November 8, 2016:

This is the exact locus of her peculiar toxicity: she views every generous impulse directed toward her as someone else's selfishness.

Strippers' grift: others have agendas, because she does.

There's a sense in which she's right. There are always hormones adding their half-submerged chaos. An inevitable dynamic which is, precisely, the juice behind strippers' grift. So that her poison works within a closed circle: they have their agenda, thus she does too.