But this is not the first time that his former friends have spoken. In 2015, in his book down the rabbit hole, Madison portrayed Hefner as controlling and manipulative.
In a statement, he replied, “In my lifetime, I have had more than my fair share of romantic relationships with wonderful women. Many have gone on to live happy, healthy and productive lives, and I am happy to say they remain dear friends today. Unfortunately, there are a few who have chosen to rewrite history in an attempt to stay in the spotlight. I guess, as the old saying goes: you can’t win them all!”
Additionally, the director Peter Bogdanovitch accused the Playboy founder of forcing himself on Playboy Playmate Dorothee Stratten sexually in his jacuzzi “cave” on his first night at the Playboy Mansion, in his 1984 book The Unicorn Murder: Dorothy Stratten 1960-1980.
According to Rolling stone, Hef replied, “I am, Playboy editor or not, a very shy man. And I could no more force myself on a woman, psychologically or physically, than the man on the moon”, and no accusation was made. was filed. .