The story of Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris and the wedding that did not happen will be told in the Lifetime TV special, “Hef’s Runaway Bride,” premiering on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. The planned summer wedding was called off by the bride just days before the fairytale event was scheduled to take place,
The summer wedding of the world’s more famous bachelor and his much younger Playboy Playmate girlfriend provided fodder for comedians for weeks. Just days before the wedding was to take place, Harris made the shocking decision to cancel the nuptuals.
Lifetime TV is airing a one hour special that included interviews with Crystal Harrris and Hugh Hefner that may answer some of the questions that people are asking. The show will include footage of pre-wedding events, such as the promotional trip to London to open the new Playboy Club.
As the wedding drew near, Crystal Harris started to question her engagement the the world’s most famous playboy. Did she really want to be Hef’s number one girl, or did she want to pursue her newfound passion for the music industry. The special also captures when Hef revealed her Playboy cover, weeks before the wedding.
As the chaos mounted, Harris made pressured decisions about the wedding gown, floral arrangements, cake and garden party. The cameras rolled when Hef dealt with the shocking news that the wedding was off and was instantly surrounded b family and friends, Holly Madison, Kendra Wilkinson, Hefner’s sons Marston and Cooper, and Crystal’s best friend and Maid of Honor, Anna Berglund, who each talk from the heart about their feelings about the breakup, Harris, Hefner’s future and their undying support for the world’s most famous bachelor.
“Hef’s Runaway Bride” premieres on Lifetime TV, on July 19, 2011 at 10:00 ET/PT.