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Kate Moss Is Fresh-Faced & Innocent In Never-Before-Seen Modeling Pics

Kate Moss looks angelic in never-before-seen modeling pics

Kate Moss has basically been modeling since she was a fetus, so it's no surprise that old modeling pics keep turning up every few years.

The latest crop are from photographer David Ross who had kept the negatives of a photoshoot he had with the supermodel when she was just 14 in a drawer for years.

The photog finally got around to developing the pics recently, and now they are going to be auctioned off by Bloomsbury at a starting price of £1,200 each (approx. $1,860).

Start saving now, Kate Moss fans!

Ross also describes what it was like working with the first-timer. He said:

"She wasn't forward or confident at all. I took three rolls of films. The first roll was just to see how Kate responded to the camera and she was a natural. I didn't think there was any commercial potential in them because she looked so raw in them. The other pictures looked far more commercial and they helped launch her career. I enjoyed photographing her because she had quite angular bones. She looked so young. But these pictures portray her at the absolute threshold of her life changing forever."

Lesson to all photographers out there: Don't ever throw away your negatives!

[Image via David Ross]

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Harry Potter Plagiarism Drama Continues!

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Okay, so they've made it a bit further, but J.K. Rowling's lawyers will squash this lawsuit all in good time.

A judge has refused to dismiss a plagiarism lawsuit against the Harry Potter author, by the estate of late author Adrian Jacobs. They claim that Rowling's book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire draws substantially from Jacob's 1987 book The Adventures of Will The Wizard - No. 1 Livid Land.

Jacobs' estate also claims that other plot points and ideas were stolen by Rowling, who of course calls the claims "unfounded" and "absurd." She also claims that she heard about Jacobs' book for the first time in 2004.

Justice David Kitchin will allow a one-day hearing to be scheduled to consider the case, and he has ordered that the trustee of Jacob's estate, Paul Allen, put down money as security for costs of the court case.

Here's what Allen's lawyer, Nick Kounoupias had to say about this news:

"If the claim does proceed, then J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury will be required to explain how the similarities between the two works came about, when to date there has been a refusal to disclose key manuscripts and notebooks."

We really just can't imagine this case going beyond this upcoming one-day hearing.

Do U think Jacob's estate has ANY chance against J.K. Rowling?

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Harry Potter Author Sued For Copyright Infringement!

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Well this lawsuit took a long time to come to fruition!

Too bad they're not going to win!

A deceased writer's estate is attempting to sue Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and her publishing companies in the UK and US because they claim that the acclaimed author stole content from his stories and used it in her book Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire!

According to the lawsuit, writer Adrian Jacobs unsuccessfully tried to sell his series, Willy the Wizard, to Rowling's UK publishers, Bloomsbury in 1987. Jacobs died ten years later, but his estate alleges that his first novel, The Adventures of Willy the Wizard - No 1 Livid Land bares a striking resemblance to the fourth book in the smash fantasy series!

They've since extended the copyright infringement lawsuit to the series' US publisher, Scholastic, and are requesting all copies of the book to be recalled and to transfer all of its profits to Jacobs' estate!

PSH. Are they effing insane??

We don't believe this bullshiz for a minute!

And even if there is a HINT of truth to this lawsuit - NOT that we think there is - Rowling's lawyers are going to tear these people apart in the courtroom!

LOLs! Nice try, morons!

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