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Cindy Crawford and AOL Host Valentine Events

DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 11, 1999 -- Special Area for February includes a live chat on February 12 and weekly features from Ms. Crawford. America Online's Women's Channel and Cindy Crawford have teamed up to create a month-long Valentine's Special. This special area is an "Only on AOL" feature, and can be found at Keyword: Cindy. It includes:

4 special insights from Cindy about her most romantic travel experiences.

a live chat with Cindy on Friday, February 12, at 6 PM ET (Keyword: AOL Live).

a link to Cindy's website, www.cindy.com.

a special offer for AOL members that allows them to join Cindy.com for $14.95 a year instead of the regular price of $39.95.

"For a great many American women, Cindy isn't just a model --- she's a role model who has successfully combined fashion and business, glamor and marriage," says Michelle Madhok, Director of the AOL Women's Channel. "And for many men, she's the ultimate Valentine, combining the flash of a supermodel and the friendliness of the 'girl next door.' She's an ideal choice as a Valentine's partner for us." Ms. Crawford is bridging the gap between Celebrities and the Internet. Articles in the New York Times (January 24, 1999) and Yahoo! Internet Life (February 10, 1999) have recognized Cindy Crawford and her Internet initiative with her official website, www.cindy.com. "It's been great connecting with fans via my site, www.cindy.com," says Crawford, "And I'm very pleased now to spend February online at AOL."

About Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford is one of the most recognizable faces in the world, having appeared on over 400 magazine covers throughout Europe and the United States. She conquered broadcast journalism as host of MTV's "House of Style" for six years, and also guest hosted for ABC and NBC. Cindy has an exclusive, three-year development and promotional deal with ABC. She has also produced several top selling fitness videos, and is well known as an international spokesperson for Revlon and for her annual calendars. Last year, Cindy entered into a relationship representing Omega watches worldwide.

America Online, Inc., based in Dulles, Virginia, is the world's leader in branded interactive services and content.
America Online, Inc. operates two worldwide Internet online services: America Online, with more than 16 million members; and CompuServe, with approximately 2 million members. America Online, Inc. also operates AOL Studios, the world's leading creator of original interactive content. Other branded Internet services operated by America Online, Inc. include AOL.COM, the world's most accessed Web site from home; Digital City, Inc., the No. 1 branded local content network and community guide on AOL and the Internet; AOL NetFind, AOL's comprehensive guide to the Internet; AOL Instant Messenger, an instant messaging tool available on both AOL and the Internet; and ICQ, an instant communications and chat technology on the Internet.

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America Online, Inc., Dulles
Kathie Lentz, 703/265-3286
KEYWORD: VIRGINIA