09 Feb '12, 6am

Super-stupid-model Elle Macpherson blithely admits to using powdered rhino-horn. (via @Moni_R)

Super-stupid-model Elle Macpherson blithely admits to using powdered rhino-horn. (via @Moni_R)

In a shocking statement, fashion icon and Britain's Next Top Model host Elle Macpherson has admitted to using an illegal powdered substance priced at around $60,000 a kilo. I know what you're thinking, but in a way it's worse than that. The supermodel said she was a fan of taking 'medicinal' rhino horn , harvested from one of the world's most endangered species . When pressed for a reason why she would do such a thing, Macpherson answered simply, "Put it this way, works for me."Elle's disturbing admission came about through a Twitter-based interview conducted by The Sunday Times . Here's the pertinent exchange: The Sunday Times: You're said to be a great fan of Chinese medicine. What does powdered rhino horn taste like? Elle Macpherson: A little bit like crushed bone and fungus in a capsule. Does the job though. The Sunday Times: How do you know that it works? A lot of peo...

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