E book ‘em, Steve.
Steve Stanulis — a former NYPD cop who went on to work as a stripper, a filmmaker and a star bodyguard — is including creator to his résumé.
Confidential reported Wednesday that Stanulis, 46, had been quietly engaged on a e-book referred to as “Intercourse and the Protect,” which chronicles his brushes with crime, grime, fame and infamy. Now Stanulis confirms he certainly has written a tell-all — and it comes out Feb. 12 by way of Penguin publishing.
One of many Staten Island native’s most memorable tales occurred in 1999 when he was working as a bodyguard for Leonardo DiCaprio and so they acquired to speaking about their respective ACL accidents. In accordance with Stanulis, who was moonlighting as a stripper on the time, he pulled down his trousers to indicate Leo his surgical scar and was nonetheless sporting the pink thong that he’d simply worn to a bachelorette social gathering, the place he’d danced earlier that night.
“We had nothing in frequent, he was the largest actor in Hollywood and I’m the stripper cop,” Stanulis stated. “He began laughing and we hit it off.”
Stanulis additionally recalled his Could 2016 run-in with mercurial rapper Kanye West whereas he was on the “Can’t Inform Me Nothing” singer’s safety element throughout the Met Ball.
Stanulis claimed he was relieved of responsibility by West, who didn’t like that he was talking with the rapper’s actuality TV star spouse. West’s camp denied Stanulis’ account on the time and threatened to sue the previous cop, however by no means did. Stanulis stated the West incident launched him to the nasty facet of movie star.
“I used to be so turned off by the entire Kanye factor,” he stated. “All people I’d labored with was fairly A-list and couldn’t have been nicer or couldn’t be friendlier . . . I assumed that was the norm.”
Stanulis tells us “Intercourse and the Protect,” which he calls a mixture of “50 Shades of Gray” and “The Seven 5,” contains tales about rapper Ice-T, actor Woody Harrelson, the Baldwin brothers and R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe. It additionally particulars his transient interval as a neighborhood hero, when he helped cease an ax-wielding maniac from coming into a Staten Island highschool throughout his seven-year stint with the NYPD.
“My associate tackled the man,” based on Stanulis, who stated he had his gun educated on the madman and is grateful he didn’t pull the set off. “We had each proper to shoot the man, however we didn’t.”
With Brian Niemietz