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09 July 2014 [10:20] - Today.Az
A former Playboy Bunny has become a born again Muslim, an experience she has described as a ‘rebirth.’
Felixia Yeap, 28, became the first Malaysian women to become a Playboy bunny and on her birthday announced her official Islamic conversion to her 850,000 Facebook followers.
Ms Yeap spoke on her Facebook page spoke of the long time she had spent looking for spirituality including attending Catholic services for two years and adopting Buddhist practices.
She spent seven months learning about the Islam including adopting the hijab headscarf before confirming her faith last week.
Translated into English her announcement: ‘I hope everyone will pray that I will be steadfast and committed in my new journey.
‘Only Allah can repay all those who prayed for my new life.’
Ms Yeap’s career as a model really kicked off after a stint at the Playboy Club Sands in Macau, China becoming a celebrity in her own country.