Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dies at 91: magazine

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Hugh Hefner, the silk pajamas-wearing founder of Playboy Magazine who helped steer nudity into the American mainstream died Wednesday. He was 91 years old.
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This file photo taken on April 28, 2011 shows Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner arriving with his fiancee Crystal Harris at the TCM Classic film Festival opening night and World premiere of the newly restored "An american in Paris" in Hollywood, California.

Hugh Hefner, the silk pajamas-wearing founder of Playboy Magazine who helped steer nudity into the American mainstream died Wednesday, his magazine announced on Twitter. He was 91 years old.

"Life is too short to be living somebody else's dream," read a quote from Hefner, whose trailblazing brand played a major role in the 20th century's shifting attitude towards sexuality.


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