Naomi Campbell's Lotus raises £320,000 for Haiti
A celebrity-studded auction room raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for the Haiti earthquake appeal by bidding on three Lotus Evoras with a specially commissioned Naomi Campbell design.
The first went for a staggering £320,000, and was bought by Campbell's boyfriend, Vladimir Doronin, who wanted to ensure he got the first of the cars. The second went for not much less at £300,000
A total of eight of the specially commissioned Evoras will be sold by 28 Feb, with the final five being auctioned via the www.naomiforhaiti.com website. Bids are currently around the £70,000 mark, but the organisers will be hoping to get close to the amounts raised by the first three cars by the time the noon deadline on 28 Feb.The auction was held at Somerset House and was attended by a host of celebrities, including Yasmin Le Bon, Kate Moss, Piers Morgan, Sarah Brown and Andrew Flintoff.