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    Katy Perry Rocks A Matching Crop Top And Skirt On The Red Carpet

    Katy Perry took the crop top trend to the red carpet when she stepped out Tuesday night for the 2014 Australian Record Industry Association Awards in Sydney.

    Perry's two-piece ensemble, created by Australian designer Jaime Lee, featured a belly-baring halter top and a long, see-through pencil skirt adorned with sequined flowers. She paired the outfit with purple pumps and a head wrap.
    While presenting the award for Best Female Artist, Perry gave a speech about her love for all things Australia; her Prismatic World Tour kicked off Down Under Nov. 7.

    “No longer will I use straws in my chocolate milk. I’ll use Tim Tams!" she said, per the Guardian. "No longer will I put butter on bread, I’ll use Vegemite. No longer will I eat chicken, I’ll eat kangaroo. Actually that’s disgusting. Why do guys you eat something that’s on your national emblem?”

    Hilary Swank Rocks A Polka Dot Bikini In Malibu

    Hilary Swank looked incredible as she hit the beach in Malibu, California, with her beau, Laurent Fleury, on Sunday.

    The Academy Award-winning actress was all smiles in a black polka dot bikini top, pink shorts and a hat while tossing a ball around with Fleury's two children. Swank and Fleury, a French real estate broker, have been dating for nearly two years.

    Swank, 40, has kept a low profile in recent years, despite starring in two new movies, "You're Not You," in theaters now, and "The Homesman," which co-stars Tommy Lee Jones, Meryl Streep and Streep's daughter, Grace Gummer.

    Sophie Simmons Big Wet Nipples Steal The Underwater Photo Show

    Well, this is different. If you can put aside what some might consider a desecration of the Stars and Stripes, this Aleks Kocev H2o shoot of Sophie Simmons, first daughter of Gene and Shannon, is rather unique and alluring and most definitely, big ole nipple inspiring. Sophie definitely has some headlights that love to come out and play slippery when wet. We don't see a lot of Sophie outside of her reality TV appearances. Kind of a shame. She seems like she has some talent in the teasy photo...

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    Celebrities are joining hands to hold fundraiser events in aid of Hudhud cyclone and Kashmir flood victims

     A month after Kashmir was hit by the worst flood of the last century; the film industry is joining hands to extend support to the victims of the calamity. ‘Hum Hain… Ummeed-E-Kashmir’ a concert that will be held simultaneously across seven cities will see artistes from the film and television industries come together to raise funds for the flood victims. Scheduled to be held on Saturday evening, the Hyderabad chapter of the event will have performances by Sonakshi Sinha, Shriya Saran, Sivamani, Leslie Lewis, Madhushalini, Deeksha Seth and Anuj Gurwara among others.

    Touted to be the biggest ever charity show the concert will be held simultaneously across Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Jaipur. With the participating artistes waiving off their fees, all the proceeds from the shows will go towards helping the victims of the devastating floods. “That’s the way it should be,” says percussionist Sivamani, who will perform with his band at the concert in the city. Incidentally, the artiste plans to launch his new band at the event and promises an act full of entertainment and rock for the audience. “I feel strongly about extending help to those who need it. In fact, I usually spend most special occasions like Birthdays and festivals with these children at an orphanage in Bandra. We spend the day having fun and I play for them. So when I got a call about performing to raise funds for the flood victims I thought why not. What could be better than us being able to make a difference? I’m hoping to see good participation from the audience too towards the cause,” he says.
    Music composer and singer Leslie Lewis too is eager to lend his support. Incidentally, he cancelled a prior commitment to be able to do his bit for the flood victims. “All of us feel bad when such things happen, but how many of us actually get out of our comfort zones and actually do something about the situation? When I was approached for the concert it was a matter of what was more important to me and if I could really set aside something for a good cause. It’s about going beyond the borders we set for ourselves,” he says, adding that he plans to perform his rock version of the National Anthem at the concert. “I last played it at the F1 in Delhi and it received a great response. I know people might be sceptical about having a rock version of the National Anthem, but rock is really an expression of emotion and not noise. I also plan to play my version of Naam Gum Jayega. It will be my tribute to Kashmir and R.D. Burman with elements of Hip Hop and Rap without straying from the original number.”

    The film fraternity strongly feels that they can use their profession to convince people to generously donate towards the cause and Hum Hain is an attempt to do just that. “ We as a nation have always stood united when it comes to helping others in times of need. I strongly feel that it is my duty as a responsible citizen to help the flood victims in whatever way I can. Fortunately, I am in a profession where I can urge people to donate money or do whatever they can to raise funds for the cause,” says actor Sonakshi Sinha, who will dance to some popular numbers including her hit songs like Saree Ke fall Sa and Gandi Baat.

    Shriya Saran on the other hand plans to do a classical number along with her college friend and danseuse Yamini Reddy. “It’s a worthy cause and I want to do whatever I possibly can to help those affected by the floods. I’ve trained in Kathak and we plan to put up a fusion act for Hum Hain… There will be elements of Kathak and Kuchipudi as well,” she says.

    Pregnant Blake Lively Holds Her Belly In Latest Preserve Photo

    Blake Lively sure has something to smile about.

    The 27-year-old actress is pregnant with her first child with husband Ryan Reynolds. She made the big announcement on her lifestyle website, Preserve, on Oct. 6.

    On Friday, she shared another pregnancy photo on the site. In the shot, the blond beauty wears a Sam and Lavi floral blouse and printed skirt. She smiles, looking at the camera, with her two hands placed on her belly.
    The photo appears on Lively's site within a post titled "Bringing Up Baby."

    "With a new baby on the way there is so much to do!" the post reads. "But before experiencing the joy of 3am screams, seemingly impossible amounts of poop and having a favorite shirt covered in reflux… there are presents to open, onesies to dye, there is cake to serve, advice to be shared and all around celebration to be had."

    The post includes pictures from a fall celebration the actress had with other pregnant women.

    Sickening moment suspected British paedophile leads 11-year-old Cambodian girl up to 'secret sex abuse room

    Michael Jones, 55, is in jail awaiting trial for carrying out indecent acts against minors and paying for child prostitution

    This disturbing video shows a suspected British paedophile leading an 11-year-old Cambodian girl up to his rented room.

    Michael Jones, 55, is currently in jail awaiting trial after being charged with carrying out indecent acts against minors and paying for child prostitution.

    Undercover surveillance, given exclusively to MirrorOnline, shows Welshman Jones nonchalantly strolling through the back streets of the country's capital Phnom Penh followed by an 11-year-old girl.

    They then climb up a ladder to a rented hotel room.

    The girl later told police a man paid her just £3 for sex. She says she has been abused a total of four times.
    In other footage, Jones, originally from South Wales, is followed by three half-dressed eight and nine-year-olds from an impoverished local family.

    The children follow him to a restaurant where Jones is said to have bought them pizza and ice cream.

    Their parents say Jones asked to take them away in exchange for paying their rent.

    They refused but allowed him to spend time with the children.

    The girls have since alleged he touched them inappropriately.    

    Charity campaigners Action Pout Les Enfants (APLE) took the pictures and video after being tipped-of about Jones' alleged activity with underage girls.

    He is later filmed being confronted by police who arrested him at a taxi rank in him in front of his 22-year-old Cambodian girlfriend.

    California Quietly Adopts Landmark Condom Law To Protect Sex Workers

    Last week, without fanfare or media attention, California became the first state in the nation to adopt a law aiming to protect sex workers from being prosecuted as prostitutes merely because they're carrying condoms. The police practice of targeting for arrest those in possession of multiple condoms undermines critical efforts to help this vulnerable population avoid sexually transmitted diseases, advocates for sex workers argue.

    The advocates applauded California's legislation as a step in the right direction, but they said the measure as written doesn’t go far enough.

    "It's great that the California Legislature has contemplated this issue and taken it seriously," Sienna Baskin, managing director of the New York-based Sex Worker Project at the Urban Justice Center, told The Huffington Post. "That said, I do think a more comprehensive bill would be more effective."

    The California legislation, which Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law on Sept. 19, requires a court to state explicitly that the presence of condoms is relevant to the individual case before prosecutors can use them as evidence of prostitution. The original bill, authored by California Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), would have banned the use of condoms entirely as evidence of prostitution, but it didn’t have the votes to pass.
    "Right now, there’s no process, and condoms are admitted into court even when they aren’t actual evidence," Wendy Hill, Ammiano’s senior legislative assistant, said to HuffPost. "There are very few cases [against sex workers] in which an actual condom is listed as a valid piece of evidence."

    A report released by Human Rights Watch in 2012 looked at prostitution cases in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington. It found that in all four cities, police officers frequently seized condoms from sex workers and used them as justification for arrest. "The practice makes sex workers and transgender women reluctant to carry condoms for fear of arrest, causes them to engage in sex without protection, and puts them at risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases," stated the 112-page report, published in advance of that year's International AIDS Conference.

    Advocates for sex workers hope the additional legal requirement under California’s new law will act as a deterrent against specifically targeting those sex workers who carry condoms. "We believe that the process of having to seek a court’s permission on a repeated basis will ultimately prove too burdensome for many district attorneys to pursue," Whitney Engeran-Cordova, senior director of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s public health division, said in a statement. "As a result, sex workers, prostitutes and others may now possess more than one condom without the current -- and rational -- fear of incriminating themselves."

    Female Farmers Make Nude Calendar To Raise Money For New Land

    Two Florida women hope that by selling a pin-up calendar featuring naked female farmers and strategically placed produce, they can raise enough money for a down payment on some new land.

    That's the pitch behind an Indiegogo campaign from Ten-Speed Greens Urban Farm. The company's owners, Claire Mitchell and Danielle Krasniqi, are currently farm-less; the landlord of their previous farm wanted to build homes there instead. So the ladies and their friends decided to strip down -- tastefully -- and rally folks to donate to their cause.

    There was a time when Ten Speed Greens Urban Farm, in Tallahassee, totally cranked. With only a six-person staff, it produced about 90 pounds of salad greens -- arugula, red mustard, kale, broccoli shoots and more -- every week for restaurants, local markets and their community-supported agriculture program. The farm produced more than a ton of tomatoes in its first year.

    But they were just renting their land. Now, Krasniqi and Mitchell have decided they wanted a more permanent arrangement. "We wanted it to be an urban farm," Krasniqi told The Huffington Post, "but land is more expensive in the city." Being close enough to the city to deliver their produce by bike is important to them (hence their name, Ten-Speed Greens), so they started brainstorming ways to fund the dream.
    According to their Indiegogo page, they "looked around one day and realized, 'All our friends are babes! Let's put them in a calendar with our vegetables, and raise money for our future urban farm.'"

    Their "Farmer Tans Calendar" will feature 12 months of women wearing nothing but fruits, vegetables and their farmer tans.

    The photos were snapped by a volunteer at the farm who is also a professional photographer, Jess Drawhorn.

    "For most of the photos, not only were we completely naked but we were at the farm on a busy street without a lot of personal coverage," Krasniqi (Miss January and November) said. "It resulted in a lot of funny moments because people like to stop by randomly to see if we’re open. We’d be in the tomatoes and someone would say, 'Hello?' So there was a lot of laughter in every single shoot that we did."

    Krasniqi said she's already thinking about next year's calendar. "I'm also a massage therapist, so I love bodies and the human figure. I think celebrating that and being able to celebrate it with the other job that I love so much, farming, is awesome." Next year, she says, she wants to do a "work-oriented calendar, so tools, tractors, that kind of aspect." And, of course, naked ladies.

    Jasmine Tridevil Gets Third Boob 'Because I Don't Want To Date Anymore'

    A Florida woman spent $20,000 to get a third boob surgically implanted on her chest in a twisted attempt to look less attractive to men.

    "I don't want to date anymore," Jasmine Tridevil, 21, said in a recent radio broadcast when asked why she added the extra mammary complete with an artificial nipple and tattoo to resemble an areola.

    But she's still proud of the triple nipple.

    On her Facebook page, she thanks followers for sharing YouTube videos featuring her swiveling her hips in a tri-cup bikini. She also hired a camera crew to follow her around so she can pitch a reality show to MTV.

    She told Real Radio 104.1 that she reached out to more than 50 doctors before one agreed to perform the surgery. The operation involved taking skin tissue from her abdomen, adding a silicon implant and grafting it between her two, natural breasts.
    "It was really hard finding someone that would do it too because they’re breaking the code of ethics," she said. "But I got a breast implant and a mini implant to make it look like there’s a nipple poking out."

    Tridevil -- a pseudonym -- says her parents aren't fond of the surgery.

    Even in carnival sideshows, Tridevil's physique would strike many as out-of-this world.

    "You couldn’t have done that in the early 20th century," Marc Hartzman, who literally wrote the book on American Sideshow, told HuffPost Weird News. "That kind of cosmetic surgery wasn’t around. People aren’t born that way, and I haven't even seen any sideshow actors with three breasts that I can recall."

    Our own HuffPost UK thinks Tridevil may have taking the idea from Total Recall, a film that made one woman with three breasts famous in 1990. And since Tridevil isn't revealing who her doctor is, the site also casts doubt on the boob's authenticity:

        We think you’ll agree [Total Recall's] prosthetics are pretty convincing –- could it be that Tridevil simply followed suit and hasn’t been under the knife after all?

    Why didn't Katie be Katona's bridesmaid?

    Former model Katie Price was upbeat about being a bridesmaid at Kerry Katona's wedding, but she pulled out last minute because her size eight dress didn't fit her.

    Price gave birth to daughter Bunny just five weeks ago and her post-baby body, which she has been flaunting via sensual selfies, became furious after she couldn't squeeze into gown she had been to wear for her friend's D-day, reports dailystar.co.uk.

    Price had refused to stand alongside Kerry, and instead attended the wedding as a guest, wearing a black and white jumpsuit.
    "Kerry was disappointed, but wasn't going to let it ruin her day. Katie was not even prepared to consider wearing a dress that didn't fit her properly. As soon as she found out, she pulled out of her official role altogether," a source told The Sun newspaper.

    Nevertheless, Katona had three bridesmaids - bandmate Liz McClarnon, school friend Karen Belton and Mel B's sister Danielle Brown, by her side.

    Katona married George Kay Sep 14 at Totworth Court Hotel, Gloucestershire.

    Best Job Posting Ever Seeks Sex-Loving Pothead

    Do you like sex and marijuana? Well then this job is for you.

    Last week, The Denver Post's marijuana news site The Cannabist posted what may be the best job description -- and job -- ever.

    "Sex columnist, with weed focus (apply by Oct. 1)," the headline for the job listing reads.

    And of course the punning for such a position has already begun on Twitter:

    The Cannabist launched just days before Colorado's legal recreational marijuana dispensaries first opened their doors to sell weed to adults on Jan. 1, 2014. It has since covered all things marijuana -- from business to politics to strain reviews -- and will now, apparently, cover sex.
    So, what exactly will a "sex columnist, with a weed focus" write about? Here's what's required for the job:

        Our new freelance columnist will write about sex, relationships, intimacy, gender issues and more as it all relates to a world where marijuana is becoming legal -- and oftentimes present in the bedroom. Our columnist will write about his or her own history, address trends, review related products and answer reader questions. This is a paid freelance position, and our ideal candidate will truly put him or herself out there.

    So dust off your resumes, vaporizers and sex toys, but no hiding behind your keyboard and pseudonym -- this job requires the right candidate to "write about sex and marijuana publicly under your given name."

    Best Job Posting Ever Seeks Sex-Loving Pothead

    Do you like sex and marijuana? Well then this job is for you.

    Last week, The Denver Post's marijuana news site The Cannabist posted what may be the best job description -- and job -- ever.

    "Sex columnist, with weed focus (apply by Oct. 1)," the headline for the job listing reads.

    And of course the punning for such a position has already begun on Twitter:
    The Cannabist launched just days before Colorado's legal recreational marijuana dispensaries first opened their doors to sell weed to adults on Jan. 1, 2014. It has since covered all things marijuana -- from business to politics to strain reviews -- and will now, apparently, cover sex.

    So, what exactly will a "sex columnist, with a weed focus" write about? Here's what's required for the job:

        Our new freelance columnist will write about sex, relationships, intimacy, gender issues and more as it all relates to a world where marijuana is becoming legal -- and oftentimes present in the bedroom. Our columnist will write about his or her own history, address trends, review related products and answer reader questions. This is a paid freelance position, and our ideal candidate will truly put him or herself out there.

    So dust off your resumes, vaporizers and sex toys, but no hiding behind your keyboard and pseudonym -- this job requires the right candidate to "write about sex and marijuana publicly under your given name."

    Elisabetta Canalis Marries Fiance: George Clooney's Ex Weds Brian Perri in Italy

    As the world waits for confirmation of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's highly-anticipated nuptials — which are set to happen later this month — one of the A-lister's exes tied the knot on Sunday, Sept. 14 in Sardinia, Italy. Elisabetta Canalis married her orthopedic surgeon fiance Brian Perri.

    The Italian actress, 36, was photographed entering the Sassari Cathedral dressed in a white lace gown and holding a bouquet of white flowers.

    Later in the evening, Canalis tweeted in Italian, "#Italia I still do not understand but I'm realizing how much I will miss all this #Amici #Famiglia."
    The brunette stunner, who is a Sassari native, also tweeted, praising her town Alghero, writing in Italian, "Thanks for making this dream possible. Thanks to all the people for the affection you have shown me!"

    Canalis dated George Clooney for almost 18 months before splitting in June 2011. After they split the Monuments Men actor dated professional wrestler and TV personality Stacy Keibler for two years until they split in July 2013. Keibler also moved on, marrying entrepreneur Jared Pobre, and the couple welcomed their daughter Ava Grace in August.

    Jessica Simpson Wows In White Bridesmaid Dress At Sister Ashlee's Wedding

    Jessica Simpson is still relishing her moment as a bridesmaid in her sister Ashlee's wedding to Evan Ross over Labor Day weekend.

    The elder Simpson sister took to Instagram on Sunday to share a tender photo of herself with daughter Maxwell at the ceremony, captioned, "Bridesmaid and flower girl for @ashleesimpsonofficial and @eross88. I am madly I love with this moment!" The darling mother-daughter duo held hands in matching white dresses on the special day:
    The mother of two also took the time to wish her husband Eric Johnson a happy 35th birthday on Monday, sharing a photo of herself with the former NFL player on her Instagram account:

    Simpson and Johnson tied the knot on July 5 in a magical "Great Expectations"-themed ceremony held at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California.

    Amber Rose Twerks To Husband Wiz Khalifa's 'Ass Drop'

    Amber Rose is proud of her husband Wiz Khalifa and she's not afraid to show it. The model and mother of one posted a video to Instagram August 29, in honor or her husband's album "Blacc Hollywood" hitting no. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart -- a first for the rapper, Billboard notes.
    Rose captioned the sexy video "In honor of my Hubby's #1 Album #blacchollywood #AssDrop," referencing the track in background.

    Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj, take note:

    Mark Wahlberg Missed His Brother's Wedding Photo

    When Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tied the knot on Sunday, at least one famous relative was not on hand for the nuptials.

    Mark Wahlberg tweeted his congratulations and posted an Instagram video for the new couple the day before. The actor's rep said his daughter Ella's 11th birthday was scheduled to take place in Los Angeles over the weekend. (The McCarthy/Wahlberg wedding was at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois, minutes from McCarthy's childhood home.)
    TMZ has another story, though. The site reports that Mark Wahlberg and his wife are not especially close with Donnie and are not particularly fond of his new bride. TMZ also wrote that another Walhberg brother, Bobby, wouldn't be an in attendance either, nor would Donnie's mother, because she's afraid of flying. Brother Paul, on the other hand, was expected to attend.

    HuffPost Entertainment contacted a representative for Mark Wahlberg for comment on the TMZ report; this post will be updated if and when they respond.
    Donnie didn't seem too distraught by his brother's absence, returning his well wishes on Twitter.

    This Is What The MTV VMAs Looked Like In 2004

    The 2004 MTV VMAs don't look all that different from the event you may find yourself tuning into on Sunday, Aug. 24. Many of the major players are still famous today, but it should be noted that it was only a decade ago that there was not a Kardashian in sight. But seriously, the 2004 VMAs were held at Miami's American Airlines Arena where P. Diddy kicked things off by arriving via luxury yacht, Beyonce and Jay Z were just a little too matchy-matchy, and, mercifully, it was the first year they decided to forgo a host. Let's take a trip down memory lane before this year's awards.

    Lesbians Are Having More Orgasms Than Straight Women

    A recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine focuses on how sexual orientation associates with orgasm frequency in single men and women. Researchers collected responses via a 2011 online questionnaire from 6,151 men and women between the ages of 21 and 65. They then only analyzed those response of a smaller subsample of 2,850 singles -- including 1,497 men and 1,353 women -- who had sex within the past 12 months.

    Participants were asked to identify their gender, sexual orientation and percentage of time they orgasm with a familiar partner on a scale of zero to 100.

    Although responses from the male participants did not vary much based on sexual orientation -- heterosexual men reported an 85.5 percent orgasm rate, gay men 84.7 percent, and bisexual men 77.6 percent -- responses from women showed notable variation. While heterosexual women reported orgasming 61.6 percent of the time and bisexual women reported 58 percent, lesbian women had the highest orgasm rate at 74.7 percent.

    In the study text, the researchers posit the higher lesbian percentage could be attributed to factors such as "self-identified lesbian women are more comfortable and familiar with the female body and thus, on average, are better able to induce orgasm in their female partners." Other reasonings include: length of the sexual encounter, attitude towards gender, sexual roles during intercourse and possible hormonal differences.

    Author Justin R. Garcia, MS, PhD, who is an assistant professor of gender studies and a director at the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, explained the implications of the findings further in an email to The Huffington Post.

    "Little is known about orgasm occurrences among women and men of varied sexual orientations across the adult lifespan," he said. "Understanding the factors that influence variation in orgasm occurrence among sexual minority populations may assist in tailoring behavioral therapies for those of different sexual orientations."

    'Stop The Beauty Madness' Brands Ads With Brutally Honest Messages

    It's a psychological itch that the most enlightened, successful and even beautiful women still tend to scratch: if I look better, I am better.

    Now one campaign is trying to convince others to break free from that line of thought. The Stop The Beauty Madness campaign wants you to "feel like you've been socked in the gut" when you see its jarringly frank ads, says its founder Robin Rice.

    Stop The Beauty Madness is a series of 25 advertisements branded with honest messages that highlight the true "madness" involved in creating and meeting beauty standards. Rice, an author and the founder of Be Who You Are Productions, started the campaign to challenge an internalized belief that a woman's beauty determines her value.

    Rather than attempt to fit more diverse types of women into an already narrow definition of beauty, Stop The Beauty Madness questions the value we place on beauty in the first place. "My main mission is to say if women are worried about their weight and their looks to the point that they're not actually putting themselves in the world, then we're missing out on some really extraordinary individuals and some really important conversations we need to be having," Rice told HuffPost. "Women need to be helping the world move in a more beautiful direction -- a genuinely beautiful direction."
    Beauty, Rice reminds us, can be both meticulously arranged or totally accidental. And yet, we privilege "effortless" beauty free of the true effort (and anguish) often required to achieve it, while criticizing those who happen to be very thin for succumbing to beauty standards. "Even if you fit the mold, you get in trouble for fitting the mold," Rice said. "You can't win."

    his double-edged sword is why Stop The Beauty Madness takes a broad approach, addressing all elements of a woman's appearance from race, to age, to weight, to several at once. "Naturally thin women, or women who choose to work out and have really buff bodies, or elderly women, are not excluded from this conversation. They get their own backlash," Rice said.

    The campaign intentionally uses stock photos, the type of images used to illustrate many glossy magazine articles. "We wanted to use what was out there," Rice told HuffPost. "There's not lot of stock photos of African-American women compared to white women. There's not a lot of edgy photographs of women. There were countless pictures of women on scales trying to lose weight. That shapes our conversation," she said.

    Britney Spears' 'Alien' Without Auto-Tune Is Not Meant To Be Heard

    This might not be the first time we've heard a Britney Spears track without any Auto-Tune enhancement, but it doesn't mean it makes us cringe any less this time around.

    On July 2, the unedited vocal version of Spears' track "Alien," off of her most recent album, "Britney Jean," leaked. As the video picked up steam, track producer William Orbit posted a statement Monday, July 7, explaining that the track is a vocal warm-up session, not Spears' final take.

    "I'd like to affirm that ANY singer when first at the mic at the start of a long session can make a multitude of vocalisations in order to get warmed up," Orbit wrote. "Warming up is essential if you’re a pro, as it is with a runner doing stretches, and it takes a while to do properly. I’ve heard all manner of sounds emitted during warm-ups. The point is that it is not supposed to be shared with millions of listeners.

    "A generous singer will put something down the mic to help the engineer get their systems warmed up and at the right level, maybe whilst having a cup of herb tea and checking through lyrics before the session really kicks off. It’s not expected to be a ‘take.'"

    Listen to the track below, and decide for yourself whether this is a warm-up or the real deal.

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