Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Hugh Hefner’s fight against “Ageism”


Hugh Hefner, Playboy creator asserts ageism has been the huge hurdle he has had to defeat in a profession marked by debate.


Hefner, a hinder civil rights supporter and women's freedom advocate in the '50s and '60s, has spoken out in protection of his forthcoming third marriage to a ex-Playmate of the Year who is three time younger from Mr. Hefner.
To start with I resisted racism, then sexism, now I'm battling ageism," he said as in the UK to mark the inaugurating of the revamped London Playboy Club.
The 85-year-old magazine tycoon, who is set to marry his 24-year-old fiancée Crystal Harris later this month, has said that it's only other people who have complexity understanding their 61-year-age difference. If you're in fine health, age is just a number. I'm reliable. When I was 20 I was dating 20-year-old girls and now I'm 85 and I'm still dating them, he further said.
We have sets in familiar and a similar sense of humor. I can't predict having a better-off relationship than this one in the years in front for me.
"One classifies oneself in one's own conditions. If you allow society and your peers identify who you are, you're less for it," he sustained.
In spite of his opponents, Hefner has supervised to carry on and grow the Playboy inheritance since launching the opening issue of the gentleman's magazine, with Marilyn Monroe elegance the cover, in 1953.
The Playboy man prefers nothing more than mixing up cocktails and an hors d'oeuvre or two, putting a little mood music on the phonograph, and inviting a female association for a quiet talking on Picasso, Nietzsche, jazz, sex," his first editor-in-chief note read.
Rapid onward almost 60 years and the Pyjama clad "Hef" is still in the full frown of the zeitgeist thanks to the iconic bunny brand, several reality TV shows and cameos and a social media savvy, which has formed both him and his ex-platinum playmates - including Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett - a huge and teenagers generation of fans.
He persist the Playboy brand carry on to advertise a positive reflection to women and that it's already huge female fan base is increasing.
We live in a post-feminist culture where a numbers of women have grown up watching things like the famous reality show that was set in the Playboy mansion. The majority of audiences of that show were young women," he said.
I'm on Twitter and take fan messages, a majority from young women, who love Playboy and love the bunny." Hefner and Harris are due to exchange declares in front of 300 friends and family at the Playboy Mansion on June 19. The couple verified to the world that they were engaged via Twitter late last year.
Yes the ring I gave Crystal is an engagement ring. I didn't indicate to make an ambiguity out of it. A very merry Christmas to all," he posted on December 26 before Harris re-tweeted it.

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