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Dancing With the Stars Hunk Gilles Marini Featured in 10% and PROVOCATEUR Calendars
Sole Remaining Guy on the Wildly Popular TV Show Competes for the Crown This Week

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Los Angeles, California, May 18th, 2009 - Fans of the sexy Gilles Marini from the wildly popular TV show Dancing With the Stars on ABC can find him featured in multiple images within the award-winning 2009 wall calendar Magnifique published by 10%, and the Bedtime Stories 2009 wall calendar published by PROVOCATEUR. Marini is favored by many to win the reality show competition this week against Shawn Johnson and Melissa Rycroft. He and partner Cheryl Burke earned perfect marks for their performances last Monday.

Both calendars feature photography by internationally acclaimed French photographer Fred Goudon. Marini met Goudon in Paris when he was young, and Goudon introduced him to the world of modeling. In June, PROVOCATEUR will publish a 2010 wall calendar called Masculinity featuring Goudon's work.

Marini exploded onto the scene as Dante, the casanova living in the beach house next door to Kim Cattrall's Samantha in the Sex and the City movie, a role that has earned him international recognition. Though people went to the theatres to see Carrie, Samantha, Miranda and Charlotte, they left with one thing on their mind... Marini's shower scene.

Marini will next be seen as Vanessa Redgrave's husband on FX's Nip/Tuck. He has appeared on TV in Ugly Betty, Dirty, Sexy Money, Criminal Minds, Windfall, and in several soap operas including The Bold and the Beautiful and Passions. His recent film credits include One and the Other (L'Une et L'Autre), Pirates of the Caribbean 3, and The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down.

Marini has appeared in many TV commercials and print ads for companies like Budweiser, Clairol, Coca Cola, Ross, Chrysler, Fila, GNC, Infiniti, Mervins, Avon, Lord & Taylor and Robinsons-May. Marini was born in Grasse, France. He currently resides in California with his wife Carole, son Georges, and daughter Juliana.

Customers can purchase the calendars featuring Marini online at Amazon.com and 10percent.com. They are also available at local community retailers around the world.

The final performances of Dancing With the Stars will air tonight at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. central), and a winner will be announced tomorrow at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. central) on ABC.

ABOUT FRED GOUDON
Fred Goudon's professional photography career began in the early 1980s in his home country of France. There he studied journalism and communications and worked as a press photographer. In the late 80s, he moved to Los Angeles, California. Though he went to Los Angeles to be a news correspondent for various magazines, he began shooting male models for modeling agencies. Since then, Goudon has specialized in men's beauty and body shots. As a successful photographer, Goudon's portfolio includes successful art photography titles including Bedtime Stories (2000), Aqua (2005) and Sunday Morning (2007). His fourth brand new photobook, Virility, was released in 2008. Goudon's work has been featured in magazines around the world including MM, Sensitif, Voyage G, Entrevue, Refresh, Zero,Blue and DNA. A fourth calendar featuring Goudon's work called Masculinity will be released in June 2009. Goudon's first, LES DIEVX DV STADE 2006, was a successful French release. His second and third calendars, Magnifique 2009 and Bedtime Stories 2009, were published by 10% and PROVOCATEUR. Goudon's portfolio also includes book covers for French versions of Edmund White novels and Bruce McGraw posters.

ABOUT 10%
10% is the leader in providing quality paper products for the gay and lesbian community. Its product lines include greeting cards, calendars, posters, postcards and other paper products. 10% began offering the first greeting cards for the gay community over 10 years ago. And now it still remains the leader in alternative sentiment. With the largest line of gay and lesbian greeting cards in the marketplace, a card can be found from 10% that accommodates most any occasion. People know 10% for the broad range of sentiment reflected in its cards and look for the brand knowing that it reflects the lives of the gay community. 10%'s honors include a nomination as a finalist in the Greeting Card Association's annual Greeting Card Awards. People also know 10% for its outstanding, award-winning collection of wall calendars. As 10% continues to expand its product lines, it becomes more and more a major source for retailers in both the gay and mainstream marketplaces around the world.

ABOUT PROVOCATEUR
PROVOCATEUR began as a world-renowned art magazine specializing in sensual male imagery. The magazine ceased publication in 1997 after printing eight issues. The magazines that were produced were of the highest quality in regards to their content as well as their production, printing and commentaries. The few issues that were printed and sold have become highly collectible and valuable. In 2004, the PROVOCATEUR brand was revived as a line of collectable wall calendars that feature the sensual, fine art photography and illustration that the magazine was known for. Over the recent years, the PROVOCATEUR calendars have showcased the works of both upcoming talent and famous artists such as best-selling author and film director Clive Barker, the legendary gay photographer Tom Bianchi, and internationally acclaimed photographers Renée Jacobs and Fred Goudon.

ABOUT VILLAGE LIGHTHOUSE
Village Lighthouse, Inc. is a leading manufacturer, distributor and retailer of consumer products that specializes in publishing and film distribution. Its wholesale divisions, including 10%, Alluvial, PROVOCATEUR and N10Z (Intense) distribute greeting cards, calendars, books, posters, postcards, movies, magnets, male pheromones, cologne and other paper products internationally to over 500 accounts. Village Lighthouse's retail divisions include 10percent.com, the leading online shopping destination for the gay community, and OutGreetings (outgreetings.com), an e-card and event planning service that caters to the gay and lesbian community. For more information about Village Lighthouse and its divisions, visit its corporate website at VillageLighthouse.com.

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