Claire_Sinclair.jpgFirst “The Playboy Club” announced the obvious promotion of planting one of the show’s stars, actress Laura Benanti, on the cover Playboy’s October edition. Now, in keeping with the lessons from Crossover 101, it appears a Playmate may soon appear on the NBC show.

Claire Sinclair, Playboy’s 2011 Playmate of the Year, took to her Twitter page to announce she read for a role in upcoming series.

“Just auditioned for the NBC Playboy Club show,” she writes. “I would love to be part of it!!”

This would be Sinclair’s first venture into scripted programming, however she has made frequent appearances on the E! program “Holly’s World” starring former Playmate/Hef girlfriend Holly Madison.

The 20-year old Sinclair retro style should be a good match for the period drama that takes place in 1960s Chicago. Her look has often been compared to pinup icon Bettie Page and even Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriend and former Playmate Barbi Benton.

Which past Playmate would you like to see don the cotton tail, rabbit ears and bow tie? “All of them” is not a sufficient response.

Posted by:David Eckstein