Naomi Campbell's former
business agent has told a war crimes court the fashion model flirted
with former Liberian President Charles Taylor at a 1997 dinner and he
arranged to send her a gift of uncut diamonds.
Carole White's testimony contradicts the British model's statements at the Sierra Leone Special Tribunal.
downplayed her contact with Taylor, saying she received an unexpected
gift of "dirty looking" pebbles the night after the dinner. She told
judges Friday she did not initially realize they were diamonds or who
Prosecutors say White's testimony Monday could help
prove Taylor traded guns for uncut diamonds with rebels in neighboring
Sierra Leone during its 1992-2002 civil war.
Taylor says he's innocent of war crimes.