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NEW YORK: Mick Jagger’s girlfriend and fashion designer L’Wren Scott committed suicide on Monday.
The 47-year-old brunette, who has been dating Sir Mick since 2001, was found in her Manhattan apartment. No suicide note was found.
Scott reportedly used used a scarf to hang herself from an L-shaped doorknob in her $5.6 million Chelsea apartment.
The body was found by her assistant at 10 a.m.
The six-foot-three-inch tall stunner, whose designs have dressed the likes of Nicole Kidman, Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock for the red carpet and even First Lady Michelle Obama, was reportedly $6 million in the red.
Scott’s company, LS Fashion Limited which she floated in 2006, had failed to staffers and suppliers.
Jagger, who is with The Rolling Stones in Australia, said he is “completely shocked and devastated by the news.”
According to her friends, Scott was too proud to ask for help from anyone, including Jagger who is worth over $305 million.
A representative for Nicole Kidman, who also owns a unit in the same building where Scott lived, said, “Nicole is heartbroken and in shock right now and unable to say anything.’’