Ex-Sugar Baby Cashes in on Endorsement Deal After Weiner Sexting Scandal

You may recall the name Syd­ney Leathers, the 23-year-old woman who revealed that she had had sex­u­ally explicit con­ver­sa­tions via text mes­sage with 49-year-old failed may­oral can­di­date, Anthony Weiner.

While Weiner’s polit­i­cal career took a sharp nose­dive, Leathers cashed in on her sugar daddy scan­dal by star­ring in her own porn movie, and mak­ing appear­ances at strip clubs and top­less bars. Her reg­u­lar inter­views bash­ing Weiner and his behav­ior made her some­thing of a celebrity, and she’s found a way to make even more money off of being a cer­ti­fied sugar baby.

Leathers has just signed a new endorse­ment deal and is now the new face of a pop­u­lar sugar daddy dat­ing site that caters to peo­ple who are look­ing for these types of rela­tion­ships. Accord­ing to rep­re­sen­ta­tives for the site, Leathers is a per­fect fit for the job because she “per­son­i­fies [their] female clientele—upwardly mobile aspi­ra­tional young women who don’t believe there’s only one road to suc­cess.” In other words, Leathers has mas­tered the art of using a cell phone and a sugar daddy to make a buck or two.

Leathers’ cov­eted posi­tion of sugar daddy spokesper­son used to be held by 27-year-old porn star Bree Olson, who used to be one of Char­lie Sheen’s famous live-in “god­desses.” Olson was the star of sev­eral con­tro­ver­sial bill­boards and posters for the site, and we can only expect the same from Leathers. To give you an idea of what the site is all about, here’s what one of their bill­boards star­ring Olson read: “Hey stu­dents, need a sum­mer job? Date a sugar daddy.” Another one read, “Because the best job is a b***job.”


Zen­nie, M., “Anthony Weiner sex­ting pal replaces Char­lie Sheen’s ‘god­dess’ as the face of sugar daddy dat­ing web­site,” Daily Mail web site, Octo­ber 24, 2013; http://goo.gl/hcUVVJ.