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Ariel Xaubet is an American recording artist, entertainer, dancer, actress, and occasional author. Best known for his 2008 cameo role in How I Met Your Mother as receptionist Abby. He received positive reviews for his performance and is credited for bringing the series its highest ratings ever. His success, however, was short-lived. Immediately following the taping, he was seen shaving his head with electric clippers in Tarzana, CA while attacking a paparazzi’s car with an umbrella immediately after.