Of their relationship, she said: "We sit at home and drink wine and play board games!true, it's that Bridget is indeed as sweet as the girl next door.She was super chatty and definitely willing to share a little love insight:.

October 2008 - Present Bridget Marquardt and director Nick Carpenter started seeing each other shortly after she left the Playboy mansion.

He's likely more famous for dating Marquardt than he is for directing.

Although not a Playboy Playmate, she has appeared in nude pictorials with her Girls Next Door co-stars and fellow Hefner girlfriends Holly Madison and Kendra Wilkinson.

Bridget Marquardt, born Bridget Christina Sandmeier, was born in Tillamook, Oregon.

I was 34 years old, and I knew that I wanted a possibility of having a family one day, but I wasn’t dating anyone obviously because I'm living at the mansion,” she said.

"But I just wanted to make sure I had the possibility, so I froze my eggs back then and that was my insurance policy for later on in life."After a cycle of IVF failed, she and Carpenter decided to use her frozen eggs.Since leaving, I've also had a chance to work on my own costume line, designing higher end costumes, picking out every piece — it's all inspired by mansion parties, shows or other projects.is an American television personality, model, and actress, known for her role on the reality television series The Girls Next Door, which depicted her life as one of Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner's girlfriends.She just happens to have a slightly less than conventional story: Back in the day, she went to L. (even though she was married at the time) to visit the mansion in hopes of becoming a Playmate.The trip turned into a three-day stay, and made Bridget decide she needed to move for good... A few months later, she was invited to stay at Hef's place, where she would spend the next seven and a half years, eventually rising into the spotlight as one of Hef's main ladies on . After her relationship with Hef ended, Bridget found love with director Nicholas Carpenter, whom she met, interestingly enough, at the mansion.On one of his infamous movie nights, Hef was showing the 1939 classic, .