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The infamous Hugh Hefner, publisher/owner of Playboy magazine, is lonely but not alone. His longtime girlfriend Holly Madison has left him. She is still residing in the Playboy mansion for the time being as she is also part of his business…however, their personal romantic relationship is over. The reason being is that Holly wanted & hoped for marriage and babies.
Approximately six months ago, Holly found out that Hugh is no longer able to father children at the age of 82. Marriage also was not in the cards; as he is still married to wife, Kimberly Conrad. You would think that a woman who lived with, at least, two other women in their relationship…that not only would she understand that marriage was not part of the plan…but, that bringing children into such an arrangement would NOT be a good thing.
Still, other than the obvious perks of living with an extremely wealthy man who could offer many material things in life…one has to wonder what, if any, benefit there is for women who range from ages 18-28 would find from being one of several romantic partners with an 82 year old man who lives such a public life of a player.
For his part in this debacle, Hugh says that he has been down in the dumps since the split. At the same time, Hugh makes it a plainly obvious that he is moving on. He is already looking for new partners to add to his female menagerie. He says that he will NOT live alone.
If a person was to think on the psychological side of this equasion…you’d have to wonder why a man who is aging is so bent on surrounding himself with young beautiful women, in large numbers all at the same time, and who is so determined not to live alone. It is not as if these young women can keep him from aging or knocking on death’s door when the time comes. It seems such an empty pursuit; a steady avoidance of anything deeper than a temporary commitment. Hugh was married twice; one marriage ended in divorce, and the other in a long term seperation that continues to this day.
Still, there has been a considerable amount of interest in the life of the man who founded Playboy magazine and the business behind it. There seems to be no shortage of women who are willing to become a part of his lifestyle. Many of those women have gone on to make a name for themselves in the entertainment industry themselves. Morally, many people have taken issues with the man, his business, and the message that is implied of living an alternative lifestyle that is in direct opposition to traditional relationships regarding men and women.
The image of Hugh Hefner and his life are rolled into a neat little wrap of sexual freedom, financial indulgences, celebrity dalliances and carefree relationships. However, beneath the surface of such fairytales are usually layers of pain, anger, dysfunction, fear and abandonment issues.
In the end, only Mr. Hefner has the answers to such ponderings. If there are such issues in his life, we will probably never know it. I am fairly sure, buried in a file cabinet in a lawyers office somewhere, is probably a stack of documents; attesting to the fact of an agreement of confidentiality between Mr. Hefner and the bevy of beauties who have come and gone out of his very public life. Otherwise, don’t you think we would have heard lurid tales of love em and leave em situations from those who have felt jilted by Hugh Hefner, in the past?
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