On September 22, 2008, the International Business Times reported that Kendra was engaged to Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett. Kendra initially denied this, but she later admitted she was in a relationship with Baskett on October 7, 2008 in an interview with Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately. On November 6, 2008, E! Online announced Kendra and Hank were engaged, after he proposed the previous Saturday at the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington.

Kendra married Hank on June 27, 2009, at the Playboy Mansion. Although it was initially announced that Hugh Hefner would give the bride away, Kendra’s brother Colin walked her down the aisle. Wilkinson’s family was in attendance, as well as former Girls Next Door stars Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt. Us Weekly paid the couple $120,000 for the wedding pictures. On the wedding episode of Kendra, Kendra and Hank said that Kendra would be taking Hank’s last name.

On June 11, 2009, Kendra announced that she and Baskett were expecting their first baby together. The baby, a boy named Hank Baskett IV, was born December 11, 2009 at 12:37 a.m. in Carmel, Indiana, by Caesarian section, weighing in at 9 pounds 5 ounces (4.2 kg). Kendra’s friends hosted a baby shower on September 9, 2009. Kendra told E! News that Hugh Hefner will be the godfather of the baby-on-the-way. « He was like, ‘Oh my god!’ and then he cried… Hef will be the godfather, » Kendra said, but she later denied this in an interview in OK! magazine.

In an interview after the birth of Hank IV, Kendra revealed she had suffered post-partum depression. « After giving birth, I never brushed my hair, my teeth, or took a shower, » said Kendra. « I looked in the mirror one day and was really depressed. « After the birth she weighed 140 pounds, according to a E! interview. She attributed her depression to moving to Indianapolis where her husband played so soon after Hank IV’s birth and feeling isolated. »

Kendra stars in a spinoff of Girls Next Door, titled ‘Kendra’, which focuses on her life after leaving the Playboy Mansion and getting engaged to then Philadelphia Eagles receiver Hank Baskett. The Girls Next Door executive producer Kevin Burns serves in the same capacity on the series. The show is produced by Prometheus Entertainment, Fox TV Studios, and Alta Loma Entertainment.
‘Kendra’ premiered on June 7, 2009, and had record breaking numbers for E! with 2.6 million viewers, and was the highest-rated reality debut for the network since 2002’s premiere of The Anna Nicole Show. The show’s third season finale, and 33rd episode, on E! debuted on January 9, 2011.

On March 17, 2010, Kendra’sE! True Hollywood Story premiered on E! Entertainment Television. During the hour-long episode, she discussed her rocky road to stardom.

In 2010, she published a memoir, Sliding Into Home.

In 2007, Kendra appeared on an episode of WWE Raw with Bridget Marquardt.

Kendra was a contestant in the twelveth season of Dancing with the Stars, partnered with Louis Van Amstel. She was eliminated in the seventh week, on May 3, 2011.

Kendra launched her personal website KendraWilkinson.com in November 2011. The digital community offers space for Kendra to answer all her fans questions, and connect with each other while talking about family, friends and laughter.

In September 20th 2011, she published a 2nd book, Being Kendra.

After parting ways with the E! in 2011, Kendra and her family started a new reality show on WE tv, Kendra on Top. It premiered June 5, 2012.

On February 26, 2013 Kendra appearead on an episode of Celebraty Wife Swap with Kate Gosselin.

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