You're 38 years old. You've married a FORTUNE 500 multimillionaire. You've got three picture-frame kids under seven. Your face is a fixture in the society pages. You live in a mansion in the best part of town. You have your own p.r. guy. What else could you possibly want out of life?
Well, how about becoming an NFL cheerleader?
That's how Molly Shattuck, one of the richest women in Baltimore, ended up shaking her groceries for $75 a game.
Is this a joke? I mean, who wants to see a 38-year-old mom out there in one of those skimpy costumes?
Push 'em up! Push 'em up! Wayyyyyy up!
And then you find out that her husband is Mayo Shattuck, CEO of Constellation Energy, a man who calls George Bush Sr., Tiger Woods and Cal Ripken pals. He also helped broker the sale of the Ravens to their current owner. Ah, ha! No wonder she made the team!
But then you find out that the women who try out are not allowed to give their last names. And then you meet Molly Shattuck.
"At first I thought she was 24," says Ravens cheerleader Alyssa Helfenbein, 18. "When she told me she was 38, it knocked me off my feet."
Eighteen? Molly has lipstick older than that. She's 15 years older than the team average. She's the only one with kids. And yet if you lined up all 53 Ravens cheerleaders and looked for the oldest, you wouldn't pick her out in 10 tries. She's got surfer-blonde hair, a smile you could spot from the moon and a body that would make a monk bite on his robe.
"Hey, baby!" a leering guy hollered at her the other night during a game. "You're the one I wanna go home with!"