NEWS SOURCE: A&E
A&E Network will premiere the documentary event “Secrets of Playboy” exploring the hidden truths behind the fable and philosophy of the Playboy empire through a modern-day lens. The series delves into the complex world Hugh Hefner created and examines its far-reaching consequences on our culture’s view of power and sexuality. Unravelling the glamourous mythology created by the brand over several decades, the series features archival footage and exclusive interviews with insiders from all facets of the Playboy world, many sharing their stories for the first time.
Interviews include former Director of Playmate Promotions Miki Garcia; past girlfriends of Hefner’s including Holly Madison, Bridget Marquardt, and Sondra Theodore; Hefner’s personal valet Stefan Tetenbaum; Bunny Mother PJ Masten; Playboy Mansion West resident Jennifer Saginor; and members of Hefner’s staff and inner circle, including his personal bodyguard and butler. “Secrets of Playboy” premieres in early 2022 on A&E.
SERIES TO PREMIERE EARLY 2022
For nearly six decades, Hefner kept a tight rein on Playboy. Now, four years after his death, insiders, colleagues, executives and employees are ready to share full story of what life at Playboy was truly like. Across ten hours, “Secrets of Playboy” examines the Playboy empire that was both a beacon of progress and a gateway into a much darker world. With the creation of the brand, Hugh Hefner defined the sexual revolution through the male perspective.
His progressive views advanced rights across a wide spectrum of social causes, allowing for the freedom of sexual expression. Yet intertwined with the glossy facade of a brand that seemingly celebrated women was a more sinister reality that for decades allowed nefarious conduct to flourish. The series explores how the Playboy machine was a powerful force that, at its worst, manipulated women in a toxic environment, silencing their voices, pitting them against one another, and opening the door to sexual predators.
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JONATHAN MCREYNOLDS AND MALI MUSIC CO-RELEASE NEW EP PROJECT, JONNY x MALI: LIVE IN LA, AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW
NEW SOURCE: CR8
GRAMMY® Award winning hitmakers Jonathan McReynolds and Mali Music have teamed up to co-release a new EP project, Jonny x Mali: Live in LA. Available for pre-order now, the live project contains six songs, including “Adulting,” which is available now as an instant grat track. The EP will be released on Friday, September 24th. A live performance video of “Adulting” was also released today.
A co-artist release between the chart toppers, the live project follows on the heels of their GRAMMY®-winning #1 hit song, “Movin’ On.”Featured in a new performance take on the EP, the prolific songwriters and musicians have taken their artistic collaboration further, co-writing all the songs, which also include the tracks “Jump Ship,” “Enough, “Miracle,” and “Everlasting.” The new EP is a co-artist release in partnership between Jonathan’s label Life Room Label, eOne Music, Mali’s imprint K Approved Enterprises, and RCA Inspiration.
Bringing together the fresh lyricism and eclectic melodies that Jonathan and Mali are known for, Jonny x Mali: Live in LA sets the stage for their upcoming co-headlining tour. Bringing their new songs on the road.
Jonny x Mali Tour kicks off on Thursday, September 30th, in Atlanta, GA at The Tabernacle.
Crossing multiple states with their live shows, the co-headliners will welcome special guest performers on the tour, which hits North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Washington DC, Illinois, and wraps up in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, October 13th.
To connect with Jonny x Mali and get tickets for their tour, please visit:
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