After shooting for Playboy, Lindsay Lohan is offered $1 million for sex toy mold

Lindsay Lohan is one of the most overrated actresses of our time. The American public has long pretended that Lohan is hyper-talented to justify our voyeuristic obsession with her beauty and her hard-partying lifestyle. A generation of boys came of age hoping that as soon as she turned 18 and was legally allowed to be sexy, Lohan would appear nude in the name of art for a string of independent films. She did appear topless-ish in Machete and she did do an artsy nude shoot for New York Magazine, but she did not seem ready to fully embrace her sex symbol status until she agreed to play the 70s porn icon, Linda Lovelace, in the biopic, Inferno. Unfortunately she lost the role due to her constant legal problems.


With her acting career stalled at age 25, Lohan accepted Hugh Hefner's longstanding offer to pose for Playboy. Along with being fully nude, Lohan was draped in diamonds for the shoot. Considering that she is on probation for stealing a $2,500 necklace from a LA jewelry store, a sentry was on hand to keep an eye on the borrowed diamonds.


Taking a hint from Vivid's Steven Hirsch who offers tabloid queens millions to appear in sex tapes, the CEO of FleshLight, Steve Shubin, offered Lohan $1 million to make a sex toy mold. If she accepts, Lohan will join the ranks of porn stars like Jenna Haze, Lisa Ann and Jesse Jane.

As we've seen with other American sex symbols like Pamela Anderson, Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, and Kendra Wilkinson, having a sex tape "leaked" actually helps your career, provided you are already famous for being attractive, you are a woman, and you did not publicly sell the tape. While all of these women have also posed for Playboy, no mainstream sex symbol has yet to make a sex toy molded in her image. Saigon Kick's drummer Phil Varone is set to release a personalized dildo, but for a man such a move usually marks a last ditch effort to make a quick buck off of his fading celebrity status.


The question remains: would having her own sex toy be career suicide for a female sex symbol, or would it revitalize her brand like a leaked sex tape? Exactly how much of Lohan's sex appeal can she sell before losing her mainstream audience?


Lohan could pull a "Charlie Sheen" and embrace her bad girl image. After she is eventually dismissed as a hopeless lunatic, like Sheen, she could start to make her mainstream comeback by claiming that she was on drugs and going through a really rough time. Even more than a beautiful rising star, or a train-wreck of a celebrity, the American public loves a good comeback story, especially one that involves plenty of nudity.


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After shooting for Playboy, Lindsay Lohan is offered $1 million for sex toy mold

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After shooting for Playboy, Lindsay Lohan is offered $1 million for sex toy mold
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After completing a fully nude shoot for Playboy, Lindsay Lohan was offered $1 million from FleshLight to have a sex toy molded in her image. While Lohan will most likely ignore the offer, this proposition provokes some interesting questions regarding the ever-evolving nature of modern American sex symbols and the degree to which famous socialites can cash in on their sex appeal without losing their mainstream marketability.

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