Rock said, “For Playboy to have a male on the cover is a huge deal for the LGBT community, for my brown people community and it’s all so surreal. A total ‘is this even f***ing happening right now?’ type of vibe. And I’m so pretty.”
He celebrated making history by taking to his 5.7 million Twitter followers with two of his Playboy shots. “I’m a Playboy bunny DUHHHHHH”, he tweeted.
I’m a @playboy bunny 🐰 DUHHHHHH https://t.co/qMw5u5hbzy
The Filipino beauty influencer rose to stardom on YouTube and Vine, where he posted a series of makeup tutorials and his humorous views on life. Shortly after, he became inundated with brand offers, mostly with major makeup companies such as Morphe and Wet n Wild.
Speaking about the iconic bunny outfit which has been sported by everyone from Dolly Parton to Kate Moss, Kristi Beck and now Bretman Rock, a Playboy senior manager, said: “Bunnies like wearing it for different reasons,”
“Some see it as playful and nostalgic; others see it as badass empowerment. We don’t need to define it for them.”