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Mythic Playboy Mansion Is Hefner's No More

Sale of the ultimate man cave has closed for $100M

(Newser) - The party’s over: The sale of one of the most famous mansions in America—the five-acre Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles' Holmby Hills—has closed for a not-insubstantial $100 million, Reuters reports, though it's worth noting that the sale price is half of the original asking price. The... More »

Billionaire Heir Buys Playboy Mansion

Hugh Hefner is staying put

(Newser) - The Playboy mansion—complete with Hugh Hefner—has been snapped up by a party-loving neighbor. Daren Metropoulos, a 32-year-old billionaire heir who lives in an $18 million mansion next door to Hefner's longtime abode, is believed to be paying around $200 million for the 29-room mansion, the Guardian reports.... More »

Suit: Hugh Hefner 'Complicit' in Cosby Assault

He introduced Cosby to sex assault victim: suit

(Newser) - A woman who accuses Bill Cosby of sexual assault now says Hugh Hefner was "complicit" in the act. In a lawsuit, Chloe Goins says Hefner introduced her to Cosby during a party at the Playboy Mansion in 2008. Goins says Cosby drugged her, then led her to a room... More »

All of Playboy May Soon Be for Sale

'Eyebrow-raising' company's expected asking price: $500M

(Newser) - The Easter Bunny gets top billing this weekend, but other famous bunnies are also making headlines with news of a possible big transaction. The Wall Street Journal reports Playboy Enterprises Inc. is in the exploratory stages of a sale, per sources familiar with the situation, with investment bank Moelis &... More »

For Sale: Playboy Mansion?

Comes with your very own wrinkly, pajama-clad octogenarian

(Newser) - In the market for a Los Angeles mansion that's likely been the scene of more debauchery than any one residence ever should? Have we got the place for you: None other than the Playboy Mansion is going on sale at the end of the month, reports TMZ , and it'... More »

Shel Silverstein Was Hugh Hefner's Sidekick

His first real job? 'Playboy' magazine cartoonist

(Newser) - Shel Silverstein was kicked out of one college and dropped out of another, and he described those days gloomily: "I didn't get laid much. I didn't learn much. Those are the two worst things that can happen to a guy." His trouble with the ladies didn'... More »

Holly Madison: Hef Was Abusive

Former Playboy Bunny bashes her once-lover in new book

(Newser) - Holly Madison insists that she doesn't like talking about living at the Playboy mansion and dating Hugh Hefner, but believes "it's important to tell the truth of my story." The 35-year-old former Playboy Bunny writes about life before, during, and after the mansion in her new... More »

Lawyer: Witnesses Confirm Cosby Sex Abuse

Plus: latest accusation puts assault's timing within statute of limitations

(Newser) - A pair of witnesses support a woman's claim that Bill Cosby sexually abused her when she was 15, her lawyer says in a court filing. Lawyer Marc Strecker says he's seen pictures of his client, Judy Huth, at the Playboy Mansion with Bill Cosby in the 1970s, reports... More »

10 Stars Who Got Married on New Year's

Bet you forgot to send them an anniversary card

(Newser) - To ring in 2014, at least two celebrities got married: Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco wed tennis player Ryan Sweeting yesterday, and former Even Stevens star Christy Romano married producer Brendan Rooney. People rounds up eight other celebrity couples with New Year's weddings. Click through the gallery for... More »

Hef, Crystal Dress Up as Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke

And do some twerking at Halloween party

(Newser) - Here's an image you won't be able to get out of your head for the foreseeable future: Crystal Harris twerking all over her hubby, Hugh Hefner. Hef recently tweeted two pictures of himself and Harris at the Playboy Mansion Halloween party, dressed as Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke... More »

10 Celebs Playboy Didn't Want

Even Hef's own girlfriend got rejected

(Newser) - It must be pretty embarrassing to find yourself rejected by Playboy, but that's just what happened to these 10 celebrities rounded up by Fox News :
  • Farrah Abraham: The Teen Mom star has been the source of many unspeakable headlines thanks to her recent sex tape, but multiple requests to
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Hefner Buys 27-Year-Old Bride $5M 'Widow's Pad'

Crystal Harris will be living in style after Hugh dies

(Newser) - The bad news: Hugh Hefner, 87, is probably going to bid farewell to this earthly life long before his 27-year-old bride, Crystal Harris. The good news: When he does, Harris will have an awesome place to live. Hefner just bought her a $5 million, 5,900-square-foot Hollywood Hills estate, TMZ... More »

20 Stars With Crazy Expensive Homes

You probably can't afford any of these

(Newser) - No self-respecting Hollywood star or tech mogul is going to live in a shack—but what are the most expensive celebrity homes? Radar lists 20:
  • Petra Ecclestone's Los Angeles home, the former Spelling Mansion: $85 million
  • Tiger Woods' Florida estate: $60 million
  • Bill Gates' Washington state "Xanadu,"
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Hugh Hefner: I've Slept With 'Over a Thousand' Women

And he calls Crystal Harris his 'best' wife

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner gives a wide-ranging interview to Esquire , including this little bit of TMI: Asked how many women he's slept with, he says, "How could I possibly know? Over a thousand, I'm sure. There were chunks of my life when I was married, and when I was... More »

Inside Hugh Hefner's Prenup

You thought he'd marry 26-year-old Crystal Harris without one?

(Newser) - If you had some romantic notion that Hugh Hefner, 86, and Crystal Harris, 26, are so in love that they tied the knot sans prenup, think again. They signed one three weeks ago, a source tells Radar . The agreement protects Hef's assets from Playboy, and requires Harris to leave... More »

Hefner Marries 26-Year-Old

He makes it official with Crystal Harris

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner is now a groom three times over. The 86-year-old tied the knot with Crystal Harris at the Playboy Mansion yesterday. Harris, you'll recall , is not just 60 years younger than Hef; she's also the one who jilted him 18 months ago. TMZ reports that last night'... More »

Hugh Hefner, Crystal Harris Engaged ... Again

Wedding, take 2, scheduled for New Year's Eve

(Newser) - Here's hoping the second time is the charm for Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris: They're once again engaged and planning to wed on New Year's Eve, a Playboy source confirms to E!. Harris, 26, called off her first wedding to Hefner, 86, just five days in advance... More »

9 Celebs Playboy Rejected

Sorry, Courtney Stodden...

(Newser) - Difficult as this may be to believe, Playboy is apparently not as entranced by newly-legal child bride Courtney Stodden as her 52-year-old hubby is: Stodden has been lobbying for a spread now that she's 18, but the magazine reportedly rejected her because she's been overly "enhanced."... More »

8 Liberal Celebs No Longer So Keen on Obama

Matt Damon, Gene Simmons, and others who are disappointed

(Newser) - President Obama was quite popular with Tinseltown's biggest stars four years ago, but as he seeks reelection, he's fallen out of favor with some Hollywood liberals. The Week lists eight who have criticized the prez:
  • Gene Simmons: The Kiss rocker now regrets supporting Obama in '08, because
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Hef's Son Must Stay Away From Playmate Girlfriend

Marston Hefner ordered to attend violence intervention program

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner's son has been ordered to attend a 52-week domestic violence intervention program after he was charged with attacking his Playmate girlfriend . Marston Hefner, 21, pleaded no contest to charges of corporal injury after Playmate of the Year Claire Sinclair told police he punched her and kicked her... More »

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