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Saturday, November 27, 2004

Mick Jagger won't find out?

Jagger back in prison clothes

Sir Mick Jagger is the unwitting star of an advertising campaign for a range of clothing made by prison inmates.

A German company is using the Rolling Stone's image alongside a rogue's gallery of famous crooks.

It's because of his 1967 drugs conviction which landed him with a three month jail sentence that was later overturned on appeal.

Stephan Bohle, an advertising executive for the Haeftling - German for jailbird - line of clothing, said: "We only chose one contempory criminal for the current campaign, and he was British.

"We don't want to say what his name is but he is a celebrity who served time in jail. We didn't ask him for permission - we hope he wont find out! We are not planning to take the campaign to England and he is British, so we dont think he will mind."

Oh really? [Ed.]

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