Newly-Resurfaced Interview Reveals Actress Mischa Barton Was Encouraged to Sleep With Leonardo DiCaprio to Help Her Career At Age 19
A resurfaced interview with actress Mischa Barton has revealed that she was encouraged to sleep with Leonardo DiCaprio to help her career when she was 19 years old.
The interview took place in 2005 and was published in Harper’s Bazaar.
Barton and her publicist Craig Schneider had run into DiCaprio at a photoshoot in Malibu, California.
Schneider told Barton "for the sake of your career, go and sleep with that man."
Barton did not follow her publicist's advice and it is unclear how it affected her career.