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Jo Beth Taylor was a '90s TV staple. Then she just... disappeared.

Jo Beth Taylor, 44, was a ’90s TV staple.

She did it all: Hey Hey it’s Saturday, Australia’s Funniest Home Videos, musicals, and pop singles.

She got out of the industry with her sanity just intact after a rumour circulated that she’d made a porn movie.

She retreated from the spotlight and headed to California where she spent two years recovering.

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Jo Beth Taylor at peak ’90s. Image via Getty.

Taylor’s now taking a step back into industry by appearing on I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

“There was a rumour that I’d done a porno and that really hurt me,” Taylor told Paul Harragon on the show.

“I felt condemned even though I’d done nothing wrong. There was nothing I could do. I just felt really attacked, even though I hadn’t done anything.”

Taylor said the rumour was mortifying and damaging for her professionally and personally.

Watch Taylor talking about her experiences… Post continues after video.

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“My brothers were all tradies and stuff and people were talking about it on the building sit,” she said.

“I was really burnt out and couldn’t do it anymore. I woke up one day in a ball and couldn’t stop crying for like two days. I probably wasn’t thinking all that rationally and I quit.”

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In addition, she said, there was no porno. It didn’t exist.

“There was no porn, I can guarantee. Someone had done one (a porno) and their really nice boyfriend at the time put it out there so there was one and then that started a whole lot of rumour and this whole list of celebrities came out. I was supposedly caught with someone at Crown Casino and it was supposedly shown on the screen — as if that happened, it’s so ridiculous.”

Taylor went on to marry Austrian tennis player Thomas Muster, and had a son. They divorced in 2005.

On the latest episode of The Binge Rosie and SJ talk to a former I’m A Celebrity contestant who tells them what it was really like…..

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