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Elizabeth Hurley praises shop bosses for diverse ad campaign

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Sep 24, 2012 | 7:15am EDT

The Bedazzled star praised the chain for casting four-year-old Seb White in its new Christmas catalogue after his mother complained about the lack of diversity in mainstream advertising campaigns.

The actress is president of The Hop, Skip & Jump Foundation, a charity which aims to provide day care facilities for children with learning disabilities.

In a post on Twitter.com, she writes, "As president of the Hop Skip & Jump Foundation, I applaud M&S (Marks & Spencer) for using an adorable child who has Down's Syndrome in their Xmas (sic) catalogue."

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