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  Sophie Ellis Bextor hits out at fur fashion
Updated 12 November 2002, 11.53
Sophie said wearing fur is
Sophie Ellis Bextor has backed a campaign attacking people who wear fur.

The pop singer has posed for a new hard-hitting poster which shows her wearing a stunning black dress and holding up a skinned fox.

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Underneath her picture are the words: 'Here's the rest of your fur coat'.

Fur making a comeback

Fur is making a bit of a comeback on the catwalk
It'll be put up on billboards and in magazines all around the world by anti-fur group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta).

Sophie, who used to be a model, said: "I think fur is really pathetic when there are so many alternatives.

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"To me it felt a very natural thing to do, to be on the side of animals when it came to fur."

Anti-fur campaigners are worried that fur is making a comeback in the fashion world.

For years it's been considered unacceptable, but fur's been seen on the catwalk and in some fashion magazines over the last couple of years.

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