Down the Rabbit Hole (memoir)

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny
Down the Rabbit Hole book cover, Holly Madison.jpg
AuthorHolly Madison
PublishedJune 23, 2015
PublisherDey Street Books

Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny is a New York Times bestselling memoir by ex-Playboy Bunny Holly Madison.[1] Madison's debut tell-all features her early life and her infamous adventures as the former main girlfriend of Hugh Hefner and star of the television show The Girls Next Door.[2]

Published on June 23, 2015, by Dey Street Books, this 352-page book was featured in many online and print news sources like TMZ, People magazine, Us Weekly, and Huffington Post, explained Madison’s perspective of life at the Playboy Mansion.[3]

In her memoir, Madison revealed that she hadn’t planned on penning the tell-all until she realized young fans had a wrong idea about life within the mansion. The book not only caused tension between Madison and ex-boyfriend Hugh Hefner but former girlfriend Kendra Wilkinson as well. Wilkinson was so bothered by the memoir that it became spurred into an ongoing feud between herself and Madison.[4][5]

In 2015 Madison told E! Online the possibility of a TV movie in the future.[6]

Madison's follow-up to Down the Rabbit Hole, titled The Vegas Diaries: Romance, Rolling the Dice, and the Road to Reinvention, was published on May 17, 2016, by Dey Street Books.[7]


  1. ^ Cowles, Gregory (2015-07-02). "Inside the List". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  2. ^ "Holly Madison's Memoir "Lifts the Veil" on Her Playboy Mansion Past". Us Weekly. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  3. ^ Zupkus, Lauren (2015-03-22). "Holly Madison To Release Memoir About Life Inside The Playboy Mansion". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  4. ^ "Why Holly Madison & Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett Are Both Right". E! Online. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  5. ^ "Bridget Marquardt: My Take on Holly and Kendra's Feud". Us Weekly. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  6. ^ "Exclusive! Holly Madison's Tell-All Memoir to be a TV Movie". E! Online. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
  7. ^ " Holly Madison: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle". Retrieved 2017-04-23.

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