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TO BE IN LOVE

After her marriage fell apart, Countess LuAnn de Lesseps looked for love in all the wrong places, until she introduced the world to her new beau – and her new beau to the world of reality TV. "He didn't even own a television when he met me," she says of Jacques Azoulay. "I've been a terrible influence on him."