Celebrities are now paying to have a masseuse physically bite them and we’re sitting here like what?

Video courtesy of Entertainment Tonight.

As an editor, I’m privy to the latest and greatest in skin care treatments, spa services and beauty products. So it’s a safe bet to say that I’ve pretty much seen or tried it all. I was around when the Vampire Facial became a trend and I watched as the internet blew up when bedazzling your vagina hit the scene. So I’m not really sure why I am so surprised with the news that celebrities are actually paying a masseuse to bite them.

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Celebrities like Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry have apparently paid between $150 and $250 an hour for a back biting massage from from Dorothy Stein. Dorothy, 49, is a masseuse who’s been working with celebrities since the early 1980s. According to Entertainment Tonight, she got her first big bite at 5 years old when she was massaging her mother who requested the bite. Since then, Dorothy goes by Dr Dot – a nickname given to her by musician Frank Zappa.

Photo via Entertainment Tonight

Photo via Entertainment Tonight

The benefits of biting someone’s back during a massage include:

  • stimulating better blood circulation
  • reduces stress
  • eases shoulder tension
  • relieves headaches

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