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It seems that when you're a former heartthrob forced to maintain your celebrity status on the likes of Idol-wannabe reality shows, picking up women isn't as easy as flashing your veneers and saying hello. In the case of hamburger abuser David Hasselhoff, he might have been able to score by simply striding up to a group of giggly women and opening with "Hi, I'm The Hoff." But one pesky home video and one bitter divorce battle later, the NY Daily News reports that David's current moves aren't so slick:

"[A woman] was approached by the assistant of David Hasselhoff...and he gave her an autographed photo of him. On the back of the photo was the assistant's phone number and a suggestion that she get in touch with 'them.'"

Even more embarrassing than the fact that Hasselhoff sends his poor PA to fetch women for him using an airbrushed 8x10 is the method he uses in narrowing in on a target. The sighting in question occurred in Manhattan after a group of women returned from a taping of America's Got Talent, the show Hoff judges and occasionally blesses with his vocal stylings. Which prompts us to take down a mental note: do not make eye contact with any "celebrity" judges at reality show tapings in the future. One polite smile in their direction may result in a head shot ambush.

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