"While I'm definitely a product of this mindset, I don't get all the fuss our society has over people's weight," the star told People in 2009.
"I want to encourage other women to be proud of their bodies no matter what age of size," she added. "After doing 'Dancing with the Stars,' I definitely have a better body now than I did 11 years ago."
Cooper Hefner, the son of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, announced last week that the magazine will bring back nudity in its March/April issue.
The publication had stopped in 2016 amid concern about women's portrayal in the media.
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