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Susan Olsen, who rose to fame playing Cindy Brady on “The Brady Bunch,” is speaking out to reveal her least favorite fan rumor about the beloved sitcom.

Olsen Clears Up Rumor

Olsen, 61, told Fox News that her least favorite rumor is that an affair took place on the set between two cast members.

“I disliked the rumors that Florence Henderson and Barry Williams had an affair,” Olsen explained.

Henderson played Carol Brady on the show, which ran from 1969 until 1974, while Williams played her stepson Greg Brady.

“Barry had a crush on her,” Olsen continued. “She was very kind to him. She let him take her out for her birthday. So I don’t like the implication that’s been out there, that something was going on with them. There wasn’t anything going on with them except for mutual respect and love.”

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Henderson And Williams Address Rumor

Henderson, who died in 2016 at the age of 82, had been open about this outing.

“He had a crush on me, and he asked me out for a date, which I’ll never forget,” she once said. “He was too young to drive, so his older brother brought him to my hotel, and then I drove us to the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, where we saw a singer. It was so sweet because Barry made sure we had a good table.”

“After the show, his brother picked him up and took him home,” Henderson added. “The crush was a very serious thing for him, so I was never condescending. I certainly liked him too, but I wasn’t exactly the Cher of the TV mom set.”

Williams, 68, also wrote about this meal in his memoir, saying, “When those little things called hormones start kicking in, you get excited by even inanimate objects. It wasn’t that I sought to bed her. I just wanted to spend time with her. It was flattering that she gave me any attention at all.”

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Another rumor that Olsen would like to put to rest is one claiming that she’s died.

“That’s pretty much a fabrication,” she said with a laugh. “There actually was a young girl named Susan Olsen who got her coat stuck in the door of a bus and was dragged several blocks and died. And some news source on the East Coast reported that it was me. And there were always rumors that I was dead.”

“It made me feel like Paul McCartney because it was at the same time that there were rumors that Paul McCartney was dead,” she added. “Rumors of my death are gross exaggerations.”

‘Biggest Secret’ From ‘The Brady Bunch’

Olsen concluded by revealing a major secret from the show.

“I think the biggest secret behind ‘The Brady Bunch’ is that [creator] Sherwood Schwartz cast people who were interesting, got along very well together, and were big on family,” she stated. “He made sure we all had good parents. And the love you see between all of us – it’s absolutely genuine. I don’t think you can fool an audience for very long. I think the reason people loved us is that they knew we loved each other.”

“The Brady Bunch” is one of the few shows that has stood the test of time, and it continues be beloved to this day. It’s truly fascinating to hear what someone like Olsen thinks about some of the rumors that come along with this iconic show!

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