Published January 05, 2009
Jeremy "The Pivert" Piven has struck again.
The sex-mad hypochondriac, who's in Thailand recovering from "mercury poisoning" after eating too much sushi, apparently can't get enough of female Mansion NYC employees, either.
Not only did he hook up with waitress Ashley Chontos, he's also been seeing hostess Brandi Harper .
Harper, an African-American stunner who is studying cosmetology, met Piven backstage through friends after seeing him in "Speed-the-Plow." A source said, "They went out several times, and she saw him the day before he became sick and had to leave the play. He was fine with her, though."
Piven has since been texting and calling Harper several times a day.
"She was surprised when she found out he'd been seeing Ashley — but she didn't really care," the friend said. Harper told us, "I know Jeremy, and he is a gentleman.