Rest In Peace Hugh Hefner, Playboy Founder Dead At 91

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Playboy founder and cultural icon Hugh Hefner has died from natural causes, surrounded by loved ones. He was 91.

“My father lived an exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer and a leading voice behind some of the most significant social and cultural movements of our time in advocating free speech, civil rights, and sexual freedom,” said Cooper Hefner, Chief Creative Officer of Playboy Enterprises. “He defined a lifestyle and ethos that lie at the heart of the Playboy brand, one of the most recognizable and enduring in history.”

Hefner is survived by his wife Crystal, four grown children, Christie, David, Marston, and Cooper.

Started in 1953, Playboy went on to become one of the most recognizable American global brands in history. A true icon has moved on.

Goodnight Playboy.

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