Nude photos of Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr have surfaced online.
The arty black and white shoots by photographer Laurent Darmon were uploaded to his web site yesterday, but have since been removed, US blog site Jezebel reported today.
But unsurprisingly it didn't take long before they re-surfaced all over the net.
The images (Not safe for work) are thought to have been taken in 2009 prior to Kerr's rise to fame and before the Victoria's Secret model married Orlando Bloom and gave birth to their son Flynn.
Unlike leaked or hacked nude photos of other celebrities, naked photos of supermodels are commonly from shoots from the early years of their careers and tend to be used again once their career peaks.
Dutch Calvin Klein model Lara Stone successfully sued a photographer who cashed in on her rising fame by selling 'unauthorised' photos of her from a 2008 test shoot to the French Playboy.
But although the appearance of the nude pics might be untimely for the young mum, Kerr is no stranger to posing in the nude: The model has posed naked before for GQ magazine, the 2010 Pirelli calendar and while pregnant for W.
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