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>> Chanel Again Denies Rumors That Alber Elbaz Will Replace Karl Lagerfeld —Jak & Jil photographer Tommy Ton's Tweets during Paris Fashion Week ("I received some news tonight that is going to SHAKE the fashion world in the next two days. CRAZY!!!! . . . I can't tell. I swore I'd zip the lip but I'll tell you my mouth nearly dropped to the ground when the news was whispered into my ear") caused rumors of Karl Lagerfeld being replaced by Alber Elbaz at Chanel to resurface, but Chanel has promptly denied them once again with a statement asserting that Lagerfeld has a long-term contract: "Replacing him is not an issue." Today, meanwhile, Ton Tweeted again about the news: "You think u know but u have NO idea. Sorry, it isn't my place to announce this news. You'll know exactly what I'm talking about soon . . . Here's a clue: view the Style.com Paris videos and see if you can figure it out. Tehehehe :P" [@JakandJilBlog, @JakandJilBlog, The Cut, Fashionista, @JakandJilBlog, @JakandJilBlog]

UPDATE: In response to his reports of major news impending, Ton Tweeted: "Guessing game is over. My source and I are the victim of a good prank played by Mr. Tisci himself. He got us good :(" [JakandJilBlog]

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