Pamela Anderson: ‘The Computer Killed Playboy’

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Pamela Anderson said the Internet is responsible for Playboy’s downfall.

Pamela Anderson. (Photo: Playboy)

(Photo: Playboy)

In October, Playboy announced it would stop publishing photos of nude women because they are seen as “passé” now.

“I understand why, but it is bittersweet,” Anderson said during a recent Fox 411 interview. “It was another time. It was a lifestyle — very human and imperfect. The computer killed Playboy.” (RELATED: Playboy’s Redesign Isn’t Exactly Nudity-Free, But It’s Close)

“The voyeuristic girl-next-door innocence, I’m glad I was a part of it. A sensual life is something I still aspire to. I’m not going to give up.”

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Anderson said she thinks people are a little too connected to technology these days. (RELATED: Pamela Anderson Celebrates Cure With A Nude Photo)

“I think there is a place for information,” she said.

“But I do believe there is a desensitization happening among us while we go numb and lonely. The best thing I ever did was shut down my computer for six months — no cell phone. It improved all my relationships, weeded some out. I was much happier.”

“It’s a dangerous playground.” (RELATED: Pamela Anderson Is Last Woman To Pose Nude On Cover Of Playboy)