Two “vampires” who wear dental acrylic fans and feed on each other’s blood have admitted that they can “absolutely draw blood” with their razor-sharp teeth if they wish – and they usually do that.
Count Tim and Countess Lea, a blood-sucking couple from Austin, Texas, talk about their unusual relationship and marriage in the Friday night episode of the We TV reality series Extreme love.
“We wear our teeth in public. It is part of who we are. I let people come to me like: “Do you want to bite me?” and things like that, “Tim explains in a preview clip.
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Love at first: Count Tim and Countess Lea, a “vampire couple” from Austin, Texas, talk about their unusual relationship in the Extreme Love episode on Friday
Hard to miss: Tim and Lea both wear “real tooth teeth of acrylic” in public, and he admits that strangers will come to him and ask, “Will you bite me?”
“We could definitely draw blood if we really wanted to. If we bite hard enough? Oh yes, “he says laughing.
“They have been sharpened to a full point,” Leah adds, explaining that they are “real teeth of acrylic.”
The two practiced vampirism before they came together, and for Lea it is an integral part of her life.
“I’ve been in vampirism since I moved to the United States,” she explains. “I was six and I was obsessed from then on.
“[I] read every book that I could possibly catch and then felt this kindred spirit with these characters in these shows and books and such. “
Both Tim and Lea want their upcoming marriage to reflect their vampiric way of life.
Dangerous: Lea says their canines are “sharpened to a full point,” and they both agree that they can draw blood if they bite hard enough
“It’s part of who I am. It is a part of who we are and it is a very prominent part of our lives, “she says. “I love every second and I wouldn’t trade it for nothing.”
The couple met at the Austin Vampire Carnival where Tim read tarot cards for festival-goers.
“I walked over to her and I all thought,” Hey, do you want to read? , He recalls.
Lea says the situation was “very funny” because she is “much shorter” than he is.
“The only thing I saw was this tall, dark man who asked if I wanted to read a tarot card,” she explains. “I sat down with him and he almost made me cry.”
In an interview in 2017, the couple said that their passionate “connection of darkness” quickly developed into a blood-sucking relationship.
Memories: The two both practiced vampirism when they met at the Vampire Carnival
Emotional moment: they quickly fell in love after Tim read Lea’s tarot cards and almost made her cry
The lifelike vampires, who call themselves the ‘count and countess of House Van Doorn’, even drink each other’s blood.
They regularly cut each other’s skin with razor blades or draw blood with syringes and drink it from a jar or suck it directly from the wound.
“If I feed through blood, it is as good as sex, because when I feel this flow of life, their essence, their energy comes into me and I absorb it and I feel strengthened,” Tim said.
“I feel the person from whom I feed on a completely different level and in a totally different way than I could with words.”
Leah agreed: “I would rather drink blood than have sex. You take the essence of a person and that is ecstasy for me. There is no better feeling.
“We’ll be like sharks once we get started,” she admitted. “It’s a sexual experience and we often draw blood in the bedroom. Vampires are highly sexualized beings and having sex literally takes care of the blood. “
Leeches: Tim and Lea regularly cut each other’s skin with razor blades or draw blood with syringes and drink it from a cup or suck it directly from the wound
Keep it real: ‘I actually rather drink blood than sex. You take the essence of a person and that is ecstasy to me, “says Lea
Shortly after the red-blooded lovers met, they soon became a couple, and within a few weeks the feverish couple had agreed to introduce blood sucking into their romance.
While recognizing that their actions could lead to blood diseases – including hepatitis and HIV – Lea and Tim insisted that they are “spotless” and tested every few months, something they describe as a “bonding experience.”
“Blood feeding usually makes people a bit uncomfortable,” Tim admitted. “Because you know they are afraid of being signed or because they are afraid of a communicable disease and it is perfectly understandable given that some people can be very reckless with it.
“That’s why we mainly feed each other to keep it behind closed doors.”
Lea added, “We’re going to be tested for diseases together and it’s almost like a bonding experience. I feel it strengthens our relationship. “
When they engage in vampirism with other partners outside of their relationship, they take precautions to ensure that they are “sanitary.”
Note: although they acknowledge that their actions can lead to blood diseases, Lea and Tim maintain that they are ‘spotless’ and are tested every few months
Misconceptions: Although they may be real vampires, Lea says they don’t “sleep in coffins,” nor are they “allergic to sunlight.”
‘If they cannot provide documentation and I do feed them, I will ensure that I will be tested immediately the following week. We have had no problems so far. “
Tim is divorced and he and Lea take care of his now five-year-old son, Daedric.
At the time, they said they intended to be open to Daedric about their vampirism and would welcome him into the covenant if he chose to follow the same blood-stained path.
“We won’t force Daedric on anything, but we’re open to our lifestyle,” Lea said. “If he decides to follow in our footsteps, we will of course support him, but we feel that it is something that the vampire must discover for himself.”
Although their family and friends accept their lifestyle, Lea and Tim admitted that they encounter a number of misconceptions.
“I feel like I’m coming alive at night, but we’re not allergic to sunlight,” Lea said. “I love garlic and we don’t sleep in coffins at all.
“Many people see our lives as controversial, but it’s just as natural as breathing for us. I never see myself leaving vampirism, it’s not for everyone, but it’s who we are. “