The Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner allegedly dies at the age of 91 on Wednesday.
Hugh Hefner was the founder of the men’s lifestyle magazine which was found in the year 1953. Hefner reportedly died at his home the Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles.
The announcement was made by the magazine which reads, “peacefully passed away today from natural causes at his home, The Playboy Mansion, surrounded by loved ones”.
Cooper Hefner, Hefner’s son and chief creative officer of Playboy Enterprises said in a statement, “My father lived an exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer and a leading voice behind some of the most significant social and cultural movements of our time in advocating free speech, civil rights, and sexual freedom. He defined a lifestyle and ethos that lie at the heart of the Playboy brand, one of the most recognizable and enduring in history”.