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Playboy Mansion deal in LA falls through: report

Buyer wanted too much access to the property while Hefner was still in residence: sources
August 05, 2016 04:15PM

Hefner and the Playboy Mansion

Hugh Hefner and the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles

From the Los Angeles websiteUPDATED, 4:30 p.m., Aug. 5: Well, that was fast.

Hostess fortune heir Daren Metropoulos will not be the Playboy Mansion’s new owner after all, as the $105 million deal reportedly fell through Thursday night, according to TMZ.

Metropolous denies that the deal fell through, however. “Daren Metropoulos’ purchase of the Playboy Mansion is moving forward as planned,” a spokesperson for Metropoulos & Co. told The Real Deal in a statement.[more]