LOS ANGELES -- After more than a decade of separation, Hugh Hefner is seeking an official return to his bachelor status.
The Playboy founder filed for divorce on Friday from his wife and former Playmate, Kimberly.
This former playboy model rose to fame when herself and the other girlfriends of Hugh Hefner, Kendra Wilkinson and Bridget Marquardt, starred in the E!Network's "Girls Next Door." Appearing on the show from 2003- 2009, Madison and the other playboy bunny's became household names for their ditzy antics and propensity for being half naked most of the show.Read More In 2009, Madison left the show and the Playboy mansion after her break up with Hugh Heffner. If you look at Hef's girlfriend now, she basically looks like a clone of me.He wants the monthly payments to end in two years, or after a trial on the couple's divorce is held, whichever comes first. Hefner and Kimberly Conrad Hefner were married in 1989, the same year she was named Playmate of the Year. Hefner continued to live at the mansion, and Kimberly Hefner moved into a home next door with the couple's two young sons.Hefner, the 83-year-old founder of Playboy magazine and its public ambassador, has been living with three girlfriends at the infamous Playboy Mansion. Records show she filed for divorce around that time, but the petition was eventually withdrawn. Part of the reason Sara has such a large following is because she doesn't attempt to be too cool.