Darren Rovell Bought Authentic Bottle Of Hugh Hefner Viagra Pills

ByDonald L. Leech

Dec 24, 2021


Darren Rovell bragged on Twitter that he bought the best pill bottle ever, and he could be right.

Rovell, who covers sports affairs for Action Network and has previously stopped at ESPN and CNBC, paid $ 7,860 for an authentic bottle of Hugh Hefner’s prescription Viagra pills at an auction; the item was from the collection of Crystal Harris Hefner, the third wife of the former Playboy mogul.

So why did he buy it?

Darren Rovell bought an old bottle of Hugh Hefner Viagra pills.
Julien’s auctions

“Souvenir collectors are looking for conversation pieces – pieces that elicit a reaction from their friends, family and collectors,” Rovell told the Post.

Hugh heffner
Hugh Hefner and Crystal Hefner
Getty Images for Playboy

Julien’s, the Hollywood auction house where Rovell purchased the bottle that once contained Hef’s erectile dysfunction drug, initially set an estimate of $ 1,000 to $ 2,000 for the item.

Darren rovell
Darren rovell
Instagram

However, like the action the pills were meant to cause, the stakes got hot and heavy.

There is a method to Rovell’s madness, particularly when it comes to investment valuations, and while nearly $ 8,000 seems like a lot, he could presumably run a marketing campaign to generate a net profit if the day came. where he wanted to part with the collector’s item.

Rovell’s extensive collection of memorabilia includes a lottery ticket signed by John Hancock to rebuild Faneuil Hall in Boston, and numerous checks including Denzel Washington paying for his field seats for Lakers games, John F. Kennedy subscribing to the Washington Post, Joe Montana paying his sophomore year. one year apartment to Notre Dame and Amelia Earhart paying for nose surgery.

He also collects tickets and is the owner of three tickets to the Rudy de Notre Dame match, three tickets to the actual game Ferris “took off” on the day in Wrigley where “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” was filmed and a ticket from the Michael Jordan game. first wore Air Jordans in 1984.