Entertaining though and didn't require me to listen too carefully. A lot of what I read here shocked me, even more resonated with me. But the wide-eyed Louisiana beauty queen's own dreams of making it big in Los Angeles were about to be derailed by her rock-and-roll lifestyle. Or, better yet, someone to show her the way. She isn't wrong for how she feels. I can't count how many times I giggled as something played My mind is whirling with so many thoughts right now that I can't even keep track of what I'm thinking as I'm thinking it because another thought forms.
I felt when she left the show it was, again, a classy move on her part. Holly has a unique and lovely style the story just rolled on and was difficult to put down. It was so bad that Holly started to stutter. He never wanted to look weak. She seemed to have fried her brain somewhere along the course of her life. Out with his Girls Next Door: Hugh shows of Madison, left, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson at the premiere of The House Bunny in August, 2008, in Westwood, Los Angeles Madison also said that Hefner became emotionally abusive toward her. You know what I'd really like? Plus she named her child Rainbow Aurora and I love that name! Did he really think he could buy me? Hefner would not let her see a psychiatrist, fearing the doctor would just tell Madison to leave the mansion.
Then, the next 3 hours, I was slightly losing interest and was hoping for more depth. The book is light hearted and interesting, I would highly recommend it. I don't really know why he needed more than one and some mirrors. It is stunningly absurd that, for all the time Madison spends insisting that she's built a career on her own and has completely escaped the shadow of Playboy, she can never convince the reader that she's become famous in her own right. You think everyone's so perfect and loves how they look? Any man who thinks he needs to be surrounded by 3-6 girlfriends many decades younger than him is just plain creepy.
Initially, magician Criss Angel gave her the courage to leave Hugh Hefner's kingdom, but as Holly found out, jumping from a terrible relationship to an abusive relationship wasn't a way to reclaim her identity. A cautionary tale and a celebration of personal empowerment, Down the Rabbit Hole reminds us of the importance of fighting for our dreams—and finding the life we deserve. With great courage, Holly shares the details of her subsequent troubled relationship, landing her own successful television series, and the hard work of healing, including her turn on Dancing with the Stars. I am so glad she shared her story, it was one that needed to be told and I hope many young girls take notice and make smart choices in life. Holly narrates her audiobook which I especially enjoyed and while the writing came across a little self serving, she doesn't shy away from spill I just can't help myself when it comes to the drama that surrounds Playboy.
Madison wants her little girl to read her book one day. I'm not defending her or Hef or any of the other girlfriends mentioned in the book, but I will say this: If Holly truly felt what she wrote in the book. I had a go as a Hooters Girl and a swimsuit model, and I related to the way she described her early days doing the same. Underneath the surface, this is a scathing indictment of unfair beauty standards, the fear of female sexuality, and the entire goddamn patriarchy and Madison, delightfully, seems blissfully unaware of the deeper implications of some of her observations about the unfairness of l Or, as I called the book in my head, Everyone is a Whore Except Me and Here's Why. I did find this a fascinating look behind-the-scenes of what really happens inside the mansion. She meets Criss Angel and he offers her love, marriage and the opportunity to leave the house for his own, so she does.
And that's not all - as the description also promises to delve into her life after Hef: She ' opens up about life inside the Mansion, the drugs, the sex, the abuse, the infamous parties, and her real behind-the-scenes life with Bridget, Kendra, and, of course, Mr. It is polished and not painfully bad writing common with celebrity memoirs. Holly was always my favorite of the three stars. The guy is icky - truly. Life inside the notorious Mansion wasn't a dream at all -- and quickly became her nightmare. In this shockingly candid and surprisingly moving memoir, this thoughtful and introspective woman opens up about life inside the mansion, the drugs, the sex, the abuse, the infamous parties, and her real behind-the-scenes life with Bridget, Kendra, and, of course, Mr.
The amount of parentheses and exclamation marks is excessive. As if she was innocent in everything! Description: xii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : map, color portraits ; 24 cm Contents: Paperback -The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion -- and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the key -- from one of the few people who truly knows: Hef's former -1 girlfriend and star of The Girls Next Door. The Walking Dead books are my guilty pleasure. Scroll down for video Telling all: Holly Madison reveals ex-boyfriend Hugh Hefner offered her drugs the first time they met and said sex with him involved 'zero intimacy'. I loved Holly and I bought her socks she sold at the time, the freaking tube socks I kept trying to find forever. Criss told me the real reason you guys broke up.
But instead of ending her life, Holly chose to take charge of it. One day, in an effort to do something with her time, she decided to clean up Hefner's filthy room. Part of me knows that could have easily been my fate had I not chosen to take care of myself. Holly - I'm glad you got out. It's a raw chronicle of those times.
A spontaneous decision at age 21 transformed small-town Oregon girl Holly Sue Cullen into Holly Madison, Hugh Hefner's number-one girlfriend. Not one ever to lose an opportunity for tv time and fame, she does a deal with E! Holly gets right to the good stuff. Or even worse, ignores you. He gets her on her red carpets, introduces her to people, but all of this is not because he is proud of his new girlfriend and showing her off, nope it is only for the publicity she can bring to him. But, I'm glad that Holly found her dream, not many of us can do that. All the girls were rapaciously greedy clones, all long-haired blondes with boob and nose jobs wearing trashy outfits. It leaves you with a different opinion of Hugh Hefner also, who seems to be a sweet elderly man, but Madison paints him as a manipulative, drama hungry villain.