(Be clear that I am not making fun of Minka Kelly’s mom – there isn’t that much wrong with being a stripper unless you’re putting your kids or your life in danger on a constant basis, which not all strippers do)
Kelly described her mother to Cosmo by saying,
“She was 5’11,” legs up to her ears, gorgeous…She got along on that for as long as she could.”
She went on to tell the magazine that her mom (Maureen) worked various jobs, including stripping, and that she would sometimes wake her up in the middle of the night to go grocery shopping after coming home from work at the strip club.
Maureen Dumont Kelly, a former Las Vegas showgirl and girlfriend of Aerosmith guitarist Rick Dufay (Minka’s dad) recently lost her battle with colon cancer, with Minka by her side.