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Remember When Keith Urban Posed for Playgirl?

Keith Urban

Keith Urban covered Playgirl magazine in April 2001, a move he’s talked openly about –with some embarrassment. But perhaps not as much as one may expect. “I didn’t know Playgirl existed,” the guitarist tells CMT. “I mean come on, what a crazy magazine. Playboy I can understand, but Playgirl …” 

No, he never shows off his whammy bar — he insists he’s not that open-minded — but there is one shot of the singer fully nude with his instrument (musical) covering up his… well, you know. “Thank god I play guitar and not harmonica,” Urban quipped.

Many years later, wife Nicole Kidman saw the spread and she liked it. Every once in awhile, he’ll still sign a copy of the magazine in the autograph line. “I think the interview was really good,” Urban says, repeating a line men have spoken about Playboy for years. As you’ll find if you flip through a few more Remember Whens, Urban isn’t the only country star to pose for the mag…

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