Hugh Hefner Treated Playmates Like ‘Inmates’ — Controlled Their Sex Lives & Diets

Things are not looking great for Playboy's very own Hugh Hefner! After his ex Holly Madison dropped major bombshells in her new memoir, another woman close to Hef has spoken out against the mogul with more damaging claims. Jennifer Saginor, author of Playground: A Childhood Lost Inside the Playboy Mansion, didn't have the most typical upbringing. Jennifer actually grew up in the Playboy mansion, because her father was Hugh Hefner's personal doctor, giving her a front row seat to all of the craziness that went on behind the scenes. Find out why Jennifer said Hef treated the women like "inmates".

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“Honestly, are they Playmates or inmates?” asks Jennifer in an interview with Life&Style. “Girls would be told to sleep together, even if they weren’t bisexual. He’s big into ‘girl-on-girl.’ It’s glorified escorting. The girls become so brainwashed, you don’t remember who you used to be.”While looking from the outside in, it seemed the Bunnies lived a life of glamour and luxury. Clearly, it was the complete opposite filled with the constant pressures to stay super skinny, and always looking a certain way.” Yikes that sounds awful. “My dad was also a diet doctor, so he put a lot of girls on amphetamines to stay skinny,” Jennifer claims in the magazine. “The emphasis on weight could be very abusive.” Wow! Jennifer definitely is no fan of Hef. We really hope her shocking claims aren’t true.

Holly Madison Opens Up

Holly Madison, 35, has also opened up in her new memoir, Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny, about her years at the famous gated mansion, and it’s far from a pleasant experience. “The first night I had spent at the Playboy Mansion was definitely very eye-opening,”Holly revealled. “It was clear that there was certain things expected of you. It was clear that there was a definite routine going on, and it was very bizarre. It definitely wasn’t what I expected it to be, it was a lot scarier. I was offered prescription drugs.”

One thing is for sure, Hef is NOT happy with Holly speaking out against him and the empire that he has spent his entire life creating. “Hef is furious over Holly’s betrayal. He knew she was upset over the way things worked out, but that’s part of life. Hef gave her this amazing opportunity and they had a lot of fun together. She was never complaining about their love life or their relationship when she lived there. If she was unhappy, she should have said something or just left. No one held a gun to her head and said she had to stay,” a source tells EXCLUSIVELY. Yikes! Shots have clearly been fired on both teams!

HollywoodLifers – Do you believe Jennifer’s telling the truth? Let us know your thoughts!

— Joey Parker

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