71°

Topics

Rubella
Jenny McCarthy on 'View': A new forum for discredited autism theories
Jenny McCarthy on 'View': A new forum for discredited autism theories

Comedienne turned Playboy centerfold turned autism advocate Jenny McCarthy may not have a medical degree like Dr. Mehmet Oz. But she has publicly embraced some medical opinions that are even more flimsily supported by scientific evidence than some of those espoused by her TV colleague. And now that McCarthy has got a seat on "The View," she'll have a similarly vast audience to misinform. When she's not holding forth on sex -- and let's face it, McCarthy's probably no less qualified than many others to speak expertly on the subject -- McCarthy portrays herself as an expert on the subject of autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder with which her 11-year-old son, Evan, was diagnosed in...

Loading