Vidal Sassoon’s girl found dead at home.

There was no sign of foul play.” . But rumours of boozing and lesbian affairs dogged her.

Despite her turbulent lifestyle, she had kept in close contact with mum Beverly Adams, who divorced Sassoon in 1980.

The eldest of Sassoon’s four children, she was a true wild child and had married and separated at the age of 15.

The coroner is now awaiting the results of tests to establish exactly how she died.

The body of Catya Sassoon, 33, was discovered by husband Joe Myers just hours after a wild New Year’s Eve party.

A coroner’s spokesman said: “At this stage, we cannot confirm the exact cause of death. But Catya complained of her father: “He knows how to be Vidal Sassoon but not how to be a dad.”

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Copyright 2002 Gale, Cengage Learning. But her career floundered, though Catya claimed: “I see myself as another Meryl Streep.”

Catya, a model and aspiring actress, had battled serious drug and alcohol problems.

Catya’s manager, Hilly Elkins, said: “She had complained of feeling woozy and they left the party and went home.”

She appeared on the covers of several magazines including Rolling Stone which, in 1985, declared: “Catya Sassoon defines the word nubile.”

She remarried at 22 and quickly became pregnant, giving birth to a son. All rights reserved.

He had gone back to their exclusive Hollywood mansion to check on her.


THE troubled daughter of British hairdressing king Vidal Sassoon has been found dead of a suspected drug overdose.

Catya tried to break into films, starring in her first movie, Tuff Turf, alongside Robert Downey jr

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