Stormy Daniels performs 'All Things Revealed' in DC
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Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels finally brought her striptease act to Washington, D.C., on Monday night, performing just minutes before President TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency MORE revealed his latest nomination to the Supreme Court.

Daniels, who is currently locked in multiple lawsuits with Trump and his former attorney, Michael Cohen, opened a two-night, four-show performance at the Cloakroom Gentlemen’s Club, which officially reopened this week after the building collapsed four years ago.

Daniels had originally been set to perform in Washington last month, but had canceled over a reported scheduling conflict.


Outside the Cloakroom, which sits on K Street just north of Chinatown and partway between the Capitol and the White House, several passersby stopped to take a photo of Daniels's flyer, one of only two visible signs advertising the show, where ticket prices began at $50.

The opening performance did not sell out, but two 12-person skyboxes running at $3,500 per show — not including advance service fees — both appeared bought out.

Shortly after 7:45 p.m., a dark gray Chevy Suburban pulled up in front of the club and a straight-haired Daniels exited, running toward the entrance while gripping the back of a large, gray-suited bodyguard.

Wearing black Nikes and a casual black and white striped racerback dress and carrying what appeared to be a Louis Vuitton bag, she answered no questions and kept her head down.

Inside, the roughly 120-person crowd was a mishmash of reporters, older lobbyist-types and 30-something professionals, with an equal smattering of men and women.

Four women circled the club with full body paint, one of whom included graffiti-like text of “Love Trumps Hate” written in neon pink, green and orange letters. She said it had taken an hour to be applied.

The night’s special cocktails were “the Melania,” a $20 watermelon and vodka concoction served in flutes with a lemon peel, and “the Trump,” described as an old fashioned made with cognac for $30.

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The Cloakroom advertised a 6 p.m. show, but Daniels didn’t appear onstage until shortly after 8:45 p.m.

She made her entrance dressed in a take on Marilyn Monroe’s famous outfit in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," complete with now-curled hair, hot pink gloves and a rhinestone-lined red bustier with a large silver bow across her chest and the back of a pink skirt.

Circling the club dancing to “Big Spender,” Daniels picked out patrons at random, throwing a white boa around them and pulling them close before climbing the elevated stage in the center of the room and performing a set of just under 15 minutes.

Her bodyguard hovered close at the edges of the stage as she kneeled and hugged guests — predominantly women — as they cheered and threw bills toward her.

Afterward, Daniels briefly posed for pictures with attendees and signed photos before rushing away to ready herself for the second show.

By 9:30 p.m., the club appeared to have nearly emptied, the spectacle over.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has been a mainstay in national headlines since January, when reports broke that Cohen paid her $130,000 as part of a nondisclosure agreement signed just weeks before the presidential election.

Daniels says the payment was hush money over an affair she had with President Trump more than a decade ago, and she's suing both to void the agreement and over claims of defamation against Trump and Cohen for their denials.

Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, disclosed in May that the president had repaid Cohen for the expense, despite earlier claims of not knowing about it.

Giuliani said on Sunday that the president "did not originally know" about the payment but at some point "found out and reimbursed him." 

Daniels launched her “Make America Horny Again” tour in January in South Carolina — days after news of the payment first surfaced — to capitalize on the headlines.

Her stop in D.C. bore a different, more refined title: “All Things Revealed.”

In comparison, Daniels’s Baltimore performance in April at Fantasies Nightclub and Sports Bar cost early-arriving guests only a $15 cover charge.