Emily Hill Emily Hill

Playboy’s shameless bid to distance itself from Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner at the Playboy mansion in California (Getty images)

‘Get woke, go broke’ is the rule that explains the collapse of so many powerful institutions which profess social justice principles before asphyxiating on their own hypocrisy. Playboy may be the next corporation to consign itself to oblivion. This week, it distanced itself from its late founder, Hugh Hefner. It’s a mission that is doomed to failure.

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