Actors have walked this fine line of nakedness as long as there has been a Hollywood. Professional wrestlers are no different. Then were those who wanted to be wrestlers, or at least be famous, who posed hoping the idea would propel them to stardom. Most interesting to us are the wrestlers who appeared nude on film during their career, or just after, when they realize their options for bringing home a paycheck have greatly decreased. These movies and shows all blended together with most featuring the same casts with the same bad acting in the same bad lighting, but to be fair, nobody was watching hoping for any Emmy-winning performance.
While Japan fights centuries of traditional gender norms to raise the status of women in the workplace , a small group of women are challenging convention in the ring. Kairi Hojo jumps on her opponent Mieko Satomura as they fight in the stands during a Stardom female professional wrestling show in Tokyo, Japan. Japan's all-female pro wrestlers are called "joshi puroresu," and their style, like their male counterparts', is less gimmicky than American pro-wrestling. Though matches still involve performance art, they can also be quite violent, with full-contact moves causing more injuries and shorter careers. But the sport isn't a new phenomenon.
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The Naked Women's Wrestling League , also known as NWWL , is a defunct erotic women's professional wrestling promotion which featured naked females battling in the ring. Carmen Electra acted as hostess for the organization until , when she sued the company for breach of contract. Before creating the Naked Women's Wrestling League, the creators tried other products that featured naked women, such as online gambling, before settling on nude female wrestling. It returned to pay-per-view in , with the "Naked Revolution" show.