10 'Playboy' Cover Girls Who Are Now Famous Hollywood Stars (PHOTOS)

Playboy has always sparked heated discussion about whether it exploits women or celebrates them, but one thing is certain: The magazine continues to feature celebrities who jump at the chance to appear sexy in print. Perhaps that's because the magazine has been a launchpad for so many stars, many of whom morphed their bare-all pictorials into careers in modeling, TV, and film.

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In the case of the following 10 ladies, showing skin in Playboy magazine helped pluck them out of obscurity, introduce them to a mainstream audience, and lead to enormous success in high-profile careers, both in Hollywood and beyond. Here's a look at 10 Playboy cover stars as well as details on where they are now. 

 

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