Why was Playmate Shanna Marie McLaughlin sneaking a loaded gun on a plane?

Playboy Playmate Shanna Marie McLaughlin was arrested after agents found a loaded revolver in her carry-on bag at the Orlando International Airport.

Shanna Marie McLaughlin

From Playboy Playmate to jail! Shanna Marie McLaughlin was arrested at the Orlando Airport after agents found a .45 caliber Colt revolver that was loaded with six hollow-point bullets in her bag.

McLaughlin, 25, was taken into custody by police after agents spotted the gun while it was going through the X-ray machine at security. The model, who was crowned Playboy’s Miss July 2010, told police the bag was hers – but she had no idea the gun was in the bag! She told police that the gun belonged to her boyfriend.

She was headed to Los Angeles, but police took her to jail instead and charged her with carrying a firearm in a place prohibited by law.

The Playboy model was also recently in the news when she defended Hugh Hefner after Crystal Harris dissed his skills in the sack. “I think the whole thing with Crystal is really sad, and Hef is such an amazing man,” said Shanna. “I think some things should be kept private between two people, especially in a break-up scenario.”

She also got in trouble last August for a racy photo shoot in the University of Central Florida locker room.

McLaughlin, who has her MBA from the University of Central Florida, clearly wasn’t using her brain when heading to the airport — unless she feels like even bad publicity is good publicity?


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