Hugh Hefner's Three Lovely Ladies Get Candid
Welcome to the Playboy Mansion.
Thanks to 'The Girls Next Door' reality series on E!, everyone finally gets a behind-the-scenes peek into daily life at the Playboy mansion. This show follows the daily lives of Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson -- 80-year-old Hugh Hefner's much younger girlfriends. The season one DVD is out now, and it features commentary from 'The Girls,' deleted scenes and the unaired pilot episode. Season two of 'The Girls Next Door' kicked off this week on E! with Hef's 80th birthday party.
In an exclusive interview with AOL Television editor Sean Doorly, the gals chatted about the good and bad of life at the Playboy mansion, their favorite moments from 'Girls Next Door' and what they like about Hef.
When people meet
you for the first time, what do you imagine they are thinking about you?
Kendra: India.Arie just came out with a song, 'I Am Not My Hair,' and I totally related to it. Your hair doesn't describe who you are. We are not just blonde bimbos. We have hearts. We are caring. We are humans too.
What is the coolest
part of living at the Playboy mansion?
Bridget: I think just
about everything from being able to order [food] whenever you want, to
all the perks that we get, to hanging out with Hef all the time. There
are just a million reasons why this is the coolest place to live.
Kendra: Everything here is amazing. Being able to do whatever you want, whatever you feel like doing you can do. We have a five star chef. Everything is just made for us here.
Are there any bad
things about living at the Playboy mansion?
Bridget: The only
real disadvantage for me is being away from my family. I'm really close
to them, and I like having them around. They are in Northern California
and they come as much as they can and that is fun.
Holly: I wish I had my room that I could decorate however I want.
What is your favorite
moment from season one of 'The Girls Next Door?
Holly: I liked the
fashion show in Vegas.
Kendra: Going to visit my brother and going home to Lodi.
Holly, you said
in an episode that you were the No. 1 girlfriend.
Where do you see
yourself five years from now?
Bridget: I want to
be hosting my own show.
Kendra: In five years, I have a couple different roads I want to go, but I don't know which one yet. Sometimes I want to travel and sometimes I think I want to settle down and have kids when I'm young. I want to be a kid with my kids.
What did you think
of season one?
Bridget: It was fun. I really liked it while it was going and when it was all said and done. Now that I have seen some of the rough cuts of season two -- season two is way better. It blows season one out of the water, and I didn't think anything was wrong with season one.
Kendra: We are more comfortable with ourselves and in front of the camera. We got to know the producers. We are more natural.
What has the show
done for you?
If you could go
back in time and give yourself advice, how far would you go back and what
would the advice be?
Bridget: I think I would go back to high school and just tell myself not to give up. I always felt Playboy is where I belonged and there was a lot of times I was told no, and I was going to quit along this path and I'm so glad I didn't. I think I would just give myself encouragement to stick with it.
Kendra: Today what is going on right now in my life is a dream come true. I like now. I don't regret anything in my life because it all led me to here.
Bridget: I think what was cool about meeting Donald Trump is that he is one of those celebrities you wouldn't expect to come to the Playboy mansion. He seems kind of uptight to me. So to see him here, not that he lets loose, but to see him here and meet him in this setting is cool.
Did he have a tie
What do you like
Bridget: Even though he is 80, he still acts young and plays games and goes out to dinner and bowl. All the things we like to do.
Kendra: He is really down to earth. He is 80, but he seems like he is 25.