Crystal Harris Cancels Wedding To Hugh Hefner
The honeymoon is over before it began for Hugh Hefner and now ex-fiance Crystal Harris. Tuesday afternoon, Hefner tweeted the following message: “The wedding is off. Crystal has had a change of heart.” The wedding was planned for Saturday, June 18 at the Playboy Mansion.
Though Harris, 25, made the decision to cancel the wedding to 85-year-old Hefner, her manager claims that the split was “amicable.” Harris posted a message on her website, stating, “After much deep reflection and thought I have decided to end my engagement with Hef. I have the utmost respect for Hef and wish him the best going forward. I hope the media will give each of us the privacy we deserve during this time.”
The breakup was the end result of an “explosive” phone argument at the Playboy Mansion that prompted Harris pack up and leave, reports E! Online. According to a source close to Harris, she is staying with a friend.
Hefner proposed to Harris with a 3-carat diamond ring on Christmas Day last year. They announced their engagement the next day. In March, Life & Style reported that that Harris, and aspiring singer, was cheating on Hefner with music producer Jordan McGraw, son of Dr. Phil McGraw. Playboy Enterprises denied the rumors, claiming that the two were “just friends.”
The wedding was intended to be filmed for a Lifetime network television special, leaving some to wonder if the split (and hypothetical reconciliation) could have been orchestrated for the sake of TV drama.