The world has been reeling after losing Hugh Hefner, who is obviously best known for founding Playboy Magazine. When he passed away he was 91 years old, and he ended up dying of natural causes. Not only was the life he lived long, but his 91 years on this Earth were spent in a lifestyle that most of us only can dream of having. He had the mansion, he had the money, and he certainly had the women.
But he also had secrets… a lot of them. There always was something a little shady about the Playboy Mansion, and we’re guessing that that was part of the appeal for a lot people.
Hugh Hefner was always looked at as someone who loved to challenge the status quo, and when it came to changing the way we view human desire, he was one of the most important people. A magazine similar to Playboy would’ve just been viewed as scandalous before Hugh Hefner. The age-old publication almost seems to be mainstream in this day and age.
There are so many things that are still unknown about this super-rich player, and we guess some of those secrets we will never know about that this man has carried with him. Because like so many other older men who’ve lived a life filled with controversy and wild parties, a lot of his biggest secrets were taken to the grave with him.
We only have a few tidbits of information to feed on, but we’re able to form a picture of what Hugh Hefner was really like out of these pieces, and who he was behind the closed doors of the famous and well-known Playboy Mansion.
These are 15 of the secrets that Hugh Hefner has taken to the grave with him.
The Mansion Was “Like Prison”
Many believe that the Playboy Mansion was just a happy and luxurious place where women we’re living without a care in the world. But this was not the case. Although Hugh Hefner made sure that image to the public displayed both the girls and himself appearing fun and wild, he was actually very strict when it came to his girlfriends.
This secret is one not many people actually know about the Playboy Mansion, and it is shedding a dark light on the infamous playboy’s legacy. Once you’ve heard what some of these women have to say about their experience in the Mansion, it sounds a lot more like slavery than it ever would a consensual relationship.
Carla Howe has stated that living as one of Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends in the mansion was, “like being in prison.” Also confessing that, “When you’re here you have to be in by the 9 PM curfew.
You’re not allowed to invite any friends up to see you. You’re definitely not allowed male visitors. If you break the rules you get banned. Once you’re out, you’re out, and you can’t come back.”