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Seahorse Talks Swimming Off ‘Masked Singer,’ Taking Home Some Mementos

Alas, it wasn’t enough to save her rhinestone-encrusted skin, so when the horse head came off it revealed singer/actress/producer/songwriter and season nine American Idol semi-finalist Tori Kelly. It capped a pretty epic 2020 for Kelly, who recently followed-up her quarantine EP Solitude with her first Christmas album, the 13-track A Tori Kelly Christmas.

Billboard spoke to Kelly before she was sent packing to find out why she will always hold a little piece of the glittery sea monster in her heart.

How did you end up on this show? Were you a fan?

My dad was a big fan and it was so out there and crazy that I hesitated at first. I didn’t just want to say yes to say yes right away. But then I realized it could be a really fun opportunity to get out of my comfort zone and do something that’s not so safe. I

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‘He is in a swimming pool!’

Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre has hit out at the decision to award Lazio a penalty in their 1-1 Champions League draw on Wednesday. 

After Raphael Guerreiro had opened the scoring for Dortmund in the 44th minute, Lazio were handed a lifeline in the 67th minute after Nico Schulz was ruled to have fouled Sergej Milinkovic-Savic in the box as he went to clear the ball.

Replays showed little contact between the two as the Lazio midfielder seemingly made the most of the incident. The spot-kick was allowed to stand however, with Ciro Immobile making no mistake with his penalty. 

Neither side would then be able to find a winner as Favre’s side secured their spot in the knockout stages with a point, but the coach was left to rue what was a controversial penalty decision in favour of Lazio. 

“We had our chances to score the second goal. Then

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Hear Britney Spears’ Previously Unreleased Track ‘Swimming in the Stars’

RCA Records has unearthed a previously unreleased Britney Spears track, “Swimming in Stars,” to celebrate the pop star’s 39th birthday.

Spears recorded “Swimming in the Stars” during the sessions for her 2016 album, Glory, and the track was written by Matthew Koma, Dan Book, and Alexei Misoul. It boasts a big drum pop groove, which anchors a wash of atmospheric synths and Spears’ unmistakable vocals as she croons, “So let’s go/Swimming in the stars tonight/And we’ll go/Shimmer in the diamond lights/We’ll dive in/Headfirst, all the way down/In gravity’s arms we’ll drown/The world is ours.”

Along with the digital release, “Swimming the Stars” will be available as a special 12-inch vinyl single exclusively at Urban Outfitters. Per a press release, the single will include other previously unreleased Spears tracks, as well as unreleased images. The record is available to preorder and will be available in UO stores starting Friday, December

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‘World’s deepest’ swimming pool opens in Poland

Scuba divers can plunge to brand new depths without setting foot in the ocean thanks to a multi-million dollar facility that’s just opened in Poland.

Divers take the plunge at the world's deepest swimming pool, which launched in Poland last month.

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Divers take the plunge at the world’s deepest swimming pool, which launched in Poland last month.

With a depth of over 45 meters (around 148 feet) Deepspot is claimed to be the world’s deepest swimming pool, containing 8,000 cubic meters of water — more than 20 times the amount as a 25-meter pool.

Intended as a training and practice site for divers of all levels, it cost an estimated $10.6 million to bring to life and the construction process took over two years.

The impressive structure is fitted with a simulated “blue hole” running down to its deepest point, and even contains a small shipwreck, as well as artificial underwater caves and Mayan ruins for divers to explore.

Diver’s paradise


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FSU student in intensive care unit after injuring spinal cord while swimming in Naples

a person sitting on a bed: Eden Schroeder, 18, a Florida State University student was severely injured in a swimming accident in Naples on Nov. 27, 2020.

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Eden Schroeder, 18, a Florida State University student was severely injured in a swimming accident in Naples on Nov. 27, 2020.

A Florida State student is in the intensive care unit after her spinal cord was severely injured in a swimming accident in Naples.  

Eden Schroeder, 18, was visiting friends in Naples while on her winter break before she was supposed to go home to Georgia.  

The accident occurred on Friday while Eden was out boating near Keewaydin Island with her friends. She dove off the boat without realizing how shallow the water was and hit her head on the bottom of the ocean. 

Eden was floating in the water after she hit her head. She told her friends she could not feel her legs.  

Eden’s friends loaded her back onto the vessel and boated back to the fuel docks at Bayview Park,

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Laura Jane Grace Turns ‘The Swimming Pool Song’ Into a Slasher Film for the Covid-19 Era

Masked killers are a common trope in horror movies — a concept Laura Jane Grace flips on its head for the Covid-19 age in the video for “The Swimming Pool Song.”

The brief slasher movie, directed by Emulsion Lab, starts with a bloodied woman in a flowered dress (poet Hannah Gamble) fleeing a figure in black across a barren field. When the woman falls to her knees and the masked figure (Grace) draws near, we see Gamble laughing as Grace retreats toward the camera, cocking a finger at the viewer. It’s a nice bit of experimental theater that seems to turn the victim into the monster, and the monster into the pursued.

“Like how in a dream, sometimes whatever fear it is that you’re running from isn’t actually anything to be afraid of at all,” Grace says of the video. “Or like how in life sometimes we couldn’t be more

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Susannah Constantine, 58, wows in two skimpy swimsuits as she enjoys wild swimming

Susannah Constantine, 58, wows in two skimpy swimsuits as she enjoys a day of wild swimming in freezing temperatures

Susannah Constantine embraced the freezing temperatures on Wednesday as she enjoyed a spot of wild swimming.

The Strictly star, 58, proudly shared a snap on her Instagram page as she posed in a bright blue swimsuit by the ocean near her West Sussex home. 

The star also wore a red costume as she took a dip in a lake, documenting the swim on her Instagram Stories.

Looking fab! Susannah Constantine, 58, embraced the freezing temperatures on Wednesday as she enjoyed a spot of wild swimming

Susannah told her followers she wanted to test the temperature of the lake before diving in, exclaiming ‘f**k me’ as she realised it was just four degrees.


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Susannah Constantine braves freezing water to go wild swimming

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Susannah Constantine is a braver woman than the rest of us as she filmed herself taking a dip outdoors in the freezing December weather. 

The fashion guru, 58, donned a red swimming costume as she told her followers on Instagram about her plans to take a dip in the icy water and go wild swimming. 

She said on her story: ‘We’re going into the lake and I’m just going to check the temperature, which is four degrees… f**k me.’

Susannah was seen putting on a pair of warm gloves as well as her swimming shoes to protect her extremities from the temperatures as she added:‘Right, I’m getting in. 

‘I mean it’s so cold you can see my breath, I don’t know if I’m going to be able to do this today. Four

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