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October 22, 2013

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Video: Ariana Grande and Mika Perform 'Popular Song' on 'DWTS'


October 22, 2013 09:24:12 GMT


Young pop star Ariana Grande and British singer-songwriter Mika dropped by ABC's dancing competition show "Dancing with the Stars" on October 21 not to do any dancing moves but to do what they do best - singing. The pair performed their hit duet "Popular Song" to which the show's pro dancers moved to, creating a special light number in the otherwise tension-filled show.

Grande looked cute in a navy sweater and black skirt paired with black tights and a cat ear headband. Meanwhile, Mika matched her look with a blue blazer on a white shirt and black skinny necktie. The two sang away as pairs of the show's pros danced in the stage area in front of them.
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'Pretty Little Liars' to Unravel Spencer's Big Secret

October 22, 2013 09:00:25 GMT


"Pretty Little Liars" are keeping secrets to each other but one of them will have her biggest secret revealed on the show's Halloween special. Troian Bellisario promised this as she attended the red carpet premiere for the said outing.

"I've always been so interested in the night that Ali died. And finally the producers are getting around to explain why when the girls woke up-when Emily, Hanna and Aria woke up-Spencer was not there and Ali was not there and we kind of go in to a secret that the girls didn't even know about Spencer," she said as quoted by "On Air with Ryan Seacrest".
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Mac Miller Premieres 'Youforia' Music Video

October 22, 2013 08:52:44 GMT


Mac Miller shows fans his softer side in the brand new visuals for "Youforia". Featuring the footage of his "The Space Migration" tour, the nearly-four-minute video sees the Pittsburgh rapper singing the tune while playing a keyboard on a stage.

Footage of him performing the track live intersperses with the scenes that give glimpses at tourmate Earl Sweatshirt dancing and the audience members getting excited. Miller is also seen drumming and rapping in slow motion.
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Johnny Depp Turns Blond at London Film Festival

October 22, 2013 08:50:34 GMT


Johnny Depp was the surprise guest at Saturday night's London Film Festival honoring legendary actor Christopher Lee. And he indeed surprised everyone by going blond for the occasion, where he presented a British Film Institute fellowship award to 91-year-old Lee whom he described as "a great man, a very great man indeed."

Depp and Lee have worked together in five of filmmaker Tim Burton's movies, co-starring in "Sleepy Hollow", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Dark Shadows". Lee has also lent his voice to Burton's "Corpse Bride and "Alice in Wonderland", which likewise both featured Depp.
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Michael Douglas Says Relationship With Catherine Zeta-Jones Is on 'the Up and Up'

October 22, 2013 08:38:17 GMT


Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are working on their relationship. When asked by Jay Leno on Monday, October 21, the "Behind the Candelabra" star told the late-night show host that he was "hopeful" everything went well. "Good I hope. I've been away for a while but everything should hopefully be on the up and up," he said during an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno".

The 69-year-old actor also told E! News similar thing at a press event for his movie "Last Vegas" over the weekend. "Onwards and upwards," he said when asked about his relationship with the "Red 2" actress.
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Idris Elba Denies 'Jurassic World' Casting Rumor

October 22, 2013 08:21:09 GMT


Fans can remove Idris Elba from the shortlist of potential actors in "Jurassic World". After report spreads like wild fire that the Heimdall of "Thor" was in talks to join the cast of the long-developed movie, his publicist says the story is not true.

Rumor of Elba's casting for the fourth installment of the "Jurassic Park" film franchise first appeared on two sites, Jurassic World Movie News and Acting Auditions. The latter even wrote that Elba and "Melissa & Joey" star Nick Robinson "round out the first actors cast."
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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Get Engaged

October 22, 2013 07:53:08 GMT


On Monday, October 21, rapper Kanye West gifted Kim Kardashian with a big surprise, proposing to her right on her 33rd birthday in front of family and friends at San Francisco's AT&T Park which the rapper rented out just for the occasion, E! News reports. This surely beat the birthday cake he surprised her with last year at the Angel Ball in New York City.

The proposal came four months after Kardashian gave birth to their baby daughter North last June 15 who also came into the couple's life shortly after they went public with their romance in 2012. It will be the first marriage for West and the third for the Kardashian, who finalized her divorce with husband NBA player Kris Humphries last June just after 72 days of marriage.
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Katy Perry 'Was in Bed for Two Weeks' After Russell Brand Split

October 22, 2013 07:45:17 GMT


Katy Perry talked about her condition following her divorce from Russell Brand in a new interview with U.K.'s The Sunday Times. In the interview, the "Walking on Air" singer revealed that she "was in bed for about two weeks" following the 2011 split. "I was pretty f**ked, yes. It hurt a lot - I got a good knock," she added.

The 28-year-old songtress told the newspaper that her failed relationship inspired her latest work, "Prism". She explained, "What I wanted to call this record at first was 'Adult Reality', because 'Teenage Dream' was so high on that cotton-candy cloud, and then it's like I got punched in the face and kicked down the stairs a couple of times. I had to face the reality that things are not always on cloud nine."
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Arcade Fire Releases Lyric Video for 'Afterlife'

October 22, 2013 07:41:37 GMT


After premiering their new single "Afterlife" on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show, Arcade Fire releases a creative lyric video to go along with the tune. The lyrics of the song are displayed over some scenes from Marcel Camus' "Black Orpheus", a retelling of the Greek legend in which Orpheus descends into the Underworld to find his love, Eurydice.

As for the new song itself, "Afterlife" is a highly-danceable track that mixes twinkling synths with breathy hooks. "Afterlife, oh my God, what an awful word/ After all the breath and the dirt and the fires that burn/ And after all this time, and after all the ambulances go/ And after all the hangers-on are done hanging on to the dead lights," the band sings.
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Lady GaGa Settles Overtime Pay Lawsuit With Ex-Personal Assistant

October 22, 2013 06:48:08 GMT


Lady GaGa avoided a trial that would have started on November 4 by agreeing to settle out of court the overtime pay lawsuit filed against her by her former personal assistant Jennifer O'Neill. The settlement between the 27-year-old singer and O'Neill, who claimed to be at the pop superstar's "beck and call" from the year 2009 to 2011 but was cheated out of her overtime wages, was revealed on Monday, October 21 at a Manhattan federal court, effectively dismissing the case.

O'Neill claimed GaGa owed her 7,168 hours of overtime and about $400,000 in damages for her services on the artist's "Monster Ball" tour, which included handling about 20 pieces of luggage and monitoring the singer's communication. Prior to being hired as an assistant by GaGa, they were actually friends and roommates on the Lower East side of Manhattan.
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Corey Feldman Reveals Sexual Abuse in New Book 'Coreyography'


October 22, 2013 06:37:07 GMT


Corey Feldman opens up about sexual abuse he and Corey Haim experienced when they were teen actors in his upcoming memoir "Coreyography". The actor, who took part in popular movies such as "Stand By Me" and "The Goonies", got close with Haim as they prepared to film "The Lost Boys".

"Within hours of our first meeting, we found ourselves talking about 'Lucas,' the film he made in the summer of 1985, the role I had wanted for myself," Feldman wrote, as quoted by New York Daily News. One day, Haim talked about pleasing older men in the industry. Haim, who did not realize that he was a victim of sexual abuse at that time, was told by the abuser that it was "normal" for them to have sexual relations.
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'At Middleton' First Trailer: Vera Farmiga Falls for Stranger

October 22, 2013 06:36:06 GMT


"At Middleton", a romcom starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia, has got its first trailer. They play two strangers who meet when taking their children on a tour of potential college. Sparks fly as they separate themselves from the group and go on their own tour for the rest of the afternoon.

"To me he is like Harold Lloyd and Jaques Tati mixed into one," Garcia said of his bow-tie character and what drew the buttoned-up man to Fermiga's on-screen alter ego. "He's trying to follow the wake of this tornado of a woman that's powering through this campus, and he's just sucked up into her energy."
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Lady GaGa Shares Snippet for 'ARTPOP' Title Track

October 22, 2013 06:09:15 GMT


Lady GaGa isn't done teasing her "ARTPOP" album. Not so long after releasing the full version of her collaboration with R. Kelly, "Do What U Want", the Mother Monster drops the preview of the forthcoming album's title track.

"Like 'Do What U Want' feat. @rkelly? Hear a new snippet of the next song on the ARTPOP tracklist here!" the New York native tweeted on Monday, October 21. She also attached the link to the clip.
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'The Voice' Won't Fire Cee-Lo Green Despite Felony Drug Charge


October 22, 2013 06:02:45 GMT


Cee-Lo Green's seat on "The Voice" is safe although he is currently facing a felony drug charge. Mark Burnett, executive producer on the NBC singing competition series, tells TMZ they have no plans to change the judge line-up, saying, "Cee-Lo will not be fired."

The one-half of soul duo Gnarls Barkley has just pleaded not guilty to the charge for allegedly giving a woman ecstasy or MDMA during a 2012 dinner at an L.A. restaurant. The woman claimed the singer/songwriter slipped ecstasy in her drink and she woke up naked in bed with Green with no memory of how she got there.
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Richard Gere Rocks Long Grey Hair for 'Franny', Taylor Swift Goes Brunette for 'The Giver'


October 22, 2013 05:56:37 GMT


Richard Gere and Taylor Swift have undergone transformations for their new movies, "Franny" and "The Giver" respectively. The former is spotted getting a more drastic makeover, while the latter is seen concealing her natural honey-colored tresses under brunette wig.

Gere, 64, looked almost like Billy Connolly as he was sporting long grey locks and some facial hair. He was unrecognizable in an eccentric plaid blazer with a yellow pocket square and an eye-popping animal-print scarf. A walking stick and a pair of vintage glasses completed his grandpa look.
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One Direction Previews New Single 'Story of My Life'

October 22, 2013 04:53:48 GMT


Earlier this month, One Direction announced "Story of My Life" as their next single. On Monday, October 21, the British/Irish boyband shared the snippet of the track, which will be featured in their forthcoming album "Midnight Memories".

The 16-second preview arrived after Harry Styles and his bandmates challenged their fans to get "#StoryOfMyLife16SecClip" trending on Twitter. "OK we can see you've tried really hard, SO..." the boys later tweeted with a link to the snippet.
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Cee-Lo Green Enters Not Guilty Plea to Felony Drug Charge


October 22, 2013 04:42:07 GMT


On Monday, October 21, "The Voice" judge/mentor Cee-Lo Green showed up for his arraignment in a Los Angeles court where he pleaded not guilty to a felony drug charge for allegedly giving a woman ecstasy or MDMA during a 2012 dinner at an L.A. restaurant. Sexual assault charges filed along with the drug case were thrown out by prosecutors for lack of sufficient evidence.

Green allegedly slipped ecstasy in the drink of his 33-year-old female companion during a dinner that they had back in July last year at a restaurant in downtown L.A. The unnamed woman said she later woke up in bed with Green in her hotel room naked and with no memory of how she got there, with the Goodie Mob member claiming what happened between them that night was consensual.
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'How I Met Your Mother' Unveils Preview for Halloween-Themed Episode

October 22, 2013 04:30:51 GMT


"How I Met Your Mother" takes on a quite spooky turn for next week's episode, which airs just a few days before Halloween. A preview for the said outing sees Lily screaming in fear when seeing a man, who looks like Ted, with a hook in place of his hand, standing outside her window in the dark.

Robin and Barney, meanwhile, are doing strange things. The bride-to-be is donning a purple latex outfit, rolling on the floor and pointing a gun as if she were a hero in action movie, while her fiance swallows local lucky charm items possibly for a dare.
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Rashida Jones Tells Female Celebrities to 'Stop Acting Like W***es'

October 22, 2013 04:20:39 GMT


Rashida Jones wants fellow celebrities to cover their modesty. The "Parks and Recreation" star apparently does not like the latest trend of female celebrities showing off their body as she took to Twitter to speak out her opinion.

"This week's celeb news takeaway: she who comes closest to showing the actual inside of her vagina is most popular," she wrote on October 19, adding the Twitter post with a hashtag, "#stopactinglikew***es."
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James Spader Won't Be Just a Robot Voice in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

October 22, 2013 04:15:19 GMT


James Spader will be more than just a robot voice in the upcoming "Avengers: Age of Ultron". Producer Kevin Feige spills that "The Blacklist" actor who is tapped to portray the title villain will perform motion capture to bring the evil character to life.

"We did not hire James Spader to do a robot voice," Feige revealed to The Huffington Post in a new interview. "We'll be capturing his face and his body to create a whole performance. He's a very unique and incredibly exciting and unpredictable actor."
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Eminem to Headline 'Rapture' Tour in Australia With Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole

October 22, 2013 03:57:24 GMT


Eminem is heading to Down Under next year for his "Rapture" tour. The Detroit MC is set to hit the stages at several arenas in Australia and New Zealand with fellow rappers Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole.

The 4-date trek will kick off at Western Springs Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand on February 15. The rappers will then visit Melbourne's Etihad Stadium on February 19 and Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on February 20, before wrapping up the tour at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on February 22.
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Tim Burton in Talks to Direct 'Beetlejuice 2' With Michael Keaton Attached to Return

October 22, 2013 03:36:24 GMT


Tim Burton is in negotiations to return to his post as a director for the sequel to his 1988 ghost story "Beetlejuice", multiple sources confirm to The Wrap. Michael Keaton is also expected to reprise his role as the title ghost in the "Beetlejuice 2".

Burton has always said that he's willing to helm the upcoming sequel, but only if the script was right. "Those were fun characters, but I'd have to see what the script was like and if it was worth doing," the "Frankenweenie" director once told Vulture.
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'Dancing with the Stars' Week 6 Recap: Another Surprising Night and First Perfect Score

October 22, 2013 03:22:59 GMT


After a shocking elimination last week, "Dancing with the Stars" surprised contestants and audience once again on Monday night, October 21. While the remaining 8 pairs showed their best moves in the ballroom to avoid the chopping block, no one was eventually sent home this week.

Jack Osbourne and Bill Engvall were in jeopardy based on their scores from the judges, but Tom Bergeron declared both were safe. He explained that because of technical problems in which incorrect phone numbers were shown last week, the votes were thrown out and all remaining pairs would return next week.
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Taylor Swift to Be Backed Up by All-Star Band for 2013 CMA Awards

October 22, 2013 03:22:05 GMT


Taylor Swift has performed her hit song "Red" many times throughout her tour but on November 6 at the 2013 Country Music Association Awards, her forthcoming live rendition of it will be quite a special one. The 23-year-old country-pop music superstar will be backed up by an all-star band, supported no less by a few of the more veteran acts in the industry.

Grammy Award-winners Vince Gill and Alison Krauss lead the all-star ensemble playing with Swift at the awards ceremony, with bluegrass mandolin player Sam Bush, bassist Edgar Meyer and percussionist Eric Darken completing the band. The performance will be telecast live by ABC as it unfolds from Nashville, Tennessee.
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Rihanna Asked to Leave Abu Dhabi Mosque After Instagram Photo Shoot

October 22, 2013 03:06:35 GMT


Rihanna, who uploaded several photos from her visit to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi on her Instagram page over the weekend, was asked to leave the religious building after the photo shoot. The "Diamonds" singer was covered up and wore a head scarf, but officials at the mosque had issues with her pose as they deemed it inappropriate.

"In the event of behavior that violates the moral codes of access to the mosque, or other visit regulations - such as taking inappropriate pictures, posing in ways that are improper in the context of sacred place, talking loudly, or eating - the violators are directed in a polite manner that reflects the civilisational and tolerant attributes of Islam," a statement from the officials reads, as quoted by Middle Eastern newspaper The National Post.
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Demi Lovato Releases 'Let It Go' From Disney's 'Frozen'

October 22, 2013 02:58:14 GMT


Demi Lovato has premiered a track called "Let It Go". Serving as the soundtrack to "Frozen (2013)", the song arrived just a month before the Disney animation movie is released.

The poppy and positive track features Lovato singing about someone who's fearlessly breaking free from her insecurities. "Let it go, let it go/ Can't hold you back anymore," she belts out. "Turn my back and slam the door/ And here I stand/ And here I'll stay/ The cold never bothered me anyway."
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Adrian Grenier Reacts to Mark Wahlberg's 'Greedy' Comment on Delay of 'Entourage' Movie

October 22, 2013 02:55:21 GMT


Adrian Grenier broke silence after Mark Wahlberg seemed to call out the "Entourage" cast as "greedy" when the rapper-turned-actor was asked about the long-gestating project to bring the show to the big screen. "To all Entourage fans. I owe it to you to make a couple things clear," Greiner wrote on Instagram.

"I take my role as Vince on the show & off very seriously. All decisions I make personally & for business are for the principle of friendship and brotherhood. It has, & never will be about the money for me. I promise. I will always stand up for the boys (that includes you) & do what I can to make sure they are treated fairly, and not be taken advantage of by anybody."
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FOX Delays 'Almost Human' Premiere by Two Weeks

October 22, 2013 02:37:50 GMT


FOX has made some adjustments to its November schedule. Initially planning to launch "Almost Human" on Monday, November 4, the network has pushed back the show's premiere by two weeks to Sunday, November 17 at 8 P.M.

The Karl Urban-starring sci-fi series will follow an NFL doubleheader, which could serve as a massive lead-in. The J. J. Abrams-co-executive produced show's premiere is now billed as a two-night event, with the second episode set to air the next day on November 18 at 8 P.M., which will be its regular slot from then on.
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Leonardo DiCaprio to Bring Jo Nesbo's 'Blood on Snow' to Big Screen

October 22, 2013 02:25:12 GMT


Leonardo DiCaprio is adapting Jo Nesbo's new book "Blood on Snow", Deadline reports. Warner Bros. is close to acquiring film rights to the novel with the "Django Unchained" actor as a producer. He could also potentially star in the upcoming movie adaptation.

Written under Nesbo's pseudonym Tom Johansson, "Blood on Snow" revolves around a contract killer who falls for his boss' wife after being assigned to assassinate her. The book is slated to be released in autumn 2014 with the sequel scheduled for spring 2015.
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Dolly Parton Is 'All Good' Following Car Accident in Nashville

October 22, 2013 02:09:58 GMT


Dolly Parton thankfully is fine after being involved in a fender bender in Nashville on Monday, October 21. After the collision, the 67-year-old singer took to Twitter to tell her fans that she was resting at home. "I was in a fender bender this morning here in Nashville, but I am all good... Just a little tired and sore. Resting at home now!" she wrote.

Previously, Parton's longtime friend Judy Ogle was behind the wheel when the vehicle was hit by another car, a representative for the Nashville PD told TMZ. The country star was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and released later with minor injuries. The police said that Ogle was not at fault.
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Lady GaGa Unveils R. Kelly-Assisted Track 'Do What U Want'

October 22, 2013 02:07:42 GMT


After previewing the track in an ad for Dr. Dre's Beat headphones last week, Lady GaGa releases "Do What U Want" in full. Featuring a guest vocal from R. Kelly, the up-tempo and electronic track was co-produced by GaGa and Paul Blair a.k.a. DJ White Shadow.

In the song, GaGa repeatedly tells her duet partner to do what he wants with her body. "You can't have my heart/ And you won't use my mind but/ Do what you want with my body," GaGa sings. R. Kelly then responds, "Do what I want with your body/ Back of the club, taking shots, getting naughty/ No invitations, it's a private party."
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Shia LaBeouf Posts His Nude Picture From 'Charlie Countryman'

October 22, 2013 01:54:52 GMT


Shia LaBeouf is hyping up his upcoming film "Charlie Countryman". The former Disney star who plays the title role in the movie shared to his more-than-50K Twitter followers a picture of his naked self from the set along with a link to the film's trailer.

The picture shows the Sam Witwicky of "Transformers" movie series sitting buck naked in a dingy corner with his head down, but the image gets cut off just before things get really NFSW. "Tune in, turn on, drop out - #CharlieCountryman 11/15," so the 27-year-old star tweeted.
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Betty White Spoofs Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' Video in Promo for Newly Revived Show

October 22, 2013 01:49:20 GMT


Betty White knows how to got people talking about her and her TV show. Soon after it was announced that Lifetime would bring "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" back for a third season after it ran for two seasons on NBC, the veteran comedienne releases a promo for the reality comedy series.

In the less-than-30-second clip, White says, "I got some ideas from recent pop culture events that really got the kids talking," before recreating a scene from Miley Cyrus' racy music video "Wrecking Ball". She crashes through a wall riding a wrecking ball, but unlike the young star who got naked in her clip, the 91-year-old is clothed in a white ensemble.
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Photos and Details of Kelly Clarkson's Wedding With Brandon Blackstock

October 22, 2013 01:25:26 GMT


Congratulations are in order for Kelly Clarkson and fiance Brandon Blackstock. The couple tied the knot at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee, on Sunday, October 20. Despite eloping, Kelly didn't leave her fans hanging as she tweeted her wedding pictures on Twitter.

"I'm officially Mrs. Blackstock :) We got married yesterday at Blackberry Farms in TN, the most beautiful place ever!" the blushing bride tweeted one photo which shows her new husband lovingly kissing her temple as they posed against the backdrop of a beautiful wooden bridge.
 
 
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