The man who founded Playboy Magazine has died.
Hugh Hefner passed away at the age of 91 of natural causes.
Here’s the statement Playboy sent out yesterday:
“Hugh M. Hefner, the American icon who in 1953 introduced the world to Playboy magazine and built the company into one of the most recognisable American global brands in history, peacefully passed away today from natural causes at his home, The Playboy Mansion, surrounded by loved ones. He was 91 years old.”
— Playboy (@Playboy) September 28, 2017