Hugh Hefner's Cause Of Death Revealed

New info has come out regarding the passing of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.

According to The Blast, Hefner's death has been attributed to cardiac arrest and respiratory failure. As listed on his death certificate, he'd contracted both septicemia, a blood infection, and E. Coli, which was described as "highly resistant to antibiotics."

As Nicki Swift previously reported, Hefner died on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. He's said to have passed away peacefully at the famous Playboy Mansion. A later report revealed that Hefner had been suffering from "severe back issues" since 2015. After developing an infection, his back pain had reportedly worsened, forcing him to remain bedridden and leaving him vulnerable to other health problems.

Hefner's ex-girlfriend Barbi Benton told People that his memory had been "fading" when she'd seen him just six months before his death.

While we wait to learn more about Hefner's passing, read up on the untold truth of the controversial businessman.