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McCarthy: Seagal Ordered Me to Strip at Casting

'I just started crying'

(Newser) - Steven Seagal rudely ordered a distraught Jenny MCarthy to strip in his office during a casting call for one of his movies, McCarthy has revealed. "Rent my Playboy video, you asshole," the former Playmate recalled saying before fleeing. "I just started crying." The actress originally bared... More »

Oscar-Winning Songwriter Indicted in 6 Sex Attacks

Brooks penned 'You Light Up My Life'

(Newser) - Oscar-winning songwriter Joseph Brooks turned himself in to New York police today on suspicion of rape, the Post reports. Six women have accused Brooks of casting-couch sexual assault under the pretense of auditioning for movie roles. Brooks won Best Original Song in 1977 for You Light Up My Life, from... More »

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