Playboy Mogul Hugh Hefner Back Together With Runaway Bride Crystal Harris
Hugh Hefner has a new #1 girl — his old #1 girl. A year after Playboy bunny Crystal Harris made headlines for ditching Hef just five days before their big wedding, the pair have confirmed that they’re back together.
Hefner, 86, and Harris, 26, were engaged in December 2010 after two years together and were to set to tie the knot in a lavish wedding at the Playboy Mansion in front of 300 guests in June 2011.
At the time, Hef took to Twitter to announce their split — “The wedding is off. Crystal has had a change of heart.” — so it’s really no surprise that the pair tweeted their reconciliation.
Hefner tweeted about them getting back together late Thursday night:
Then Harris cleared up “any confusion,” confirming that she is, in fact, his #1 girl again:
At the time of their break-up, the July 2011 issue of Playboy had already been printed with Harris on the cover and the headline “Introducing Mrs. Crystal Hefner.” Hefner remedied the mistake by slapping each issue with a giant sticker that covered her assets and read: “Runaway Bride In This Issue!”
Harris chose to fire back on Howard Stern’s Sirius XM Radio show, telling Stern that sex with Hef only lasted “like two seconds.”
“Then I was just over it. I was like, ‘Ahhh.’ I was over it,” Harris said. “I just like, walked away. I’m not turned on by Hef — sorry.”
Hefner also had a change of heart in the media, telling Entertainment Tonight that he felt like he’d dodged a bullet by not marrying Harris. “Quite frankly, I don’t know what I was thinking about. I think my natural state is single. I’ve tried marriage twice, not successfully. These were not the happiest times of my life.”
What do you think: Is Hef making a mistake getting back with Crystal?