LATEST: Supermodel Kate Moss has been ditched as spokesmodel for fashion giant BURBERRY, following allegations of her drug taking.

Moss has already lost lucrative contracts with H+M and Chanel, and Burberry has decided it is "inappropriate" to go ahead with an advertising campaign featuring the British beauty

Moss was photographed in British newspaper the Daily Mirror last week (ends18SEP05) snorting what appeared to be cocaine in a recording studio with her on/off boyfriend Pete Doherty's band Babyshambles.

A Burberry spokesperson says, "At the current time we had one project scheduled with Kate for his autumn and in the circumstances both Kate and Burberry have mutually agreed that it is inappropriate to go ahead."

The spokesperson also expressed their sympathy for Moss' predicament: "We are saddened by her current circumstances and hope she overcomes her problems as soon as possible."

The 31-year-old had worked with Burberry since 1998.