In multiple interviews, Madison stated that she wanted to tie the knot with the May 2008: Hefner breaks Madison's heart, explains why she'll never be his wife At a Playmate of the Year luncheon held at the Playboy Mansion, Madison told reporters that she and Hefner were "no closer to getting married than we were years ago" and that their relationship was like "a car stalled at the side of the road."Hefner chimed in, saying, "I love Holly very much and I think we're going to be together the rest of my life, but marriage isn't part of my puzzle.It's not a personal thing; I just haven't had much luck with marriages." reported at the time that Madison "sadly turned away" while Hefner spoke. It's just weird how someone can get away with such a thing."Summer 2016: The feud continues Nearly a year after the release of Madison's tell-all, Wilkinson said in an interview with Sirius XM satellite radio's with Evan Cohen and Mike Babchik that she was still on Hefner's side."I'm protecting [Hugh Hefner], I'm protecting myself, I'm protecting the things that actually made us famous," she explained."The will stated that ,000,000 would be bestowed to Holly Madison at the time of his death (provided I still lived in the Mansion). We had fun doing that."September 2017: Hefner dies at age 91Madison has yet to break her silence on his death.
Madison also claims that Hefner was a "manipulator" and "pitted" many of the Bunnies against each other."If I just put my head under water and take a deep breath in, it would all be over," she wrote in her tell-all, recalling a suicidal moment she had in the bathtub. I put the folder back on the bed just as I had found it and never breathed a word of it."June 2015: Hefner denies Madison's allegations Following the release of the book, Hefner exclusively told ET that Madison "decided to rewrite history in an attempt to stay in the spotlight."But Madison quickly fired back, telling ET, "It wasn't about having an ax to grind or wanting to get a reaction from him, or, you know, inviting him back into my life in any way.”"I don't really care about his response," she continued. Wilkinson responded by claiming the entire memoir was a lie."Holly, you can tell, had this ulterior motive every minute being at the Mansion, and that motive was – it was clear as day – she wanted Hef's kids, she wanted a piece of at the time. I just don't think it's appropriate.""Of course I have fond memories of my time there, but, you know, you move on.. "I would say my best memory of the time at the Mansion was shooting the TV show.
"Drowning myself seemed like the logical way to escape the ridiculous life I was leading."Madison also claimed that Hefner tried to bribe her from moving out of the Mansion by writing her into his will as one last desperate tactic to save their relationship."It was there, in black and white," she wrote. "I wanted to share my story to inspire other women who might be in a bad relationship to get out, or not be branded by bad decisions they've made, and take charge of their lives and move on. It provided us with a lot of opportunities and we got to travel because of it, try new things.
but I’m just getting the run around.” However, things weren’t always this way between Marquardt and the 91-year-old magazine mogul.
She said the two stayed in touch “for a while” after she left the mansion in 2009.
Bridget Marquardt was once the girlfriend of Hugh Hefner and the star of E!