James Lipton: I Was a Pimp

    INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO -- "Liam Neeson" -- Pictured: Host James Lipton -- (Photo by: Anthony Behar/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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    Is this how James Lipton books people for Inside the Actor’s Studio? The actor said Tuesday that he was a pimp in Paris in the 1960s—and he said it was “perfectly respectable” to go into that business. Um, sure, but was it respectable to get into it by a prostitute friend? Because that’s apparently how he got into it. “It was a different time,” Lipton told Parade magazine—so much so that he no longer supports people buying sex.

    In Paris in the 1960s.

    James Lipton stopped by 'Today' to explain his prurient past.

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