She’s frolicked with Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams on “Blurred Lines”, walked the runway for Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week, and played Ben Affleck’s mistress in Gone Girl. Now, British-American actress and model Emily Ratajkowski is undertaking her greatest role yet — that of Dima Bilan’s love interest.

She joins an illustrious group. Dima’s past co-stars include an Olympic figure skater, a human-piano hybrid and Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova. The unlikely coupling takes place in the official video for the Eurovision 2008 winner’s latest single “Inseparable”. Filmed in Los Angeles, Dima is a photographer and Emily is his muse. The pair ooze sartorial glamour as they lounge about a massive mansion and cavort in its luscious grounds. Overtime they grow apart, and eventually Dima is only left with his pictures and memories. Despite the storytelling, the project feels more like a summer campaign for a high-end fashion brand rather than a music video. It doesn’t help that the whole thing appears to have been shot through an array of Instagram filters.

The song itself is typical Dima. Typical in the sense that we’ve heard it countless times before. For a non-Russian speaker, oblivious to the subtleties of the language, its virtually indistinguishable from vast chunks of his back catalogue — a languid mid-tempo ballad sung well. The “Believe” hitmaker is much more exciting when he ventures away from this pop balladry template, as we experienced with his Alien 24 side-project.

Dima Bilan “Inseparable” (Official Video)

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eurana
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eurana

Dima is the best. The only one winner of ESC for Russia.

Maru fr
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Maru fr

fikri
Look on YouTube “Sergey Lazarev Dima Bilan – Love story”!

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The Brightest Falling Star

@Mario = Legend

Slovenia was my favorite too last year 🙂

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@Mario = Legend
Me too, I would also boycott

Anton
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Anton

Who is she. I see her for the first time. The song is typical russian pop, nothing special.

Elina
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Elina

The new song is perfect! Yes it’s so “Dima” but that why he is lovable and recognizable ..because his songs are full of love and pain..I found the video very good just not at his other videos’ levels…

Mario = Legend
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Mario = Legend

Thank you to all. Shame as they had the best song last year for me. The rules that are new are very bad however. I do not blame them as I would do the same. 🙁

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karminowe.usta

In my opinion Dima`s new song is catchy and very good. I really like Dima Bilan. I have got few Dima`s CDs. Protiv pravil is my favourite album. The latest Dima`s song were good but not amazing. This song is better. I hope Dima would sing only amazing songs:) He has incredible vocal:)

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@Mario = Legend

They say that they don’t like the changes to the contest rules by the EBU. You can see it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junior_Eurovision_Song_Contest_2016
I expected them to take part again because last year they did very well but I guess I was wrong.

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@Mario = Legend, boycott because of new rules

fikri
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fikri

@maru fr: uhh what? they’re nothing alike.

dima is looking good these days.

Oxana
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Oxana

not bad. sometimes Dima can surprise with his song. like here in blind auditions for Russian Voice. you think you know him, but jury haven’t recognized his voice 🙂

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5vKZzbgjQU

Mario = Legend
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Mario = Legend

Why has Slovenia withdrawn from the junior ESC?

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Participating countries so far (8): The Netherlands, Bulgaria, Albania, Belarus, Russia, Georgia, Malta (of course) and Ireland.

Non-participating countries so far (5): Denmark, Norway, Latvia, Slovenia (withdrawal) and Greece. I’m sad my country (Greece) won’t participate this year either 🙁

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But Greece withdraw. They didn’t reach Utopia

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I heard that Georgia confirm JESC participation. No surprise, while they are one of the 6 only countries(Georgia, Armenia, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and The Netherlands) taking JESC super serious whatsoever.

Zoomy
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Zoomy

I wonder why Dima’s experimental indie-pop band Alien-24 did not manage to get popularity. They are awesome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDzn3Z5dMNU

Zoomy
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Zoomy

@Maru fr Of course they don’t

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Maru fr

A lot of people in Russia confused Dima and Sergey earlier!!! (their appearance and their voices) They look similar???

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Emily Ratajkowski is a beautiful Jewish model / actress she is perfect !