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'The Mansion' on YouTube lands from Germany with high ambition
'The Mansion' on YouTube lands from Germany with high ambition

Like a little sister sneaking up on her older brothers, 20-year-old Kelly Svirakova inched closer to her housemates Valentin Rahmel and Erik Range, hoping to go unnoticed. It was an 80-degree day in West Hollywood and the friends were taking advantage of their backyard — Range lounged on a couch checking his laptop while Rahmel strummed a guitar. Then they felt something hit the backs of their heads: Foam arrows. A direct strike. Svirakova held her plastic archery bow with a look of satisfaction. Rahmel didn't hesitate to chase after Svirakova. Payback time: One, two, three — splash! Range, 37, and Rahmel, 30, grabbed Svirakova and threw her into the pool. She let...

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