(Instagram)Earlier this week, it emerged that Inside the Actors Studio host James Lipton had acted as a "macquereau" — essentially, an agent for prostitutes — in post-war Paris. "I was the only American there, and they would be saying to tourists, American tourists, 'Would you like to see the Louvre, would you like to see the personal tour of the Notre Dame de Paris?' and I would say to them, 'Would you like a personal tour to Rue Pigalle? Would you like to see a sexual exhibition?' Well, I...Read Full Story
James Lipton is his own variety of renaissance man. He's a teacher, writer, and is best known as the wry host of Bravo's Inside the Actors Studio. You can also see him in an episode of the fourth season of Arrested Development. Then there was that time when he lived in Paris and worked as a pimp. Yes. You heard that right: PIMP.In an interview in the latest issue of Parade magazine, Lipton put it all out on the table. During the '50s, while living in Paris, he was involved in the prostitution...Read Full Story
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