Lara Stone wins damages from Playboy

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The Independent Online

Dutch supermodel Lara Stone has won "significant" damages from French Playboy after the magazine published unauthorised naked photographs of her, lawyers said yesterday.

Stone, 26, who is married to Little Britain star David Walliams, 39, will donate the money to Great Ormond Street Hospital.

In a statement released by law firm Schillings, the model said: "No woman wants photos of them to be published in Playboy without permission. I'm very pleased to have won the case, although of course I would rather not have had to take legal action at all."

She sued the magazine and the American photographer Greg Lotus after the images were published in June.