recently asked seven famous Playmates to recreate their iconic covers from years ago -- in honor of their motto, "Once a Playmate always a Playmate" -- and the results are pretty spectacular.The ladies featured include Charlotte Kemp, Cathy St. Pierre, Renee Tenison, Candace Collins, Lisa Matthews and Kimberly Conrad." data-reactid="14" recently asked seven famous Playmates to recreate their iconic covers from years ago -- in honor of their motto, "Once a Playmate always a Playmate" -- and the results are pretty spectacular.The ladies featured include Charlotte Kemp, Cathy St. Pierre, Renee Tenison, Candace Collins, Lisa Matthews and Kimberly magazine's chief creative officer. It was still the ultimate restaurant and health club with a 24-hour membership." data-reactid="15"Conrad is Hugh Hefner's ex-wife and the mother of 25-year-old Cooper Hefner, who's now the magazine's chief creative officer. I moved to Los Angeles and -- boom -- there it was. We never refused anyone, ever."Meanwhile, 48-year-old Tenison recalls the drama over her 1990 cover., there was a little bit of controversy because I was the first African-American Playmate of the Year and some women were saying I was being objectified," Tenison recalls.Hefner earned his bachelor’s degree in two and one-half years by doubling up on classes while drawing cartoons for the Daily Illini and editing the campus humor magazine Shaft, where he introduced a new feature called Coed of the Month.He subsequently took a semester of graduate courses in sociology at Northwestern University where, pursuing his interest in individual freedom, he wrote a term paper examining U. sex laws in light of the then-astonishing Kinsey Institute research on human sexuality.Galloway spent time with Hefner at his weekly movie night and in his legendary bedroom and came away with some totally unexpected insights.Here are 10 surprising revelations from this week's THR cover story: 1.
"But I said, 'Well, if you're pro-choice, shouldn't I have the right to choose what I want to do?"I just had enough and just realized all the delusions I'd been under and that this was no longer the life for me." She said it all came to a "bizarre peak" when she entered Hefner's room to pack up the remainder of her belongings."I found on my side of the bed a folder that he left out," she says."And in his will, he'd left me million.""It was very clear to me that he'd left that out for me to see, because he was hoping it would change my mind and get me to stay," she adds.Following graduation from high school in January 1944, Hef (a nickname preferred since adolescence) joined the Army, serving as an infantry clerk and drawing cartoons for various Army newspapers.After his discharge from service in 1946, he spent the summer taking art classes (anatomy, of course) at the Art Institute of Chicago, enrolling that fall at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign.