The Girls Next Door

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Kendra Wilkinson Freaks Out, Quits TV Show

Can't bring herself to dive in 'Splash'

(Newser) - She wasn't afraid to tell the world about her Hugh Hefner romance, but Kendra Wilkinson was apparently too scared to dive into the deep end of a pool. The former Playboy Playmate and Girl Next Door quit reality diving series Splash last night in pretty dramatic fashion. She walked... More »

Kendra Wilkinson Welcomes Son

Playmate starts family with Hank Baskett; Hugh Hefner approves

(Newser) - Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett became parents early this morning, welcoming Hank Baskett IV in Indianapolis. “We’re happy and healthy and enjoying every second with little Hank,” they tell E! —and they’re not the only ones celebrating. Wilkinson’s famous ex, Hugh Hefner, sends his... More »

Twins' Granny Likes That Hef

Kristina and Karissa's grandma is happy for her girls

(Newser) - Apparently this is the week for celebrities’ grandmothers to come out of the woodwork. The latest: the grandma of Hugh Hefner’s 20-year-old twin girlfriends, Kristina and Karissa Shannon: “I got the sweetest letter from their grandmother who raised them,” Hef tells E! “She said how happy... More »

Hef Hurt My Self-Esteem: Holly

Ex-Playmate also talks plastic surgery

(Newser) - Now that former Playmate Holly Madison is no longer a girl next door, she's opening up about how ex Hugh Hefner damaged her self-esteem. She also tells Life & Style why she turned to plastic surgery, PopEater reports.
  • On Hef: "Living with Hef brought down my self-esteem a lot.
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Hef Ex, Beau Marry at Playboy Mansion

Baby On the Way

(Newser) - Kendra Wilkinson went from girl next door to something of an honest woman yesterday, reports E! Online, exchanging vows with beau and soon-to-be babydaddy Hank Baskett at the Playboy Mansion in front of 500 guests, swirling paparazzi, and 83-year-old ex Hugh Hefner. Wilkinson's fellow Girls Next Door co-stars served... More »

Hef Is Healthy; Jon + Kate's Marriage Isn't

Plus, Eminem is back—and more

(Newser) - Yesterday it was Ed McMahon protesting rumors of his demise; today it’s Hugh Hefner. The 83-year-old Playboy magnate is “in very good shape and feeling very good,” he tells E!, adding that the breakup with his exes certainly isn’t taking a toll: “The recovery, thanks... More »

Without His Girls, Hef Slides

Playboy icon aged 10 years in a month: insider

(Newser) - Masquerade ball attendees at the Playboy mansion last weekend were appalled to discover the aging face on Hugh Hefner was no mask. "He looked so old, like he had aged 10 years in the last month," an insider tells Fox News. The 83-year-old made a brief appearance... More »

Hef-Ex Holly Madison to Join Dancing

Madison may replace Jewel on the show

(Newser) - Holly Madison is done with Hugh Hefner and The Girls Next Door, but she hasn't quit on reality TV just yet. The single-again blonde is joining Dancing with the Stars, possibly to replace Jewel, Us reports. Jewel wrote on her blog that tendinitis may force her to quit, though she... More »

Hef's Ex Lands Own Reality Show

Girls Next Door may star Hef's new squeezes

(Newser) - Kendra Wilkinson is saying goodbye to the Playboy Mansion and hello to her own reality show, the Daily News reports. Kendra will follow Wilkinson as she adjusts to life without Hugh Hefner and plans her wedding to Hank Baskett of the Philadelphia Eagles. But no worries: The Girls Next Door... More »

Hef Too 'Busy' to Miss Exes

May add even more girlfriends

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner is too busy with his replacement girlfriends to miss his three exes—and he might ask even more to join the brood, E! reports. “The best solution to lost love is new love,” the Playboy magnate said. As for rumors he’s scouting for more gal... More »

Hef's New Girlfriends Move In

Three latest gal pals live in the Mansion now

(Newser) - Just days after Hugh Hefner’s last ex moved out of the Playboy Mansion, his three newest gal pals moved in, the New York Daily News reports. And apparently model Crystal Harris and 19-year-old twins Karissa and Kristina Shannon may not be enough to keep the 82-year-old busy: “There... More »

3rd Hef Girlfriend Moving On

Playmate ditches Hefner pad to hit the road for Travel Channel

(Newser) - The last of the Girls Next Door has closed the door of the Playboy Mansion behind her. Bridget Marquardt is following in the steps of Hugh Hefner exes Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson and getting her own place, she tells Us Magazine. Marquardt still has a "special relationship" with... More »

2008's Hottest Ladies

Fox News names the best bods

(Newser) - You didn't think Fox News would forget about the ladies, did you? Here's a sample of its choices for hottest bods of 2008:
  • Karolina Kurkova: She has no bellybutton, "but that didn't stop magazines from Photoshopping one on her for their photo spreads."
  • Angelina Jolie: "
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Christie Hefner to Leave Playboy

Founder's daughter moving to non-profit ventures

(Newser) - Christie Hefner is stepping down as CEO of Playboy after 20 years at the helm of her father Hugh’s operation, she tells the Chicago Tribune. The company’s stock is down, and it has shuttered key divisions, but Hefner, 56, said her resignation was a personal choice. She intends... More »

Hef Is Like a Dad to Ex Kendra

Playboy founder will give former lover away

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner is more than just an ex of Girls Next Door star Kendra Wilkinson—he’s “like a father to her,” says Wilkinson’s fiancé, Hank Baskett. The Philadelphia Eagles receiver made sure to get Hef's blessing before popping the question, reports Us magazine. The two have... More »

Hef's Kendra to Wed NFL Star

Hefner will give away ex-girlfriend to Hank Baskett at Playboy Mansion in June

(Newser) - Hugh Hefner is losing another girlfriend, and she’ll go directly into another man’s arms, AP reports. Kendra Wilkinson is set to marry Philadelphia Eagles receiver Hank Baskett, but Hef isn’t sore: He will give her away at the estate they both called home. Wilkinson, 23, dated Hefner... More »

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