The model will appear on the magazine's cover in January


It’s been confirmed that Kate Moss will appear nude in Playboy magazine to mark her 40th birthday next year.

The model – who’ll reach the milestone age in January – has teamed up with the publication for a joint celebration, as Playboy has been running for 60 years.

‘Kate Moss will be gracing the cover of our 60th anniversary issue this January. It’ll be a great issue,’ Tweets Hugh Hefner‘s son Cooper.

It’s believed that Kate has already shot her spread and will feature on the front cover in a traditional Playboy Bunny outfit, which includes ears, French cuffs and silk stockings.

She completely stripped off for the pictures inside.

Playboy – which models including Naomi Campbell and Claudia Schiffer have posed for – are thrilled that Kate agreed to the shoot.

‘This is a massive global brand. You need a global icon in order to celebrate that – that was the impetus,’ editorial director Jimmy Jellinek tells the Los Angeles Times.

‘This creates a heat for the brand globally. It started with Marilyn Monroe on the cover of Playboy 60 years ago, an icon for her time. Now we’ve got Kate Moss!’

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