International, award-winning feature entertainers Bambi Wilde and Lauren Lotus unite to make Wilde Lotus, a brand new feature duo act that’s even hotter than the fire they spin.
(NOTE: This story appears in the July 2023 issue of ED Magazine.)
f you can’t imagine anything hotter than a Playboy playmate and feature adult entertainer on a strip club stage, we’re with you. That explains why we were so excited to hear about the new feature duo “Wilde Lotus,” which boasts two bombshell blonde Playmates who bring a real sexual energy to their on-stage entertainment.
“Wilde Lotus has joined forces to combine our dancing backgrounds, as well as our fire skills — a unique, hot and sexy playmate duo with lots of girl-on-girl sexual chemistry,”says Wilde Lotus’ Lauren Lotus.
“My beautiful partner and I are both Playboy playmates with matching fire skills, dance skills and the hots for each other!” Bambi Wilde, of Wilde Lotus, noted. “I’m so grateful we’ve found one another!”
A “Wilde” one from the land down under
New Zealand native Bambi Wilde was invited to the United States in 2015 by Rio Rivers to compete in the Miss Nude World pageant. Bambi, who is talented in the “wild” arts of fire and aerial performances (now with her own hoop and moon), as well as in floor work (being a trained dancer in jazz, ballet and contemporary), won the judges over with her eclectic skill set, placing third in her first American competition.
Following this initial success, Bambi returned the next year to compete again, now in Denver, Colorado at Platinum 84 where she placed again in the Top 5, and stayed on in the United States for a month of sightseeing to celebrate. But that was just the beginning of her pageant winning streak.
“It was right before Christmas, at the end of 2016, and it was freezing cold in Michigan when I won Miss Nude United States,” recalls Bambi. “I went home to New Zealand, but came back in February of 2017 with two suitcases and a dream, and after that, I didn’t go home again. I just stayed.”
Victory after victory kept Bambi in the US, as well as an uncanny affinity she has with Americans, Midwesterners especially.
“I moved to the Midwest, and I just had an immediate connection with the people,” shares Bambi. “I live in Florida now, and I love Florida, because it’s beautiful. But when I first moved here, I moved to central Illinois. I like Midwesterners. They’re just down to earth, good people. I have a really good following in the Midwest. So I was really happy to move here from the get-go, and then I created a life for myself. I left most of my stuff in New Zealand, including my clothes, and started up again in the States, beginning with a necessary visit to (well-known feature costume designer) Jacquie. I’d never had a Jacquie!”
Bambi is also New Zealand’s Ultimate Entertainer, Miss Nude World 2020, Miss Exotic Nude Universe 2021, ED’s Social Media Entertainer of The Year 2021, and in 2022 she took home the Miss ExoticDancer.com of the Year Award at EXPO. She’s also been invited to compete in the EDI (Exotic Dancer Invitational) for several years, and recently took home the title of “Best Costume” from the EDI West at Bucks Cabaret in Dallas.
About what makes her so desirable as a feature, Bambi comments, “I look really good wet, so I do a lot of water shows. I have a really beautiful burlesque-style champagne bowl that I do baths in, as well as a portable shower that I take on stage. And I’ve always been a dancer.”
Lauren Lotus, a blossoming fire champion
Lauren Lotus is named for the lotus flower, so it’s no surprise that her unofficial slogan is “always blooming, always growing.” Like Bambi, Lauren has a midwest connection as she hails from Chicago and began her career dancing in clubs across Illinois and Wisconsin. She relocated to Florida about a year ago where she quickly gained notoriety as a feature entertainer. Her first Florida booking was last May at Thee Dollhouse, in Tampa, and her career as a feature soon began to take off. Most recently, Lauren appeared at Rachel’s North in Casselberry, FL as their in house Playboy Playmate.
“Strip club audiences are always going to want to see two hot girls kissing. I don’t think the concept is new, but I think that we’ve definitely added our own spin to it. Duo acts are starting to make a comeback, and I wanted to bring the sexy back to the stage because I don’t think sexy ever goes out of fashion.”
– Bambi Wilde
Lauren is known for her August 2022 appearance in Playboy (South Africa), her fire performing skills and, of course, her “Barbie Gone Naughty” show. Lauren’s talent background is in dance, fire and multi-prop manipulation. She has been performing fire for roughly 10 years now and currently holds the World Fire Champion title. ED Magazine honored Lauren as the Miss ExoticDancer.com for October 2022, in recognition of her reputation for professionalism, marketing and personality.
“I like to greet all the staff members, and customers as well,” shares the charismatic Lauren. “Before all of my shows, I introduce myself to everyone, informing staff, customers, and everyone who I am, and what I am about. I strive to make everyone feel comfortable and welcome to create a positive atmosphere in the club. As a feature, I enjoy the change of atmosphere from club to club. I love performing and acting in character. The stage is my home.”
One look from across the room is all it took
Wilde met Lotus at EXXXOTICA, an adult entertainment convention, in Miami last year. As Bambi recalls, she was at EXXXOTICA, speaking to some friends when the idea of a duo was discussed.
“I was sitting at EXXXOTICA talking to NightMoves Magazine about how I missed my duo partners from back home in New Zealand and Australia,” says Bambi. “The first time I ever did Penthouse magazine was with another girl from New Zealand, and we used to travel and perform together. Our shows were athletic, but we were known for how we paid attention to each other on stage.
“(Bambi) was looking for a hot blonde duo partner, and I happened to just be standing across from her, being exactly what she wanted. She approached me, complimented me on my looks and on my stage performance. She then stalked me and watched all of my shows! I was attracted to her professionalism and passion immediately … and her boobs, of course.”
– Lauren Lotus
“Just then I looked across from my booth and there she was, this really hot blonde, sitting on one of the beds at EXXXOTICA taking pictures,” Bambi adds. “And that’s when I met Lauren Lotus. I initially noticed her because she was beautiful, but when I began to speak with her, I learned that she has an incredible business acumen. I’m attracted to goal-oriented and driven people, so I really liked that she was also bright and focused on her goals. And it turned out that we were both living in Florida!”
“(Bambi) was looking for a hot blonde duo partner, and I happened to just be standing across from her, being exactly what she wanted,” says Lauren. “She approached me, complimented me on my looks and on my stage performance. She then stalked me at EXXXOTICA and watched all of my shows! I was attracted to her professionalism and passion immediately … and her boobs, of course.”
“She was one of the most phenomenal fire performers I’ve seen for a long time,” Bambi continues. “I also do fire performing, so it was obvious that we should include that in our performance together. We kept talking. We were both super busy with bookings elsewhere, so it took us a few months of just us talking before we really got together and started practicing for the (NightMoves Magazine) duo competition. But when we finally got together, it really worked. Lauren already had a Barbie girl show concept — I feel like every blonde girl can work with a Barbie girl theme — so it wasn’t too difficult for us to establish a duo show. We competed in the October 2022 duo competition, and we did really well. We had so much fun together, we knew that we didn’t want to stop!”
Who won’t want to see two hot girls kissing?!
What can club owners expect from Wilde Lotus? Two Playboy Playmates, both talented fire performers (assuming fire is welcome in the club), who also combine the fun of girl-on-girl action with their original choreography.
“Strip club audiences are always going to want to see two hot girls kissing,” Bambi adds. “I don’t think the concept is new, but I think that we’ve definitely added our own spin to it. Duo acts are starting to make a comeback, and I wanted to bring the sexy back to the stage because I don’t think sexy ever goes out of fashion.
“And then Lauren and I ran into each other, and it was like fate,” Bambi adds. “I’m so lucky to have met Lauren; I think she’s gorgeous, and I respect and love her to pieces. Our duo act works well because we really like each other!”
“Wilde Lotus is a hot and brand new duo with exciting things to come!” Lauren beams. “The combination of both of our talents and ideas will be like nothing else out there. I’m also so glad to have a travel buddy to experience each new city with!”
For bookings, please contact your favorite agent A-List, Continental, Lee Network or Sinsational). For more information, email Bambi Wilde and Lauren Lotus at email@example.com or follow them on Instagram @wilde_lotus_