'Real Housewives' Star Kelly Bensimon Strips for 'Playboy'!

The Real Housewives of New York's Kelly Bensimon bared it all for the March issue of Playboy, in her very first nude photo shoot . Bensimon, who used to be a model before becoming a reality star on the Bravo series, was photographed for the six-page spread by her ex-husband, photographer Gilles Bensimon.

The cover girl has claimed to be "a bit shy," but that didn't stop her from stripping down. She says her motivation for the photo shoot was to prove that a mom in her 40s can still be alluring.

“I’m thrilled to be appearing in Playboy to show the world that a 41-year-old mother of two can be sexy!” she said. “It was a wonderful experience to work with Gilles -- one of the world’s most-talented fashion photographers -- as I knew that he would make me look beautiful and sexy. I hope I made Hef proud!”

You can catch a more covered-up Bensimon on Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York City when the new season premieres March 4.

Plus: Levi Johnston's Playgirl Cover Revealed!

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