Hugh Hefner Will Be Buried Next To His Favourite Playboy Star

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Nearly six decades later, the controversial publishing mogul told CBS Los Angeles that he still felt a "double connection" to the model-actress, who died in 1962.

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (left) will be buried next to Mariyln Monroe who graced the first cover of the iconic magazine in 1958.

In 1992, he spent US$75,000 (S$102,000) to purchase the crypt beside Monroe's in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.

When the Dallas Playboy Club was about to open, Drennan said it had a competition and she was one of 200 women chosen to be a bunny.

Fans continue to remember legendary Playboy founder Hugh Hefner who died at the age of 91 last night at the Playboy Mansion.

Hugh Hefner was married to Crystal, a 31-year-old model, who had also been the Playboy Playmate of the Month for December 2009.

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The first Playboy issue was published in 1953.

'Today I just make that statement past tense.

In a Playboy interview in 2000, Hefner had said, "There's something rather poetic in the fact that we'll be buried in the same place. So is Dorothy Stratten". The news was announced by the Playboy Company confirming that the businessman died a natural death, surrounded by family and close friends at his home in Los Angeles.

After several reports surfaced that Hefner's late wife would inherit nothing following his death due to an ironclad prenup, the insider said Harris "knows how to get around the system".

Cooper - who is now a 26-year-old film student wrote - "my father lived an exception and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer", and was one of the "leading voices" for the advocation of sexual freedom, civil rights, as well as free speech.

Pamela Anderson made an emotional post on social media to farewell Mr Hefner.

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