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Iconic 'Got Milk?' tagline dropped for 'Milk Life'

Iconic 'Got Milk?' tagline dropped for 'Milk Life'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The Milk Processor Education program is switching its 'Got Milk?' tagline for 'Milk Life' to promote increased consumption of milk amid declining sales.
Ananth Baliga
Kate Moss celebrates 40th bithday with husband, celebrity friends

Kate Moss celebrates 40th bithday with husband, celebrity friends

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Kate Moss turned 40 Thursday. And to celebrate her special day the renowned model threw a lunch party for her closest friends.
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Tara Reid feared blindness after club-goer threw wine glass at her face

Tara Reid feared blindness after club-goer threw wine glass at her face

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The "Sharknado" actress told a U.K. court that a "psycho" nightclub attendee attacked her last year.
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Oxygen orders Season 2 of Naomi Campbell's 'The Face'

Oxygen orders Season 2 of Naomi Campbell's 'The Face'

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Oxygen Media said Monday it has picked up a second season of its New York modeling competition series "The Face."

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Report: Model Naomi Campbell was robbed, assaulted in Paris

Report: Model Naomi Campbell was robbed, assaulted in Paris

PARIS, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- British supermodel Naomi Campbell is being treated in Colorado for injuries suffered in a robbery last month in Paris, the New York Post reported Friday.
Springsteen to kick off Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

Springsteen to kick off Hurricane Sandy benefit concert

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band are to kick off Wednesday's star-studded Hurricane Sandy concert in New York, organizers said.
London passes Olympic flag to Rio

London passes Olympic flag to Rio

LONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Britain's Prince Harry Sunday closed the London Olympic Games during a ceremony highlighting the United Kingdom's musical legacy and looking toward Rio in 2016.

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Stylist sues salon for discrimination

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- A former hair stylist at one of New York's priciest salons is suing for discrimination, after allegedly being called "blackie" and "slave."
Ex-Liberia leader guilty of war crimes

Ex-Liberia leader guilty of war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 26 (UPI) -- A U.N.-backed war crimes court Thursday convicted former Liberian President Charles Taylor of war crimes for aiding ruthless rebels in neighboring Sierra Leone
Malkovich designs Pirelli clothing line

Malkovich designs Pirelli clothing line

MILAN, Italy, April 7 (UPI) -- Actor and fashion-designer John Malkovich says he is teaming up with Italian tire-maker Pirelli on a new clothing line.
Cadbury says sorry to Naomi Campbell

Cadbury says sorry to Naomi Campbell

LONDON, June 4 (UPI) -- Cadbury has apologized to Naomi Campbell for a controversial ad for its Dairy Milk Bliss chocolate in which the British supermodel is mentioned.
More Berlusconi tales -- from London

More Berlusconi tales -- from London

LONDON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Silvio Berlusconi once asked for model Naomi Campbell's phone number, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's wife says.
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Naomi Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is a British model. Scouted at the age of 15, she established herself among the top three most recognisable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and early 1990s, and she was one of six models of her generation declared "supermodels" by the fashion world. As the most famous black model of her time, Campbell has been outspoken throughout her career against the racial bias that exists in the fashion industry. Her personal life is widely reported, particularly her affairs with famous men—including boxer Mike Tyson and actor Robert De Niro—and several high-profile assault convictions.

Campbell was born in the working-class Streatham district of South London, the daughter of Jamaican-born dancer Valerie Morris. In accordance with her mother's wishes, Campbell has never met her father, who abandoned her mother when she was four months pregnant, and who went unnamed on her birth certificate. She took on the surname Campbell from her mother's second marriage. Her half-brother, Pierre, was born in 1986. Campbell is of Afro-Jamaican descent, as well as of Chinese Jamaican ancestry through her paternal grandmother, who carried the family name Ming.

During her early years, Campbell lived in Rome, where her mother worked as a modern dancer. Following their return to London, she was left in the care of her maternal grandmother, Ruby, while her mother travelled across Europe with the dance troupe Fantastica. Campbell later blamed her ill temper and well-documented violent outbursts on the emotional trauma of being abandoned by her mother as a child, stating, "It comes from, I think, an abandonment issue and it comes from also trying to just build up a family around me that's not my immediate family and if I feel a mistrust, then all my cards go down."

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