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Supermodel spotted in resort amusement arcade
BRACING sea air and a hearty lunch of fish pie with mushy peas was the recipe for a family day out in Lyme Regis for supermodel Kate Moss.
The slender blonde, one of the world’s highest earning models, reputed to have banked more than £5million in one year alone, was spotted enjoying a traditional outing with her daughter and friends.
The group, which included rock stars and a small tribe of children, had lunch out and were reported to have spent time in the amusement arcade on Marine Parade last Wednesday.
The friends, some of whom have holiday homes in Lyme, met up for a relaxed lunch at Hix Oyster and Fish House.
With Kate Moss, 38, and her daughter nine-year-old Lila Grace, were friends Bobby Gillespie, lead singer of rock band Primal Scream, and his wife Katy England, a top stylist who has often worked with the model.
With nine children at the table with them, the group opted for a late lunch.
Fran Marshall, maitre d at Hix, said all the youngsters were very well behaved.
“Kate ordered oysters and shared a plate of woodland mushrooms. Then she had fish pie with mushy peas instead of salad – she ate a good meal,” said Fran “She looked really normal. I was surprised that she wasn’t taller, but she was still really pretty.”
Kate Moss married Jamie Hince of rock band The Kills last year and the pair have visited West Dorset before including spending an evening at Bridport’s Electric Palace when the band were playing there.
Meanwhile, George Symonds, owner of the Lyme Regis amusement arcade was remaining tight-lipped about his glamorous customers.
“We have a lot of celebrities here in Lyme over the season and many do come in to the arcade, but I can’t confirm or deny whether Kate Moss was in here,” he added.
STAR-SPOTTING Other famous people spotted recently in Lyme Regis include:
England manager Roy Hodgson enjoyed a seaside break with wife Sheila in May this year
Hollywood A-lister Nicolas Cage celebrated his eighth wedding anniversary with wife Alice Kim with a day out with their young son Kal-El in July this year
Pop duo Jedward, twins John and Edward Grimes, filmed a new children’s television series in the resort last October
David Miliband took a break with wife Louise just days after losing the Labour leadership election to younger brother Ed Miliband in October 2010