Forget Ulysses, this week’s star was Betty DiMello, the sassiest research subject du jour.
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We met Betty DiMello in the first scene of the Masters of Sex premiere as a subject of Dr. Masters’ observational study. But we fell in love with the sardonic lesbian-hooker-secretary played by Annaleigh Ashford, when she delivered the best line of the episode. After being cluelessly asked by Masters if faking orgasms is common practice amongst prostitutes, she replied: “It’s a common practice amongst anyone with a twat.” Ashford’s not mentioned in the show’s credits so perhaps DiMello won’t be back for later episodes, but she clearly took center stage this week. Here’s why we love her.
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