Playboy Founder, Hugh Hefner Found Dead Yesterday

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Hefner was 91. He lived a long life. RIP.

Hefner founded Playboy in 1953 with $600 of his own money and built the magazine into a multimillion-dollar entertainment empire that at its 1970s peak included TV shows, a jazz festival and a string of Playboy Clubs whose cocktail waitresses wore bunny ears and cottontails.

Over the years, the legend of “Hef” only grew as he bedded hundreds of young women, married a few of his magazine’s “Playmates” and cavorted on reality TV shows with a stable of girlfriends less than a third his age.

Fans expressed their feelings on twitter, which you can see below. He will be buried next to Marilyn Monroe, Playboy’s first cover star.

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