Actor Rob Lowe was 'humiliated' to find out that a California college board decided to ban the Pledge of Allegiance from its meetings because the phrase 'one nation under God' is 'steeped in expressions of nativism and white nationalism. Rob Lowe has come a long way since a sex tape scandal in the s nearly ruined his then-blossoming acting career. For those unfamiliar, Lowe was the subject of a major scandal in when he filmed himself having sex with a woman who turned out to be underage the night before promoting Michael Dukakis at the Democratic National Convention.
Caught with two girls in an Atlanta hotel room, one aged only 16, the scandal left his clean cut reputation as stained as the rumpled bed sheets. Once the sex tape circulated his image was so battered he was considered untouchable. Now, Rob has revealed his biggest regret about the sex tape and his answer is surprising.
Following numerous television roles in the early s, he came to prominence as a teen idol and member of the Brat Pack with roles in films like The OutsidersClassThe Hotel New HampshireOxford BluesSt. Elmo's FireAbout Last Night The success of these films established him as a Hollywood star.
By Kate Durocher For Dailymail. And according to Rob Lowe, 55, he now wishes he had better timed the release of his sex tape back ina tid bit the actor told Marc Maron on his WTF podcast on Monday. The West Wing vet told the host he believes the tape would have helped his career had it been made '20 years later.
Lately, Rob Lowe has been proving himself rather adept at the art of the self-own. Rob appeared on the WTF Podcast with Marc Maron and complained that the sex he starred in with a year-old girl, did nothing for his career. He said that if it had come out today, it might have been a career boon!
It may not have seemed it at the time, but Hollywood star Rob Lowe now insists his sex tape scandal was the 'greatest thing' to have happened to him. Lowe was just 22 in when he was caught in a sex tape where it emerged that one of two girls he was with was underage at Insisting he was convinced she was at least 21, asked when he realized she was only 16 he laughed: 'Ha!
Please refresh the page and retry. I n the summer ofthe Atlanta nightclub scene was a hotbed of easy cocaine, sexual bohemia and scantily-clad bodies gyrating to the sounds of Neneh Cherry and Jody Watley. There was also significant buzz in the air, courtesy of an underground must-see that had quickly passed into local legend: a tape was in circulation, one that depicted Brat Pack icon and Tiger Beat Magazine pin-up Rob Lowe engaged in very grainy group sex.
In the late '80s, there was a headlining Rob Lowe scandal that just about ruined his career, and it's finally resurfacing. It's not as bad as we thought it was going to be — it's worseand fans are really letting him have it. He was in his early late teens when his career took off, and it has been going pretty steady ever since.
In his latest interview with GQ magazine, Rob Lowe opens up about his life pre-sobriety and that infamous sex tape. Back inthe "Parks and Recreation" star found himself in the middle of what might be the first-ever sex tape scandal in Hollywood. A tape surfaced of the actor having sex with two young women ages 16 and 22 in a hotel in Atlanta.
It's hard to imagine now, but in the days before YouTubevideo of a celebrity doing something untoward was big news -- especially when the tape showed a teen movie idol having sexual intercourse with an underage girl. Rob Lowe, a member of what was known as the "brat pack" -- a group of young, attractive actors who dominated the cinematic scene in the s -- found this out firsthand at the Democratic National Convention of all places [source: Blum ]. Still riding a wave of notoriety from his film "St.