Kate Moss Playboy Cover Confirmed: Model Will Pose Nude For Magazine, Says Hairstylist

The rumor we’ve all been waiting to hear confirmation of has a green light: Kate Moss will pose for the cover of Playboy magazine in the buff, her hairstylist confirmed.

According to Refinery 29, which broke the story, Moss’ hair dresser Oribe said backstage at his La Fama show in Miami on Sunday that Moss will cover the venerable magazine for its January issue. In fact, the 39-year-old supermodel has already wrapped up the photo shoot, and is in the pipeline for its release later this year. Playboy, though, has kept mum on the topic.

Refinery 29 added that it has not been confirmed how much nudity will be in the shoot, though. The only detail confirmed so far is that Oribe did Moss’ hair for the spread.

The January 2014 issue will mark Playboy’s 60th anniversary issue. Rumors have circulated that Moss will cover the issue since Now This News obtained internal memos from Playboy staffers back in March that said she will be on the cover shot by fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott and styled by W Magazine’s Alex White in London.

Of course, this wouldn’t be Moss’ first nude spread. The model posed naked for the 2012 Pirelli calendar, which the  Italian tire company has published annually since 1964 through its UK subsidiary as a holiday gift to corporate clients and celebrities. Big name models, actresses and socialites from Jennifer Lopez to Kate Moss to Sophia Loren to Gisele have posed for the Pirelli calendar, typically in the buff. 

Moss gained fame in 1992 for posing in a famous Calvin Klein shoot with Mark Wahlberg when she was just 17 years old. Most recently, Moss disrobed for self-tanning product brand St. Tropez for its first global advertising campaign.

Last January, troubled actress Lindsay Lohan posed for Playboy in an issue that was so highly anticipated that it broke sales records. After it was leaked in early December, the magazine was forced to hit newsstands early. However, Playboy founder and CCO Hugh Hefner later tweeted that the double issue “is breaking sales records.”

Lohan was rumored to have been paid as much as $1 million to appear nude in the shoot modeled after Marilyn Monroe's 1953 spread, which was the cover of Playboy's debut issue. According to records, Monroe was paid only $50 for the 1949 photo shoot that helped her rise to fame.

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