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What makes someone agree to be the 'other woman'? And what's the fallout?

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What do Angelina Jolie, Claire Danes, and LeAnn Rimes have in common? They've all been rumoured to be the "other woman", providing on-the-side action for seemingly happy, married, or attached men. Widely publicised, the outcomes of their alleged affairs were similar, with all three nabbing their taken men for themselves - at least for now. But while celebrity "other women" are often known as sexy seductresses, in reality, it can be a very messy affair.

So what motivates a girl to sleep with a guy who's already taken?

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