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Holly Madison has Playboy bunny tattoo removed

After seven years, Hugh Hefner’s former girlfriend is tat-less


Leila Navidi

Holly Madison talks to the media while wearing a microphone for the reality show “The Girls Next Door” during Hugh Hefner’s 83rd birthday party at the Palms Place pool in Las Vegas Saturday, April 4, 2009.

Hugh Hefner Celebrates 83rd Birthday

Hugh Hefner enters with his entourage during Hefner's 83rd birthday party at the Palms Place pool in Las Vegas Saturday, April 4, 2009. Launch slideshow »

It looks like there’s very little chance of a reconciliation between Hugh Hefner and his former number one squeeze, Holly Madison.

Hefner’s former flame had her Playboy bunny tattoo removed yesterday.

Madison had the red bunny head logo inked onto her lower back seven years ago.

But times have changed significantly since she went under the needle: She broke things off with 83-year-old publishing magnate last fall; moved out of the sprawling Playboy mansion; and quit her job as a photo editor with the magazine to pursue other projects.

Since the split, she has appeared on “Dancing With the Stars” and dated (and subsequently broken up with) magician Criss Angel.

Unsurprisingly, Hefner also wasted little time moving on. He is currently dating Crystal Harris, 22, and 19-year-old twin sisters Karissa and Kristina Shannon.

While Madison will appear on the upcoming season premiere of reality show based around life at the Playboy Mansion, E!’s The Girls Next Door,” her role on the series will minimal.

In light of her dwindling affiliations with Playboy, the 29-year-old figured the time had come to have the tat removed.

“I got it removed because they stopped paying for the ad space,” she joked.

Madison had the procedure performed yesterday afternoon at Rethink Ink in Henderson.

The bunny head was Madison’s only tattoo.

She was not the first one to have the red bunny head permanently etched onto her body.

Playboy model Sandra Josefski showed off a similar tattoo that she had done before Madison was even born.

The brunette proudly displayed the red bunny head tattoo on her right thigh when she appeared on the cover of the magazine’s September 1972 issue.

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