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September 08, 2011

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Designer John Galliano Is 'Relieved' for Lenient Court Ruling

September 08, 2011 16:45:54 GMT

Former Dior designer John Galliano was found guilty of anti-Semitism on Thursday, September 8 morning at a Parisian court. Galliano, who was absent at the hearing, was handed a suspended fine of $8,400 and ordered to pay the plaintiffs' legal fees.

Earlier this year, Galliano launched ethnic slurs at some cafe customers, telling a woman that he loved Hitler and that her parents were most likely gassed to death. These kind of remarks would not be punishable in the U.S., but France has strict laws on racist language since the Holocaust.
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David Schwimmer and Wife Renewed Wedding Vows Witnessed by Friends

September 08, 2011 15:29:53 GMT

David Schwimmer and photographer wife Zoe Buckman have renewed their wedding vows four months after they become first time parents. They held the a celebration outside of London on Saturday, September 3 and invited a bunch of celebrity pals including his "Friends" co-star Matt LeBlanc.

Us Weekly reported among the 200 attendees are the couple's baby daughter Cleo Buckman Schwimmer, friends Thandie Newton and Oliver Parker. Meanwhile, "Nip/Tuck" actor Joey Slotnick officiated the vow renewal.
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Alec Baldwin's 'Balls' Inspire Ben and Jerry's New Flavor

September 08, 2011 15:07:07 GMT

Alec Baldwin's "balls" would be available for limited consumption soon. Ice cream company Ben & Jerry's has created a new flavor which is inspired by the actor's skit on "Saturday Night Live" in which he posed as the owner of a holiday bakery called Season's Eatings.

The flavor's name, Schweddy Balls, refers back to Baldwin's character Pete Schweddy who did a radio interview with "SNL" regulars Molly Shannon and Ana Gasteyer to talk about his new products. In the skit, Schweddy said, "There are lots of great treats this time of year. Zucchini bread. Fruitcake. But the thing I most like to bring out at this time of the year are my balls."
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Guide to 2011 Fall New TV Series (Part 4/4)

September 08, 2011 09:24:18 GMT

Some shows discussed in the fourth and last part of AceShowbiz's Guide to 2011 New Fall TV Series will provide action-packed or crime-solving stories for those dying to get into heart-pacing adventures. While "Charlie's Angels" remake will arouse a nostalgic feeling about the chick crime fighters, "Person of Interest" sees a new way to bring justice outside the official law forces.

"Terra Nova", in the meantime, presents gun-totting scenes, sci-fi tale and pre-historic element with arguably the best visual effects for TV show so far. Another new show "Homeland" highlights the worrisome terrorist threat which is mixed with psychological issue Emmy winner Claire Danes headlining it.
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Guide to 2011 Fall New TV Series (Part 3/4)

September 08, 2011 09:11:02 GMT

New drama series, which could accompany those looking to spend the rest of the day with a quiet night, are discussed in this third part of AceShowbiz's Guide to 2011 New Fall TV Series. "Once Upon a Time" with its fairytale adaptation and "Hart of Dixie" with its suburban set will take us away from the hectic city lifestyle.

Another light story can be found on "The Secret Circle" which will likely get teenagers hooked, while "Ringer" and "The Playboy Club" offer more thrilling drama shows. Also worth watching is "American Horror Story" which gives a supernatural and psychological twist to an infidelity issue.
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Regis Philbin May Star on Reality Show

September 08, 2011 09:01:52 GMT

After quitting "Live with Regis and Kelly" on November 18, Regis Philbin may still grace small screen regularly with reality series. The 80-year-old comedian recently hinted that he is "in talks" regarding some new projects and he is interested in doing a reality show.

"There are several things that interest me. You know these reality shows? I would love to do a real reality show where Regis goes out," he revealed on the Wednesday (September 7) episode of the "Live" show, before adding, "I did a little pilot for somebody last week in L.A."
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New Clips of 'I Don't Know How She Does It' Highlight the Life of Working Mother

September 08, 2011 08:53:42 GMT

Five new clips from "I Don't Know How She Does It" have landed online. The promotional videos put their focus on lead actress Sarah Jessica Parker as she takes on the role of working mother Kate Reddy. Two of them, titled "Bowling" and "Bill", give a look at Pierce Brosnan's portrayal of Jack Abelhammer.

Two other videos, "Promotion" and "Twins", present SJP at her office with Seth Meyers and Olivia Munn playing her fellow co-workers, Chris Bunce and Momo Hahn respectively. The last one titled "Momster" displays the scene wherein SJP describes Busy Philipps' character Wendy Best.
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LeAnn Rimes Joins Chicago's Homeless Teens in 'Give' Video


September 08, 2011 08:44:19 GMT

LeAnn Rimes has just made public a music video filmed to support her latest single "Give". The wife of Eddie Cibrian opens the clip by showing statistic number of how many children die young and how many of them are left homeless. In Chicago alone, around 25,000 kids have no home, so it was revealed.

Chicago is the city where LeAnn is living now to be with her husband who is busy filming his new television series "The Playboy Club". "If you want a friend then be one/ A little bit of kindness show some/ You'll be surprised of how much finds its way back home/ It don't matter what it is/ If you want it then give," she sings.
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'Abduction' Co-Star Confirms Taylor Lautner and Lily Collins' Romance

September 08, 2011 08:18:43 GMT

Taylor Lautner was indeed dating Lily Collins when the pair worked together in filming "Abduction". Ratting them out was their co-star in the upcoming thriller, Denzel Whitaker. The 21-year-old actor said on Tuesday, September 6, "It's kind of like that teenage love in high school."

Elaborating further, Denzel told E! News at the Hollywood premiere of "Warrior", "It was kind of like, 'Let's go on a date.' They were willing to go bowling." He added, "It wasn't all about the relationship, it was more about having fun with each other and I think any time that's the premise of your couple, it's going to go great."
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New 'Just In Love' Video Teaser: Joe Jonas and His Lady Cuddling in Car

September 08, 2011 08:13:15 GMT

Days leading to the premiere of his "Just In Love" music video, Joe Jonas drops a new teaser to give extended glimpse at the upcoming clip. While the previous sneak peek mostly focuses on his on-bed scene with his girl, this new one takes their romance outdoor. They hop a car and cuddle with each other while cruising around the city.

Beside those two official teasers, there are also two other short leaked clips claimed to be previews for the video. One gives a clear shot at Joe and his on-screen love interest cuddling and holding hands in a boat, while the other one shows blurry footage of the popstar in what seems to be a dimly-lit hallway. It sees him with his bare back to the camera while hugging the lady closely to him.
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Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' Gets Release Date, DreamWorks and Fox to Co-Finance

September 08, 2011 07:44:46 GMT

Steven Spielberg's upcoming directorial project "Robopocalypse" is moving forward with a release date and funding. It has been announced that the movie is set to come out in theaters across the nation on July 3, 2013, just in time for July 4th holiday.

Meanwhile, DreamWorks and Fox have agreed to team up to finance the sci-fi film, which will serve as a big screen adaptation to Daniel H. Wilson's novel of the sama title. Confirming the collaboration of the two studios, Spielberg said, "I am so pleased that Tom Rothman and Jim Gianopulos [co-chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment] see the exciting opportunities in 'Robopocalypse' that we originally saw when we bought the rights to the book."
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Amy Winehouse Gets Immortalized in Naked Bust Sculpture


September 08, 2011 07:30:10 GMT

A tribute to the late Amy Winehouse has just been unveiled. The bronze memorial bust came from the hand of controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards and was made in response to the remembrance requests from numerous Facebook fans from the U.K., detailed Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Called "Memorial Portrait for Amy Winehouse", this sculpture depicts the "Back to Black" singer bare-chested, and presents her without her trademark tattoos and piercings. In exchange, Daniel decorates her beehive-styled hair with a songbird and lilies. It is unveiled less than a month after a bronze metallic statue of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez was shown to public.
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Miranda Lambert Sends Her Love to Blake Shelton in 'God Gave Me You' Video

September 08, 2011 07:17:34 GMT

Miranda Lambert opens her husband Blake Shelton's "God Gave Me You" music video with a love message. The "House That Built Me" singer, who tied the knot with "The Voice" judge and vocal coach, appears in what seems to be a pre-marriage footage.

"In less than 36 hours, I'm gettin' married," she said. "We've made it through the unthinkable, we have made it through everything you could possibly make it through. I know we have a lot more trials and tribulations to go, but I'm ready to join in with you on that journey."
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Teaser of 'Breaking Dawn Part I' Poster Shows Close-Up Look at Bella's Wedding Ring

September 08, 2011 06:43:36 GMT

A better look at Bella Swan's wedding ring has been revealed in a teaser of new "The Twilight Saga's Breaking Dawn Part I" poster. The close-up photo of the wedding band is released on Summit Entertainment's official Facebook page as a sneak peek to two official posters of the highly anticipated movie which will be unveiled on Thursday, September 8.

The cropped image shows Bella's hand wearing a massive oval-shaped antique wedding ring on her ring finger. Her hand is pressed up against a suit which seemingly belongs to her leading man Edward Cullen.
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Another 'Dexter' Promo Features New Characters and New Footage

September 08, 2011 06:37:49 GMT

New characters on "Dexter" season 6 have been introduced in a fresh promo. In the clip, lead actor Michael C. Hall describes Brother Sam, who is played by Mos Def, as someone whom Dexter initially is pursuing as a potential victim but later turns to be his ally.

There is also Professor Gellar (Edward James Olmos) and his protege Travis (Colin Hanks). Travis does bad things under the name of God, with the guidance of his creepy mentor. "The two of them have this relationship that is very mysterious and dangerous," so Hanks explains the bond between his character and Olmos'.
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Report: Lady GaGa Romancing 'Vampire Diaries' Actor

September 08, 2011 06:31:09 GMT

Lady GaGa might have found a new man in her life. According to Radar Online, the singer who found fame with such single as "Poker Face" has been dating "The Vampire Diaries" hunk Taylor Kinney ever since the two met on the set of her music video for "You and I" back in July.

"It was just casual at first, but things are getting pretty hot and heavy," one inside source said. Seemingly providing proof to the insider's claim, a Sneak Joint patron talked about witnessing the rumored pair engaging in a little PDA at the beachside bar in Mission Viejo, CA last Sunday, September 4.
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Soulja Boy Removes 'Let's Be Real' From Internet and Excludes It From Album


September 08, 2011 06:22:34 GMT

Soulja Boy and his camp continue their effort to do damage control. After issuing a public apology over his army-offending song "Let's Be Real", the "Turn My Swag On" rapper confirmed through his rep that they are taking down the track from the internet.

The representative for Soulja's management team, Debby Coda, revealed to TMZ that they along with the people from his record label have been working nonstop to remove all traces of the viral video from the web. Accordingly, they have started the cleaning since a week ago.
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Neil Diamond Engaged to Co-Manager, Tweets He's Lovestruck


September 08, 2011 05:04:20 GMT

Neil Diamond is one step closer to getting married for the third time. On Wednesday, September 7, the "Sweet Caroline" singer made public his engagement to Katie McNeil, his co-manager who also produced his 2009 documentary "Neil Diamond: Hot August Night NYC", on Twitter.

"Good news coming from sunny LA/ and you're the first I want to tell/ Katie & I just got engaged/ and I hope you wish us well," the 70-year-old said in his announcement. Minutes later, he shared a photo of his new fiancee along with a tweet that read, "I'd like you to meet Katie. I'm lovestruck. I took this photo in London last month."
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New Videos: Big Sean's 'Marvin and Chardonnay', Wynter Gordon's 'Buy My Love'

September 08, 2011 04:35:13 GMT

Big Sean and Wynter Gordon premiere their music videos almost at the same time. The former drops visuals to promote his "Finally Famous" single "Marvin & Chardonnay", while the latter releases a clip to support her own song "Buy My Love".

In his video, Sean shares screen with his mentor Kanye West. The G.O.O.D Music labelmates enjoy the company of some flirty babes who flaunt their assets in teeny weeny bikinis while doing what they do best, spitting their verses to the camera.
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Ali Lohan's Skinny Look Generates Plastic Surgery Talk

September 08, 2011 04:23:47 GMT

Ali Lohan has sent media to a frenzy with plastic surgery rumors. The younger sister of Lindsay Lohan looked noticeably different when she was spotted out and about in Beverly Hills last Tuesday, September 6. Beside looking to be skinnier than she was five months ago, she seemed to have a more angular face and fuller lips.

The 17-year-old hasn't addressed the speculations about her getting under the knife, but her father Michael has sounded off his worries about her weight loss. "It's scary to see my daughter looking like this," he said. "Ali was always on the thin side but seeing how much weight she's lost there appears to be a drastic change that concerns me."
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First Clip From 'The Thing' Features Alien Creature Breaking Free

September 08, 2011 04:15:22 GMT

Universal Pictures have unleashed the first clip from "The Thing". Making its way out via MTV, this newly-released snippet puts the focus on the scene wherein Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje's Derek Jameson witnesses how an alien creature that is trapped in an ice block breaks free from its confinement.

This prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 film follows paleontologist Kate Lloyd who travels to the desolate region for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago, but it is about to wake up.
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PTC Slams 'Toddlers and Tiaras' for Baby Hooker Costume, Mom Calls It Harmless


September 08, 2011 04:09:36 GMT

"Toddlers & Tiaras" continues drawing controversies with its presentation of kids and this time it receives a backlash from The Parents Television Council (PTC). The parenting group criticizes the TLC show over a promo spot which features a 3-year-old girl, Paisley, dressing as Julia Roberts' prostitute character in "Pretty Woman".

"We have a serious problem when The Learning Channel (TLC was previously addressed as this) features a toddler, who probably hasn't even learned to read, dressed as a prostitute showing off her sexy strut," says Melissa Henson, director of communications and public education for the PTC. "There's no question, TV executives are complicit in robbing these small kids of their childhood."
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Anne Hathaway Gets Dolled Up on Set of 'Dark Knight Rises'

September 08, 2011 03:48:41 GMT

Anne Hathaway slipped out of her Catwoman suit when filming "The Dark Knight Rises" last Wednesday. After being spotted a few days ago filming a fight scene in a warm coat, the Selina Kyle has once again ditched her feline thief persona during the September 7 shooting.

The actress playing White Queen in "Alice in Wonderland" is pictured donning a black form-fitting blazer on top of a figure-hugging dress. The movie beauty completed her elegant look with a matching wide-brim hat, gloves and heels. She's seen coming out of a building while dragging a suitcase.
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'Vampire Diaries' Season 3 Posters Offer Bloody Fruits


September 08, 2011 03:15:14 GMT

A new batch of posters from "The Vampire Diaries" season 3 have landed online via TVLine. As if trying to tease how dark this season will be, the one-sheets present Elena (Nina Dobrev), Stefan (Paul Wesley), Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Klaus (Joseph Morgan) holding a blood-soaked fruit each with the simple tag, "V3".

In this new chapter, Stefan continues dealing with his latest blood addiction. Elena refuses to give up on finding him, but she also battles her attraction towards Damon. Meanwhile, Klaus plans to build himself a pack of hybrid werevamps.
News > Celebrity Gossip

Coroner: Russell Armstrong Not Under the Influence at Time of Death


September 08, 2011 03:13:36 GMT

Russell Armstrong is sober when he killed himself three weeks before the second season of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" was premiered. Los Angeles County Assistant Chief Coroner Ed Winter confirmed to E! News that toxicology tests uncovered neither alcohol nor drugs was found in the reality star's system at time of death.

On Wednesday, September 7, Winter also explained that once a person passes away, it "takes a long time" for alcohol and other substances to break down. The Assistant Chief Coroner additionally ruled out possibility of foul play in the death of Taylor Armstrong's estranged husband, although family insisted that he was murdered.
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'Sons of Anarchy' Season 4 Premiere Pulls Its Biggest Audience

September 08, 2011 02:34:04 GMT

"Sons of Anarchy" has set record audience with its fourth season opener. The 90-minute premiere episode that aired on Tuesday night, September 6 attracted 4.94 million total viewers, giving the show its highest ratings ever.

The number was up about 19 percent from the third season debut (4.13 million) last year. It also posted a 17 percent gain in adults 18-49 (3.22 million) compared to the first episode of season 3. Together with its two encore runs last night, the episode pulled 7.25 million total viewers.
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Lil Wayne Scores 18 Nominations at 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards

September 08, 2011 02:30:09 GMT

Fresh off making a grand entrance on Billboard Hot 200 with a whopping 964,000 copies of "Tha Carter IV", Lil Wayne scores a ridiculous amount of nods at this year's BET Hip-Hop Awards. Weezy receives a record-breaking 18 nominations at the sixth annual prize-giving event.

The dreadlocked rapper gets his multiple nods in such coveted categories as Best Live Performer, Lyricist of the Year, MVP of the Year and Hustler of the Year. His single "6 Foot 7 Foot" is additionally vying for Track of the Year, Best Club Banger and Verizon People's Champ Award.
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Andrea Mitchell Battling Early Stage of Breast Cancer

September 08, 2011 02:21:44 GMT

Andrea Mitchell was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. The NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent broke the news that she is among one in eight women in the United States who has breast cancer, during a broadcast of "Andrea Mitchell Reports" on Wednesday, September 7.

"And now a personal note, or how I spent my summer vacation," the 64-year-old said near the end of her MSNBC show. "I had planned to be hiking in Wyoming last week, but instead discovered that I am now among the one in eight women in this country - incredibly, one in eight - who've had breast cancer."
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Nick Jonas Officially Tapped to Replace Daniel Radclife in 'How to Succeed'

September 08, 2011 02:02:10 GMT

Nick Jonas has been chosen to take over Daniel Radcliffe's role in Broadway play "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying". Along with director Rob Ashford, Jonas announced the news at an event at Sardi's in New York City, on Wednesday afternoon, September 7.

Jonas is following the footsteps of the "Harry Potter" actor, who will be in the show until January 1. "Glee" star Darren Criss will fill in the role for three weeks starting January 3, before the youngest member of the Jonas Brothers begins his stint on the play from January 24 to July 1, 2012.
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Reese Witherspoon Hit by Car While Jogging, Suffers Minor Injuries

September 08, 2011 01:54:30 GMT

Reese Witherspoon's afternoon exercise ends up with a trip to the hospital. The Marlena Rosenbluth of "Water for Elephants" was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday, September 7 after being struck by a car while she was jogging along Georgina Avenue in Santa Monica, police confirmed.

The Oscar winner reportedly was treated for minor injuries resulted by the accident. Additionally, SMPD Sgt. Richard Lewis informed Santa Monica Daily Press that the car involved was traveling south on 20th Street around 11:14 A.M. and driven by an 84-year-old, who was cited for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
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It's Official: Molly Sims to Host and Judge on Lifetime's 'Project Accessory'

September 08, 2011 01:39:51 GMT

Molly Sims has been tapped to host and judge on Lifetime's new show "Project Accessory". The network announced on Wednesday, September 7 that the 38-year-old model/actress has double duties like Heidi Klum does on "Project Runway".

Joining Sims on the judging panel are designer Kenneth Cole and InStyle editor Ariel Foxman. Meanwhile, Lifestyle expert Eva Lorenzotti will mentor the 12 competing artists.
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Kelly Clarkson's Official 'Stronger' Cover Art Has a Touch of Gold

September 08, 2011 01:22:08 GMT

The first page of Kelly Clarkson's new studio album "Stronger" has been unwrapped. The artwork depicts a black-and-white close-up shot of the "American Idol" graduate holding her fist close to her slightly-opened mouth. A gold chain is wrapped around her wrist and connected to a ring on her middle finger.

Led by single "Mr. Know It All", the album will be released in the United States one day earlier than its initial schedule. Originally set to make its way out across the country on Tuesday, October 25, it's now slated to be made available for purchase on Monday.
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Jessica Simpson: My Boobies Aren't Going Anywhere

September 08, 2011 01:21:48 GMT

Contrary to recent reports, Jessica Simpson won't undergo a breast reduction to make her look slimmer on her wedding day. The "Come on Over" singer, who is engaged to former NFL player Eric Johnson (II), made use of Twitter to set the record straight, stressing that her breasts "aren't going anywhere".

"Been getting lots of questions about this alleged breast reduction...," the 31-year-old first wrote on her account, "not to worry...I LOVE MY BOOBIES!! They aren't going anywhere!" Along with a tweet from a friend named Lauren Auslander that read "Breast assured everyone!", she later assured, "It's UDDERLY not true!"
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Dancer Knocked Evan Rachel Wood's Tooth Out

September 07, 2011 17:54:59 GMT

Evan Rachel Wood got a nasty accident while having fun at a Paris nightspot. The "True Blood" star who was in the French capital to promote her miniseries "Mildred Pierce" and film "The Ides of March" was knocked on her lips and lost one of her teeth.

Wood decided to hang out with some friends for music and dancing on her birthday at a local hotspot. According to TMZ, one of the dancers from the establishment got out a little loose with the elbow and hit the actress in the face. A tooth got knocked out and Wood's lips were swollen.
 
 
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