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Parks & Recreation actor Rob Lowe sat down for a recent interview, where he revealed that his 1988 sex tape, which shows him having sex with a 16-year-old, was the "best thing" that ever happened to him.

"I think it's the best thing that ever happened to me," he shared on SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show. 

"Honestly, I do, because it got me sober. Sober got me married. I've been married 29 years, and I have two great sons, so I don't think any of that happens without going through that scandal."

Lowe was 24 years old when he recorded himself with the underage girl. The scandal led to Lowe's career being put on hold for years before Hollywood eventually opened its doors once again to the star.

"The problem was, I didn't make any money off of it like everybody does now," Lowe told Cagle of the tape. "I was too stupid."