Kendra Wilkinson Says She’d Let Son Hank See Her Playboy Photos: ‘It’s Not Taboo Anymore’

03/11/2016 at 08:25 AM ET

Kendra Wilkinson has “no shame” when it comes to her nude Playboy photos– and her children.

In an interview with E! News, the reality star said she would let her son, 6-year-old Hank, see her nude Playboy spreads – and revealed he’s already seen other racy pictures in the adult magazine.

“Of course I would let little Hank see my Playboy. He sees me naked every day,” Wilkinson, 30, said. “I have no shame. We take baths together. We take showers together. If you hide something then it becomes more, like, taboo.”

From left: Little Hank, Kendra Wilkinson, Hank Baskett and Alijah
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The Kendra On Top star added that she wears a bathing suit when in the bath with Hank, but doesn’t mind “going in and changing in front of him.”

“A body is a body; it’s not taboo anymore. I’m so glad we’re breaking through those walls,” she said.

Although her Playboy days are no more, Wilkinson said that it’s important for little Hank to get to know Hugh Hefner.


“Little Hank’s already been in his office. Little Hank’s already seen the nude magazines,” she said. “He’s already seen them! He’s cool.”

Wilkinson has two children, little Hank and 22-month-old Alijah, with former NFL-star husband Hank Baskett.

–Char Adams

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kirby1 on

and the therapy starts in three, two, one…

Peachy on

Of course there shouldn’t be any shame in your body, but “breaking down walls of taboo”? He’s going to be a little embarrassed when he’s older. It’s a little different when your young and still taking showers with Mommy. The way I see nakedness is that it’s a private thing to be shared with your partner… Your body is your temple and all that.

Rudy on

I hate when twisted individuals make try to make you feel twisted for thinking modesty is such a bad thing. Yes a body is beautiful. No you shouldn’t be showering with your son. It’s just dumb.

MyAkita on

Someone needs to call CPS,asap.

Guest on

He’s at the age, Kendra, where it stops being okay to walk around naked in front of him. And do not show your kids sexy naked pics of you in a magazine! Dear God. Those were meant for horny guys to gawk over….. Not your children. Don’t be an idiot (may be too late).

It's_me on

Wow. Is there no shame anymore, or boundaries? This is your child, not your playmate .

savvyfoodies on

She may not have an issue with her son seeing such a site, but I will bet all my money HE would be totally disturbed/grossed out/horrified/etc. Parents and their kids need boundaries!!!!

gmgm on

her fake boobs look absolutely hideous.

David on

How about a 14 yr old son? Same attitude?

Shannon_Strick on

I showered and changed in front of my son until he was 11-12 years old. We only had one shower in the house and one bathroom on that floor, so if he woke up in the morning to go to the bathroom and I was in the shower, he came in and did what he had to do. And if he was in the shower and I needed the mirror I would come in and use it while he showered. Once he started puberty all of that stopped. He was the same way with his dad. Now he’s hyper modest about anyone seeing his naked other than his girlfriend.

sure on

Um, maybe to a porn star it’s taboo but for the rest of us…it’s pretty taboo, honey!

Guest on

No shame just about sums it up. Such class!

Guest on

“I have no shame. We take baths together. We take showers together. If you hide something then it becomes more, like, taboo.” – Her son is six! Isn’t that a little too old to be showering with you child or exposing him to Playboy? This is gross.

Sue's on

Her babies are beautiful.

guest on

Great Mom Kendra, NOT! I have no respect for your opinions. You can believe and say whatever you want but to have it printed in magazines like People is outrageous. How about this? Go on TMZ and let the viewers know what you think. How you got a TV show is beyond me. Yea, you were a Playboy bunny, so what. A lot of actresses were but they just don’t promote it like you do. I feel sorry for your children. I wonder why your husband cheated on you. I’m now ranking you on the same scale as Kim Kardashian.

nance on

her kids are adorable, but I still wouldn’t put that stuff in front of a child. There also comes a time when bathing and showering together need to end. Its called personal space and not subjecting them to everything because you don’t wan things to be taboo…. do you also let him see your show and all the arguing, drinking, or do you just offer him some- Its strange, but I do get a kick out of Kendra

Olay on

No shame, no class either lol.

Guest on

So I assume it would be ok for her daughter to visit a men’s locker room.

Anonymous on

Don’t worry, most of the people in the world are not as messed up as Americans and don’t see the nude body as anything to be ashamed of. I just hope my kids don’t grow up with that warped sense of reality as they are growing up here.

gymluv on

Let’s flip this around. Should her husband Hank be showing WITH and walking around naked in front of their daughter when she is 6? NO!

Penny on

Might get a little akward when all his buddies start gawking at his mom’s naked body. Classy.

stacey on

Good god, this woman is just TRASH! No class, whatsoever!
Kendra, I wonder how many of little Hank’s classmates have been told about these pictures and shower’s with you! Don’t be surprised when a lot of his peers are not allowed to spend time with him outside of school!

Milky on

my god America, you are SO squeamish!

Nally on

Her kids are cute.

Sharon on

It is NOT squeamish or “messed up” to say that a mother bathing with her 6 year old son is inappropriate. It IS inappropriate to put your child of the opposite sex in such an intimate situation repeatedly. You may think you are just helping them be comfortable with their own bodies, and the naked body, but there comes a time when a son becomes uncomfortable with the feelings he may, and usually does, develop that are just part of moving toward puberty, not to mention that in this case, friends may have seen pictures of his mother by the time he is 10 or 12 years old. Sorry, but I have had conversations with too many adult men that have expressed how negatively it affected them that their parents had them in their bed until they were 10, and they bathed with them when they were 6-8 years old, and thought nothing of having them run in and out of the bathroom when they were nude. I had to rethink my own views when I realized how many were saying they wished their parents had been a little more private, and a little more modest, and surprisingly wished their parents had chosen to have their children in their own beds, rather than sleeping with the parents. This may go against some people’s opinions, but these are young men who have been recently expressing this opinion, and stating that they will not make those same choices. It may not bother some children, but it apparently bothers some more than we realize. BTW, none of these people were molested, they simply felt it stunted their maturity, had made them very uncomfortable as they were growing up and stunted relationships in adulthood.

Anonymous on

Guess what Sharon, most of the world grows up seeing their parents nude. I did, I don’t even think about it as an issue, it’s just a body, everyone has them. Not everyone is sexually attracted to every naked body they see…THAT is normal. It is why Americans have such a hard time with anything pertaining to nudity even when their is nothing sexual about it. Breastfeeding, nude beaches, ect. Most countries in the world take these things as normal and there isn’t anything sexual about them.

Anonymous on

She is such low class

Sara on

I completely agree with Kendra. Nudity is a natural part of life and if it wasn’t regarded as being so taboo yet so interesting all at once in U.S. culture, we would probably have less issues with sexuality and violence.

I’m actually really glad this couple worked it out. Marriage is supposed to be for life, for better or worse. At least these kids get to grow up with both parents in the home instead of being another broken family. (And what an exceptionally beautiful family they are!)

NV on

Her kids are adorable, gorgeous family.

Dawn Wyman on

I wonder if the people that don’t think Kendra is doing anything wrong would say the same thing if she revealed that Hank walks around naked in front of their 6 year old daughter. Probably not. He would probably be called a perv and everybody would want CPS called.

Newman on

Nude pictures? She has no shame

Ann India on

If you lot are so classy, why the heck do you read such articles with such perverted delight and try to take apart the celebs? Pretending to be holier-than-thou and reading trash, because that’s all you’re interested in.

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