Adult Video Company Contemplates Status of Mindy McCready DVD

The release of Mindy McCready, Baseball Mistress, an adult DVD featuring the singer, has been placed on temporary hold while a video distribution company attempts to prove it has the right to release it. The response from Vivid Entertainment, the adult video producer and distributor, follows a cease-and-desist letter from McCready’s attorney, Adam Dread, seeking to stop the DVD’s release on April 19. In addition to segments of a video featuring McCready and a former boyfriend in bed, the DVD includes her comments about her affair with baseball player Roger Clemens. On Monday (April 5), McCready’s publicist issued a press release that included statements from both Dread and Vivid founder Steven Hirsch. The video executive said, “We’ve decided to take a little extra time to study all of our documentation and other clearances before we proceed.” Dread said, “We stand by our original statement that Ms. McCready has never made any video for Vivid Entertainment or any entertainment company of that genre and that there is no proof of authorization from Vivid to release any likeness of Ms. McCready in any format.”