It was love at first site and it costs between $5000-$6000. Whoops! It's by TOTO. It has a soft, heated seat, a washlet feature that washes you "after," it flushes by itself---it does anything you want it to do. Its seat is elongated to match your "seat." It is the most comfortable place you can ever sit. I was hooked. I soon discovered they had lower-priced models if you chose to wipe and flush yourself!! From that day forward, I was hooked. I spotted them in select airports, restaurants, placed in movies as products---feature stories were done on them--even Whoopi showed hers to Oprah on TV.
The other day I was in the ladies room at Bouchon in Beverly Hills. I opened the door to the stall and there it was. But this time I was calm. No envy. I now have my own. Thank you, Whoopi. Thank you, Ellen/