Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian Reunite Over Hugh Hefner's Sudden Death

The pair had an entire text exchange about the news.

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Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died of natural causes (opens in new tab) on Wednesday September 27 at the age of 91. He passed surrounded by loved ones (opens in new tab) at the Playboy Mansion, his iconic L.A. home that's opened its doors to everyone from Playboy bunnies to celebrities.

It's nearly impossible to name all the A-listers that have walked the hallowed ground of the Playboy Mansion and chilled with Hugh Hefner, but Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian are definitely among them—and they reunited via text to bond about their time with Hugh.

After expressing condolences (opens in new tab) via Twitter (to quote: "I’m so honored to have been a part of the Playboy team! You will be greatly missed!"), Kim shared that she and Hilton had been texting about the news:

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Meanwhile, Paris responded:

RIP Hugh Hefner, you'll be missed.


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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.