Anti-vaccine activist Jenny McCarthy is returning to her nude roots this summer with a Playboy pictorial due to be published in the magazine's July 2012 issue.

1993's Playmate of the Year said in a 2009 interview that she "would absolutely pose for Playboy" if they asked her, but "it's probably not going to happen."

Hugh Hefner, never one to turn down a woman wanting to be photographed naked (except maybe Tanning Mom), subsequently invited McCarthy to pose for his publication in honor of her 40th birthday, which the mother of one will celebrate this November.

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