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Kendra Wilkinson: Playboy-Bio-Sex Tape
Kendra Leigh Wilkinson was born on June 12, 1995 in San Diego, California. She is down to earth, loves sports, and has two dogs named Rascal and Martini. Her mother Patti was a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles. Her father's name is Eric, and she has a younger brother named Colin. When Kendra was 4 years old her parents separated; ever since then she was raised by her mother alone. She went to Clairemont high school, and graduated in 2003. After high school she worked as an office assistant in a dentist office, and later started working as a fashion model.
A photographer who took pictures of Kendra, uploaded them to his website. Playboy founder Hugh Hefner was stunned by a beautiful picture of her that was sent to the mansion. A friend invited her to attend Hugh Hefner's 78th birthday party as a body-painted party girl. Hef and Kendra met for the first time, and she soon after moved into the Playboy mansion as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends. She was featured multiple times in Playboy magazine, and graced the cover several times.
Kendra soon became a star of the tv reality show "The Girls Next Door" which first aired on E! in August 2005. The show was based on the lives of Kendra, and Hef's two other girlfriends. (Bridget Marquardt and Holly Madison). To celebrate the success of the tv series, Playboy published a special nude pictorial of Kendra, Bridget, and Holly in the November 2005 issue.
Kendra also had guest appearances on several tv shows. She appeared as a Mystique Waitress on "Las Vegas", and also appeared in "Curb Your Enthusiasm", and "Entourage" which all aired in 2005. She was also in "General Hospital" which appeared in 2007. Because of the tv show "The Girls Next Door", Kendra became a celebrity icon. She is known for her fun loving personality, sports knowledge, and her recognizable laugh.
In 2009 Kendra stared in her own reality tv show "Kendra" on E! for two seasons. She moved out of the Playboy mansion to navigate the world on her own. "Kendra" was originally supposed to follow "party girl" Kendra as she learned to live on her own. However, she married NFL Football Player Hank Baskett, and in December 2009 had their first child, Hank Baskett IV. She is currently writing her auto-biography which Hank believes is too revealing. It is supposed to be on stands in early July. Kendra, Hank, and her son are getting ready to move to Philadelphia. She was recently voted one of the most beautiful celebrities by People magazine. She replied "I'm so flattered!"
Kendra, her husband, and son
Kendra Deals With The Release Of Her Sex Tape
Kendra Wilkinson Baskett is doing her best to look on the bright side. She said along with her and Hank's family, her true fans have shown true support on twitter and facebook. They give me the extra boost of self-esteem and confidence that I need. The E! star recently sat down with Ryan Seacrest interview so she could set the record straight, and tell her side of the story.
At the time the tape was made, she was only 18; She was in love with the guy she was with, and thought they would be together for the rest of their lives. Kendra told Hank about the tape before they got married, and warned him that someday it may surface. Her ex-boyfriend Justin Frye, 27 was really jealous of her sudden fame. He tried to sell the tape for five years. Just recently, Vivid Entertainment paid him a reported $100,000 for the sex tape. Despite Kendra's threat to take legal action, Vivid released "Kendra Exposed" anyway. As if matters couldn't get any worse, the tabloids jumped on the story and began falsely reporting that her marriage was falling apart, that she was trying to have another baby to save her marriage, and even that Kendra secretly collaborated with her ex to release the tape and was profiting from it.
Kendra was shocked to find out that her ex would do something like that. She is embarrassed by this - it is all over the internet! But ultimately "It's going to make us better people," she said. "The tape has definitely brought Hank and I closer together, made us more of a team, like - Let's put our vest on, let's get out there, let's fight!" she stated.