Kate Moss on the naked Calvin Klein shoot and the obsession that ended her relationship

The supermodel has spoken frankly about the iconic fragrance shoot and her relationship with photographer Mario Sorrenti.

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Kate Moss lying naked on a sofa is one of the most famous fragrance campaigns of all time, but the model's own memories of the shoot shed a different light on the ad.

For the first time, Moss has opened up in an interview with legendary photographer Nick Knight for ShowStudio about the iconic 1993 campaign for Calvin Klein's Obsession perfume.

The image was shot by Moss' then boyfriend, photographer Mario Sorrenti, on a deserted island. Explaining how the campaign came about she says: "Calvin [Klein] saw Mario's [Sorrenti] book and it was pictures of me on holiday and stuff and so he was just like - great I can see it, it's obsession. Like he saw it - and it was obsession.

"He was obsessed, I'd wake up in the morning and he'd be taking pictures of me and I'd be like f*ck off."

Laying on her front on a sofa, it may look like a simple-enough image but Moss reveals the surprising time it took to capture the image.

"I laid like that for like 10 days, he would not stop taking pictures of that," she said.

And the shoot she explains took her toll on their relationship.

"We split up after that. When you're in a relationship with a photographer and they start abusing that relationship - and being like, 'I want you to do this, and I want you to do that' - it makes you go, 'No'. I didn't want to work all the time, but he'd be like 'Get up on the roof, take your clothes off,' and I would think, 'F*ck off!'" she added.

 

 

 

"Now I understand that kind of thing a bit better, capturing an image, but at the time I was 17" she explains.

Moss, 41, also opened up about the fame, celebrity and headlines surrounding her career. "I never think: 'Oo I'm in the papers all the time, because there are loads of people who are in the papers all the time."

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