Raquel Pomplun , 25, is the first Mexican-American woman to land the Playboy’scoveted “Playmate of the Year” title — that’s so empowering for every woman!
A luncheon was held in Raquel’s honor on May 9, at the Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, Calif., where Hugh Hefner announced the news and revealed Raquel’s June 2013 “Playmate Of The Year” cover, according to Us Weekly.
“This year’s Playmate of the Year is a winner in every way,” Hugh, 87, told Us Weekly. “Since becoming Miss April, Raquel has become extremely popular through personal appearances…She’s been a host on Playboy Radio’s Playboy Club and Playboy Presents. She’s a member of the Playboy Dancers. She’s also appeared as a host on Black Belt TV — so don’t mess around with her!”
“It’s overwhelming!” Raquel said. “But I can take it. It’s a very big honor to be representing such an iconic brand. I’m the 54th Playmate of the Year! And it’s so cool. I’m so hap