The founder of Playboy magazine, Hugh Hefner, has died at age 91 according to a report from TMZ.
Hugh Hefner — who founded Playboy and turned it into a globally iconic brand — is dead at 91.
Playboy says Hugh died peacefully at home Wednesday, surrounded by loved ones.
Hefner’s health had been in serious decline over the last year and he’s not been seen in public for some time. His passing comes just over a year after his brother, Keith, died battling cancer.
Heff, Wilt and Arnold at the Playboy Mansion, circa 1977. pic.twitter.com/6sw2mFeh7f
— Adam Howes (@Howsito) September 28, 2017
— Jeanie Buss (@JeanieBuss) September 28, 2017
A visit from Ali. R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/d5cBHrW3Eo
— Hugh Hefner (@hughhefner) June 4, 2016
One of my true heros, Hugh Hefner has passed away at 91. Had the opportunity to visit with him twice at his mansion. Hef was the best R.I.P. pic.twitter.com/ySoY8F4VGU
— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) September 28, 2017
— Hugh Hefner (@hughhefner) July 18, 2015
— Hugh Hefner (@hughhefner) December 28, 2014