| Jun 2, 2011
Early last month, the coolest man alive bestowed Claire Sinclair , the October 2010 issue’s “Playmate of the Month,” as his 2011 Playmate of the Year. Having just turned 20 years old last week, the buxom Los Angeles native is one of the youngest women to ever hold the title; so young, in fact, that the Las Vegas club promoters that hosted her coronation ceremony had to shuffle her out of the venue immediately after her acceptance speech, due to the rampant alcohol on the premises. See, not all girls have it that inside nightclubs.
Sinclair isn’t your typical Playmate of the Year, though. Aside from her uniquely pre-21 age, she’s a throwback to the old 1950s pin-up days of Bettie Page, whom Sinclair has idolized since she was a little girl; a time when sexy ladies posed in vintage lingerie for the sake of thumbtacks stuck into guys’ bedroom walls. In fact, Hefner has cited Sinclair’s nostalgically sexy look as the reason why he selected her as Playboy’s latest 365-day queen.
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