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Marston Hefner, Hef's son, accused of assaulting Playmate

February 14, 2012 | 10:12 am

Marston Hefner, not shown, is Hugh Hefner's son

Marston Hefner, Hugh Hefner's son, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of domestic violence against girlfriend Claire Sinclair, the 2011 Playmate of the Year.

Marston Hefner was released on $20,000 bond in the wee hours Monday. Pasadena police had responded to a domestic assault call and, upon arrival, determined Sinclair had suffered minor injuries consistent with an assault, L.A. Now reported.

The 21-year-old, Hef's first son with Kimberley Conrad, and 20-year-old L.A. native Sinclair, born Clairissa Irene Riccio, reportedly live together in a Pasadena apartment, where he was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault. She is seeking a temporary restraining order against him, according to L.A. Now

Sinclair, who bills herself as a pinup on her retro-chic official website, told E! News that she doesn't want to press charges, despite the restraining order.

"All I want is for Marston to give a public apology," she said Monday, "and I want him to get psychiatric help. I want him to admit that he did hit me more than once."

Hugh Hefner, who on Sunday night was rocking a post-Grammys party at the Playboy mansion, hosted by Diddy, retweeted a picture of himself, his girlfriends and Sinclair at a Music Cares event on Saturday.

He released a statement regarding the arrest, according to TMZ, saying, "If they care about each other, they'll patch it up."

TMZ also posted a picture of Sinclair, only this one was from after the alleged assault. It shows her with a bruised arm.


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Photo: Playboy's Hugh Hefner and his dates arrive at the 2012 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute honoring Paul McCartney on Friday in Los Angeles. Credit: Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty Images