Episode 166

Published on:

13th Jan 2022

Wife Guys

What exactly is a wife guy and why have they sacrificed their Hollywood careers (and a few film studios) to honor their ladies? The OV boys investigate the wife guy phenomenon to get to the bottom of how Renny Harlin bankrupted Carolco Pictures for love and John Derek avoided prison.

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