Whoopi Goldberg is certainly not the first person who comes to mind when thinking of appropriate phone sex operators -- but alas, that's who at least a few guys wound up with when they called a 900 number lo these many years ago.

She says the job actually helped her acting, but of course she couldn't go back to it now because "people would know my voice."

Maybe that gig is how she got the name “Whoopi.”

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