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Heidi Klum Off Project Runway; On the Beach (photos!)

Heidi Klum Off Project Runway; On the Beach (photos!) 1Heidi Klum was conspicuously absent when Lifetime announced the judges for “Project Runway’s” all star challenge, replaced by model Angela Lindvall. So what did Heidi do, go into hiding?

Not exactly. Heidi hit the beach in the south of France where she could hardly be missed. She sunbathed topless and looked totally relaxed.

Heidi, 38, who has given birth to four children, looked stunning and, yes, they are real and spectacular.

A relaxing beach holiday in Corsica seemed just the right move after tumultuous negotiations with Bravo over the show.

Heidi reportedly pulled out after the cable network refused to meet her salary demands.

So, Lifetime decided to go with a whole new lineup of judges. Also gone are Michael Kors and Nina Garcia.

Replacing them are designer Isaac Mizrahi, previously of Bravo’s “The Fashion Show,” and Marchesa’s Georgina Chapman.

Joining them is Marie Claire editor Joanna Coles who will mentor the contestants

That’s right no Tim Gunn.

While Klum is off the all-star challenge, she will return for “Project Runway,” which the German supermodel has hosted since its debut.

While Heidi lounges on a beach holiday, the production company is now shooting the eight-episode “Project Runway All Stars” in New York City.

The contestants include: Kenley Collins, Michael Costello, Gordana Gehlhausen, Mondo Guerra, Mila Hermanovski, Kara Janx, Elisa Jiminez, April Johnston, Rami Kashou, Austin Scarlett, Jerell Scott,  Kathleen “Sweet P” Vaughn and Anthony Williams.

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