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McDonald's says Spears, N'Sync knew they were breaking strike

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Teen pop singers Britney Spears and N'Sync knew they were crossing the picket line to shoot McDonald's Corp. commercials breaking the week of July 24, said a spokesman for the burger giant.

"Yes, we knew and so did they,'' the spokesman said. He further denied reports earlier this week in Hollywood trade papers that the adolescent stars were misled into believing that the Canadian-shot commercials wouldn't be in violation of the commercial actors strike.

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Copyright July 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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