Naomi Campbell wants to have a baby.

The 43-year-old supermodel - who split from longterm boyfriend Vladimir Doronin last year - would love to have a family and insists she doesn't need a partner to raise a child.

Speaking to Diane Von Furstenberg during a SiriusXM Radio Town Hall show in New York yesterday (11.03.14), she said: ''I do want to have children, whether I have a man or not. I will have it on my own.''

The 'Face' star has long been a campaigner for ethnic diversity in the modelling industry, and though she believes there has been ''progress'', she worries the use of non-white models could just be a ''trend''.

She said: ''We are definitely making progress on the ad campaigns. We do not want it to be a trend, we want it to be consistent... I also don't want to see them put us in a line in the show, like we're an act together, and it's done... That's also not very creative.''

And the British beauty also insisted the fashion industry is not responsible for models suffering from eating disorders, arguing people need to be ''responsible'' for their own actions.

She said: ''You cannot blame our industry for the body type of women. The food issue is a really sensitive subject for me, and it makes me nervous to really talk about it because I've never seen a designer in my whole 28 years say to someone, 'Go on a diet, lose weight.' 

''You have to be responsible for your own actions. So if you decide you don't want to eat because you feel like you have to be like this, that's all up to you.''