Melbourne: Hugh Hefner’s former fiancé Crystal Harris has sold off the engagement ring he gave her for almost half the price.
According to the Herald Sun, the 85-year-old Playboy founder was due to marry her in June, but Harris had second thoughts about the nuptials and called it off five days before she was due to walk down the aisle.
It has been revealed that the former Playboy Playmate had put up the 3.39 carat ring for auction on a website last month.
According to TMZ, the band was sold to a lucky bidder in New York City for $37129.32, rising to $46411.65 after fees and taxes.
Harris, 25, had tried to return the ring to Hefner, but he refused to take it back.
“(Crystal) couldn’t bear to look at the ring anymore because it brought back bad memories,” News.com.au quoted a source as saying.
Hefner later revealed that he had no hard feelings about the auction.