I go back and forth on the self esteem thing because while I’m fully certain Holly didn’t have any, I’m not sure if Kendra had much either. Kendra had a dysfunctional home life, meth problem, a bad boyfriend and Hef/what he could provide was a breath of fresh air. With her strip club education she was going to get everything out of the experience she could. And she did.
Why I say that is from Kendra’s own books, various tv shows she has a lot of trauma, self worth, self esteem and serious abandonment issues. So mostly I feel like she just saw the game for what it was instead of wanting the