Hugh Hefner, the man who founded Playboy magazine and an American cultural icon, has passed away at 91 years old.
Playboy Enterprises announced his death via Twitter at 8:13 PT and released a statement saying he died as a result of natural causes in his home, Wednesday night, surrounded by family.
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Known for his Playboy Clubs and his softcore magazine, Hugh Hefner had a lifestyle that defined an era, and will be missed by many. He lived a life that most men only dream of. His magazine, known for its centerfolds featuring beautiful women, transformed the adult entertainment industry as we know it today.