(LOS ANGELES) — Jenny McCarthy isn’t the least bit ashamed about her new Playboy pictorial, with the 39-year-old mother cheekily calling the spread “a salute to the MILFs.”
The new issue, which hits store shelves Friday, shows nude pics of the 1993 Playboy Playmate of the Year nearly 20 years after she first graced the magazine’s pages.
People magazine asked her what she’d think if her now 10-year-old son caught the pics of her seventh nude pictorial in the magazine.
“I think he can find a lot worse available on the Internet these days,” she says. “I think people make such a big deal sometimes about it, when I feel like it just comes down to how you raise your child and how you explain things to your kid.”
So how will she explain her work in front of the camera for the men’s mag?
“Evan and I will have that conversation someday. For now, it’s not like he’ll see it around the house,” she jokes.
“I don’t have one cover up, period,” she says, calling it “hilarious” people would assume she’d have her Playboy pics displayed at her home.
“I mean, I don’t even have my Rolling Stone cover up,” she laughs. “It’s like, who wants to look at themselves? I don’t. Seriously, the only picture I have up of myself is one of a shark eating Evan and me.”
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Brett Crandall, BYU-Idaho Communications
Sandra Gonzalez, CNN