Hugh Hefner: The pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution

2017-09-28 14:48
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Cape Town – Playboy founder Hugh Hefner was at the top of the news list on Thursday.

The publishing mogul died of natural causes at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday night. He was 91.

Hef revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s and built a multimedia empire of clubs, mansions, movies and television, symbolised by bow-tied women in bunny costumes.

(Photo: Hugh Hefner lights a pipe in June 1963. Getty Images)

Here are 4 Hugh Hefner stories you need to read:

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies

Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy, has died at the age of 91. (Read more here)

Hugh Hefner remembered in 30 photos

Hugh Hefner, known as the original playboy, lived a life of dreams. Here are 30 photos to remember him. (Read more here)

Hugh Hefner’s wife will inherit absolutely nothing after his death – this is why

Former playmate, Crystal – who, at 31, is 60 years his junior – wed the Playboy founder in December 2012. (Read more here)

5 local celebs on the cover of Playboy

We look back at five local celebrities on the cover of Playboy Magazine South Africa. (WARNING: This article is NSFW) (Read more here)

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