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Hot Shot: Lady GaGa Covers Rolling Stone

Published: Tuesday 24th May 2011 by Sam

As if you didn’t know, Lady GaGa‘s ‘Born This Way’ album arrived in stores this week.

The superstar continues her quest to take the record to the top by gracing June’s issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

Randomness: One has to wonder if GaGa’s deep media penetration could lead to over-exposure in the not too distant future? Stil, unlike many who have fallen victim to such fate, the ‘Edge of Glory’ singer actually has the talent to back it up. I say, more power to her.

Update:

Check out the singer’s interview of The View after the jump…

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  1. Queenbey b****** May 24, 2011

    BIMBO GAGA IS A DEFINIT FAIL…$.99 ALBUM LOL

  2. Not Album of the Yeat May 24, 2011

    Regardless….all her singles from Suck This Way Flops… 😀

    (She is pimping her fans and milking them with lies and more deceptions)

  3. mehtney this way May 24, 2011

    I’M GONNA DRINK MY TEARS TONIGHT CUZ I KNOW U’RE PRESSED BABY.

    THEY ARE SO MAD AT THE ALBUM OF THE DECADE THEY WILL WRITE ANY NONSENSE TO CONSOLE THEM.

    AMAZON IS PAYIN 9 BUCKS WHOLESALE FOR BORN TO SLAY. PERIOD
    THEY ARE SELLING VERY CHEAP CUZ THEY WANT TO BRING ITUNES DOWN.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303654804576341910503679694.html

    NOW REJOICE AND PRAISE LEGEND GAGA CUZ BORN THIS WAY IS THE ALBUM OF THE DECADE.

    BORN THIS WAY DELUXE EDITION IS # 1 IN 22 COUNTRIES ON ITUNES – 15 BUCKS.

    THEIR FAVES CAN’T EVEN SELL THE 1ST SINGLE OFF AN ALBUM. OOPS MANY PEOPLE ARE SAYING THE SONG SUCKS!

    ONLY LEGEND GAGA. MADRE MONSTÈRE.

  4. mehtney this way May 24, 2011

    I LOVE HOW THEY CALL HER MONSTER GODDESS…PRAISE THE LEGEND

  5. nice_girl May 24, 2011

    She is already overly exposed….especially on this website LOL. Also, don’t u think she is promoting her album a lot in the first day?? The View, David Letterman and The View all in one day. Most entertainers wait a little to promote albums. What’s tomorrow’s promotion?? I’m already sick of this promotion of her album. And I don’t like the Rolling Stones cover….she looks really pale.

  6. JJfan1814 May 24, 2011

    @queenbey

    The album was 99 cents for a day, maybe if rtw was 99 cents, it could finally see success.

    The album is fire and is gonna slaaaaay the world with it’s success.

  7. nice_girl May 24, 2011

    @JJFAN1814: why would u bring up rtw in a gaga post??

  8. Dont Worry Haterz May 24, 2011

    One downside of Lady Gaga hyping her new “Born This Way” CD for four or five months is that it didn’t create much of a radio event when it was actually released Monday.

    The title single was in heavy rotation on stations like WKTU (103.5 FM), WHTZ (100.3 FM) and WXRK (92.3 FM) – as it has been for some time.

    🙂

  9. Without a wig & makeup Gaga is nothing May 24, 2011

    Poor Gaga…her album will expect to suffer the biggest drop 2nd -3rd week…. 😀

  10. JJFAN1814 May 24, 2011

    @WITHOUT A WIG & MAKEUP GAGA IS NOTHING

    As do all albums??? But it will still outsell your favs in the long run. #oops

  11. Really….. May 24, 2011

    Overexposure, okay? I don’t think so. Especially when so much of it is for strange behavior and strange outfits. But that’s my opinion. Maybe we should ask someone who may know. Hey Michael Jackson, do you think that….. Oh. Well Whitney! What you think about all the attention….. Right. Well I will keep it current! Britney do you think…. AAAAHHHHH *get taken away by Britney’s handlers! The whole 99 cent album thing was crazy. I feel like she’s not getting her money’s worth honestly. They want the title of selling a million in a week at any cost. But if u sell a million copies and most people paid 99 cents for it, where is your profit. Especially when you owe everyone their cut (label, managers, producers, sponsors, etc). They really, in my opinion, didn’t think this through correctly from a finacial stand point. But Gaga cares more about her image then anything else.

  12. Without a wig & makeup Gaga is nothing May 24, 2011

    Judas- karma FLOPs
    Edge of Glory- LUKEWARM
    Hair- epic FLOPs

    Next..remix album? 🙁

  13. Without a wig & makeup Gaga is nothing May 24, 2011

    JJFAN1814

    May 24, 2011 at 10:32 am

    @WITHOUT A WIG & MAKEUP GAGA IS NOTHING

    As do all albums??? But it will still outsell your favs in the long run. #oops

    ———————————————————————-

    who says it is all about QUALITY ? 🙁

  14. JJFAN1814 May 24, 2011

    @WITHOUT A WIG & MAKEUP GAGA IS NOTHING

    Judas – Debuts at #10

    Edge of Glory – Debuts at # 3

    Hair – Will have a debut on this weeks chart…

    You might wanna check iTunes booboo and see who’s “Running the World” coz it’s definately aint Bey. 🙂

  15. The Edge of Failure May 24, 2011

    …Lady GagGag will be remembered as The Queen of 99cents album !!! 😉

  16. The Edge of Failure May 24, 2011

    She might accomplish of selling a million in a week.

    Gaga will be thanking her Little Monsters for propelling her new album to monumental sales, but whatever the final tally it won’t impress us much.

    🙁

  17. REASON May 24, 2011

    ITS REALLY AMAZING HOW SAM STANS FOR THE WHITE ARTISTS LIKE GAGA BUT DISCRIMINATES AGAINST BLACK ARTISTS LIKE RIHANNA!! WE BLACK PEOPLE R TRULY STUPID!! WHITE PEOPLE STAND TOGETHER AND WONT CHOOSE BLACK OVER WHITE!! YET WE HATE AMONGST OURSELVES, AND MAKE THEM SUPERIOR OVER OUR VERY OWN!! ITS COMMANDABLE WHAT RIHANNA HAS DONE FOR HER SELF BUT WE ALL KNOW SHE’D BE WAY FAR MUCH BIGGER THAN GAGA IF SHE WAS WHITE!! real talk

  18. Is it worth it….. May 24, 2011

    Both the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times have given Born This Way negative reviews. They have joined many other media outlets in saying that Lady Gaga’s new album certainly isn’t the album of the decade. But initial sales will be decent, possibly due to the fact that Best Buy is giving the album away with sales of cell phones this coming week. An insider told me that this could add as much as 200,000 albums to her first-week tally.

    “One of the stipulations of the Best Buy and Lady Gaga deal is that Best Buy will count the albums they give away as actual sales. In turn, this will help Lady Gaga on Billboard’s charts. This is pure public manipulation, but good marketing if she isn’t called on it,” I am told.

    Lady Gaga doesn’t have to worry about her songs topping the charts either. Starting next week, Starbucks will be giving away Lady Gaga singles for free. Do you think this is chart manipulation or just good marketing?

    Read more at ONTD: http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/59515140.html#ixzz1NHVFPnaD

  19. REASON May 24, 2011

    IF ONLY WE’D SUPPORT OUR OWN!!

  20. The Edge of Failure May 24, 2011

    Billboard wont count promo + give away CDs… 🙂

  21. JAROLD May 24, 2011

    Why do pressed stans of other artist always come on here and diss Gaga, is it cause she is winning awards left and right or she is outselling your artists. Femme Fatale was a flop, a dud, please move on. And if you are worried about her being overexposed do not click the article

  22. KAT DELUNA FAN May 24, 2011

    I AM OVER LADY GAGA ALREADY
    I DONT LIKE HER ALBUM AND I THINK HER OVERHYPING ATTITUDE OF EVERYTHING SHE DOES/ARROGANT DECLARATION IS VEN MORE BORING

    BUUUUUUUUUUUUT

    GAGA IS A HARDWORKING PERSON
    SHE IS REALLY CREATIVE AND SHE WANT TO IMPRESS THE WORLD
    SO KUDOS FOR TRING
    I cant understand people callin her a flop or making a big deal of the album sale.It doesnt matter,girl works hard

  23. Yellow Gorillah May 24, 2011

    She betta sale a Million first week because chile ALL this Promo better be worth it! I can’t believe best buy given her album out for free and it count’s towards billboard =| WTF Damee gurl get your number’s if that will make her fans happy ,,, I only like 3-4 songs of this album!

  24. The Edge of Failure May 24, 2011

    IF YOUR MUSIC IS GOOD, GAGA..YOU DONT HAVE TO DROP THE PRICE TO 0.99 CENTS….

  25. bey’knight brutal May 24, 2011

    this is whole 99cents and freebie album will just undermine her 1st week sales figure. i was positive she would sell at least over 400k 1st week without all these desperate measures. heck am mad that cus i live in europe i have to buy her album for 15 euros while some getting for free. we’ll see about that one

  26. me May 24, 2011

    fugly f-u-g-l-y

  27. Jordan May 24, 2011

    Its just goes to tell you that first week sales are over rated. She said HERSELF that she puts all the money that she earns into herself to make herself the biggest superstar in the world on 60 minutes.

    Its an illusion of fame.

  28. THE EDGE OF FAILURE May 24, 2011

    People will have listened before buying and the sane ones will know its total crud. Therefore they must be tempted to buy it for a bargain price.

  29. MEDIACANNIBALE May 24, 2011

    BORN THIS WAY the weakest song from her album was N°1 for 6 weeks on the HOT 100 Billboard chart

    RUN THIS FLOP is nowhere despite the heavy PROMOTION and the paid accolades to promote her mother flop song. N°76 this week on the HOT 100 Billboard.

    BYE GURL

  30. Shunt K May 24, 2011

    i guess we can expect to see Gaga everywhere today!…my girl & I going on vacation…air line gave away $1000 Gift card for anywhere in world..just for giving them our emails..lol..im puttin the fam on it.. http://ow.ly/4Zwbm

  31. Dilla (DC3=H.I.V) May 24, 2011

    Love Gaga music but that face…. No

  32. truciebedford May 24, 2011

    Her album is hot.

  33. Jojoe May 24, 2011

    Born This Way- stupid album for her stupid fans..

  34. Notafanjustsayin May 24, 2011

    I guess Rollingstone is about to start using GAGA to sell their magazines like they use to use britney

  35. sabrina May 24, 2011

    Love GAGA!!!!

  36. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    Rihanna’s rolling stone cover was so much better!!!!!

  37. Rihanna sucks May 24, 2011

    Rihanna is a red GOAT…so last year 🙁

  38. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @RIHANNA SUCKS

    Rihanna’s legs>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>your first paycheck>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Gaga’s penis

    THE END!!!!!!!!

  39. Eric May 24, 2011

    amazing shot! She looks pretty and a bit androgynous! LOve it!
    Over-Exposure? Is Gaga you’re talking about, not Rihanna or Katy Perry. She’s just doing promo and that’s how promo is done! Beyonce will be even in our cereals in the up coming months and I bet you wouldn’t complain, I wouldn’t as well, cause I support Bey! 🙂
    Long Live Talented Female Artists

  40. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    Anyways back to jamming to Rihanna’s S&M!!!!

  41. ARE YOU SERIOUS? May 24, 2011

    PEOPLE NEED TO STOP BEING MAD

    THAT SAM

    POST UP GODDESS GODGA ALL THE TIME!!!!

    LOL

    SIPS MOSCATO THEN I PAUSE AND THINK WELL SHE IS GOD IN THE INDUSTRY

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

  42. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @ARE YOU SERIOUS

    KISS ME!!!

  43. ARE YOU SERIOUS? May 24, 2011

    @KERRY

    HUN HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT R****** BILLBOARD PERFORMANCE? WITH S******?

    ??

    NO SHADE

    SIPS MOSCATO!!

  44. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @ARE YOU SERIOUS

    IT WAS S*** BABE!!!!!!!

  45. ARE YOU SERIOUS? May 24, 2011

    @Kerry

    miss you =[!!!!!

    “KISSES BACK”

    SIPS MOSCATO!!!

  46. Auntie Jackie May 24, 2011

    Lady Gaga is a business, so she’s not going to flop. The music industry has got too much invested in her–as well as Virgin Mobile, Polaroid, Mac, her perfume company and all the other s*** she hawks. :/ Prepare for 1million this week. They’re going to milk her until people are tired of her and she’s burnt out.

    Fatigue has really already set in.

  47. Lady_Germ May 24, 2011

    Lady McDonalds did the right thing by selling her SUPER WACK AND HORRIFICALLY GENERIC cd for only 99 cents.

    Her album is indeed only worth that much.

    Lady Caca McDonalds Germ is terrible.

  48. Lady_Germ May 24, 2011

    Who cares if Lady Sh*t cares about her fans.

    Go clean your ears.

    Her CD is super wack and embarrassingly terrible.

  49. JohnVidal May 24, 2011

    The album is amazing. I mean, she has mad talent. More power to her! I supposes she is going to sell more than 500,000 but not much more. I´m wishing though. I would love a real and powerful artist like her to surpass Taylor´s 1 million last autumn. The album keeps on growing with each listen. The instrumentals are off the chain

  50. BIANCADARLING May 24, 2011

    AHHHHHH how nice is this her 3rd Rollingstone cover in 3years …..a huge album …unlimited fans…shitting on Katy, Britney,Rihanna in the album sales department …..Songs all over itunes …..has all of these b****** mad and pressed on here ….b****** need to worry about Beyonce ass next month when her album drops and b****** better hope it sells over 350k the first week or it will be a flop….Gaga is busy with a real music career while you broke b****** are on here hating on the public library computer ……I just can’t lol

  51. BIANCADARLING May 24, 2011

    Amazon did the 99cent 1 days promotion …it was cute because you b****** can’t stop her …….she is still going to sell a s*** load of albums the first week and her s*** leaked a weak early …………………who can do this lol

  52. WildChild May 24, 2011

    She looks cute. I love the bow.

    @Kerry Hey! 🙂

    @nice girl is a f****** hater. This b**** stays in Gaga posts.

  53. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @WILDCHILD

    Hey babe!!!!!!!

    @ARE YOU SERIOUS

    I missed you too!!!!!!

  54. X,Y,”and Z’ May 24, 2011

    @Sam –

    **Sidenote: Now that the hysteria has subsided. Now that the noise has died down, you’d have thought that Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards would have been the “Ratings Bonanza” it was hiped-up to be, yes? (I mean, we ALREADY knew Beyonce, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, and the likes, were going to be in attendance and performing)

    …WRRRONGGG..!! (FLASHING LIGHTS/BUZZER SOUND…!!)

    Sam, essentially no one watched it (or as was expected to watch given the said hype, hysteria)! It ONLY drew 7.880 Million viewers and a 3.0 (18-49) Neilsen rating! (here’s the link, have a read for yourself – http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2011/05/24/sunday-final-ratings-billboard-music-awards-celebrity-apprentice-funniest-videos-family-guy-american-dad-60-minutes-adjusted-up/93754/)

    CBreezy’s appearance on DWTS drew 19-MILLION viewers..!! (Here’s the link, have a read – foxnews.com/entertainment/2011/03/31/chris-browns-appearance-dancing-stars-brings-record-ratings/)

    It makes you wonder “what if CBreezy would have been there?” (more ratings, more money for the producers/advertisers, yes?)

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT..!!

  55. Lafrench May 24, 2011

    I wish everyone would get it in their head that amazon sold the album for 99 cent to promote their sound cloud s***. They are paying the 8 bucks in attempts to overshadow itunes.

  56. jarel May 24, 2011

    Much props to Lady gaga for being a “business”. She is getting that money and I am not mad at her for that. She is talented and all but she comes off as a bit ingenious and contrived with her music and image. I mostly like when she does interviews because you see more of her personality than any of her outrageous costumes could convey.

  57. belle May 24, 2011

    to those who said that lady gaga drop the album price to 0.99 so as to sell more albums. it wasn’t her, it was amazon. why didn’t itunes sell it for 0.99? anyway, nobody is forcing you to buy it.

  58. #1QueenGaga May 24, 2011

    GAGA IS MAKING HATER SO PRESSED WITH THIS ALBUM AND WITH HER SUCCESS.

    FYI BORN THIS WAY IS SLAYING ALL UR FAVS. ME SO HAPPY RIGHT NOW!!!

  59. queen beyonce stann May 24, 2011

    AWW THE B**** IS DESPERATE TO BE NUMBER 1 🙁 TO BAD ADELE WILL OVERSHADOW HER! DESPERATE C***!!! 😉

  60. SHESDUMB May 24, 2011

    THE COVER IS GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ALTHOUGH I WISH HER EYEBROWS WERE A LITTLE DARKER.

  61. ARE YOU SERIOUS? May 24, 2011

    @QUEEN

    YOUR SO MAD HUH?

    LMAOOOOOOO

    YOU JUST CANT STAND GODDESS GODGA!!!!

    LMAOOOOO

    SIPS MOSCATO!!!

  62. mobwife May 24, 2011

    Honestly, she is a lttile too exposed at this point IMO! How many magazine covers does it take to let the masses know her CD is on sell? I don’t know why she would sell hr CD for $0.99 as if her “monsters” were not going to purchase it the day it dropped!Buy a cellphone and get 2 FREE copies of her CD this week at Best Buy. What is all this foolishness about. Okay with these gimmicks she will sell 1 million copies of BTW….HIP HIP HOORAY! 🙁

  63. mobwife May 24, 2011

    @queen beyonce stann

    🙂 !!!!!

  64. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @MOBWIFE KISS ME BABE!!!!!!

  65. Nichole May 24, 2011

    LOL! This girls label has no faith in her.

    She’s Lady effin GaGa, and they gotta put her s*** up for cheap, give away free albums with purchases of cell phones, thus putting up her singles for free at Starbucks??? Desperation at it’s finest!

    For the person who mentioned Britney, at least she has had much success with her singles unlike GaGa who’s only successful single was BTW and she dropped how many songs from that album before it dropped? Like 5? The year is still fresh, and FF still has time to become a success. Especially with Brit going on the road.

  66. morefuglyhaters May 24, 2011

    Terrible. The album is crap. Her fans are stupid.most people who are fans that I know say they only like 3 or 4 songs. Gaga is nothing special and if she was black everybody wouldn’t pay her any mind. Stop coming up with excuses selling an album for,99 cent is a gimmick. Being everywhere from Facebook games,to Google chrome is desperate. Call me a hater but the album is mediocre at best and over hyped to death. I rather hear Rihanna sound like a goat,Beyonce take somebody elses s*** and make it better,adele look hungry on stage,Ciara do the matrix over and over again,Katy screw the notes up,or see Keri Gilson butcher a Whitney classic than to support an artist who is trash like gaga

  67. ARE YOU SERIOUS? May 24, 2011

    HAHAHAHA

    ALL YOU B****** CAN KILL YOURSELF AND THAT SO CALL PIECE OF S*** THAT BIRTH YOU ALL

    IF YOUR A GODGA HATER!!!!

    YOU H*** MAD

    ITS CALLED PROMOTION!!!!

    ALL ARTIST CAN DO IT BUT THEY CHOOSE NOT TOO!!!

    ITS THEIR FAULT THEY DONT WANNA WORK HARD AND PROMOTE EVERYWHERE

    GODGA LOVES HER FANS AND ACTUALLY SIGNS AUTOGRAPHS AND KISSES EACH AND EVERYONE OF THEM

    S******

    FAT ASS ADELE

    R******

    BEYAWNCE AKA THEIFYOUNCE

    CAN NEVER!!!!

    SIPS MOSCATO!!!

    SHE IS GOING TO SELL LIKE CRAZY LMAO WELL SHE IS ALREADY SELLING LIKE CRAZY

    PREDICTION 500-700K…

    but we never know could be more

    SIPS MOSCATO!!!!!

  68. ARE YOU SERIOUS? May 24, 2011

    TIRED OF YOU BLACK GHETTO RATCHET

    NAPPY HEADED H*** TALKING S***

    SAYING OH IF SHE WAS BLACK WELL HUNs

    SHE IS NOT!!!!

    RACE HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!! SHE JUST WORKS HER ASS OFF!!!

    AND APPRECIATE HER FANS SO HER FANS SHOW LOVE BACK BY SUPPORTING!!!

    SIPS MOSCATO!!!

    MONSTERS = ATM !!

    WE GOT MONEY TO BLOW LIKE THAT EVEN IF WE DONT WE GIVE OUR LAST TO

    OUR LORD AND SAVIOR GODGA!!!

  69. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    I LOVE ICE CREAM!!!!

  70. morefuglyhaters May 24, 2011

    @ are you serious. Save it. Race has alot to do with it. The only blacks I know that like gaga ass are gay guys!!! Which I’m sure you either 1.Gay 2. White 3. a white female. Get it together people are entitled to their opinions. WTF you talking about,race has everything to do with marketing. Maybe you’re just to drunk from sipping that cheap ass miscato to realize how crappy of an album it is. Plus b**** please I see alot of you monsters and you’re such an ugly set of people who look like bums who stole Halloween costumes from wal mart

  71. queen beyonce stann May 24, 2011

    I guess her first week sales from “the fame” traumatized the poor thing:( lmfao

  72. HUDSON MORRIGAN May 24, 2011

    The album is AMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAZING
    it shits all over your faves!

  73. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    Rihanna’s Loud>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>this mess

  74. True Blue May 24, 2011

    Of course she is talented, only haters at this point deny this blatant fact. But that doesn’t mean she can’t risk being overexposed, and much as I love her, even I feel that it would be nice if she could take a step back and retreat from the public eye after being in it for three consecutive years. Give people a chance to miss her. And there’s also the fact that she may burn herself out if she doesn’t learn how to relax every once in a while. She just finished what could possibly one of the longest tours ever, and she will soon embark on a new one. I’ve seen some of her Monster Ball concerts on YouTube, and in quite a few of them she appears to be very tired. So it worries me that she’s gonna go on another large scale tour so soon after this one. I really respect her work ethic, but I don’t want her push herself beyond her limits.

  75. HUDSON MORRIGAN May 24, 2011

    @ KERRY JOHNSON

    Ghetto f** nappy headed ho’ take a seat and go sell some crack to the corner so you can pay for reant, #GURLBYE

  76. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @TRUE BLUE

    HEY BABE!!

  77. HUDSON MORRIGAN May 24, 2011

    @ KERRY JOHNSON

    Ghetto f** nappy headed ho’ take a seat and go sell some crack to the corner so you can pay for rent, #GURLBYE

  78. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @HUSDON MORRIGAN

    HAHA YOU MAD!!!!!!!!!
    GIVE IN TO ME!!
    Rihanna is slaying gaga’s ass DEAL WITH IT!!

  79. True Blue May 24, 2011

    * To push herself beyond her limits.

  80. WildChild May 24, 2011

    lmao @ Hudson! I almost spilled my red bull.

    @Kerry Shut Up love!

  81. True Blue May 24, 2011

    @ Kerry Johnson:

    Calm your horny ass down, please.

  82. WildChild May 24, 2011

    @TB I hope she takes a break after this next tour.

  83. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @WILDCHILD

    YOUR WISH IS MY COMMAND!!!!!

  84. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @TRUE BLUE

    YAS MA!!!!
    FORGIVE MY HORNY ASS

  85. True Blue May 24, 2011

    @ Wildchild:

    Me too, she really needs it.

  86. Aaliyah May 24, 2011

    Rated R > GGGB > The Fame (Monster) > LOUD > BTW

  87. Kerry Johnson May 24, 2011

    @AALIYAH

    Good taste!!!!!

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