Kate Moss loses H&M deal over drug allegations

Model Kate Moss has been dropped from a forthcoming ad campaign by fashion retailer H&M, following claims that she had taken cocaine.

Ms Moss, 31, who has several other high-profile contracts with firms including Chanel, Burberry, Dior and Rimmel, had been due to front a new campaign for a range of clothes designed by Stella McCartney for H&M, which is due to launch on November 10.

The fashion retailer issued a statement, which said: “H&M will cancel the planned advertising campaign with model Kate Moss.

“H&M is strongly against drugs and for many years has actively supported the drug preventing organisation, Mentor Foundation.

“After having evaluated the situation, H&M has decided that a campaign with Kate Moss is inconsistent with H&M’s clear disassociation of drugs.”

H&M’s decision follows the publication of photographs in the ‘Daily Mirror’, which appeared to show Ms Moss snorting cocaine. She has refused to comment on the photographs.


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