From Pole-Dancing Toys to $1,000 Lap Dances

 - May 24, 2009   Updated: Jul 13 2011
From toys that pole dance to faux strip shows for real estate and $1,000 lap dances, it is evident that exotic dance is definitely front and center on the stage of pop culture's minds. Exotic dance is not just for strip clubs (or just strippers) anymore. 

Implications - Perhaps the most fun of these exotic dance innovations is the LEGO pole dancer, which utilizes the children's playing blocks in ways only adults would approve. My favorite of these exotic dance innovations though has got to be the cross-dressing dance performance of Justin Timberlake and the SNL crew parodying Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' video.

Check out the slideshow below for 20 sizzling ways that that exotic dance has crept out from under society’s underbelly to the mainstream.