Holly Madison insures breasts for $1 million

NEW YORK Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:40pm EDT

''Peepshow'' star and former Playboy model Holly Madison arrives for Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Year celebration at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada May 15, 2010. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

''Peepshow'' star and former Playboy model Holly Madison arrives for Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Year celebration at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada May 15, 2010.

Credit: Reuters/Steve Marcus

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reality TV star and model Holly Madison has insured her breasts for $1 million with Lloyd's of London, she told People magazine on Thursday.

Madison, 31, said she took out the policy to protect herself and others in her Las Vegas production, "Peepshow."

"If anything happened to my boobs, I'd be out for a few months and I'd probably be out a million dollars," she told People. "I thought I'd cover my assets."

Madison has said she had plastic surgery in 2001 that took her from an A-cup size to a larger D-cup.

Madison, who gained fame as one of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on the TV series "The Girls Next Door," isn't alone in insuring famous body parts. Film stars Betty Grable and Angie Dickinson as well as TV stars Angie Everhart and Mary Hart each had their legs insured for $1 million.

Madison also was a contestant on TV show "Dancing With the Stars" before starting her Las Vegas show.

(Editing by Bob Tourtellotte and Jill Serjeant)

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Comments (5)
1shed wrote:
If she insured with Allstate at least they will be in good hands.

Sep 29, 2011 4:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
I never understood why movie stars and celebrities relying on ALL body parts that comprise their public presentation, do not take out Lloyds of London insurance that stipulates something like, “$_,___,___ dollars will be paid to ____________ for any unintended alteration of body appearance, that may prevent them from continuing to make public appearances in their profession …” (whatever worded approved by their attornies and Lloyds for said policy).

In other words, if her face is disfigured, it won’t matter how beautiful her breasts are (unless her occupation relies on the display of a specific body part, like dishwashing soap commercials showing beautiful hands but nothing else).

She needs to insure the appearance of her entire body, head to feet, or the intent of her policy could be rendered null and void in a serious accident (or attack by a crazed fan, whatever).

Sep 29, 2011 7:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
brian-decree wrote:
Is this news reuters???

Sep 29, 2011 7:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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