30 Jul '15, 8pm

Jane Birkin asks for her name to be taken off famed Hermes croc bag after You Tube video

British actress Jane Birkin has asked Hermès International to remove her name from its iconic crocodile-skin handbag because of what she called the cruel methods used on farms that raise the reptiles for their skins. “I have asked Hermès to un-baptise the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place,” the 68-year-old Ms. Birkin said, quoted in the Wall Street Journal. Her action came after the animal-rights group PETA posted a video on YouTube last month that showed crocodiles at farms in Texas and Zimbabwe. In the video, the crocodiles were crammed into concrete pits, and workers were hacking and skinning conscious animals. Hermès said this week that it was also shocked by the PETA video and that an investigation at the Texas farm is under way. The company said that it doesn’t own the farm and that no skins from the Texas facili...

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