Playboy founder and American icon Hugh Hefner died on September 27 (Wednesday) at his home at the age of 91. According to Playboy Enterprises Inc, he died from natural causes and was surrounded by loved ones during his last moments. Born on April 9, 1926 in Chicago, Hefner founded the Playboy magazine in 1953 and was known for his flamboyant lifestyle. He was also a philanthropist and a political activist. Having also appeared in many movies during his lifetime, Hefner started by serving as a writer for a military newspaper during World War II. As people are yet to come to terms with his death, condolences are pouring in on the Internet, especially on Twitter.
From sharing his old photos to their favourite quotes by the man, here is how people are remembering the Ultimate Playboy on the micro-blogging site.
RIP Hef. You broke the mold. #HughHefner
— Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) September 28, 2017
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) September 28, 2017
Death is not an ending, right Mr. Hugh Hefner?
— Gene Park (@GenePark) September 28, 2017
Rip to the legend Hugh Hefner, I’d say you’re in a better place, but I don’t think that’s true.
— Jim Lit Suesens (@jimsuesens) September 28, 2017
I found Hugh Hefner to be a very gracious host and a kind man who loved his life. pic.twitter.com/68tiopYmps
— Lina de Florias (@linadeflorias) September 28, 2017
— Patchin and Lukens (@700espn) September 28, 2017
— T.T. Escobar (@TT_Escobar1) September 28, 2017
— Jay Breeze (@DeLaBreezus) September 28, 2017
Hugh Hefner’s legacy will live forever pic.twitter.com/npuVUJks4f
— Neechi Sosa 🔥 (@BigNeechi) September 28, 2017
RIP to the man, the myth, the legend, Hugh Hefner. May you Rest In Peace with all your bunnies in heaven. pic.twitter.com/xtytsWeeQG
— ZERO (@1983lmo) September 28, 2017
In memory of Hugh Hefner… pic.twitter.com/w5u9bTc9GR
— Dave Vescio (@DaveVescio) September 28, 2017
He is survived by his wife Crystal and four children — David, Marston, Cooper who is currently the Chief Creative Officer at the company and Christie, who served as CEO of Playboy Enterprise for more than 20 years.