Hugh Hefner


Crystal Hefner Says Hugh Hefner Wanted Her to "Stay Skinny and Have Big Fake Boobs"

Hugh Hefner's widow Crystal Hefner detailed feeling so "small" during her marriage to the Playboy founder, saying that he used to call her out for gaining weight and having grown out roots.

February 2, 2024


Why Crystal Hefner Is Changing Her Last Name

Six years after Hugh Hefner's death, his widow Crystal Hefner exclusively shared with E! News her plans to revert to her maiden name and change her moniker back to Crystal Harris. Find out why.

January 27, 2024


Crystal Hefner Admits She Never Was in Love With Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner's widow Crystal Hefner looked back at her "traumatic" marriage to the Playboy founder, telling E! News it was "hard to be in love with someone who wants multiple people in the bedroom."

January 26, 2024

Crystal Hefner Describes Her "Traumatic" Marriage to Hugh Hefner

Crystal Hefner, Hugh Hefner's third wife, opens up to E! News about her “emotionally abusive” marriage, and traumatic experiences at the Playboy Mansion.

January 25, 2024


Crystal Hefner Details "Traumatic" and "Emotionally Abusive" Marriage to Hugh Hefner

Crystal Hefner, Hugh Hefner's third wife, tells E! News that therapy helped her unpack what she experienced behind the walls of the Playboy Mansion—and why writing a book about it was so freeing.

January 25, 2024

Holly Madison Reveals Why Hugh Hefner Hated Red Lipstick on Playboy Models

Hugh Hefner's ex Holly Madison, who dated the late Playboy founder for seven years until their 2008 split, detailed the reason why he didn't want Playmates wearing red lipstick.

September 15, 2023

Hugh Hefner’s Son Defends His OnlyFans Career

Marston Hefner, the son of the late Hugh Hefner and Kimberley Conrad, slammed family members for being unsupportive of his OnlyFans career.

August 24, 2023

Hugh Hefner’s Son Marston Hefner Calls Out Family “Double Standard” on Sexuality After Joining OnlyFans

Marston Hefner, the son of the late Hugh Hefner and Kimberley Conrad, slammed family members for being unsupportive of his OnlyFans career: "You can pay sex workers but you can't f--king be one?"

August 24, 2023

Crystal Hefner to Tell "Hard Stories" From Playboy Life

Crystal Hefner, wife of the late magazine mogul, is getting ready to release a memoir about her life with Hugh at Playboy Mansion.

August 4, 2023

Hugh Hefner's Wife Crystal Hefner Is Ready to Tell "Hard Stories" From Life in Playboy Mansion

Crystal Hefner, wife of Hugh Hefner, is getting ready to release a memoir about her life with the late Playboy magazine mogul at the Playboy Mansion.

August 4, 2023

Hugh Hefner’s Son Marston Hefner Says His Wife Anna Isn’t a Big Fan of His OnlyFans

Hugh Hefner’s son Marston Hefner, 33, said his wife Anna Lambropoulos is "not crazy" about him creating content on OnlyFans, a subscription-based platform known for having NSFW material.

June 17, 2023


Why Holly Madison Had Nothing to Say to Hugh Hefner Before His Death

Holly Madison got candid about her relationship with the late Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, including why she didn't share any last words with her ex before his death in 2017.

January 20, 2023

Hugh Hefner's Widow Crystal Gives Update on How She's Healing From "Past Traumas"

Hugh Hefner’s widow, Crystal Hefner, shared the next step of her “healing journey” in a new Instagram post.

February 8, 2022

500 Former Playboy Employees Defend Hugh Hefner Amid Misconduct Allegations

After the premiere of A&E's Secrets of Playboy, which paints a less-than-flattering portrait of founder Hugh Hefner, hundreds of ex-Playboy employees and five of his exes came to his defense.

February 2, 2022

Crystal Hefner Weighs In on Explosive Allegations Against Husband Hugh

Crystal Hefner wrote that her late husband, Hugh Hefner, kept "thousands" of photos of various women. She said she "destroyed every single one" of the disposable camera photos.

January 26, 2022

Cooper Hefner Defends Dad Hugh Against "Salacious" Stories

Ahead of the premiere of the A&E docuseries Secrets of Playboy, Cooper Hefner is coming to his dad's defense against allegations he says are "a case study of regret becoming revenge."

January 24, 2022

Secrets of Playboy Bombshells: Sex Rings, Kidnappings and FBI Investigations

Holly Madison, Sondra Theodore, Miki Garcia and more individuals who were close to Playboy founder Hugh Hefner speak about their alleged experiences at the famed mansion.

January 22, 2022

Playboy Responds After Holly Madison Alleges She Was "Gaslit" in "Cult-Like" Mansion

Playboy issued a statement to E! News after Holly Madison made allegations about her isolating experience in the Playboy Mansion. The company began, "Today's Playboy is not Hugh Hefner's Playboy."

January 21, 2022

Holly Madison Details Her "Cult-Like" Experience at Playboy Mansion

In a sneak peek for A&E's Secrets of Playboy, Holly Madison pulls back the curtain on life in the mansion, claiming she and other bunnies were "gaslit" and "isolated" from the outside world.

January 20, 2022

A Look Back at Crystal Hefner's Journey from Playboy Playmate to Embracing Her "Authentic" Self

Crystal Hefner recently opened up about her Playboy era, saying that toward the end of her marriage she was sick physically and mentally. Now, she's sharing her her true self.

January 15, 2022


Watch the Secrets of Playboy Trailer, Which Addresses the "Dark Sides" of the House that Hef Built

Women in the Playboy orbit are sharing never-before-heard details about the darker side of Hef's world in a new docuseries. Watch the E! News exclusive trailer ahead of the Jan. 24 premiere.

January 15, 2022