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Debra Messing and Other Celebs Who've Posed Nude Recently

Actress Debra Messing is proving that 43 could be the new 33. In the newest issue of Allure, the "Smash" star, who will turn 44 years old in August, appears completely nude in a pictorial for the fashion magazine. Messing's nude pictorial for the magazine comes on the heels of the announcement that her new show on NBC has been renewed for a second season. Most people remember Debra as playing one half of "Will & Grace" on NBC for a number of seasons.

Since her first sitcom went off the air in 2006, Debra has done a handful of films and small TV roles on shows like "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit." Then this year she was tapped to play Julia Houston, a partner in a successful Broadway show writing team for NBC's drama "Smash." The show has gotten pretty decent reviews and its ratings were good enough (at least by NBC's standards) to pick it up for a second run.

While posing in the buff for Allure, Messing joins a group of female stars who've taken it all off for a photographer recently. Here are a few notable instances.

Maria Menounos - Interestingly enough, in the very same issue Maria poses nude as well. So within the covers of the latest issue of Allure are two stunning pictorials of two gorgeous stars, separated by 10 years in age. Maria, host of "Extra!" was also recently in a viral video for the upcoming new album from the band fronted by funny man Jack Black, Tenacious D.

Lindsay Lohan - In one of the most highly anticipated Playboy photo spreads, the "Freaky Friday" star bared it all for the famous gentleman's magazine. LiLo stripped down to nothing and did her hair and makeup to look almost identical to Marilyn Monroe. Lindsay took the tribute further styling the shoot and her poses after the famous shots of Marilyn that launched the magazine into the stratosphere back in 1953.

Nadya Suleman - Known around the world as "Octomom," the reality TV star and celebrity mother of 14 posed nude in the European Magazine Closer. According to Suleman, she did it to pay her rent. What made the photo shoot so notable was that she had previously been quoted as saying she would never pose nude for money. Apparently, times were tough enough to force her hand.

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