Hugh Hefner Tried To Buy Holly Madison In His Will
Former playboy bunny, Holly Madison, has revealed all about her time in the infamous Playboy mansion, and about Hugh Hefner himself, in her new memoir.
The book details the darker side of Madison's time in the mansion, delving into the verbal and emotional abuse she suffered from Hef.
Madison, now 35, met Hef at a party in 2001 when she was 21 where he offered her drugs that he called "thigh openers" in excerpts from the book shown in US Weekly.
In the book, entitled Down The Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny, Madison discovered that the man she was with wasn't right for her.
“I learned Hef was the manipulator and that he pitted [the girls] against one another,” she said.
“I realised I wasn’t treated well. I’m done being afraid of people. I don’t have any loyalty to Hef. I haven’t talked to him in four years, so there’s no reason to reach out now. Besides, it’s the truth.”
In the final straw, Hef tried one last strategy to get her not to leave - by putting her in his will.
“The will stated that $3,000,000 would be bestowed to Holly Madison at the time of his death (provided I still lived in the Mansion)," she wrote.
"At the time, it was more money than I’d ever know what to do with… But I didn’t want it. I actually pitied him for stooping to that level. I couldn’t help but be offended. Did he really think he could buy me? I put the folder back on the bed just as I had found it and never breathed a word of it.”
Madison has been married to Pasquale Rotella since 2013, and they have a 2-year-old daughter, Rainbow.
Madison hopes her daughter will read her book one day to understand the reasons why she made her choices.
H/T US Weekly
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