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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

H&M drops Kate

It was obvious they were having second thoughts - they spend a lot of money on the upcoming campaign, slated for launch on November 10th, but they finally decided the negative publicity was going to be more costly...

"...In a statement the chain 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 dissociation of drugs."

Rimmel (Coty) is more supportive - "...Coty, the cosmetics giant, said that it would honour the remainder of its three-year contract with the model, who is the face of its make-up brand Rimmel..."

The police may finally investigate - "...Her troubles deepened last night after it emerged the Metropolitan Police is to investigate her alleged cocaine abuse.
Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur has asked officers from the Specialist Crime Directorate to “review the matter”. A spokeswoman said: “He has asked officers to look at the reports highlighted in a national newspaper
.” ..."


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