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Jenny McCarthy's career seems to have come full circle - returning to her roots with a Playboy pictorial and a dating show.
McCarthy, who got her start appearing in Playboy in 1993, said she would like to pose naked in the magazine one last time before she turns 40 in November. She got her wish and will appear nude in the July 2012 issue of the men's magazine.
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Hugh Hefner was consoled by several Playboy models, including his ex-wife, hours after he and Crystal Harris announced their engagement was off.
Harris, who is 25 and appears on the cover of the nude magazine's July 11 issue, and the 85-year-old Playboy founder were supposed to marry on June 18. Harris said on Tuesday that she had decided to end their engagement.
Crystal Harris, who called off her nuptials to Hugh Hefner just five days before the wedding was to take place, now claims that she didn't want the Playboy mogul's lifestyle.
Harris, who is 25 and appears on the cover of the nude magazine's July issue, and the 85-year-old Playboy founder were supposed to marry on June 18. Harris said on Tuesday that she had decided to end their engagement. On Wednesday, she went on Ryan Seacrest's radio show to clear up rumors and talk about the real reasons she cancelled the wedding.
Crystal Harris has called off her engagement to Hugh Hefner days before their wedding and the Playboy mogul says she left him and took her dog with her.
"After much deep reflection and thought I have decided to end my engagement with Hef," the 25-year-old Playboy model said in a message posted on her website on Tuesday, June 14 - the day her debut single, "Club Queen," was released online (listen to it below).
Hugh Hefner and his son Marston recently celebrated their birthdays at a party at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas - the Playboy mogul turned 85, while the younger Hefner is now 21.
The two, who share a birthday on April 9, were joined by Hefner's fiance Crystal Harris, 24, his other son Cooper, 19, Playboy Playmate Anna Sophia Berglund, 25, as well as at least 30 other Playboy models.
Hugh Hefner, 84, will marry Crystal Harris, 24, on June 18 at the Playboy Mansion, a representative told People magazine.
Harris has begun the search for a wedding dress and will pose in a pre-wedding Playboy spread, set to run shortly before the wedding in June.
Hugh Hefner has won the bidding war over Playboy Enterprises and announced on Monday that he will take the company private in a deal that also secures his control of the business he began in 1953, according to The New York Times.
Playboy, which Hefner controlled for more than 50 years and became a publicly traded company in 1970, saw a drop in advertising revenue and a decline in readership in recent months. It also cut staff during the spring, which it said would save $3 million annually.
Hugh Hefner reveals some of the more intimate details of his life in a new interview with the New York Times magazine, including the fact that he lost his virginity at age 22.
In addition, the 84-year-old media mogul behind the Playboy brand also talks about his fiancÚ, 24-year-old Playmate Crystal Harris.