Wrinkle-free McCarthy (Gregg Deguire/WireImage)
Perhaps McCarthy is just trying to stay young-looking for her new beau. The former Playboy centerfold is dating 33-year-old Brian Urlacher, linebacker for the Chicago Bears. McCarthy, a Chicago native, was first spotted out with the hulking NFL star, who has been linked to Paris Hilton, earlier this month, and although she describes herself as "giddy" about the relationship, she adds that it will be a while before he meets her 9-year-old son, Evan. "I'm taking baby steps," says McCarthy, who was with Jim Carrey for five years until 2010. "I have a six-month rule. I don't introduce my son to anybody unless someone makes it six months."
Love is something she knows a thing or two about and McCarthy will be helping singletons find "The One" come June on her new ABC show, "Love in the Wild," which pairs a man and a woman together to compete against other duos — and perhaps find romance in the process. But did the guys hit on her, just like they did when she co-hosted MTV's "Singled Out" in the '90s? "I went into it with the same idea I had with Singled Out," she tells Parade. "Here I am with cute outfits and trying to look pretty, but I needed to make myself unavailable. I made sure I was always the girls' cheerleader and I made fun of the boys so most of them were probably annoyed with me, which worked for them not hitting on me."
It probably also helped that McCarthy has a linebacker for a boyfriend.
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