Wild parties, beautiful people and lots of luxury. THIS is how “Playboy” founder Hugh Hefner (†91) presented life in the “Playboy Mansion”. The reality? The complete opposite!
A former confidant and employee of Hefner unpacks in the BILD interview about the machinations of the “Playboy” boss …
Miki Garcia (75) is the daughter of a master sergeant in the United Air Force and grew up in Germany, among other places, where her father was stationed in Frankfurt am Main for a few years. At the age of 13, the American won her first beauty pageant.
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Miki Garcia in Hawaii in 1971Photo: imago/ZUMA Press
She caught the interest of Playboy editor Hugh Hefner, who named her Playmate of the Month in the January 1973 issue. A career followed as head of the Playmate promotions department.
But: After the violent death of Playmate Dorothy Stratten († 20), who was raped by her ex in 1980 and then shot, she turned away from Hefner.
Why? She herself saw how the entrepreneur made young women docile. It was only after his death that the extent of his dirty dealings became clear. It’s about earlier sex videos and pornographic photos.
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Miki Garcia is a former Playmate and worked behind the scenes at the magazine for many yearsPhoto: A+E Networks/Miki Garcia