29 Jul '15, 4pm

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to take her name off croc bag after vid of twitching bloodied reptiles htt…

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to take her name off croc bag after vid of twitching bloodied reptiles htt…

PARIS — British singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermès to take her name off the crocodile-skin versions of the iconic Birkin handbag, after being contacted by animal rights group PETA over “cruel” slaughtering practices. A PETA video from June (warning: very graphic) shows several reptiles at a Texas farm that supplies crocodile skins to Hermès left twitching in a bloody ice container to die after being shot with a captive bolt gun and cut with a knife. Birkin said in a statement obtained Wednesday that she was “alerted to the cruel practices … to make Hermès handbags carrying my name” and has “asked Hermès to de-baptize the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place.” The Birkin bag was created in 1984 by Hermès in honour of the famed singer and ex-girlfriend of Serge Gainsbourg, and is, still today, one of the world’s most exclu...

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