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Playboy mansion life a real mess, former playmate writes

Updated: September 24, 2012 6:25AM



A former Playboy Playmate who lived in Hugh Hefner’s legendary West Coast mansion says in a new book that the famed party palace is dirty and run down.

Dogs roam the mansion, writes Isabella St. James in her tell-all autobiography, Bunny Tales, and “they weren’t house-trained and would just do their business on the bedroom carpet.”

“Late at night, or in the early hours of the morning — if any of us visited Hef’s bedroom — we’d almost always end up standing in dog mess. Everything in the Mansion felt old and stale, and Archie the house dog would regularly relieve himself on the hallway curtains, adding a powerful whiff of urine to the general scent of decay,” St. James writes.

She also writes that in the bedroom, Hefner just lays “there like a dead fish.”

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