Get a job.
Wrong phrase for this nut...
Let's see.... he could be a pimp, gigolo, male stripper, gold-digger, or as has become famous in Japan: a call-boy that gets paid for hanging around ugly old women and telling them they're beautiful while offering the occasional sex.
It was prefereble to sleeping with the owner. ;)
I ended up running that studio, anyway.
Good to hear :-) My parents share similar stories being immigrants themselves...always makes me wonder how many people my age can mope around so much living in nice big houses with their parents.