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He also resided in luxury mansions where Playboy "playmates" shared his wild partying life, fueling keen media interest.
He was an advocate of "sexual liberation" and "freedom of expression", and he was a political activist in the Democratic Party and for the causes of First Amendment rights, animal rescue, and the restoration of the Hollywood Sign. Hefner graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 1949 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a double minor in Creative Writing and Art, having earned his degree in two and a half years.
When Madison witnessed two of the girlfriends come in past 9 one night, Madison writes, Hef "kicked his feet, mustered up some questionable crocodile tears ( I thought), and told them if they wanted to 'stay out late' they could move out." 9.
There was no confusion as to what sort of fashion and beauty aesthetic Hef expected his girlfriends to adopt.
Girlfriends were allowed to leave only to go to the bathroom.
When Hef left the party, usually at 1 a.m., the girlfriends "had to go upstairs with him." But some of the girlfriends snuck back down to the parties to meet men and celebrities. "During movie nights" — which were scheduled to occur three nights out of the week at the mansion — "he would lean over to me to explain the plotlines and time periods in the most condescending of ways," Madison writes.
A mansion staffer would take photographs of women visiting for the first time, Madison says.
The photos (mostly Polaroids) were saved for Hef to review the next day.
I hate the makeup and I hate the red lipstick." He added, "You look old, hard, and cheap." When Kendra Wilkinson moved in later and appeared before Hef wearing red lipstick, Madison braced herself for his wrath, only for him to tell Wilkinson, "Why, that red lipstick looks absolutely wonderful on you, Kendra! Hef demanded his girlfriends be in by the 9 o'clock curfew each night.
He would constantly create drama and infighting among his girlfriends by randomly changing his long-held positions or household policies to favor one over the rest of them.
Shortly after Madison moved in, she recalls, one girlfriend moved out of Bedroom 5, a small room that was coveted because it was a single, affording whoever occupied it much-needed privacy that was otherwise hard to come by in the mansion.
"He made it abundantly clear that he preferred us in very over-the-top, sort of trashy outfits (think Be Dazzled rhinestone bustiers and skirts so short there was barely a point in wearing them)," Madison writes.
Compliments bestowed upon one girlfriend's appearance were noted and that very look would be adopted by the rest of the girlfriends on the next night out.