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A sad tale: the Bunny girl is back in vogue

This cool-again icon of retro sexuality is more dangerous to modern women than she looks, says Julia Molony

Published 21/08/2011 | 05:00

It's almost 50 years since she went undercover as one, but feminist icon Gloria Steinem has once again turned her attention to the scourge of the Playboy Bunny.

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The Bunny, it seems, is making a comeback. The Playboy gentleman's club re-opened in London this summer. After more than three decades off the scene, the establishment was reportedly flooded with applications, with over 3,000 women vying for the chance to wiggle their cottontail at work.

If that's not enough, The Playboy Club, a TV drama looking at the world of the Bunny, is due to start this autumn on NBC. Once again the Bunny is cool.

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