September 28th, 2017 – Playboy founder Hugh Hefnerpassed away at the age of 91 last night, and as has become tradition plenty of people took to Twitter to pay their respects. With a public life that included bath robes, bunnies and lots of secrets from the grotto, though, a lot of the reactions flipped the script on traditional “rest in peace” messages.
Some highlighted the often overlooked stories of Hefner being a champion of civil rights and free speech while others debated his objectification of women throughout his personal and professional life. Beyond that, the jokes seemed to write themselves.
Take a look at the most outrageous tweets memorializing the iconic Hugh Hefner:
Hugh Hefner, who lived a full, compassionate & amazing life, has passed. This has to be hard on,,,maybe not the perfect words,,,many.#RIPHef