Hugh Hefnersecond wife of, Kimberly Conradspeaking against crystal hefnerClaiming that she is trying to “make a quick buck” by speaking ill of the delay Slacker founded by.
Conrad, who was married to Hugh from 1989 to 2011, said in a statement to TMZ on Friday, Jan. 26, “We have to be careful of people who try to destroy things because they’re no longer getting any use out of them. Is.” With Marston and Cooper Hugh).
Crystal, on the other hand, was married to Hugh, who was 60 years her senior, from 2012 until his death in 2017 at the age of 91.
“As some people speak their version of their ideas about events in the hopes of riding the wave of headline relevance and making a quick buck, we must all ask ourselves whether we want to live in such an environment “Where people refuse to take accountability and use words like ‘force’ and ‘survival’ loosely to describe choices they made willingly at a certain point in their lives,” Conrad continued, adding that Krystal is a “hue.” Received “notoriety, opportunity and money” during her relationship with.
In the years following Hugh’s death, Crystal and several other former classmates were also involved Girls Next Door cast members holly madison And bridget marquardtHas talked about his time spent with Hugh.
Conrad hit back at negative stories about her late ex-husband, saying, “If you want to talk about abuse, that’s what these women did to Hef in his later years and at the end of his life “
Crystal released her memoir, Say Only Nice Things: Surviving Playboy and Finding YourselfOn 23 January.
During the book’s release, she talked about feeling “trapped” during her life in the Playboy Mansion. Today Her dynamic with Hugh was “awkward and difficult”. Looking back, I realize that he used and manipulated me to his advantage in every possible way.
As for why she waited seven years to release her book after Hughes’ death, Crystal said she needed “time to reflect”.
“I’ve been through a lot of therapy to figure it out,” she told NPR on January 24. “Dating now and thinking back, I think things affected me more than I realized, living in that bubble for a decade. And a lot of people followed our lives, and So I felt like I needed to get these thoughts down. You know, I needed to write this for them, write this to heal myself. And hopefully it can help other people.”
Crystal said she hopes to help people in “abusive relationships” and teach young women about “worth and self-worth.”
“I know the Playboy Mansion is a very unique, different place, but some lessons are universal,” she continued. “And I think that’s important because Hef controlled the narrative. And at a certain point you realize that you’re losing your identity and you’re losing yourself. After a while, it starts to hurt you internally.” Eats from.