09/24/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

David Blaine Defies Hamptons Lifeguards, Swims In Turbulent Surf

Magician David Blaine, who famously survived seven days submerged in a water tank, was escorted out of the ocean yesterday by two furious lifeguards in the Hamptons who had warned him to stay on shore.

One of the lifeguards, who asked to remain anonymous, said the celebrity daredevil disregarded strict advisories to stay out of the waters churned up by Hurricane Bill, and dived in with two pals at Necox Beach in Watermill.

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