Miss January 1988, went on to become not only Playmate of the Year 1989, but Mrs. Born in Moulton, Alabama, she was raised in Nevada and British Columbia.Kimberley began modeling in Vancouver, Canada when she was 17, and a local photographer talked her into posing for ." Or, "Oh, Hef should have married you." As if I had missed out on something, when I was independent, free, and making tons of money on my own and doing really well in my career.
It’s a stunning archive detailing almost every aspect of his life, done with a deliberateness that indicates Hefner knew early on he wanted a legacy.
It contains the good, the bad and the ugly: photos of Hefner at the beginning of Playboy, which he started in Chicago in 1953 after scraping together a few thousand dollars for a magazine that would have been called if the title hadn’t been taken; a copy of the famous nude Marilyn Monroe photo that graced the first issue, which sold 54,000 copies; critical articles about the death of Dorothy Stratten, a Playmate of the Year who was shot to death in August 1980 by her estranged husband, Paul Snider; and, somewhat weirdly, a psychologist’s assessment of her lover, director Peter Bogdanovich — a scathing Hefner critic — whose origins not even the archivist can explain.
Here are 10 surprising revelations from this week's THR cover story: 1.
EVEN AT AGE 85, HEFNER CAN STILL HAVE A (VERY) ACTIVE SEX LIFE "We had sex once a week," Hefner says of his ex-fiancee, 25-year-old Crystal Harris. We had sex the first night that we met, with another girl, and it was such a nice relationship that I kept them both over for a weekend." 2.
In July 1989 she married Hugh Hefner, becoming his second wife.