Do you find Flo the Progressive Girl somehow alluring? You're not alone. A few weeks ago one of our own OpenSalon guys openly admitted he found her 'Hot'. What is it that makes so many men want to jump in bed with her? Is the the Chinese red lipstick, so reminiscent of the 50's? The flaky eye-batting innocence? The cutsey self assurance? Or the five pounds of pancake makeup and batty eyelashes? So, I wondered, who is this woman???
Well....She's Stephanie Courtney, born February 8, 1970...a 38 year old actress and comedienne. Originally from Stony Point, New York, she now is a member of 'The Groundlings', a comedy and improv theater in Los Angeles. She and her sister wrote a play, "Hooray for America" and she acted in the 2003 film, "Melvin Goes to Dinner". But the Progressive ad has given her the giant boot-kick into stardom.
If you are more curious, Stephanie has her own Facebook page:
The white-clad Flo with the astounding red lips and black flashing eyes has spawned a cult following in the blogosphere where hundreds of fans and detractors spew everything from admiration to extreme sexual wildness. Although she is an annoyance to some, she has awakend the sexual urges of untold numbers of male viewers. As an example, comments like blogger onedef92, on the Corvetteforum: