Hugh Hefner Dead? Rumors or Truth?
Reports that Hugh Hefner is dead are confirmed as a "greatly exaggerated" hoax, in keeping with the founder and publisher of Playboy magazine himself who notified the general public via his Twitter account.
Reports that Hugh Hefner is dead are confirmed as a “greatly exaggerated” hoax, in keeping with the founder and publisher of Playboy magazine himself who notified the general public via his Twitter account.
Rumors surrounding the death of Hugh Hefner are confirmed false by the Playboy founder himself via Twitter.
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Rumors began spreading on social media networks that Hugh Hefner was dead on Monday, claiming the 85-year-old had suffered from a heart attack.
Hefner confirmed his death was a false story via Twitter. “The rumors of my death are, as Mark Twain observed during a similar scenario, greatly exaggerated. i am significantly alive and kicking,” he tweeted.
Amused by the rumors circulating he commented, “I’m lying in bed next to Shera Bechard with an enormous smile on my face, reading tweets regarding my surprising demise. i am happy to check what percentage individuals are happy that i am not dead.”
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Recently, Hefner created headlines when heart break, not heart attack, over an announcement that his wedding with ex-girlfriend Crystal Harris was cancelled. The cancellation, which can have a Lifetime special feature within the future, was announced simply a couple of days before the marriage.
Hefner is not any stranger to weddings: He was married to Mildred Williams from 1949-1959 whereas having 2 kids. With countless girlfriends in between, he was married in 1990 to Playmate of the Year Kimberly Conrad for eight years, with whom he additionally had 2 kids.
Hefner suffered from a light stroke over fifteen years ago when he was fifty nine and has since toned down the wild lifestyle he formerly had.