Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

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The American men's magazine Playboy will cease to be published in print. There has been talk about this for a long time, since 2019 the magazine has been published only once a quarter. However, according to the management of the publication, the coronavirus put an end to this issue, the spread of which aggravated the crisis of the magazine's popularity.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymoreThe spring issue will be the last in the history of Playboy in the USA. See a selection of the brightest covers of the legendary edition, for which Playboy was scolded, praised and bought.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

This is Anderson's 15th photo shoot for Playboy. She did not want to act, because her sons periodically have problems due to their mother's turbulent past. But this time, 19-year-old Brandon and 17-year-old Dylan themselves convinced her to agree to shoot.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Marilyn Monroe has appeared in Playboy more than once — and with constant success. In 1953, all 54 thousand copies of the issue with her photo shoot were sold out in a few weeks. In 2008, a rare edition with Marilyn Monroe on the cover went under the hammer for more than three thousand dollars.

The famous Italian actress Ornella Muti starred for Playboy in 1980 after she played the main role in the famous film "The Taming of the Shrew" with Adriano Celentano.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Playboy regularly publishes photos of playmate - the so-called girlfriends of the magazine. The girlfriend of the month gets 25 thousand dollars, and the girlfriend of the year - 100 thousand dollars. On the cover is a girlfriend from 1975.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

In August 1978, the cover of the Italian version of the magazine was decorated by 30-year-old Grace Jones, a model and singer originally from Jamaica.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

In May 1999, the main character of the magazine was 23-year-old actress Charlize Theron, the star of the films "The Devil's Advocate" and "The Astronaut's Wife".

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

The August 1973 issue of Playboy was dedicated to the Watergate case.Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Patti Davis, the daughter of former US President Ronald Reagan, undressed for Playboy at the age of 42.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

36-year-old actress, model and dancer Carmen Electra showed her forms to Playboy readers in 2009.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Darin Stern is the first black woman to star for Playboy.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

For the 20th anniversary of The Simpsons animated series, Playboy placed one of its main characters, Marge, on the cover. In addition, the magazine dedicated the article "The Devil in Marge Simpson" to the mother of the Simpson family and published several drawings of the cartoon heroine in underwear.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

In the December 1975 issue, the last interview with the famous American trade unionist Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared under mysterious circumstances, was published.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

On the cover of the February 2009 issue is Tricia Helfer, a Canadian actress and model who starred in "Battlestar Galactica", "C.S.I.: Crime Scene", "Supernatural" and other popular American television series.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Rising star Cindy Crawford first undressed for Playboy in 1988. Periodically, there are rumors in the press that the supermodel refuses new magazine offers, because she does not want her children to be uncomfortable for their mother.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Model Jenny McCarthy repeatedly starred for Playboy in the 1990s. In 1993, she was the girl of the month (in October) and playmate of 1994. After that, McCarthy began her acting career.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Ursula Andress played the role of the first James Bond girl, after which she became a sex symbol of France.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

The first Playboy cover with Pamela Anderson.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Dita von Teese, famous for performing the show in the style of "burlesque", appeared in Playboy in 1999 and 2001, and she was placed on the cover only in 2002.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Joan Baez - folk singer, famous activist of the 1960s, friend of Martin Luther King and Bob Dylan - graced the cover of the magazine in 1970.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

The issue with naked girlfriend of the month Lorna Hopper covering her breasts with a man's tie was one of the best-selling in the history of the magazine. It is believed that Playboy thus challenged traditional gender roles.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

In 1990, Sharon Stone demonstrated what physical shape she acquired for the filming of the fantastic action movie "Remember Everything", in which she got the role of the fake wife of the hero Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Retro issues of Playboy can be found on the eBay online auction site. For the issue with Linda Donnelly on the cover, they ask for 185 rubles and three thousand.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

German-American actress Brittney Powell began her acting career after filming in Playboy.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Actress Daryl Hannah posed nude for Playboy, whose track record includes the main role in the romantic melodrama "Splash" about the adventures of a mermaid, and filming in "Blade Runner" and "Kill Bill".

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Czech top model Eva Herzigova still remembers advertising Wonderbra bras. The campaign that brought her fame provoked dozens of car accidents in the United States - drivers looked at billboards with a half-naked girl and stopped watching the road.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Candid pictures of Anna Semenovich were published not only by Russian, but also by Lithuanian Playboy. The collated spreads with the singer's photo leaked to the Internet a few days before the issue went on sale.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

Russian actress Natalia Negoda, known for the film "Little Vera", appeared on the pages of the American edition in May 1989. Negoda is not the first Soviet girl to pose for a magazine.Back in 1964, an issue was published dedicated to the beauties "behind the Iron Curtain" with Czech actress Olga Skoberova on the cover and naked Soviet ballerina Elena Ryabinkina - inside.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

The fee of actress Lindsay Lohan for shooting for Playboy was almost a million dollars. Due to a data leak, the materials of the issue spread on the Internet a few days before the start of official sales. As a countermeasure, Hugh Hefner, the founder and publisher of the publication, ordered the magazine to be released earlier than planned.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

The interview was published in the May 2004 issue. It was the eleventh issue with her participation.

Goodbye, Playboy: The most revealing covers we won't see anymore

The New Year's Eve issue of the magazine for 1972. Poems and interviews of the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko were published in this issue.

Keywords: Playboy | Magazine | Covers

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