29 Jul '15, 4pm

Actress Jane Birkin no longer wants to be associated with the world's most coveted pocketbook

AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File Actress Jane Birkin has asked Hermés to "de-baptize" her famous bag. Everyone seems to want an Hermés' famous Birkin bag — except for the actress who lent the bag her name. Jane Birkin has asked the French leather goods purveyor to rename the version of the Birkin bag made out of crocodile skin, in protest of crocodile farming and skinning practices, according to Reuters. In a statement obtained by the Associated Press, she "asked Hermes to de-baptize the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place." The request comes after an investigative report at a Texas farm into how crocodile leather is obtained for high-end accessories was released by PETA in June. The video showed the farm's employees referring to the crocodiles as "watch straps," as well as being left to die slowly in a "bloody ice containe...

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