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Mother of Anorexic French Model Commits Suicide

Mother of Anorexic French Model Commits Suicide - The mother of an anorexic French model who died in November has committed suicide, reports say.

Marie Caro killed herself this month because she felt "enormous guilt" for admitting her daughter Isabelle into a French hospital where she later died, her husband Christian told Swiss newspaper 20 Minutes, the Daily Mail reported.

Isabelle Caro, 28, was admitted to Bichat Hospital in Paris for severe dehydration, but passed away on November 17.

"[Marie] felt guilty for having put my daughter in the Bichat Hospital. My daughter did not want to go to that hospital," Mr Caro told 20 Minutes.

Caro is famous for a 2007 anti-anorexia campaign in which she was photographed nude.

At that time, she weighed 32 kilograms and was 1.65 metres tall.

The photographs, taken by Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani, sparked debate in the fashion industry and were banned by Italy's advertising watchdog, while France's authority told French companies not to use it.
Mother of Anorexic French Model Commits Suicide

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