Hollywood Undercover

Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown
Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin.wikipedia
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Casting couch

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He also explores the casting couch phenomenon, the pornography industry, and the Oscars.
Halperin, Ian (2007). Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown. Mainstream Publishing.

Non-fiction

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Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin.

Hollywood

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Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin.

Investigative journalism

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Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin.

Ian Halperin

Halperin, Ian
Hollywood Undercover: Revealing the Sordid Secrets of Tinseltown is a non-fiction book about the culture of Hollywood society, written by investigative journalist and author Ian Halperin.

Church of Scientology

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He investigates rumors that the Church of Scientology reportedly claims to have a "cure" for homosexuality through "auditing", and speaks with a former Scientologist about his experiences.

Homosexuality

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He investigates rumors that the Church of Scientology reportedly claims to have a "cure" for homosexuality through "auditing", and speaks with a former Scientologist about his experiences. Halperin posed as a gay man looking for a "cure" for homosexuality from Scientology in order to expose what he felt were inherent prejudices in the organization.

Auditing (Scientology)

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He investigates rumors that the Church of Scientology reportedly claims to have a "cure" for homosexuality through "auditing", and speaks with a former Scientologist about his experiences.

Scientology

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He investigates rumors that the Church of Scientology reportedly claims to have a "cure" for homosexuality through "auditing", and speaks with a former Scientologist about his experiences. Halperin posed as a gay man looking for a "cure" for homosexuality from Scientology in order to expose what he felt were inherent prejudices in the organization.

Pornography

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He also explores the casting couch phenomenon, the pornography industry, and the Oscars.

Academy Awards

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He also explores the casting couch phenomenon, the pornography industry, and the Oscars.

Talent agent

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Halperin meets with famous actors and celebrities, successfully obtains a talent agent, and a role in the film The Aviator.

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Halperin meets with famous actors and celebrities, successfully obtains a talent agent, and a role in the film The Aviator.

Mainstream Publishing

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The book was published in 2007 in the United Kingdom by Mainstream Publishing, and on January 15, 2008 in the United States.

The Herald (Glasgow)

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Hollywood Undercover received generally positive reviews in The Herald, New York Daily News, The Saturday Star, and Contactmusic.com; and a critical review in The Independent.

New York Daily News

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Hollywood Undercover received generally positive reviews in The Herald, New York Daily News, The Saturday Star, and Contactmusic.com; and a critical review in The Independent.

The Star (South Africa)

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Hollywood Undercover received generally positive reviews in The Herald, New York Daily News, The Saturday Star, and Contactmusic.com; and a critical review in The Independent.

The Independent

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Hollywood Undercover received generally positive reviews in The Herald, New York Daily News, The Saturday Star, and Contactmusic.com; and a critical review in The Independent.

Documentary film

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Halperin later released a documentary film on the same topic, His Highness Hollywood, which premiered in New York City in April 2008.

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Halperin later released a documentary film on the same topic, His Highness Hollywood, which premiered in New York City in April 2008.

Los Angeles

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Halperin pretends to be an individual trying to become a successful actor in Los Angeles, and gains access to exclusive celebrity parties.

Gay

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Halperin posed as a gay man looking for a "cure" for homosexuality from Scientology in order to expose what he felt were inherent prejudices in the organization.

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Halperin interviews former Scientologist Michael Pattinson, who sued the Church of Scientology claiming fraudulent activities after spending US$500,000 over 18 years in attempts to cure his homosexuality.

John Travolta

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According to Halperin the Scientology organization has arranged "cover" marriages as part of a "cure" for homosexuality, and notes that actor and Scientologist John Travolta married Kelly Preston two days after a male porn star told the National Enquirer of an alleged relationship he had with Travolta.

Kelly Preston

According to Halperin the Scientology organization has arranged "cover" marriages as part of a "cure" for homosexuality, and notes that actor and Scientologist John Travolta married Kelly Preston two days after a male porn star told the National Enquirer of an alleged relationship he had with Travolta.