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The Sultan of Sleaze David Hans Schmidt may be dead, but his less-than-gentlemanly legacy lives on: Like a sulphur bubble belched to the surface of the swampiest reaches of the internets, nude photos of Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross, taken by her husband and discovered in the trash by garbage men outside the couple's home, have materialized online.

(The NSFW link is here.) The shots, much as Schmidt described back when the couple was trying to legally block him from brokering them back in Oct. '06, depict Cross emerging from an outdoor shower, completely au naturelle in every sense of the word, and looking not particularly thrilled to be having her picture taken. Now, if you'll excuse us, we need to head out in search of a loofah, a bar of Lava soap, and the closest outdoor shower.