Messing asks for stunt double


Debra Messing, former Will and Grace star, is scared of swimming in Australia after the death of crocodile hunter Steve Irwin. According to, Messing, who is going to start working in the mini-series Starter Wife in Australia, has warned the producers that she will not go near the water. She stars as a Hollywood wife who has been dumped by her husband in the new series. She says: “I told them I am not going in the ocean. I told them I need a stunt double.” She will be accompanied by her husband and son.