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Kristina Shannon

Kristina and Karissa Shannon (born October 2, 1989 in Ann Arbor, Michigan) are American glamour models, Playboy Playmates, and twin sisters. In 2008, the Shannons moved into the Playboy Mansion as two of Hugh Hefner's three new girlfriends; because of their relationship with Hefner, the Shannons began appearing on the E! network reality television series The Girls Next Door. Despite their "girlfriend" status, Karissa said the relationship she and Kristina shared with Hefner was more for fun and the opportunity to be on the show, rather than romance. The first episode they appeared in attracted 2.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched season premiere in the show's history; five weeks after the premiere, ratings had dropped to 919,000. The Shannons appeared as Miss July and Miss August 2009 in the combined "summer issue" of Playboy, a combined issue necessitated by financial problems at the publisher. The two shared a single centerfold, becoming the only twins to be designated Playmate of the Month for two distinct months. By January 2010, the Shannon twins moved out of the mansion, though they continued to appear in The Girls Next Door. The twins had small roles in Somewhere,

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Playboy's Shannon Twins -- From Bunnies to Burgers [PHOTOS]

Playboy's Shannon Twins
From Bunnies to Burgers

Former Playboy playmates Karissa and Kristina Shannon frolicked on the beach in the Pacific Palisades yesterday with some unusual beach accessories ... burgers and fries.Hef's… READ MORE >

Playboy's Shannon Twins -- The Dreaded Ass Photo

Playboy's Shannon Twins
The Dreaded Ass Photo

Looking like a cross between Coco, Anna Nicole Smith, and two young girls who just got their hair braided on a cheesy summer vacation, Playboy's famous twins Kristina and Karissa Shannon… READ MORE >

- 536 days ago
Playboy's Shannon Twins -- Movin' Back in with Hef

Playboy's Shannon Twins -- Movin' Back in with Hef

Karissa Shannon's break-up with Sam Jones III wasn't based on a ruse after all -- because Karissa and her twin sister Kristina tell TMZ, they ARE moving back into the Playboy Mansion.We broke the… READ MORE >

- 1288 days ago
'Smallville' Star -- Court-Ordered Champagne Shower

'Smallville' Star -- Court-Ordered Champagne Shower

He's out on bail facing 20 years in prison -- but ex-"Smallville" actor Sam Jones still needs to work ... which is why an LA court granted him permission to party in Mexico this week with his… READ MORE >

- 1385 days ago
Playboy Twin -- Easy on the Eyes, How Bout the Ears?

Playboy Twin -- Easy on the Eyes, How Bout the Ears?

Kristina Shannon -- one of the Playboy twins who famously dated Hugh Hefner earlier this year -- is trying her hand at a new career ... that doesn't involve posing naked. Apparently Kristina… READ MORE >

- 1482 days ago
Spencer Sex Tape Better than Girl-On-Girl

Spencer Sex Tape
Better Than Girl-On-Girl

The Heidi Montag sex tape saga has exposed a glaring hypocrisy in the world of celebrity sex tapes -- straight sex trumps beautiful, innocent, glorious girl-on-girl action. Sources close to the… READ MORE >

- 1587 days ago
The Playboy Twins -- When Sisters Suck Face ...

The Playboy Twins -- When Sisters Suck Face ...

Playboy Playmates and biological twin sisters Karissa and Kristina Shannon, 20, got a lot closer at the Playboy mansion this weekend ... and shared a tender open-mouth kiss with each other. It's… READ MORE >

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