than the call girl.& does he always suck on lemons before his picture is taken? take a look at the mouth in every picture !
      i agree that the wife may not be immune in all of this. she had to know & maybe she had a boyfriend on the side too. surely she was tired of lemon mouth and was just there for the money.

    18. Miss-Underestimated on March 13th, 2008 1:02 pm

      Will it be another Clinton moment. I DID NOT HAVE UNPROTECTED SEX WITH THAT WOMAN?

    19. Scott on March 13th, 2008 1:18 pm

      All of you people on your proverbial soap-boxes. Get off of it.

      missunderestimated – i don’t think this girl will ever need to worry about working again. her single is as good as ANY POP song out there now and she will get paid for that. She will write a book and pose for Playboy for six or seven figures and at approx $2K a night, she’s probably done well for herself.

      It’s nice for people behind computer screens to call this girl a whore, slut, whatever, but the fact of the matter is, she’s an adult and she can do what she wants. Who are you people to cast stones and judgement against this girl? I’m sure all of you women on her disparing this girl, are NUNS and 100% innocent. This girl DID NOT ask to be put in the public spotlight, the moron GOV from NY did that. Part of it is jealousy too.

      So all of you people who claim to be doing “God’s” work, get down off the soap boxes…people should be trashing Spitzer, NOT this girl.

    20. misskatie on March 13th, 2008 1:30 pm


    21. misskatie on March 13th, 2008 1:31 pm


    22. misskatie on March 13th, 2008 1:32 pm

      The good thing is now we have
      but I know what you meant dear…

    23. misskatie on March 13th, 2008 1:35 pm

      #21 MISSKATIE
      #21 meant for scott’s comment

    24. brie on March 13th, 2008 1:56 pm

      There is no glory in what she has done….ever!!!!

    25. Miss-Underestimated on March 13th, 2008 2:01 pm

      19. Every devil has an advocate. Do you think Ashley is paying income tax on her illegal monies? I and millions others are squeezed blue out of our money to pay taxes and you know what Ashley or Kristen or what other prostitute of the day should pay too.

      This is larger than your sex for money and all your smoke blowing.

      This is about a man who is as criminal in a crime that he based his career on fighting.

      Tell me, with a congress that is as liberal as it gets, why have they not passed a law to make prostitution legal? The proponents for this man in Congress don’t have the balls to bring that up do they?

      Here is a fact, Ashley is a hooker and Eliot is a john.

    26. brie on March 13th, 2008 2:05 pm

      Don’t pay money to support the whore…how dumb is that….prosecute her…she may exchange information but she still is a whore….!!!!!

    27. Miss-Underestimated on March 13th, 2008 2:18 pm

      You quote Scott “This girl DID NOT ask to be put in the public spotlight, the moron GOV from NY did that. Part of it is jealousy too.”

      Are you implying that Ashley is stupid? She had no clue she was doing the Governor of NY? She had no idea that this would ever get out in the public?

    28. txchic on March 13th, 2008 2:43 pm

      i’m not going to judge ashley as i have no idea what drove her to this low.

      spitzer is a complete dog. to put himself in such a place where he could easily have been blackmailed is inexcusable. not to mention what he’s done to his family…

    29. brie on March 13th, 2008 3:00 pm

      She maybe didn’t want the public spotlight…but she well knew who Stitzer was…and she knew he had a wife and children….disgusting whore!!!!!

    30. brie on March 13th, 2008 3:27 pm

      Oh, come on ..she knew exactly what she was doing…she was aware of a wife and family..she a whore…a whore doesn’t care….get real people…Miss Understood says she had no idea it was the governor…..that’s a joke….!!!!!!! Pathetic belief!!!!

      The little whore has probably made millions selling her body….she is not all that pretty but maybe meets the calls of sexual satisfaction…….I regret the fact that the media wants to pursue the the acts of a prostitute

    31. Lotte Lenya on March 13th, 2008 3:47 pm

      Scott #19…

      “i don’t think this girl will ever need to worry about working again.”

      Oh I don’t think that’s true at all. She’ll probably make under $500,000 off her 15 minutes of fame with the bulk of that money coming from tabloid interviews and some odd-ball guest appearances on a few shows. Spitzer did her once maybe twice so there’s going to be no movie or book deal because she really has no story to tell that’s longer then a magazine article.

      “…and at approx $2K a night, she’s probably done well for herself.”

      According to reports, she was having trouble paying her rent so she either wasn’t making a good living in the sex business or she didn’t know how to save her money. Besides, whatever she was earning an hour, management took at least half of that.

      I don’t think there’s going to be a happy ending for this young girl. She’s going to piss through the money she earns from the tabloids and end up broke. She’ll spend it as fast as it comes in and when it’s gone all she’ll have left are a couple of designer purses, an expensive couch and a large flat screen tv…and she’ll be back to not being able to pay her rent.

      Only this time around she’s going to be worse off. First of all, She’s going to have a tough time figuring out a new career. Consider her retired from prostitution. She’s marked by the police. No escort agency would have her now. She’s going to have to deal with the the way society looks at her and treats her from now on. She’ll have a hard time trusting and forming meaningful relationships with men. Men are going to line up around the block waiting to take her on a date just to be able to say that they slept with “Spitzer’s hooker”. This kid’s going to have a pretty tough time for a VERY long time.

    32. allan on March 13th, 2008 3:53 pm

      I hear Taco will be defending Spitzer.

      Well I wish the rest of perverts in Washington would get caught too! Its a real shame we have to pay for their perverted lusts.

    33. Mike on March 13th, 2008 4:08 pm




      I am sorry but IMO the girl is not that attractive. I mean, I would not kick her out of bed but my gosh, if that is what you get for $5,000 an hour what do you get for the $250.00 an hour rate? I guess it would be somebody along the lines of Anita Vanderslut. UGH!!!!

    34. Dar on March 13th, 2008 4:16 pm

      Although I do NOT condon prostitution it has been around since the beginning of time. Supply and demand have changed thru the centuries but it is a part and parcel of every society on the planet.

      We can get into the moral’s and the judgement’s I don’t want to…I accept this as a part of life maybe in its own way it has kept a few woman from being raped…I am just sayin.

      What I find interesting is the timing of this expose and how this will affect Hilary’s bid for office as he was a very strong Clinton supporter…folk we may have another 4 years of Republicians running this country farther into debt and enviromental disaster…..food for thought!!!

    35. misskatie on March 13th, 2008 4:34 pm

      taco joe defending her omg

    36. txchic on March 13th, 2008 5:10 pm

      having to listen to this sex story non-stop on the news channels reminds me of all the clinton stories we were subjected to.

      god forbid, if billary wins the election i’ll have to sell my t.v.’s & cut the cable in order to have an escape from hearing of bill’s escapades. i can live without the history repeat.

    37. brie on March 13th, 2008 5:31 pm

      Defend what… a prostitute…she’s a pig…!!!!!!

    38. Richard on March 13th, 2008 7:02 pm

      The issue isn’t really that a man had a tryst (if you want to call it that) with a prostitute … there’s nothing new about such things … but that the man in question had the reputation of being a holier-than-thou type, and in addition was an elected official to the top position that New York state has to offer.

      Apparently he was also a potential contender for the presidency.

      He lied to his family, which is a private character failing. (Though it has ramifications beyond that.)

      He lied to his constituents, which is a public failing.

      If there were nothing shameful about it, why didn’t he take out ads in The Wall Street Journal?

      Sex isn’t the issue. Dishonesty and character failings are.

      Not to mention the sheer stupidity of putting himself in the position of being blackmailed … and we don’t yet know the whole story.

      However, one thing is true … though HE may have reduced himself to the level of pond scum, that doesn’t make HER a noble or wronged character.

      She was in it for the money.

      Let’s hope that society doesn’t give her any more.
      She’s had her 15 minutes of fame; let her be forgotten. Don’t put her on the TV shows.

    39. vinylsiding on March 13th, 2008 7:41 pm

      Wow she is very attractive. However, for that price tag, she would have to do more than her day job, thats for sure.

    40. MY THOUGH on March 13th, 2008 8:38 pm

      lol brie
      you pull no punchs
      you tell it like it is
      well whore .. prostitute .. call girl.. hoochie mama
      its all bad.. I dont feel bad for her
      shes getting everything she asked for by putting herself in that position with new yorks govenator..

    41. MY THOUGH on March 13th, 2008 8:40 pm

      lmao your killing me… but so true

    42. always 1 on March 13th, 2008 9:05 pm

      hoochie mama,,,,,,oh my gosh….My thought thats a hoot….I think people like that deserve each other….too bad the family has to suffer for it

    43. always 1 on March 13th, 2008 9:16 pm

      see the letter from S croes on the Aruba Strike letter below…….

    44. murph on March 13th, 2008 9:29 pm

      News has reported that playboy,penthouse,husler are all trying to contact her and there is a movie deal waiting that will make her millions. I guess she is going to make out OK.

    45. maryd on March 13th, 2008 10:17 pm

      Any woman who can lay down with a multitude of sleezy strangers everyday with Lord knows what diseases or intentions is not “OK”, no matter how much money she can earn. I doubt if the millions she might make now will make her any happier or healthier unless she gets some serious help. She’ll probably wind up like Britney. You can’t buy self esteem or respect. JMO

    46. Lotte Lenya on March 13th, 2008 10:43 pm

      You think she’s going to make millions? Name one woman, prostitute or not, involved with a politician or celeb that made a million when the affair was discovered.

    47. brie on March 14th, 2008 12:44 am

      Stand by his side….yes, in most cases but not this one…isn’t anything sacred anymore…he violated the commitment of marriage….Slida doesn’t have my respect…dollars are involved…what a pathetic outcome of a public figure…Sorry, but when your ass is grass there are lawn mowers!!!!!

    48. brie on March 14th, 2008 1:21 am

      Sex…is the issue, which relates to dishonesty and character failings…a man that cannot be trusted…violated his rights as a human being and his commitment to his wife…what about his children….now they suffer….I hope we don’t exploit this…she’s a whore….do we give her more money for the story….bury it!!!!

    49. Minky from CH on March 14th, 2008 3:41 am

      This case is not about Kristen and not about if she is ugly or beautyfull, short or tall, fat or skinny, long or short hair, brown or blond etc.
      I don’t think that’s the question, tastes are different anyway.

      This case is about Spitzer!
      The Governor of NY!
      A Hypocryt!

      It’s all about power and money.

      HE went out “shopping”, HE contacted the Service, HE paid the asked price, HE ordered the “home delivery”, HE betrayed the people, HE cheated on his wife, HE destroyed his career, family, reputation etc.
      HE is responsable for what he is doing.
      Nobody else to blame.

      Kristen? nobody knew her…could have been any girl or name…

      Where there is a seller, there is a buyer.
      Nobody came to his house, ringing his door bell…
      HE went out and made the deal himself.

      In such a case, I personally would be ashamed as a wife/woman and rather evaporate, than standing by ‘my not man’ in public.

      As I said… it’s all about power and money.

      He got cought with his own rope.

    50. brie on March 14th, 2008 6:42 am

      Did you notice the hand sign….same as Joran and all of his pimp friends….!!!!!

      If we exploit this, it only shows how desperate the media is for news. She is a whore….plain and simple…puuuuuuuuuu!

    51. katablog on March 14th, 2008 7:44 am

      #46 she is already making big money. Apparently she is now selling the song that was on her web site and has put up another. And yes, Penthouse is said to be interested. She is also offering interviews for $1,000 a pop – which probably will also go up.

      At first, I felt sorry for her because yesterday’s news seemed to scrutinize her more than client #9. But now that I hear she is capitalizing on the notoriety, I’m hoping they charge both her and client #9 for illegal prostitution. Of course there’s a problem proving what happened in the room.

      I’m amazed that the web site got away with what they did for so long. You look at the pictures they displayed of the girls and you know instantly that they aren’t selling just “companionship”.

      #33 Mike: You darn well better reconsider not kicking her out of bed since you don’t know where or who she has been with. Yuck. It would be like having sex with half of NYC.

    52. murph on March 14th, 2008 7:44 am

      To Lotte #46-I am not concerned about how much money she makes, but it is reported that million dollar contracts are waiting for her! I do not agree that this is right, but this is what our society has come to. If she accepts the money from penthouse, playboy or larry flynt’s husler magazine and writes a tell all book about the NY Gov. and other famous “SUGAR DADDIES” it seems she will make quite a sum of money. She is a “HOT” commodity at the moment but that will soon be “Gone with the Wind”. Scarlet did OK to!

    53. Miss-Underestimated on March 14th, 2008 2:04 pm
    54. Allan on March 14th, 2008 4:05 pm

      Nobody has yet mentioned the perversion of getting a call girl that would be his daughters age.

    55. tuyvnsurvivor on March 14th, 2008 7:43 pm

      Ashley is beautifull. She was doing wrong, as much as anything by blocking her own path toward self respect. If I am wrong per what is required for her individually, then it seems success is hers instantly and perhaps briefly.

      Those concerned of her paying taxes on her illegal activity? Wonder how many billions go unpaid in the corrupt underground of tipping…tipping anything and everything, and excused by such an abundance of modern society. Sure, it is supposed to be reported as income?

    56. yoyo muffintop on March 14th, 2008 7:58 pm

      tuyvnsurvivor – it’s been a while.
      Good to see ya!

    57. Miss-Underestimated on March 15th, 2008 8:21 pm

      55. And they should pay as well, I doubt that many are tipped $3500.00 for two hours work, though

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