Ultimately, It was while she was working at Hooters that Madison caught the eye of Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner and was invited to the Playboy Mansion.
Madison eventually became one of Hefner’s many girlfriends in 2001.
She recalls lying in the bath at the Playboy mansion in 2002 contemplating drowning herself.
"If I just put my head under water and take a deep breath in, it would all be over," she writes. ""Maybe it was the pot and the alcohol, but drowning myself seemed like the logical way to escape the ridiculous life I was leading."For anyone who tuned into Holly said that Hugh, now 89, cultivated a hostile environment in which the women were pitted against each other.
that she was so miserable while she lived in the mansion that she attempted suicide.
In the book, out June 23, Holly explains that dating the Playboy mogul "a man who was old enough to be my grandfather," drove her to despair.
The blonde spent two years at Portland Statement University where she studied theater and psychology, and later attended Loyola Marymount University after moving to Los Angeles.
So, there were definitely challenges and definitely pressures as far as people wanting certain people on the show, or if there were a rumor about me dating somebody, ‘Oh you gotta get this person on.’ But I’m like, ‘I barely know that person!Silly Little Show-Biz Book Club is Nathan Rabin’s ongoing exploration of books involving show business, with a special emphasis on the very bad and the very sleazy.Down The Rabbit Hole—The Girls Next Door star Holly Madison’s scathing tell-all about life inside the Playboy mansion—reminds me an awful lot of the worst book I’ve ever written about for this column: Dustin Diamond’s jaw-droppingly hateful memoir Behind The Bell.If you’ve watched the reality TV show “The Girls Next Door” then you’re probably familiar with this blonde beauty.We’re talking about none other than the reality star Holly Madison, also known as one of the former girlfriends of the Playboy founder, Hugh Hefner. reality series, she is also widely recognized for her part in, “Holly’s World”ーa reality series which, as its name implies, centers around Madison and her life in Las Vegas.