The Private Karen McDougal…Not Anymore

An American model and actress, Karen McDougal is best known for appearing in Playboy magazine as Playmate of the Month for December 1997 and Playmate of the Year of 1998. In 2001, Karen was voted “No. 2 Sexiest Playmate of the 1990s.”

Karen work as a pre-kindergarten teacher before winning a swimwear competition and starting her career as a glamour, promotional, and swimsuit model. Since her Playboy appearance, Karen has extended her career into a variety of appearances in mainstream media, including other magazine modeling, TV commercials, and a bit of acting.

Karen has been a successful fitness model, with numerous magazine appearances including being the first woman to grace the cover of Men’s Fitness magazine. She starred in a direct-to-video film, The Arena, and stimulated the creation of a fantasy art statuette and a doll. She is currently in pursuit to become a television host.

Karen is a fitness buff. She has been in a ballet class during childhood and sports in high school, thus noted for her ability to do the straddle split in modeling sessions. A fanatical motorcycle and car collector, Karen has maintained a private social life, but in 2007 the paparazzi reported her dating actor Bruce Willis, with pictures.

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