Donald Trump Mulling Tara Conner Playboy Offer
First Published: January 5, 2007 5:58 PM EST Credit: Access Hollywood
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Donald Trump has revealed he is interested in letting Miss USA Tara Conner pose for Playboy.
Trump and the beauty queen made major headlines in December when the billionaire businessman allowed Conner to keep her crown after it had been revealed she had engaged in underage drinking. Earlier this week reports surfaced that Playboy was after Conner for the magazine and Trump confirmed the offer to Access Hollywood?s Billy Bush.
?Playboy wants to have Tara on the cover and we?re thinking about it,? he told Billy on Friday?s episode.
For those including talk show hosts who may find their contemplation of the offer questionable, Billy probed Donald on the subject.
?Is that at all contradictory ? ?We take her, a young girl troubled, we send her in the right direction and all of a sudden Playboy? Wow! Wait a minute let?s take her back!,” Billy asked.
Trump replied noting that if they do accept the offer, Conner will keep her clothes on.
?It wouldn?t be nude so we’ll call it Playboy-lite cause I would never want a thing like that to happen,? he said. ?It’s a very important magazine and it’s an important magazine for a certain group and again 10 years ago, 5 years ago it wouldn?t even be thinkable. Today it’s a different world.?
Conner is currently in a Pennsylvania rehab and is expected to emerge from treatment in a little more than a week.
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