We spotted the once world famous contortionist Christa McKenna, who had made a lot of TV appearances,called the ‘Spider Lady‘ and also a former Playboy model is not homeless and begging on the street, she is 60 and making use of her mind-boggling flexibility to raise cash, she is quite desperate and her story has become a riches to rag story.
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Christa begs on the corner of Wealthy St. using the flexible limbs that once made her a star.
Christa was well known for her appearance on ‘The Gong Show’ in 1979, where she wowed audience by tying her body in knots but she also appeared in Playboy magazine.
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Since then, the aged entertainer has fallen on tough times – having gone from gracing the pages of Playboy to begging on the streets of Michigan.
Holding a sign saying “60 years old: need a job, God and you – please help me”, Christa – who suffers from scoliosis and stenosis – says she is lucky to get $7 a day.
Speaking to MLive, she said: “I just don’t know how I got to be this way.”