Hugh Hefner, Playboy magazine founder passes away at the age of 91
By Mah Jabeen
Hugh Hefner was the most popular symbol known for his silk pajamas, he was founder of Playboy magazine, who shove nudity into the American mainstream, was announced dead on Wednesday at the age of 91.
In 1953 Hefner founded a trailblazing brand that would be helpful for usher in the 20th century’s changing outlook towards sexuality, according to a statement from Playboy Enterprises he died natural death in his Beverly Hills home (the Playboy Mansion)
The skilled playboy outlived the sexual revolution that he fights for but even few of the popular buxom pin-ups to polish his innovative magazine.
Hugh Hefner was also known for his self promotion skill which made it impossible to remove his image from his empire.
In one of his statement his son Cooper Hefner said, “My father lived an outstanding and impactful life being in to media and initiated a leading culture for some of the most major cultural and social movement of his time by advocating free speech, sexual freedom and civil rights, he was probably a definition of lifestyle and culture that will stay with the Playboy brand name, the most popular recognizable and lasting history.”
In the past retirement age Hefner sustained an active role towards its editorial side of his magazine, while choosing covers and Playmates every month.
Hefner was a frequent nightcluber and maintained mass of young girlfriends, a lifestyle which he adapted and kept him young both in and out of his bedroom.
Back in 2003 Hefner mentioned in one of his interview with AFP, “I want to be remembered as someone with a positive impact towards changes in the social sexual values of time.”
“And I believe that position is pretty well safe.”