So her identical twin sister sends her photos into Hef to get into his magazine. They want twin but not her identical twin sister. They turn her down because they are considering her twin for a centerfold. The month just prior they had Dutch identical twins and didn’t want to repeat themselves with yet another set of twins. Yet Renee is so well received she becomes the first African-American Playmate of the Year, so they later opt to have her and her twin pose for a special layout in Cuba. They did calendars and more Afrocentric magazine layouts in addition to modeling for the playboy catalog.