Dancer and Los Angeles native Carmit Bachar
(b. September 4, 1974) is the only member of the Pussycat Dolls
held over from the days when the multi-platinum-selling pop group was still just a burlesque act on the Sunset Strip. Choreographer Robin Antin
began recasting the group into more of a pop/R&B-styled group circa 2003, and the newly configured Dolls
issued their debut album, PCD
, in 2005. Prior to the Dolls
competed internationally as a rhythmic gymnast and placed fifth in the Olympic rhythmic gymnastics trials in 1992. She also served as a backup dancer for various artists, including Janet Jackson
, and had bit roles in movies like 13 Going on 30.