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Photos: Holly Madison, Pasquale Rotella and baby Rainbow Aurora at home in Las Vegas

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Erik Kabik/Retna for In Touch Weekly Magazine

Holly Madison, Pasquale Rotella and baby Rainbow Aurora, 1 week old, at their Las Vegas home as featured by In Touch Weekly Magazine in March 2013.

Holly Madison, Pasquale Rotella and Rainbow Aurora

Holly Madison, Pasquale Rotella and baby Rainbow Aurora, 1 week old, at their Las Vegas home as featured by In Touch Weekly Magazine in March 2013. Launch slideshow »

Grand Opening of 'Pin Up' at Stratosphere

The grand opening and red carpet of Launch slideshow »
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Holly Madison and Robin Leach at "Pin Up" in the Stratosphere on Monday, April 29, 2013.

Nobu Caesars Palace Hotel Grand Opening: 4/28/13

Robert De Niro, Ed Sheeran and Nobu Masuhisa attend the Nobu Caesars Palace Hotel grand-opening celebration Sunday, April 28, 2013. Launch slideshow »

2013 'Best in Show': Holly Madison

Holly Madison at 2013 Launch slideshow »

It’s been only seven weeks since blonde beauty Holly Madison gave birth to her first daughter Rainbow Aurora on March 5, yet she’s already back to looking as trim and glamorous as when she starred in “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood.

Now the Playboy cover girl beauty is about to unveil the joys of motherhood on a new primetime one-hour E! Entertainment special, “Holly Has a Baby,” on Sunday, May 12 (9 p.m.). We have the photo gallery by Erik Kabik for In Touch Weekly Magazine that Holly wanted us to share with Vegas DeLuxe readers.

“We had so much fun filming it. It was hectic and exciting at that time. We can’t wait to share it,” she said. It was a busy weekend out and about in Las Vegas for Holly after she returned from the 2013 Coachella Music Festival in Indio, Calif., with Rainbow and one of her three pet doggies.

She was a celebrity judge at “Best in Show” at The Orleans Arena for The Animal Foundation on Sunday, and she dazzled on the red carpet at the opening celebrations for the new Nobu Caesars Palace Hotel later that evening, stealing the spotlight from Nobu partners actor Robert De Niro and star chef Nobu Matsuhisa.

On Monday night at midnight, the 33-year-old stunner turned up for fellow Playboy Playmate Claire Sinclair’s official opening of “Pin Up” at the Stratosphere. She and I chatted about her fabulous post-pregnancy look, Rainbow and if she might return to “Peepshow” after Coco Austin leaves July 31. Holly looks so gorgeous, you wouldn’t even know that it was less than two months ago that she brought Rainbow into the world with Pasquale Rotella, Electric Daisy Carnival founder.

“I’m feeling wonderful, and motherhood definitely agrees with me. I’ve lost almost all the weight. Just a little left over to go. I’ve been using a few fashion secrets of a flared skirt, a wide belt and a high waist,” she laughed. “I’ve been learning more about nutrition so I can make better choices when eating out.”

Holly added: “I’m really enjoying the whole experience of being a new mom. Just holding her is so much fun. She’s a good baby, as well as a beautiful baby. She lets us get a fairly good night’s sleep — maybe up just once during the night. Holding her is so much fun. I’m so much in awe of her, I even think her screams are cute.

“This is a beautiful time, and we have so many memories already. It’s a full-time job being a mom. My hands are full, but we’re both sharing diaper duties. … I’m so excited about the new television special because one day she’ll be able to watch it as a wonderful memory of her first days. She’s doing great and really is a perfect baby.”

Holly said that for the first two weeks, Pasquale and she had their three dogs boarded so that they wouldn’t upset Rainbow, but now they’re all getting along, although Holly’s bedroom where Rainbow sleeps is off-limits to the dogs.

What’s next for Holly? “First I am going to make a surprise entrance on the first night of the Electric Daisy Carnival out at Las Vegas Motor Speedway [Friday, June 21]. I’m going to fly in on something like a zip line like some of the other aerial performers. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, and Pasquale thought it would be a great opening. We’re not going to make too much of a big deal about it, but it will be something different.”

And a return to “Peepshow”? “I don’t think so. Maybe a little surprise guest run somewhere down the road. For now, though, my main attention goes to my daughter, and then there are some Hollywood television opportunities. But we love living in Las Vegas. We’ve got the new house to finish, and then who knows what will be. I’m really happy, and it’s the best time of my life. We’ve got to plan out the wedding, so I couldn’t ask for anything more.”

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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  1. Beautiful baby.

  2. As a fan of both Holly and Kendra, it is wonderful to hear updates on how they are doing. It is not easy possessing the lovely outter looks and having to prove your inner worth in the public eye. They seemed to have managed well as the years roll on, and good for them!

    Blessings and Peace,
    Star