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by Holly Madison, Harper Collins Publishers, RRP $29.99
The Girls Next Door
television show was an international hit during its broadcast from 2005 to 2010. Holly Madison was one of three women living with and dating Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner. Five years later, Madison has detailed the inner workings of the Playboy Mansion in her memoir From humble beginning in Alaska, Madison decided to chase her dreams and move to Los Angeles in pursuit of becoming the next Marilyn Monroe. Eventually Madison was left jobless and homeless, which saw her eventual move into the Playboy Mansion.
television show provided the public with an all-access pass into the lavish lifestyle of the Playboy Mansion. However as Madison writes, the luxuries of the mansion did not come without a price, with manipulation a key storyline throughout the novel. Perhaps the most surprising shock in is Hugh Hefner’s role as an emotionally abusive partner whose frequent outbursts left Madison in tears.
Down the Rabbit Hole
The Girls Next Door Eventually Madison left the mansion of her own accord, and has since starred in a high-profile stage show on the Las Vegas strip and is married with a daughter.
Down the Rabbit Hole. Madison’s book blows the door wide open on Hugh Hefner’s usually private world.