Amanda has worked with some the most renowned photographers and creatives in the world, including Terry Richardson, Ellen Von Unwerth and Pierre et Gilles.“Amanda has no interest in being a girl,” photographer David La Chapelle—one of her longtime mentors—once told me.
In his first mainstream film appearance, Ford appeared in the 2005 documentary film Naked Fame directed by Christopher Long. Ford became a club/dance, house music singer-songwriter and actor. He released his first album, Tug of War, digitally in 2008, and he was part of the True Colors Tour 2008.
The film follows Ford's transition from the world of adult films to mainstream club/dance music. His second album, Under the Covers, an album of cover versions was released in 2009.
Playing a ditz comes naturally to her (she sang “I Know What Boys Like” for Another Gay Movie Soundtrack and the downtown classic “My Hair Looks Fierce” on her first album, 2005’s I…Amanda Lepore), but it’s a pose, a winky attempt to portray a sort of modern day Ann-Margret, albeit one who once had a penis.
Usually, Amanda would rather sing about more important things than just boys and hair—like champagne, her nails and her privates!
He’s had several hit singles and videos, including Billboard charting, "The Way I Am", "That's Me", "Let Me Live Again" and "Losing My Religion".
His cover of Stevie Wonder's "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" saw collaboration with Club/Dance singer-songwriter Pepper Mashay.
” is an often overheard remark, second only to “But WHAT is Amanda Lepore? And as with a lot of her transformations, it came pretty cheap.
”Well, back in the ‘90s, a newspaper column blithely called Amanda a drag queen, so she mailed them a Polaroid of herself giving them the finger (with no clothes on, by the way). (As a boy in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Amanda got hormones from a transgendered friend in exchange for outfits.
The play included eleven original songs, also released as an album by the original cast and the play included cameos by many members of New York City's LGBT community.