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The highs and lows of Mossie

Published 20/09/2010 | 05:00

1988: Discovered by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management.

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1992: Lands a $1.2m contract with Calvin Klein.

1993: Featuring a topless Moss and Mark Wahlberg, the CK ads cause immediate controversy -- "because I look 12," she says.

1995: Begins dating Hollywood star Johnny Depp; they break up two years later.

1998: Checks into London rehab centre The Priory after admitting she'd never walked down a catwalk sober.

2001: Sues the Sunday Mirror over drug allegations and wins substantial damages.

2002: Gives birth to Lila Grace by then-boyfriend, magazine publisher Jefferson Hack.

2004: Her 30th birthday bash descends into an orgy, according to an undercover reporter.

2004: Named Sexiest Woman of all time in Arena magazine.

January 2005: Hooks up with rocker Pete Doherty.

September 2005: Daily Mirror splashes 'Cocaine Kate' across its front page with photos of the model apparently snorting line after line of cocaine.

September 2005: Dumped by several international brands in the wake of cocaine scandal.

2006: In what's dubbed her 'Cocaine Honeymoon', she bags 18 top contracts with brands including Agent Provocateur and Chanel.

November 2006: Wins Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards.

2007: Makes her first foray into design with Katy England for Topshop and launches her own fragrances with Coty.

2007: Ranked 99th richest woman in the UK on the Sunday Times Rich List with an estimated worth of £45m.

2007: Splits from Doherty.

September 2007: Meets rock guitarist Jamie Hince of The Kills, to whom she's now engaged.

2008: Added to PETA's Worst-Dressed Celebrities list for her use of fur.

2009: Drops to 1,348th richest person in the UK with a net worth of £40m.

2009: Outrages eating-disorder campaigners by claiming: "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels."

May 2010: Courtney Love tells Hot Press she had a fling with the model.

August 2010: Ends design collaboration with Topshop.

September 2010: Vows to clean up her act.

Irish Independent

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