'Full House' Child Actor Blake McIver Turned Go-Go Dancer

'Full House' Child Actor Blake McIver Turned Go-Go Dancer

9:45 AM EST, November 11, 2013

On the 80's sitcom Full House, Blake McIver played Derek, the precocious pal of the Olsen twins. But you'll never guess where we found McIver today. He's a go-go dancer.

In this INSIDE EDITION exclusive, 28-year-old McIver tells us how he went from cute child star to dancing in short shorts. So, why did he give up acting for go-go dancing? Survival. Like many child stars in Hollywood, the acting roles have dried up.

Watch More Of McIver's Interview Here

McIver candidly said, "It's hard when you've been blessed to have success at a young age, and then you wake up at 18 and no one cares anymore."   

McIver is now focusing on a singing career. He's just made his very first music video called, "I Wish I Didn't Need You," and he has no regrets about his new job as a go-go guy.

Laughing, McIver stated, "There's no shame to getting paid to dance around in your underwear."


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