the real Betty boop
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Just so it doesn't get twisted - Betty Boop was based on an act performed by Black entertainer "Baby" Esther Jones who regularly played the Cotton Club. Helen Kane famously sued animator Max Fleischer for basing his Betty Boop character on her act but the truth was that SHE stole the act (rather blatantly) years earlier. Boop Boop A Doop! There is your totally useless (but interesting) fact of the day...