Thu 28 Sep 2017, 10:53
Hugh Hefner, infamous for launching Playboy magazine, the Playboy Bunnies and the Playboy mansion, has passed at 91.
Hugh Hefner has died from natural causes in the Playboy Mansion. Don't miss the documentary How Playboy Changed the World on Saturday 30 September at 16:40 on History. The documentary will also broadcast later that day at 22:05 and on Sunday 1 October at 22:05.
He founded Playboy magazine in 1953 and it was an instant success because of you know - the centrefold, need I say more?
Hef, as he was popularly known as, was married to Crystal Harris, 30, and is survived by four children.
Hef also launched the success of many a career and worked with well-known names as well.
Like Kim Kardashian who was the Playboy magazine cover in 2007. She had a stint in the infamous Playboy mansion. She has poured out her heartfelt condolences and how she and Paris used to party there:
RIP to the legendary Hugh Hefner! I’m so honored to have been a part of the Playboy team! You will be greatly missed! Love you Hef! Xoxo— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) September 28, 2017
Paris & I are reminiscing about the Playboy parties at the mansion & how much we love Hef. She’s texts me the perfect Hef emojis 👯👯👯👯👴🏼👯👯👯👯👯— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) September 28, 2017
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Paris who had also posed for the magazine also expressed her sadness over the loss:
Jenny McCarthy’s career was also launched after she posed in Playboy and became the Playmate of the Year in 1993:
Remember Kendra Wilkinson Baskett who is his former girlfriend? She has also attributed the person she is today to Hef. She was also the star of E! reality show The Girls Next Door which ran for six seasons. She also had her own reality show Kendra on Top featuring her business ventures as well as her life with her husband Hank Baskett.
Still on exes, Holly Madison who also starred in The Girls Next Door had her own reality show Holly’s World which premiered on E! and ran for two seasons.
Actress Lisa Rena of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has also posed for Playboy.
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