Micaela Liem Who is Micaela Liem? Micaela Liem is an exotic dancer. In late 2007, she allegedly struck and killed a man with her car. Liem’s blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit. Why is she in the news? On November 12, 2008, Liem was due back in court on manslaughter charges. She and her former employer, Rick’s Cabaret International, have civil suits pending against them from the family of the deceased.