Hugh Hefner’s Ex Bridget Marquardt Engaged
Hugh Hefner’s former Playboy Playmate girlfriend Bridget Marquardt is engaged. The pin-up-turned-reality TV star’s longtime director boyfriend Nick Carpenter recently popped the question and Marquardt took to Instagram on Thursday to share the happy news.
The blonde beauty posted a snap of her hand in his, showing off her unique spider-shaped diamond engagement ring, along with a sign in the background which reads, “Till Death Do Us Part.” “Happy Oct. 1st!!!,” she wrote. “Oh…and… Did I mention @nicholascarpenter and I are engaged?” Marquardt and Carpenter first met at the Playboy Mansion, where she lived with Hefner and her The Girls Next Door co-stars Kendra Wilkinson and Holly Madison. They began dating in 2008. This will be Marquardt’s second marriage. In 2007 she revealed she was separated from her first husband, who remained one of her closest friends. Her fiancé is the son of astronaut Scott Carpenter.