The dark side of it Playboy. Holly Madison, Bridget Marquard And Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriends openly talk about their time with the media mogul in the new A&E Documentary Secrets of Playboy.
“Mention, I feel, starts almost immediately when you’re there, and you start to hear how wonderful Hef is from his circle of friends.” Vegas Diary The author, 42, said during the premiere of the series on January 24. “So, in the beginning, Heff whom you would now call a profit bomber. He is the one who almost immediately tells you ‘I love you’.
The Holy’s World Alum dated the late Playboy founder from 2001 to 2008, when he lived in the famous Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. Since writing his 2015 Tell-All memoir, Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Warning Stories of the Former Playboy RabbitHe was outspoken about his experience with Hefner, who died in 2017 at the age of 91.
Former Dr. in the new series Playboy Hefner’s model and ex-girlfriend noted that many of Madison’s claims reflect memories of their own lives in the palace. “I know the rules he had to follow,” Carla Howe, The former model, said at the premiere. “You are a prisoner of it Playboy [world]. For example, you can’t do your own thing. “
Madison recalls an incident when Hefner accused her of “reversing” her haircut, which was shorter than her choice. “I remember when she cut her hair,” Jonathan Baker, Recalls a friend of Hefner’s. “He was very dissatisfied with it.”
Stefan Tettenbaum, Who served as Hefner’s personal valet from 1978 to 1981, complained that life was not easy for the palace staff. “He thought he was the king, the emperor,” Tettenbaum claimed. “We were just servants. Everyone else was invisible. He did not want to know our names. He gave us instructions. “
According to Tettenbaum, the staff should have avoided contact with the women in the palace, even if they tried to start a conversation. “We were told you can’t talk to girls,” he explained. “You are not their friend. You work for Mr. Hefner – you don’t work for them. “
Baker and Hefner’s other friends claim they saw him doing nothing less than pity his girlfriends. Madison, however, noted that those acquaintances do not always see what is happening behind closed doors.
“I think The Girls Next DoorHeff was portrayed as a kind grandfather, but he wasn’t, “the reality star explained.” It would make me so angry that he manipulated so much.
Secrets of Playboy A&E airs Monday at 9 pm ET.
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