Music, Movie and Entertainment News 22nd December 2003

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Cusack's Summer Resolutions

22nd December 2003 1:23

HIGH FIDELITY star JOHN CUSACK has decided to buck tradition by making his New Year's resolutions in the summer. The actor admits that while...

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Connelly And Bettany's Unfurnished Home

22nd December 2003 1:23

A BEAUTIFUL MIND co-stars JENNIFER CONNELLY and PAUL BETTANY have learned a great disadvantage to having a large home - it needs a lot of...

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Mum's Labour Pain Keeps Charlize Grounded

22nd December 2003 1:23

Actress CHARLIZE THERON called her mother almost immediately to share the news of her GOLDEN GLOBE nomination - only to be reminded of how much of...

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Jolie Needs A Holiday

22nd December 2003 1:23

Hollywood actress ANGELINA JOLIE is looking forward to flying off to exotic climes next year (04) - because she's never had a vacation in her adult...

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Lost In Translation Honoured In Toronto

22nd December 2003 1:23

Canada's TORONTO FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION has named LOST IN TRANSLATION as the best film of 2003. The group also named the movie's star BILL...

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Lord Of The Rings Reigns At Box Office

22nd December 2003 1:23

LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING has hauled in a massive $246 million (GBP144.7 million) in worldwide ticket sales in its first five days...

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Geri Halliwell Set For Role In Friends Spinoff?

22nd December 2003 1:23

Wannabe actress GERI HALLIWELL could be playing a love interest in upcoming FRIENDS spin-off series JOEY. The former SPICE GIRL is being lined...

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Jennifer Aniston Tops Hair Poll

22nd December 2003 1:23

FRIENDS star JENNIFER ANISTON has been praised once again for her top hairstyle in an American celebrity hair survey. The GOOD GIRL actress won...

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Kidman Has Sneaky Snappers Sacked

22nd December 2003 1:23

Extras on the set of NICOLE KIDMAN's advert for CHANEL have been fired, after being caught trying to sneak snaps of the Hollywood star. Two...

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Jackson's Walt Disney Fixation

22nd December 2003 1:23

MICHAEL JACKSON's friendships with children came as no surprise to his siblings - because they watched the pop superstar grow up as a devoted fan...

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Early-morning Fans Distress The Osbournes

22nd December 2003 1:23

Over-zealous OZZY OSBOURNE fans have become a huge annoyance for his family - because they trek to his home in the small hours of the morning to...

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Madonna Supports 'Spiritual' Politician

22nd December 2003 1:23

Pop superstar MADONNA has unveiled her reasons for supporting Democrat presidential hopeful WESLEY CLARK - he's a big fan of spirituality. The...

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Andre 3000 Heads For Hollywood

22nd December 2003 1:23

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 has moved to Hollywood in hopes of landing a career as a movie star. The HEY YA! hitmaker has spoken on numerous...

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Victoria Beckham: I'm Blender Bum

22nd December 2003 1:23

Pop star VICTORIA BECKHAM may be the envy of millions thanks to her stunning figure - but she hates her bum. The LET YOUR HEAD GO singer doesn't...

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Pink And Christina Top Worst Hair List

22nd December 2003 1:23

Pop rivals PINK and CHRISTINA AGUILERA have been reunited - on a poll to find the worst celebrity hair colours. Pink's streaky style and...

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Unfinished Eminem Tracks Stolen, Appear On Ebay

22nd December 2003 1:23

Rap superstar EMINEM and his record company INTERSCOPE are desperately trying to hunt down the person who stole three unfinished tracks from his...

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Jackson UK Trip Off Again

22nd December 2003 1:23

LATEST: Troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON has reportedly axed his controversial trip to Britain, after being advised to by aides. It had been...

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J.lo Outshines Ben At Paycheck Premiere

22nd December 2003 9:06

PAYCHECK star BEN AFFLECK's fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ did attend last week's (ends21DEC03) Los Angeles premiere of the film - but stayed away from the...

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Hopkins Slams The Oscars

22nd December 2003 9:06

Welsh actor SIR ANTHONY HOPKINS has attacked the ACADEMY AWARDS, accusing those involved with the prestigious ceremony of "taking themselves too...

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Polanski Rejects Nighy Over Height Advantage

22nd December 2003 9:06

LOVE ACTUALLY star BILL NIGHY has reportedly lost out on the part of FAGIN in ROMAN POLANSKI's adaptation of OLIVER TWIST - thanks to his towering...

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Hope Lange Dies

22nd December 2003 9:06

PEYTON PLACE OSCAR nominee HOPE LANGE has died - she was 70. The veteran actress - who played opposite Hollywood legends MARLON BRANDO, JOAN...

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Carson Daly In Caught In Death Threat Scare

22nd December 2003 9:06

MTV presenter CARSON DALY has been receiving chilling death threats from a man who claims he was solicited to kill ROBERT BLAKE's wife BONNIE LEE...

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Ben Affleck : I Won't Marry J.lo Until The Media Back Off

22nd December 2003 9:06

Movie star BEN AFFLECK has vowed not to marry his superstar fiancee JENNIFER LOPEZ until media interest in the couple's wedding wanes. The...

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Lou Rawls Sells Los Angeles Home

22nd December 2003 9:06

Legendary crooner LOU RAWLS has sold his home in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles for $2.85 million (GBP1.6 million). The six-bedroom abode,...

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Studdard And Clothing Maker Settle Suit

22nd December 2003 9:06

AMERICAN IDOL winner RUBEN STUDDARD has settled his lawsuit against a hip-hop clothing maker, after months of bitter squabbling. Studdard's...

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Timberlake's Shopping Spree

22nd December 2003 9:06

Pop hunk JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE blew an incredible $68,000 (GBP40,000) in a Dublin, Ireland shop - in just one weekend. The CRY ME A RIVER singer...

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Ono Slammed By Lennon's Ex-girlfriend

22nd December 2003 9:06

JOHN LENNON's widow YOKO ONO has been slammed by her late husband's mistress, who accuses the Japanese artist of "trying to erase" the rocker's...

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Jackson's Mother 'Predicted' Child Molestation Claims

22nd December 2003 9:06

MICHAEL JACKSON's current accusations of child molestation were predicted many years ago by his very own mother KATHERINE, according to family...

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Beckham: My Close Friend Spread Divorce Reports

22nd December 2003 9:06

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM is reeling from shock after discovering a close friend told the British tabloids she and husband DAVID were...

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Molly Sims Buys New Home

22nd December 2003 9:06

Sexy model MOLLY SIMS has purchased herself a Los Angeles home for just under $1.6 million (GBP941,176). The three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom house...

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Desert Home Featured In James Bond Movie Sold

22nd December 2003 9:06

The Palm Springs, California, home featured in the JAMES BOND movie DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER has been sold for $5.5 million (GBP3.2 million). The...

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Charlize Theron's Rat Problem

22nd December 2003 9:06

THE ITALIAN JOB star CHARLIZE THERON is having a slight problem settling into her Hollywood Hills home - because it's invested with rats. The...

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Portman Finds It's Good To Be Short

22nd December 2003 9:06

STAR WARS beauty NATALIE PORTMAN has found a great advantage to being short - very few fans manage to spot her in public. The Israeli-born...

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Jules Praises Rock Saviours The Darkness

22nd December 2003 14:13

American singer GARY JULES has heaped praise on British rockers THE DARKNESS after beating them to the British Christmas number one slot - branding...

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Church Parents Worried About New Love

22nd December 2003 14:13

LATEST: The parents of teen diva CHARLOTTE CHURCH have whisked her away for Christmas (25DEC03) amid fears her new boyfriend is a carbon copy of...

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Victoria Beckham: I Worship David

22nd December 2003 14:13

Former SPICE GIRL VICTORIA BECKHAM has laughed reports of a rift in her marriage - insisting she "worships the ground" husband DAVID walks on. ...

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The Darkness Enjoy Sales Success

22nd December 2003 14:13

British rockers THE DARKNESS are far from disappointed at their failure to become the British Christmas number one - because they've had their best...

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Aguilera Throws A Diva Strop At Birthday Bash

22nd December 2003 14:13

Diva CHRISTINA AGUILERA lived up to her high maintenance reputation on Thursday night (18DEC03) by branding her own birthday bash "cr*p". The...

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Bodyguard Defends Timberlake Against Racist Accusations

22nd December 2003 14:13

LATEST: JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's former bodyguard has leapt to the singer's defence amid allegations he is a racist - labelling the star "the blackest...

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Sir Ian Slams Honours System

22nd December 2003 14:13

Despite accepting a knighthood in 1991, SIR IAN McKELLEN is a fierce critic of Britain's honours system. Just a day after it was revealed that...

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Gollum Goes Satanic

22nd December 2003 14:13

LORD OF THE RINGS star ANDY SERKIS is following up his acclaimed turn in the hit fantasy trilogy with a remake of one the most shocking horror...

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Geldof And Yates' Daughter Wins Mtv Job

22nd December 2003 14:13

The daughter of rocker SIR BOB GELDOF and tragic TV personality PAULA YATES has won a job as an intern at the MTV studios in London. FIFI...

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When Willow Met Harry

22nd December 2003 14:13

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER star ALYSON HANNIGAN has London in fits of excitement with the news that she'll soon be faking orgasms in its theatre...

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Mckellen's Hobbit Ambitions

22nd December 2003 14:13

LORD OF THE RINGS actor SIR IAN McKELLEN is hoping to reprise his role as wise wizard GANDALF in the film's prequel THE HOBBIT. According to...

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Bafta Faces Voting Humiliation

22nd December 2003 14:13

Organisers of next year's (04) BRITISH ACADEMY OF FILM AND TELEVISION AWARDS (BAFTA) have been left red-faced - after a series of blunders in the...

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Hanks' Wife In Pregnancy Riddle?

22nd December 2003 14:13

TOM HANKS's wife RITA WILSON is at the centre of a pregnancy riddle - after pictures of her sporting a bulging belly appeared in American...

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Letterman To Quit?

22nd December 2003 14:13

Talk show legend DAVID LETTERMAN is reportedly planning to quit his position as host of THE LATE SHOW - to spend more time with his young...

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Was Diana Pregnant?

22nd December 2003 14:13

Tragic royal DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES was pregnant at the time of her death, a top French police official has claimed. Diana and her lover DODI...

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Crowe And Spencer Celebrate Birth Of Baby Boy

22nd December 2003 14:13

OSCAR-winning actor RUSSELL CROWE's wife DANIELLE SPENCER has given birth to the couple's first child together. The happy couple welcomed baby...

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Jay Kay Finds Latin Vibe

22nd December 2003 14:13

JAMIROQUAI frontman JAY KAY was devastated when ROBBIE WILLIAMS released his album of swing covers, because Jay was planning his own big band LP. ...

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Busted Stand Up For Jackson

22nd December 2003 14:13

British boyband BUSTED have thrown their support behind troubled superstar MICHAEL JACKSON, calling him "the greatest musician ever". The...

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Gwyneth Thrilled About Pregnancy

22nd December 2003 17:12

Tight-lipped actress GWYNETH PALTROW has spoken for the first time about her 'joy' at being pregnant. In a new interview, the SYLVIA beauty...

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Monkee In Smoking Argument

22nd December 2003 17:12

Former MONKEE MICKEY DOLENZ has dramatically changed his views on smoking, after a run-in with a New York bar tender. Dolenz, a vehement...

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Kids Changed Mcgraw's Career

22nd December 2003 17:12

Country music legend TIM McGRAW's career focus changed when he became a dad - because he wanted to create things his children would be proud of. ...

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Iglesias Still 'The Biggest Latino'

22nd December 2003 17:12

Spanish singing legend JULIO IGLESIAS is amazed he is still the best-selling artist in Latin America, because he hasn't toured there in...

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Idol Star Aiken Graduates

22nd December 2003 17:12

AMERICAN IDOL runner-up CLAY AIKEN on Saturday (20DEC03) graduated from the university course he was doing before shooting to fame on the TV talent...

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Robbie Leaps Up Music List

22nd December 2003 17:12

Pop hunk ROBBIE WILLIAMS has been a winner this year - he's moved further than anyone else up a list of modern music's movers and shakers. The...

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50 Hits The Top

22nd December 2003 17:12

Rap badboy 50 CENT's astonishing debut album has become the top-selling album in America this year (03). GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', which contains...

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Jackson Da Slams Book Reports

22nd December 2003 17:12

Santa Barbara District Attorney TOM SNEDDON has rubbished claims he's considering writing a book about MICHAEL JACKSON. Sneddon was involved in...

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Altman's Dog-marking Career

22nd December 2003 17:12

Cult filmmaker ROBERT ALTMAN had a bizarre business before hitting Hollywood - he was a professional dog tattoo artist. The M*A*S*H legend lived...

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Adjani To Be Honoured At Montreal Festival

22nd December 2003 17:12

Stunning French film star ISABELLE ADJANI will be honoured with a tribute at the Montreal World Film Festival next year (04). Adjani, who has...

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Paris Giving Hiltons A Makeover?

22nd December 2003 17:12

Wildchild PARIS HILTON's crazy antics could be exactly what her family's famous hotel chain needs, according to industry experts. Insiders say...

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Rings Fans Go Mistake Crazy

22nd December 2003 17:12

Ardent fans of the LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy are having a field day picking out more than 40 mistakes in final installment THE RETURN OF THE KING -...

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Matrix Sequels Passed Over For Oscars

22nd December 2003 17:12

Both MATRIX RELOADED and MATRIX REVOLUTIONS have been passed over for the Best Visual Effects ACADEMY AWARD at next year's OSCARS. The original...

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Lord Of The Rings Stars Keen To Join King Kong

22nd December 2003 17:12

The star-studded cast of the LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy are lobbying director PETER JACKSON for parts in his next movie project, a remake of KING...

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Theron Plans To Cook With Mom's Help

22nd December 2003 20:42

CHARLIZE THERON loves to cook at Christmas but only if her mother's around to help her when she's stuck. The actress plans on spending Christmas...

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Firth Worries About Christmas

22nd December 2003 20:42

Hunky British star COLIN FIRTH spends the whole year worrying about Christmas because his family gatherings have a habit of being nasty affairs. ...

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Another Cracking Christensen Christmas

22nd December 2003 20:42

STAR WARS star HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN always makes sure film contracts allow him to head home to Canada for the holidays, because he can't bear to be...

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Stiller's Confusing Christmases

22nd December 2003 20:42

Christmas has always been a confusing time for movie star BEN STILLER, because his parents insisted on following both Catholic and Jewish...

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Jackson Vows To 'Honour' 1933 King Kong

22nd December 2003 20:42

PETER JACKSON has promised his blockbuster remake of KING KONG will honour the 1933 original B-Movie classic. The New-Zealander has made the...

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Baldwin/ Basinger Divorce To Get Ugly

22nd December 2003 20:42

The long split between ALEC BALDWIN and KIM BASINGER is about to hit the headlines after an independent arbitrator was fired. The pair had hired...

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Worried Crowe Greets Son

22nd December 2003 20:42

LATEST: Hollywood star RUSSELL CROWE was the picture of a nervous dad-to-be yesterday (21DEC03), smoking and pacing as he waited for his son to be...

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Creed Impersonator Jailed For Two Years

22nd December 2003 20:42

A man found guilty of impersonating CREED rocker MARK TREMONTI and extorting money out of fans has been sentenced to more than two years in...

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Kiss In Australia

22nd December 2003 20:42

Rock veterans KISS are taking their tour to Australia, as frontman GENE SIMMONS has announced a series of gigs Down Under. After a series of...

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Bextor's Backhanded Compliments To Posh

22nd December 2003 20:42

SOPHIE ELLIS-BEXTOR has killed two birds with one stone - by cleverly insulting pop rivals VICTORIA BECKHAM and KYLIE MINOGUE in a single blow. ...

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Radiohead Take Over Radio Station

22nd December 2003 20:42

British rockers RADIOHEAD are giving fans a taste of their favourite tunes this Christmas (03), by taking over a radio station for five days. ...

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Victoria Beckham's Plan B

22nd December 2003 20:42

VICTORIA BECKHAM is considering a career in acting or fashion, if her latest attempt at solo pop stardom fails. The former SPICE GIRL is...

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Eminem 'Ex' Tells All About 'Pumpkin'

22nd December 2003 20:42

An alleged former girlfriend of rapper EMINEM has revealed details about her 'relationship' with the rapper, including her former nickname for him...

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Aguilera's Shelter Donation

22nd December 2003 20:42

Pop star CHRISTINA AGUILERA has donated $200,000 (GBP117,000) to a women's shelter in Pennsylvania, America. The 23-year-old, who sang about the...

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Jack White Charged With Assault

22nd December 2003 20:42

WHITE STRIPES singer JACK WHITE has today (22DEC03) been charged with aggravated assault after a fight with the lead singer of rival Detroit band...

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