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.


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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