Mackenzie Rosman of ‘7th Heaven’ shows her grown-up self in Maxim
Ruthie Camden, is that you?
TV’s “7th Heaven” alum Mackenzie Rosman is baring quite a bit for Maxim, showing off that she isn’t the spunky Camden family baby anymore. Alas, the former child star did not make the men’s mag’s annual Hot 100 list.
Rosman, 23, who also appeared in “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” is stripping down to her bra, undies and occasionally sheer over-things for the September issue of the mag, following in former costar Jessica Biel’s footsteps.
In 2000, Biel, who played Ruthie’s rebellious older sister on the 11-season drama, posed topless for Gear magazine. She was 17, and costar Stephen Collins, who played dad Rev. Eric Camden in the family drama that ran from 1996 to 2007, equated the images to “child pornography.” Producers reportedly took legal action against the magazine and Biel’s role on the show was cut down to guest appearances, according to Esquire.
“It was a big deal. The magazine was banned on set, I think by orders of [executive producer] Aaron Spelling,” Rosman told Maxim (via Us Weekly). “I sneaked a peek at it, though. It was racy gossip amongst the women of ‘7th Heaven.’”
As for her own sassy spread, Rosman wasn’t nonplussed about her state of undress, also not minding if people would be surprised by the images.
“They might be. But you know what? It’s who I am,” she told Maxim.
It isn’t the first time racy images of the actress have surfaced. Photos of her posing in her underwear and kissing a girl leaked online in 2008, People reported.
Rosman most recently starred in the horror film “Beneath” and is set to appear in SyFy’s upcoming film “Ghost Shark,” which premieres on Aug. 22.
And just to put things in perspective (or make them even creepier), at age 23, the actress is two years ahead of model du jour Kate Upton, who is 21.
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