Jennifer Ann McCarthy, also known as Jenny McCarthy, was born November 1, 1972. She started her career as a Playboy model in 1993. She later became an actress, comedian, author and autism activist. McCarthy has made controversial but unproven claims that vaccines lead to autism. She said that chelation therapy helped cure her son of autism. In 2013 McCarthy hosted a show called The Jenny McCarthy Show for one season.
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McCarthy has one son, Evan Joseph. In 2005 he was diagnosed with autism.