Pop star Robbie Williams has defended model Kate Moss over
allegations she snorted cocaine, saying she has been treated
unfairly by the UK press.
Williams attacked the media for their coverage
of the claims, which he said could have led Moss to attempt
The singer, who has undergone treatment for
drug addiction in the past, said: "What she does in her private
life should be her private life."
Scotland Yard is investigating claims that
Moss took the class A-drug.
Speaking at a press conference in Berlin to
promote the launch of his new album, Williams said Moss was "an
"She's done nothing wrong," he said.
"I think the media have got a lot to answer
"We're talking about a woman who has never
harmed anyone or hurt anyone and who has never pretended to be
anyone she isn't."
The model has lost lucrative contracts with
Chanel, H&M and Burberry after the Daily Mirror newspaper first
reported the claims about drug taking.
Williams, who releases new album Intensive
Care later this month, underwent treatment for drug addiction in
the late 1990s after his friend Sir Elton John had him admitted
to a rehab clinic.
In an interview last year, he said he only
gave up drugs and alcohol because they made him too fat.
Meanwhile, W magazine has put Moss on the
cover of its November issue, making it the first fashion
publication to do so since the drugs allegations.