Who is Jenny McCarthy?
Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy is an American model, television host, comedic actress, author, and anti-vaccine activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her Playboy fame into a television and film acting career. She was formerly a co-host on the ABC talk show The View.
McCarthy has written books about parenting, and has become an activist promoting research into environmental causes and alternative medical treatments for autism. She has claimed that vaccines cause autism and that chelation therapy helped cure her son of autism. Both claims are unsupported by medical consensus, and her son's autism diagnosis has been questioned.
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- Nov 1, 1972
- Also known as
- Jennifer McCarthy
- Jennifer Ann McCarthy
- Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy
- Jennifer "Jenny" McCarthy
- Irish American
- United States of America
- Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School
- Southern Illinois University Carbondale
- Lived in
- Los Angeles
on July 23, 2013