Sunday, April 19, 2009

Lisa Rinna appears on the May issue of Playboy magazine, 11 years since her last nude pictorial.

Lisa Rinna had no problem baring it all for next month's issue of Playboy.

The 45 year-old mother of two bares it all for the May issue of Playboy magazine, 11 years since her last nude pictorial.

Speaking about her fabulous body, Lisa said, "I’m 45 years old. I look good right now. Why not? Why not celebrate the beauty of the female body?"

She added, “Dancing with the Stars changed my body and I never let it go back. I got that body and was like, ‘I like this. I’m going to keep it.’”

What does her husband, actor Harry Hamlin think about the new Playboy photos? "They're awesome," Hamlin said. "They're amazing. I mean, look at who the subject was!"

How did Lisa Rinna prep for her May issue of Playboy?

By not working out.

Rinna, 45, tells that photographer Deborah Anderson gave her the specific order.

"She knows that I'm a workout fiend and she said, 'Lisa, I don't want you to work out, and I don't want you to starve yourself before the shoot, because I know you will,'" Rinna tells Us.

Can you believe these stars are in their 40s?

When she agreed to bare all, Rinna says she thought, "'OK, I've really got to limit my food intake and be really good. I've got to workout everyday, twice a day, like crazy.'"

Can you guess whose abs these are?

But Anderson told her she didn't want her "muscular, hard, sinewy." She needed to look "soft and beautiful," Rinna recalls.

Says the star, "At first I was like, 'Oh, forget it!' But then I listened to her and said, 'You know what? I've got to trust her. She's an amazing photographer.'"

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It wasn't easy.

"I had to really remind myself every time, and go, 'It's OK to eat!'" Rinna tells Us. "She would email me constantly, 'Are you starving yourself?' and I would email back, 'No.'"

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Rinna tells Us she stopped working out "for three weeks, which is unheard of for me because I'm a fiend."

In the end, Rinna says, "I felt great -- and I looked great! I'm really pleased with how my body looked in Playboy."

You can check out the behind the scenes footage of the shoot on Lisa’s issue of Playboy hits newsstands on April 17, will you be picking up a copy?

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