Kate Moss
Kate Moss is an English model. Moss is known for her waifish figure and popularising the heroin chic
Heroin chic
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 look in the 1990s. She is also known for her controversial private life, high profile relationships, party lifestyle, and drug use. Moss changed the look of modelling and started a global debate on eating disorders, and her role in size zero
Size Zero
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 fashion. In 2007, she came 2nd on the Forbes
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top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $9 million in one year.
Moss was born in Addiscombe
Addiscombe is a district of south London, England, located in the London Borough of Croydon. It is situated south of Charing Cross.It is situated just to the northeast of central Croydon, and is home to a high proportion of people who commute to Central London, owing to its proximity to the busy...

, Croydon
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, London to Linda Rosina (Shepherd), a barmaid, and Peter Edward Moss, a travel agent.

I don't do any Class A -especially not cocaine - after seeing what it does to people.

in 1994 to Channel 4 on the BBC

It was just the time. It was a swing from more buxom girls like Cindy Crawford and people were shocked to see what they called a 'waif'. What can you say? How many times can you say 'I'm not anorexic'?

Responding to a question submitted by Landon Bradley of Vancouver in March, 2003 interview with website Showstudio