L'Wren Scott, Fashion Designer and Mick Jagger's Girlfriend, Dead in Apparent Suicide

L'Wren Scott, Fashion Designer and Mick Jagger's Girlfriend, Dead in Apparent Suicide

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The 47-year-old fashion designer was found hanging in her NYC apartment

L'wren Scott, the influential fashion designer and long-time girlfriend of Mick Jagger, was found dead in her apartment Monday morning from an apparent suicide.

The Daily News reports that Scott, who began her career as a model before establishing herself as a stylist in the '90s, texted her assistant to come to her apartment at 8:30 in the morning. When the assistant arrived at 10 am, Scott was hanging from a scarf on a door knob. The assistant called 911, and no suicide note was found.

According to E!, a spokesperson for Jagger said he was “completely shocked and devastated” over the tragic news.

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Scott launched her first fashion line in 2006. Her designs have been worn by Madonna, Michelle Obama, Reese Witherspoon and Christina Hendricks. Stars such as Amy Adams, Penelope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, and Angelina Jolie also wore Scott's dresses to the Academy Awards.

Her designs were also featured in films such as “Oceans 13.”

Scott began dating the Rolling Stones frontman when they met in 2001.

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Almost immediately, stars and clients started reacting to the news:



  • Trish Chasity

    Hope it wasn't for Mick Jagger. No wrinkled face man is worth dying for! Such a waste of talent

  • colcam

    I have extreme difficulty with this being a suicide. . . hanging from a doorknob?

    • none

      6'4 Hanging from a doorknob?!

  • ConvivKat

    Really a rotten thing to do to her poor assistant! Come right over so you can find me dead? What does this say about her, as a person?

    • Sabrina

      people want their body found. it's not unusual for suicide. I agree that it's not a nice thing to do to someone though. I would hate to live with that image

    • none

      I know. She obviously didn't care about the assistant. #scarredforlife

  • Sara

    Could it be she passed out and caught her scarf on the door knob as she fell? Cause honestly how do you purposely hang yourself on a door knob!?