10/20/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

New York Strippers Suffering During Stock Crisis

So the NYC economy is headed for the crapper, sure -- but who's really suffering? Weep for the strippers.

We're told first-hand by the pole-gymnasts at joints like the Penthouse Executive Club in NYC that biz has come to a grinding halt -- and to add insult to injury, strippers say one-dollar bills have replaced tens and twenties. Oh, the humanity!

Sources tell us traffic at some super-exclusive Manhattan nightspots is down 40-50% since the wheels came off.

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