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She said then she had a few misgivings initially about meeting the Playboy boss because she did not want “everybody thinking that is the route my career is going.”
“I know lots of girls dream of this [modeling for Playboy] but it has never been my dream,” said Barry, who holds a degree in primary school teaching.
But after visiting the mansion with her best friend, she said it was the highlight of her working holiday.
“We were nervous and intimidated going but the minute we arrived we felt right at home. Everyone from the staff to the other girls to Hugh Hefner’s friends and the man himself were all so welcoming and friendly,” Barry said.
“There was no sleaziness whatsoever as some may expect with Playboy. We lounged by the pool, danced in the grotto and had dinner with Hef.
“Hef was a gentleman, so nice and welcoming. He was just saying it was lovely to meet me and I’m very welcome any time. He didn’t mention Ireland but I told him how jet lagged I was from my long flight from Ireland and he was just sympathizing, making small talk about the flight. His mansion is amazing -- way better in person and the grounds are beautiful.”
Barry said she has not made a decision yet about posing for the magazine.
“As far as posing for Playboy I’d never say never, we’ll see how it all unfolds. But I’ve never been set on doing it and have a few other exciting things to work on too. However if anything, meeting Hef and going to the mansion made me more for it than I had been previously,” she said.
The Galway model, who has graced the daily newspapers on a regular basis and has been named as the face of an international company based in China, has no regrets about turning her back on a career as a primary teacher.
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