The Less-Than-Sexy History of Betty Boop

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The Less-Than-Sexy History of Betty Boop

Betty Boop was featured in 90 animated movies throughout the 1930s, and merchandisers have made sure we haven't forgotten about her since. But where did she come from? And what's with the "boop-oop-a-doop"?

Read about Betty Boop's unexpected origins below.

BETTY BOOP The character Betty Boop was big during the flapper era but fell out of popularity with the rise of swing. You probably know her from her m

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