Beginnings as burlesque dance troupe Antin began exploring the idea of a modern burlesque troupe during with Carla Kama and Christina Applegate as performers. They secured a Thursday night residency at a Los Angeles nightclub, the Viper Room , where they stayed from to They were also featured in Pink 's " Trouble " music video.
Along with Applegate, Christina Aguilera and Carmen Electra who was the group's lead performer for many of their shows the troupe was featured in a Maxim magazine shoot in ,  which increased public interest in them Aguilera later appeared in the similarly themed film Burlesque directed by Robin Antin's brother Steve. Electra, when asked about her lack of involvement with the group's evolution into a popular music group, said, "I was part of [the Dolls] for over two years and did every show with them [ On March 3, Carmit Bachar announced via the group's website had left the group intending to pursue a solo career.
You Are My Destiny " and credited Scherzinger as a featured artist causing an internal strife within the group and a public outburst by Melody Thornton during one of the group's appearances on tour.
Urban GT 2 released in November This show contains "cast members" who continue the burlesque-style show which began in Los Angeles during The performance, part of their PCD World Tour , was not well received in the Muslim state which frowned upon the group's "eye-popping attire" and "sexually suggestive stage routines".
Watson said, "there are two kinds of girl groups: The Pussycat Dolls are neither—they're a brand, not a band. As for the others, well Do you even know how many there are? Scherzinger, who said that she did not want to get in trouble for her revelations, explained that the other members did not even hear the tracks until they were finished. She started travelling in her own tour bus and the divide between her and the rest us just got bigger. Nicole chose to isolate and alienate herself.
I was the peacemaker—the glue that held them all together. There was some talk of adding someone else but they didn't replace me in the end. They had Jessica dye her hair red to look like me, but the fans didn't fall for it. Get Me Out of Here! Only Nicole was allowed to talk. We would occasionally pitch in. U2 are still together and they split everything down the middle.
L ",  and contains 10 tracks of five remakes and four originals all written by Thornton. In March , it was announced that Scherzinger would be a celebrity contestant on the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars , partnering with Derek Hough ,  which she won. Legacy With only two studio albums, the band became the best selling girl group of the past decade,  digital era,  and fourth of all time.
You Are My Destiny " at number five and thirty-nine, as of the most downloaded song since its launch, respectively. A second season of the show commenced as Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious which tried to find women to become part of a new three member all-female group, Girlicious.
In , they were dropped and further promotion of their planned debut album Crazy Horse was cancelled, disestablishing the group. In February , Antin announced that she had scrapped plans for the new line-up to replace the former members of the Pussycat Dolls and would instead form a new group who will be the "next generation".