McCarthy on the cover of the July/August issue of Playboy
The single mom, who first posed for Playboy in 1993, was photographed by Steve Shaw for the eight-page layout in the magazine's July/August issue. This is her seventh pictorial for the magazine, and it's the sixth time she has been featured on the cover.
"I'm really proud of it," McCarthy told People. "The pictures are really gorgeous and classy. They could be out of W magazine. They're really elegant. It's probably a lot more sophisticated than a lot of the stuff you'd see of people with their clothes on."
McCarthy, who is dating Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, has been vocal about her desire to appear on the magazine again before she turns the big 40 on November 1. "I figured [I'd do it] one more time before everything really falls apart. Why not? Evan's tuition was really expensive this year," she said on the "Today" show, referring to her 10-year-old autistic son.
She also wants to remind women that they can be desirable as they age. "Why should only 20 yr olds be considered sexy?" she tweeted. "Let's (hear) it for the MILFs."
The July/August issue of Playboy hits newsstands Friday, June 29.
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