The Dominatrix and Ms. O'
The Dinia Steel Show
The Cullen Interview
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The Cullen Interviewed by Dinia Steel
Dinia: Today I'm visiting the fabulous Bella and Edward Cullen in their beautiful home here in Seattle.
(Dinia looking at the two individuals seated before her. She notes they are sitting very close to each other and that Bella has her hand on Edward's thigh, while Edward has his arm around her waist. They look like they are still very much in love with each other.)
Dinia: Good Morning to you both. It's so good to finally meet you both face to face. I've been looking forward to this interview for many years, ever since I heard the first hints about The House of "O". I know it's be almost 9 years since the House of "O" opened and 5 years since you both left and started your own family. You now have 3 children and you are both retired. That must be nice!
Bella: Good morning Dinia. It's very good to meet you too. Edward and I have followed your career ever since you wrote that first book about us, even though it was fictional. We did enjoy reading about "us".
Dinia: Thank you! I really enjoyed writing it also. I had no idea about what BDSM was until my publisher told me that that subject was the 'in' thing to write about and I started doing my research. I learned so much more than I ever wanted to know! LOL. I had only heard hints and rumors about The House of "O" from many of those I interviewed but no one would give any real information. So I asked my publisher to see if he couldn't get me an interview with you.
(Dinia looking intently at the couple sitting across from her...)
Dinia: This question is for Bella. Is it true that you were the first General Manager of the House of "O" World Wide?
Bella: Yes that's true. Mrs. O'Keefe placed an ad on the different web sites that cater to those of us who are/were involved in that world.
Dinia: Now who was/is Mrs. O'Keefe?
Bella: She was the founder of the House of "O". (laughing ) Most of those who were members never knew that she was the originator or that the "O" was really for her last name. Most associated the name with the book, The Story of O, which was a good thing as Ms. O' didn't want it public knowledge she was the owner. I answered her ad, had the right background and she hired me, right then and there, on the spot. Of course I had to go through a very extensive background check, but it didn't take long.
Dinia: Edward, is it true that Bella was your boss?
Edward: ( chuckling ) It's very true Dinia. When I interviewed I knew that if she hired me I wanted to be more than just her working partner, but I wanted 'more' with her. There was that electric connection. ( smiling at Bella ) It took Bella a while to realize I was serious about her. I guess I had a reputation about being a bee that flit from flower to flower. After meeting her, there was no one else for me. I know it sounds hokey, but it's the truth.
Dinia: ( smiling at them both in turn ) How sweet. I suppose that could be an advantage to being a busy bee that you've seen and experienced so much that when you find perfection you just stick with it.
Edward: Exactly. (he squeezes his wife's arm lovingly) She was and still is even after 3 children.
Dinia: So Bella, when did you know that Edward was 'the one'?
Bella: I'm not sure. I fought my feelings for so long because he did work for me. I wanted to maintain professionalism since he was an employee. Doris, Ms. O', is the one who pointed out to me how I felt about him. ( smiling fondly at some memory ) Once she pointed the facts out to me, it hit me. I wasn't sure if he felt the same, but Ms. O' assured me that he did.
Edward: Yep, I'd talked to Ms. O' before I ever made any advances toward Bella that weren't strictly professional. She told me to go for it. ( huge grin )
Dinia: Now I want to ask you both a question about the World of BDSM, do you practice it still?
Edward: Not really. We've not really felt the need for more thus far in our relationship. You have to remember that we were deeply involved in that World for many, many years. As with everything, after a while it looses it allure.
Bella: (Smiling at her husband ) He's correct. We haven't shut that door totally, it's just almost closed. One never knows when it might be opened again.
Dinia: I know the burning questions my audience have, and I know because of the volume of mail I've gotten regarding it. You both were/are Doms, or Tops, did you ever, I believe the term is 'play' together and who was the Submissive – is that the correct term? ( both nod it is the correct term )
Bella: (sighing ) We've been asked that question hundreds of times by others who are active in the World. The answer is, no, we never "played" with each other in the Playroom. We worked as a team with our separate Submissives. We worked so well together that our Subs had a hard time telling who was who when they were blindfolded.
Edward: ( grinning ) Bella is correct. We'd switch up in the middle of sessions – we mostly only did demonstrations – and the Subs wouldn't know unless we spoke or laid hands on them directly.
Dinia: So you're saying that you two only practiced Vanilla Sex together?
Edward ( bristling a little ) That's a very personal question. (looking at Bella who shrugs) but yes, it was and is enough for us.
Bella: Look, any relationship is about give and take. There is no 50/50 ever. One is always going to give more or take more. It depends upon the situation. When it comes to the children we're pretty even because we agreed on the ground rules first. With other people it depends upon who they are. If it's Edward's family, he tends takes the lead, the domestic help, I generally do. But the lines are not hard and fast and they blur all the time. It just depends.
Dinia: I think I do understand what you mean. I've recently gotten married and have discovered there are area's of our life that it's become my responsibility. So, did you sit down and agree that there'd be no Playroom time for you together?
Bella: Yes and no. It actually just never came up. We were both so busy with the franchise and our own Submissives and classes/demonstrations. I had to travel a great deal, as you can imagine and that left Edward in charge of the Seattle House. When we did have down time – so to speak – we just wanted to be together as much as we could.
Dinia: Let me ask you now if there was ever any very dramatic incidents that happened in any of the clubs?
Bella: Dramatic, no absolutely not. But if there had been, we wouldn't be able to discuss them because we all signed iron clad NDA's.
Dinia: Edward, would you agree with that?
Edward: Absolutely. Just as Bella said.
Dinia: I've read and or heard through the grape vine that's not exactly true, but no one is really talking. Is that because of the NDA's you're referring to?
Bella: You can be sure Dinia that if anyone gossiped about anything or anyone connected with and of The House of "O" they'd be hauled into court before they'd know what hit them.
Dinia: Ok. I get that. Now on a more personal note Bella, would you care to talk about a man named Jacob Black?
Bella: No, I would not. That's a legal matter and much is still in a pending case with the courts and I'm under a gag order from the court regarding him or anything I know about him.
Dinia: Ok. I get it. Can you tell me anything about any of the House of "O"s?
Bella: No Dinia I can't. Remember the NDA's. It extends to all the House's of "O" World wide. It's a franchise business and that's it. It's a business. I'm afraid you're not getting much exciting from this interview Dinia. I'm sorry about that, but you can ask us about our personal lives and see if you can find out anything interesting.
Dinia: Ok I will. You have 3 beautiful children. ( both nod yes ) What are their ages and names.
Edward: I take this one. My family, wife and children are the Center of my World. There's CC who's now 7, Noel who's 5 and Joy who's working on 3. They keep us very busy. We're home schooling them all and they seem to be quite bright too if I must say so. Bella and I both have advanced degrees and have become certified home schooling teachers.
Dinia: You had your friend Emmett McCarty build your home for you right?
Edward: Yes we did. His construction firm did an excellent job too. I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to build or repair their homes.
Dinia: Is it true that Emmett and his wife Rosalie were managers of the New York House of "O".
Bella: You'd have to ask them that Dinia.
Dinia: That NDA?
Bella: I couldn't answer you one way or the other Dinia, and I'd really appreciate it if you could stop asking questions about that franchise. We are no longer associated with it. We are still, however, under the strict limits of the NDA's that we all signed.
Dinia: Ok. I do understand. I just have one more question about family, Edward. Is it true that all of your family were involved with the House of "O".
Edward: There you go again asking about that Franchise. Neither of us can discuss any thing regarding it nor anyone who was or is associated with it.
Bella: I really think it's time we called this interview to a close. The children will be returning soon with their Nanny and we need to have all these cables and such cleared up and gone before they come home.
Dinia: Again, I do understand. I hope you both realize I was just doing my job by asking about The House of "O". I so appreciate your talking with us today. I love your home, it's a pity we couldn't shoot it from the outside, but I know the NDA that your lawyer, Jason Jenks had the company and myself sign was very explicit. I may have to start using him myself.
(Bella and Edward chuckle)
Bella: He's well worth the cost. I promise you.
Dinia: Again, thank you for seeing us. Hopefully we can do it again in the future.
Bella: It would depend upon our schedules.
Edward: Nodding agreement
Dinia makes a slashing sign with her hand to her camera man as well as sound man. "Ok fellas let's get this mess cleared up so these nice folks can have their home back."
"That's got to have been the most boring interview I've ever done!" Dinia says to her camera man as they drove down the brick paved drive away from the Cullen house.
"Oh, I don't think so. We've had a couple worse. Remember the fish breeder?" he turns and looks straight ahead as they drive out of the grounds and through the opening gate. They are waved at by the man dressed all in black who's sitting in the booth outside. Dinia notes belatedly that the man in black is holding what looks like a shot gun.
As the television crew and truck drives away, Edward kisses Bella on the top of her head and gives her a squeeze "I am so glad that's over with. I absolutely wanted to strangle that woman a couple of times."
Bella laughs, "Yeah, I know what you mean. I felt I was talking to our children telling them how they could hurt themselves if they slid down the bannister."
"Speaking of children, they're not due back until Monday right?" Edward asks with eyebrows raised.
"Yeah, you're right." Bella says and adds backing away and turning, "Last one to the Playroom has to be the bottom!"
With that they both sprint up the stairs jockeying for position.