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Playboy and Cindy Margolis: 40 is the new 38

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Why Hugh Hefner is calling up Cindy Margolis to ask her to pose for Playboy is beyond us, but someone in that mansion needs to update bro's speed dial.

Every couple (of) years, when Mr. (Hugh) Hefner would call, I would very graciously decline, because my mom would kill me, and I thought it was more mysterious keeping my clothes on. But, this year, when I got the call from Mr. Hefner, it was my 40th birthday. So I thought, "Wow - at 40, they still want me?" And I thought it's almost an inspiration - like a "you go, girl" moment.

My mom would have killed me before but I'm an adult woman now and I'm ready to show the world that you can have it all at 40 - be fabulous, 40, and pose for Playboy. - AP

And to prove she's not a whore for posing, she says she's donating a portion of the profits to a fertility company.
Q: How does your posing add to the cause? Margolis: First we're going to sell a certain amount, and then all the rest after that will go to Resolve. That was important to my husband, as well.

Q: Do you have an idea how much might be raised?

Margolis: Our point is that America is so family oriented and President Bush is very pro-family, but so many people have to leave America to have their families, and that's not really fair. Our hope is to help at least 20 to 30 families out there to have their precious babies.

Q: What would those costs amount to?

Margolis: Infertility costs an average of about US$16,000-$20,000 per procedure, and you don't always get pregnant the first time. I had to go through it seven times.

This is why some people don't read the articles any more.Actually LAist doesn't think Playboy needs to be wasting it's time with all of these other chicks. Hef's girlfriend Kendra should be in every issue.
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Bonus: Did you know Playboy has a blog? And it's good! Where are you gonna find a better Haloween costume than this?

AP photo by Chris Weeks