Nearly two decades after being crowned Playboy's Playmate of the Year, Jenny McCarthy returns to the publication that first exposed her to the world with an 8-page nude pictorial in the magazine's upcoming "massive summer double issue."

"I'm really proud of it," the soon-to-be-40 mother-of-one told People magazine. "The pictures are really gorgeous and classy. They could be out of W magazine. They're really elegant. It's probably a lot more sophisticated than a lot of the stuff you'd see of people with their clothes on."

This will be McCarthy's sixth cover and seventh spread for the magazine. The prominent anti-vaccine activist said she didn't really diet for the shoot, since Playboy isn't into the "anorexic look," but did "tone up."

The July/August double issue hits stands this Friday.