Dita Von Teese Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

11th November 2015

Fact: Model and burlesque star Dita Von Teese is to launch a signature lipstick with MAC Cosmetics. The new shade will be available at all MAC locations from 9 December (15). Von Teese previously worked with MAC bosses on their Viva Glam campaigns in 2006 and 2007.

25th July 2013

Tweet: "I Loved learning cursive! I pen a lot of thank you notes, so I'm disheartened by the idea of the art of writing on paper being defunct." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese enjoyed picking up a new writing technique.

18th July 2013

Quote: "I'm a pretty savvy eBay shopper. I learned early on that creating a glamorous space has very little to do with money. That's why I started collecting vintage in the first place, because I couldn't afford new furniture!" Burlesque star Dita Von Teese enjoys trawling the Internet for bargains.

17th July 2013

Tweet: "I collect antique or ethical taxidermy - meaning the animals died naturally. I think they're beautiful." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese loves her macabre hobby.

1st October 2012

Tweet: "Had a successfully debaucherous birthday weekend, complete with stitches in my foot from running wildly barefoot in a ball gown." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is nursing a foot injury after partying hard to celebrate her 40th birthday on Friday (28Sep12).

7th August 2012

Tweet: "So sad to hear that Anna Piaggi, one of my last icons of beauty & fashion has passed. She was the height of glamorous eccentricity." Dita Von Teese remembers Italian fashion icon and Manolo Blahnik's muse Anna Piaggi, who passed away on Tuesday (07Aug12).

30th June 2012

Tweet: "At a fancy dinner in the garden of Palais Royal... Couple above on a terrace having sex! Chic!" Burlesque star Dita Von Teese spots some horny lovers while having dinner in Paris, France.

15th June 2012

Quote: "I collect vintage negligees. I either sleep in one of those or I sleep nude." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on what she wears to bed.

12th June 2012

Quote: "Heather is who I am to my family and friends who have known me for more than 20 or 25 years. When I have a boyfriend, I want to be known as Heather." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on when she likes to be plain old Heather Renee Sweet.

16th August 2011

Tweet: "#HappyBirthdayMadonna Two decades later, and they still can't make a more stylish video or stage show than yours! All hail the Queen!!" Burlesque star Dita Von Teese sends her best wishes to Madonna as the Material Girl celebrates turning 53 on Tuesday (16Aug11).

9th May 2011

Fact: Burlesque star and Cointreau liquor spokesmodel Dita Von Teese has had a new signature cocktail named after her, the Cointreau MargaDita. The drink, a twist on the traditional margarita, is made with the orange-flavoured alcohol, rose syrup and a pinch of chipotle spice.

8th May 2011

Quote: "I don't have a team working with me, I do my own hair and make-up... I don't have a stylist, I get all my clothes myself." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese likes to dress and style herself.

13th January 2011

Fact: Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese is to play a shy teacher with a secret life as a stripper, called Rita Von Squeeze, in an upcoming episode of TV drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

16th December 2010

Tweet: "You were AMAZING! You inspire my marriage!!! Great show!!!" Katy Perry thanks burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese for helping to keep her relationship with husband Russell Brand raunchy.

3rd December 2010

Tweet: "Broken down vintage Jaguar! Good thing I brought my CSI script with me....Happily studying on the side of the road!" Dita Von Teese kept busy while she waited for assistance for her broken down car on Thursday (02Dec10).

2nd November 2010

Quote: "I just hope it is representative of what neo-burlesque is and people who see the movie aren't put off by it. I don't really go to the movie theatre often. I much prefer to see real-life burlesque shows and performances." Dita Von Teese has no plans to see Cher and Christina Aguilera's forthcoming film BURLESQUE.

6th August 2010

Fact: Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese has landed a new deal as the face of classic lingerie firm Secrets in Lace.

31st May 2010

Quote: "I saw her in a show and fell in love. If I was a lesbian, I would propose to her." Rapper Eve has a crush on burlesque star Dita Von Teese.

8th February 2010

Quote: "I refuse to go to the hair salon and have a $300 hair dye job - I do it myself at home with an $8 dye kit." Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese won't spend unnecessary money on her hair.

7th January 2010

Tweet: "Thinking about awesome '09 moments. Like when Prince played a show for me+10 guests, taking requests. I yelled 'HEAD!' And he gave it to me." Dita Von Teese loved 2009.

24th December 2009

Quote: "Get nesting - bake cookies and pies. Be spellbound by the ballet. The Nutcracker was a tale I loved as a child. And bask in the glow of a crackling log fire, complete with bearskin rug." Dita Von Teese offers up her tips for a merry Christmas.

4th November 2009

Quote: "The last time I properly cried was when I lost my dog recently. That was a real tear-jerker. I've got a new one now." Dita Von Teese bought a new pet to ease the pain of losing her beloved pooch GRETA.

25th October 2009

Quote: “I think I’ve become a little bit more careful in my selection now. I look for people that keep me calm and bring happiness and joy to my life instead of the opposite of that. I look for elegance combined with someone who has great sexual chemistry with me. It’s the good parts of the bad guy and the good parts of the good guy, too. I like all of it." Dita Von Teese, who counts shock rocker Marilyn Manson among her exes, is looking for a nice new man.

14th October 2009

Fact: Katy Perry and Dita Von Teese have sparked a run on stockings and suspenders in the U.K. - sales figures have soared since the pair was pictured wearing the sexy lingerie at Paris Fashion Week earlier this month (Oct09).

28th February 2009

Quote: "Hmm, a sexy sizzle to your look? Well high heels are probably the easiest thing, I would say. Instant glamour. Walking around in them naked, you don't need anything else really." Dita Von Teese dishes out fashion tips.

18th February 2009

Fact: Burlesque beauty Dita Von Teese's show at the Crazy Horse in Paris, France has been so well received, she's been booked for a second run of performances in March (09). The star will kick off another two week stint on 16 March.

9th February 2009

Quote: "I'm suddenly quite lecherous and it's fun. I absolutely adore good sex. Like anyone, I think about sex a lot and let's face it, in times like these it's one thing you can really enjoy because it doesn't cost a thing." Dita Von Teese finds other ways to keep herself entertained during the current recession

1st December 2008

Fact: Actors Ashley Judd and Ethan Hawke, and burlesque queen Dita Von Teese, are among a list of stars who have designed custom condom holders for LifeStyles Condoms. They will be auctioned off online to raise money for YouthAIDS beginning on Monday (01Dec08).

7th October 2008

Quote: "I wore stockings and garter belts, and he must have thought that this was just what girls wore, what girls did. I wonder sometimes how that's shaped him." Dita Von Teese ponders the effect her sexy lingerie had on her first boyfriend.

1st October 2008

Quote: "I love guys with good bodies and good looks. I'm a little bit lecherous." Marilyn Manson's ex-wife Dita Von Teese has traded in her love for gothic bad boys for hunks.

30th September 2008

Quote: "Ten years ago, you could have paid $20 for me to sit on your lap any night of the week." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on her days as a stripper and lap dancer.

24th September 2008

Quote: "I believe in chemistry and I believe in that with certain people I am quite wild and then with others I am maybe not so wild. I don't have a set of tricks I would cast on every man." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on dating.

24th September 2008

Quote: "I don't really care about how small my waistline is. I've never been into corset training. I have no desire to have the smallest waist in the world." Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese isn't competitive about her vital statistics.

6th September 2008

Quote: "I'm single and crush-less. Like Hugh Hefner in his blonde phase, I'm in my European passport-holding era; American men need not apply." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese is looking for love with a European man.

3rd September 2008

Quote: "I'm notorious for being organised and on time. It doesn't quite fit with the stripper image." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese has a geeky side.

3rd September 2008

Quote: "I tip my bikini waxer a lot. They work hard. Tip them double." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on her grooming regime.

2nd April 2008

Quote: "A beautiful Art Deco box with a condom in it. I’m a single girl." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese reveals what she keeps beside her bed.

2nd April 2008

Fact: Burlesque star Dita Von Teese has one bedroom in her Hollywood mansion dedicated to dresses, and another just for hats.

24th January 2008

Fact: SPICE GIRL Victoria Beckham joined burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese and supermodel Claudia Schiffer in the front row at Paris Fashion Week for the unveiling of designer Roland Mouret's new collection on Wednesday (23Jan08).

8th December 2007

Quote: "She's always polished and put together, and never vulgar... I love the risque photo shoots she's done with (husband) DAVID. They're willing to take chances." Burlesque pin-up Dita Von Teese on her pal VICTORIA BECKHAM.

24th November 2007

Fact: Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese spent Thanksgiving performing at the Erotica 2007 exhibition in London.

24th September 2007

Fact: Marilyn Manson's soon-to-be ex-wife Dita Von Teese will grace the cover of German heavy rock group ATROCITY's new album, WERK 80 II.

10th August 2007

Fact: Burlesque star Dita Von Teese left U.S. talk show host Carson Daly squirming in his seat as she seductively stripped off her stockings during an interview earlier this week (begs06Aug07). The 33-year-old handed him the hosiery as a souvenir at the end of his questions.

9th July 2007

Quote: "I shop like crazy on eBay. I remember buying a dress for $8 (GBP4) online, and a U.S. magazine ran a feature on 'How to get Dita's look for less.' They ended up picking a dress for $200 (GBP100)!'" Dita Von Teese reveals her talent for fooling fashion commentators.

28th June 2007

Quote: "I'm surprised by the number of women who appreciate my act. A lot of actresses tell me they like what I do - Sharon Stone, Demi Moore, Jennifer Lopez and Eva Mendes have all said they like my act." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese name-drops.

1st June 2007

Quote: "I felt a connection with the vampire mythology as the only thing you can kill a vampire with is its heart." Rocker Marilyn Manson on the break up of his marriage to Dita Von Teese.

23rd May 2007

Fact: Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese - the estranged wife of rocker Marilyn Manson - will put on an erotic performance around a nine foot (2.7 meter) lipstick at an AIDS fundraiser in the south of France tonight (23May07).

14th May 2007

Quote: "I know a lot of people are shocked by it and think I should be shocked but he has put every one of his girlfriends in his videos... I was in three videos. Rose MCGowan was in two videos." Dita Von Teese insists she isn't shocked by her estranged husband Marilyn Manson's new video, which opens with the rocker making love to his new girlfriend, actress Evan Rachel Wood.

6th April 2007

Quote: "We're in touch. We're still married. We're going through the (divorce) process, but we are not friends... But we don't hate each other or anything." Burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese on her divorce proceedings with estranged husband Marilyn Manson.

7th September 2006

Quote: "I've lost my luggage before and not had my makeup, and he's lost his luggage and not had his makeup - so it's great that we're always covered." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese finds travelling arrangements convenient with rocker husband MARILYN MANSON.

4th August 2006

Quote: "In Europe, some people call me Mr Dita Von Teese!" Shock rocker Marilyn Manson finds his wife, burlesque stripper DITA VON TEESE is becoming more famous than he is.

15th May 2006

Quote: "She has to do what I tell her, legally." Goth rocker Marilyn Manson on his favourite thing about married life with Dita Von Teese.

15th May 2006

Quote: "It's down to corsets and a lot of swimming." Rocker Marilyn Manson's wife Dita Von Teese reveals the secret to a 16-inch waist.

27th April 2006

Fact: Marilyn Manson's burlesque dancer wife Dita Von Teese wowed British royal SOPHIE, COUNTESS OF WESSEX with a saucy rendition of her celebrated fan dance at a charity ball last night (26APR06).

22nd February 2006

Fact: <p>Burlesque star Dita Von Teese wore a bright violet wedding gown designed by Vivienne Westwood, created from seventeen meters of Swiss silk when she married shock rocker Marilyn Manson in December (05). </p>

22nd February 2006

Fact: <p>Rocker Marilyn Manson's bride Dita Von Teese wore a wedding corset made-to-measure by MR PEARL - but the designer didn't make any panties to match the corset, so she went naked under her wedding gown. </p>

21st February 2006

Fact: <p>Guests at rocker Marilyn Manson's wedding to burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese in Ireland feasted on Dublin Bay prawns, wild Irish lobster and Angus beef. For dessert the couple served blackberry and absinthe sorbet. </p>

20th February 2006

Quote: <p>"We just like things about each other that other people would hate." Shock rocker Marilyn Manson on life with his new bride, burlesque star Dita Von Teese. </p>

17th January 2006

Quote: <p>"If I go out to a club, I wear a hat and gloves and maybe a corset, and people look at me because I'm not wearing a short Paris Hilton dress or a dress cut down to my navel." Burlesque star Dita Von Teese on her very proper off-stage image. </p>

17th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I can't stand wearing the same clothes all day. It makes me insane. I like to dress for the afternoon and for dinner." Marilyn Manson's new wife, burlesque star Dita Von Teese, enjoys her many wardrobe choices. </p>

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