09:30 15 April 2005
(BANG) - Kim Cattrall has been signed up to promote a new range of low-calorie cocktails.
The 'Sex and the City' star, who played raunchy PR boss Samantha Jones in the hit TV series, is the new face of Bacardi's Island Breeze drinks.
She said: "I have always enjoyed cocktails socially, but I have been conscious of both the calories and drinking in moderation.
"But a spirit with great taste and half the calories of wine and traditional spirits - what took so long?
"That is why I agreed to endorse Island Breeze. It is the first 'lite' spirit. Now, I can have great tasting, lighter cocktails that are low in calories. Now that's sexy."
Bacardi's development chairman, Alfredo Piedra, said the star was approached because of her feisty image.
He said: "We believe Kim will help do for Island Breeze what 'Sex and the City' did for the cosmopolitan cocktail.
"She is the perfect example of a strong, independent woman who lives life to the full."
The 48-year-old actress, famed for her raunchy TV sex scenes and on-screen bedroom gymnastics with a string of younger lovers, is currently acting on London's West End stage.
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