Today's "neo-burlesque" performers, like Dita Von Teese , Angie Pontani and others, cite Gypsy in near-reverent terms as a pioneer and inspiration. Rose, however, still chased after her dream, and still made June up to be a cute baby. On this th anniversary of her birth, you may wonder just what makes her legacy endure. Actress, author, playwright, vedette , dancer, entertainer.
It was sort of all over the place. Herself - Hostess. It's from "ecdysis," a word for the process of shedding one's own skin, snake-style.