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Kate Moss' career was in meltdown yesterday as cops in London said they plan to grill the rail-thin supermodel about her drug use and want her to rat out the pushers who supplied her with cocaine.

At the same time, she was dumped as spokesmodel by two more fashion houses, who were paying the 31-year-old stunner upwards of $4 million to hawk their products.

"Her world is crashing in. She is completely devastated," a friend told the Sun newspaper. Last week, a London newspaper printed photos that show Moss snorting cocaine at a recording session for her boyfriend, rocker Pete Doherty.

Scotland Yard detectives are expected to question Moss about her coke use and her suppliers. If she admits to drug use, she's more likely to be cautioned than charged with a crime.

Yesterday, Burberry announced it will drop Moss from an ad campaign, and Chanel said it won't renew her contract as the face of its Coco Mademoiselle perfume when it expires next month. The contracts were said to be worth a total of $4 to $5 million.

"We are saddened by her current circumstances and hope she overcomes her problems as soon as possible," a Burberry statement said. The axes swung one day after H&M canceled a $2 million campaign to feature Moss in designs by Stella McCartney.

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