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CONTENTS I 20 was always sceptical about personal trainers – I mean, do I really need someone to tell me to run further or faster? That was until I had a baby, and was left with a body I no longer recognised. Enter Fabio, a pocket rocket Italian who firmly believed ‘honesty is the best policy’. His initial assessment included the pearler: ‘Your tummy is very –
how do I say this? – flabby’. Yes, that’s exactly how you say it, thanks! He also loved to marvel at how much longer it takes to bounce back after a baby at ‘my age’. But he was just what I needed and six months later, I was back in a bikini (OK, it was a one-piece, but close!). If you want the best fitness and diet tips money can buy – minus the price tag – check out our celebrity trainers special (p30).
The Bachelor’s Richie Strahan on his blissfully happy family with Alex Nation and her son Elijah.
FASHION & BEAUTY PARTY BIBLE
PIA MILLER’S DIET SECRETS
14 after her shock break-up from Orlando Bloom
16 Brad Pitt is set to expose Angelina Jolie’s psychiatric records as they head to court 20 The Bachelor’s Richie Strahan finally meets his ladylove Alex Nation’s son Elijah 24 Cameron Diaz warns Jessie J to stay away from her hubby Benji Madden 26 Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux look to adoption to fulfil their family dream 28 Home and Away hottie Pia Miller’s health and fitness secrets
HAVE YOUR SAY!
30 The professional trainers behind the stars’ incredible bodies reveal how their celeb clients did it 36 As Khloé Kardashian strives for physical perfection, has the reality star gone too far?
FEATURES Singing superstar Rihanna
opens up about love, 40 loyalty and life at the top
44 Lauren Graham & Alexis Bledel spill on what we can expect in the Gilmore Girls reboot, A Year in the Life 48 Amal Clooney is beautiful, smart and successful – and she’s married to George Clooney!
LIFE&STYLE Fashion & beauty:
Your ultimate guide to nailing a stylish silly season 62 Our experts cast their verdict on this week’s best-dressed stars 64 Health: How Jessica Biel got her amazing post-baby bikini bod 66 Food: Make morning tea a treat with these scrummy scones 68 Travel: Holiday like the stars in beautiful Hawaii
THEIsaiah GUIDE Firebrace is this
70 year’s X Factor champion 72 The Weeknd reveals why he split from model Bella Hadid
THEThese MIX lucky celebrity
78 offspring have some big names as their godparents 79 The many reasons why we love Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson 80 The Hollywood A-listers thinking about having a go at the next US presidential election 82 These stunning stars were once beauty pageant queens
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‘I had to stop because I had everything and I was absolutely broken inside,’ Selena said during her emotional award acceptance speech
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Former One Directioner – and now solo artist – Zayn Malik seemed pleased the spotlight was ﬁnally all his
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She might have been the most fashionable one in the room – with a whopping six outﬁt changes – but after impersonating Melania Trump with a cringeworthy Eastern European accent, host Gigi Hadid has been copping backlash for what fans deemed racist jokes.
And she’s back! Selena gets her selﬁe on with a fan
Olivia Munn brought the LOLs with her sidekick TJ Miller. ‘#AMAs meets #OﬃceXmasParty,’ she later joked
FLASH ALERT! After wearing a dress that showed oﬀ her nether regions, Chrissy – who attended with hubby John Legend – apologised to ‘anyone harmed mentally or physically by my hooha’. Why so serious, ladies? Karlie Kloss and Lady Gaga barely cracked a smile at the AMAs
Nina Dobrev and Julianne Hough are just too pretty for words. Stop it. Just stop it
Bruno Mars was all about ‘no hat, no play’ on the night
THE STARS COME C AY AT OUT TO PLA THE AMERICAN ARDS MUSIC AWA
rom Nicki Min naj and Ariana Grand de’s very sexy performaance, to Chrissy Teigen’s eye-popping o outfit, this year’s AM MAs were a mixed bag of fun and a fearlessness. An emotion nal Selena Gomez thanked fans for their support after her recent release r from rehab, saying, ‘If you u are broken, you do not have to stay b broken,’ while Zayn Malik wanted the w world to know (for the one billionth tim me) that he’s no longer in One Direction. ‘This one just has my name on it, right??’ he quipped upon receiving his gong. We get it, dude!
Bella Thorne hit the ‘so lit’ event with her look-alike sister Dani
‘CONGRATS TO ARTIST OF THE YEAR ARIANA GRANDE,’ posted Nicki Minaj of her night’s music partner
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Kim pulled out of a public appearance in New York to rush back to Kanye’s side
KANYE IN CRISIS Following an onstage meltdown and the cancellation of his tour, the ‘erratic’ star was placed on a psychiatric hold.
FEARSFOR KANY THE RAPPER IS HOSPITALISED AFTER A PSYCHOTIC BREAK
riends of Kanye West fear the worst after the 39-year-old rapper was hospitalised in LA for psychiatric evaluation, amid concerns for his own health and safety. Following the cancellation of Ye’s Saint Pablo Tour on November 21 and a week of odd behaviour, police and paramedics were called to celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak’s home when the rapper began ‘acting erratically’ while being assessed by a doctor for severe sleep deprivation. Resistant to be transported to hospital, the rapper was eventually handcuffed to the gurney as he was taken away. ‘He had a psychotic break,’ reveals a friend. ‘There are fears Kanye is having a nervous breakdown,’ another close pal reveals. ‘He’s surrounded by all these crazy people, but there’s nobody he listens to or who can rein him in.’ ‘He’s a mad genius, and he’s spiralling further and further out of control. Basically everything crazy he does is “art,” so he is becoming more and more unpredictable,’ adds the insider. Shortly before details began to emerge of the rapper’s hospitalisation, his wife Kim 6 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
Kardashian, 36, had jetted out of LA to attend the Angel Ball in New York, honouring her late father Robert Kardashian. But while her mum Kris Jenner and sisters Kourtney and Khloé stayed to walk the red carpet, Kim pulled out of the appearance – undoubtedly racing back to LA to be by her man’s side during his time of need. Kanye’s very public meltdown has come at a harrowing time of year for the rapper, whose mother Donda West passed away nine years ago on November 10. This might explain his mental state as he turned on former friends Jay Z and Beyoncé during his performance on November 19, which seemed to be the trigger for his current health crisis. ‘Beyoncé, I was hurt because I hear that you said you wouldn’t perform unless you won Video of the Year over me and over [Drake’s] Hotline Bling,’ Kayne raved, accusing Bey of rigging the MTV Video Music Awards in August. ‘Kanye is very hot-tempered and he’s very reactionary. A lot of times, he speaks before he thinks and he’s very sensitive,’ the friend explains, referring to not only the rapper’s rant, but also his tearful meltdown, during which he
collapsed into the arms of rapper Kid Cudi, who had joined him onstage. Even more disturbing was his insinuation that his former best mate Jay might have him killed. ‘Jay Z – call me, bruh. You still ain’t called me,’ Ye ranted. ‘Jay Z, I know you got killers. Please don’t send them at my head.’ His behaviour has become increasingly bizarre in interviews, too. ‘I don’t think people are going to talk in the future,’ he insisted recently. ‘They’re going to communicate through eye contact, body language, emojis, signs. It’s funny because I’ve made a living off of words, but words get in the way of what you really want to say… thank God for emojis. So often one emoji goes a long way and lets me get on with my whole day.’ For now, it seems industry pressures may have finally pushed Kanye – who ‘often stays up and works for 48 hours at a time’ – over the edge. ‘He’s a notorious workaholic,’ tells another source. ‘The rigours of the tour every night, it really wore him out. All the time spent away from his family has been a stress on him as well. They are the most important to him.’ Get better soon, Yeezy.
James shared this sweet snap of the pair from the Hot Tomato Pool Party on November 12
‘I’ve been sitting here to give y’all my truth even at the risk of my own life. Even at the risk of my own success, my own career,’ Kanye raved
OVER ALREADY? Isabella and Charlie were married in an intimate ceremony early last year after ‘just a few months of dating’.
Kanye to Jay
DON’T KILL ME! Ranting and raving to the Sacramento crowd on November 19, Kanye had Jay Z and Beyoncé in his sights. ‘Sometimes we be playing the politics too much and forget who we are just to win. Beyoncé, I was hurt. I went down seven years on [your]
behalf,’ he said referring to the infamous 2009 VMA dust-up when he interrupted Taylor Swift on stage. He then added, ‘Jay Z, I know you got killers. Please don’t send them at my head. Please call me. Talk to me like a man.’
Just like many Home and Away stars before them, on-screen lovers James Stewart and Isabella Giovinazzo ‘have started dating’. The sizzling romance went viral after the co-stars were seen ‘cosying up’ at an event on the Gold Coast earlier this month, where onlookers say James ‘always had his arm around her’.
But, just like a Home and Away storyline, this romance isn’t without scandal! It’s believed 26-year-old Isabella split from Charlie Ford, her husband of little more than a year, in August – after she secretly married the ﬁlmmaker in 2015. Meanwhile, James, 41, split from ﬁancée Jess Marais in May 2015. DECEMBER 5, 2016 7
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James & Isabella
SURPRISE SEPARATION ‘Shannon is heartbroken – [the split] came as a shock,’ spills a source. ‘Her friends and family think Marc is an idiot because Shannon is a beautiful and kind person.’
Marc’s shock split
HE’SBACK WITH JLO! MARC LIKES WHAT HE SEES!
On the night of the awards show, JLo slipped into three sexy outﬁts. It looks like Marc really approved of the ﬁnal ensemble!
THE SINGER REVEALS BREAK-UP AFTER VERY PUBLIC KISS WITH EX
ess than 24 hours after smooching ex-wife Jennifer Lopez on stage at the Latin Grammy Awards on November 17, Marc Anthony and his current partner – and fourth wife – Shannon De Lima, 28, announced their split. After two years of marriage, the surprising news was confirmed by insiders. But while JLo’s manager Benny Medina insists the diva and her former lover are ‘100 per cent not back together’, their gushy on-stage antics have definitely sparked some interest among fans. The extremely friendly kiss came after 47-yearold Jen paid tribute to the father of her eightyear-old twins, Max and Emme. The star purred to the crowd that Marc, 48, will ‘always be many things in my life – a mentor, a soulmate, a father’. But one insider says there were no romantic motives behind the former lovers’ kiss. ‘They did it just for the fans, and JLo has no desire to get back with Marc at this point.’ Ever since the smooch seen around the world, Marc Anthony has been posting snaps of himself kissing various other people, in what looks suspiciously like a diversion tactic. It’s not working, mate!
A V A I L A B L E E X C L U S I V E LY A T
While it’s not clear exactly who’s doing the bullying backstage, all eyes are on It girl Gigi!
he annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is less than a week away, and Gigi Hadid, 21, is battling bullies in disguise as angels. ‘They’ve frozen Gigi out,’ says a pal. ‘They’re jealous over her silverspoon upbringing and how easy she’s had it – they’ve been slaving away for years, but she dates a couple of pop stars and boom, she’s an It girl? They’re over her.’ They do, however, give the model’s little sister Bella the tick of acceptance because they nastily
Bella’s naturally skinny bod helped her gain a place within the models’ clique
claim she has a naturally thinner figure. Mean Girls alert! ‘She’s been given the industry stamp of approval because she’s naturally much skinnier and more “high fashion”, so the girls accept her,’ the insider explains, making sense of Gigi’s sudden and concerning weight loss. ‘Gigi is convinced she heard one of them making horse noises and laughing at her backstage. They call her fat and overrated,,’ adds the mole.
Gigi has had en nough of beau Zayn M lik’s ’ ex, Litttle Mix star Perrie Edwards w – who w slams the duo in the son ng Shout Out to My E . ‘She thinks the song and the lyrics are immature,’ says y a pal, who claims Gigi d dislikes the newly releaased deleted lyrics, ‘Heaard he been f---ing some model chick… F--- that t boy I’m over it.’ 10 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
Leo’s addict brother hits out
‘I PITY HIM’
The brothers, here in 2009 in better times, are no longer on speaking terms
It’s been years since on drugs. I was slowly shut Adam Farrar spoke to out of his world.’ his superstar little brother As for Leo’s own lifestyle, Leonardo DiCaprio – and Adam says, ‘I see his life now the 45-year-old heroin now, the fact that he’s still addict and repeat criminal doing the partying and has come out saying he hanging out with models, ‘pities’ Leo for his partyand I feel sorry for him. boy lifestyle. ‘Leo and I never had an argument,’ he insists. ‘But he started surrounding himself with DIFFERENT people that PATHS didn’t want ‘I’ve been with the same me around. woman for 17 years and He’s the have a kid, but Leo’s still a biggest star playboy,’ says Adam, who in the world in fact lost custody of and there’s his daughter in me, messed up 2014.
‘I’M PROUD OF MY SURGERY’
She once claimed she’d had a nose job for a medical condition, but actress Kaley Cuoco, 31, has now come clean about her much smaller schnoz – and more! ‘Years ago, I had my nose done and my boobs – best thing I ever did,’ she admits. ‘Recently I had a ﬁller in a line in my neck I’ve had since I was 12. As much as you want to love your inner self… I’m sorry, you also want to look good.’ Controversial? Perhaps. But we say good on her for owning it!
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MENTAL HEALTH BATTLE
Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife Brooke Mueller was hospitalised for a mental health assessment after a series of disturbing events came to a head mid-November. ‘On the morning of November 16, dispatchers with the Utah Department of Public Safety received a welfare check call from a woman claiming to be the mother of Brooke Mueller,’ Utah police announced in a statement, following reports that Brooke, 39, was seen ‘swinging’ at her and Charlie’s seven-year-old twins, Max and Bob, at a car wash with the family’s nanny. A night earlier, Brooke was seen barefoot at a bar, arguing with the nanny – her sons in tow – while looking for a cigarette. Charlie and the police were instantly informed after bar staﬀ recognised her, but the troubled mother evaded police. A regular at US rehab facilities, the drug and alcohol addict – who has full custody of the Sheen twins – was taken to a nearby hospital for evaluation, and insiders say the ordeal happened because she simply, ‘went oﬀ of her medications’. The latest incident comes months after Charlie, 51, asked the courts to reduce the amount of child support he pays to Brooke.
Denise ‘THE KIDS
ARE UNWELL’ Charlie’s ex-wife Denise Richards, who had temporary custody of Bob and Max in 2014, voiced concerns for their wellbeing. ‘They displayed violent anger that was uncontrollable… [and] complete detachment from any emotion,’ she revealed. 12 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
Ada and her new beau Adam (top) were recently spotted kissing during a romantic date in Surry Hills, Sydney
One year after her painful split from husband Chrys Xipolitas, 39-year-old Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou has found love again, stepping out with her new beau, businessman Adam Rigby. g y ‘Ada has had such a rough two years – ﬁrst with [her second son] Harrison’s passing, and then her breakup with Chrys,’ says an insider. But her new man is making her smile again. ‘It’s After nine years of marriage, Ada and still early days but Chrys called it you can tell he’s really quits in February making her happy.’
Naya and Ryan said their focus is now on son Josey. ‘We will continue to be great co-parenting partners for him’
Ian Thorpe is following his heart to the City of Love after boyfriend Ryan Channing took an ‘internship’ to work in Paris. Magniﬁque!
BACK ON Insiders say Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx have revived their downlow love, ‘and have been together as recently as this week’.
Naya is seeking primary custody of their 14-monthold son Josey. ‘Our priority is and always will be our beautiful son,’ the parents shared in a statement.
FILES FOR DIVORCE!
Naya Rivera is divorcing her husband Ryan Dorsey after just two years of marriage. The split comes as a shock to fans, who saw Naya, 29, praise her ‘best friend’ and ‘baby daddy’ Ryan on his 33rd birthday back in July. But their short union hasn’t been without scandal. In her new tell-all book, Sorry Not Sorry, Naya admitted to having an abortion
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during a brief relationship with Ryan back in 2010 (the couple split and then reunited). ‘When I made that decision, I made it by myself, as I feel is the case for a lot of women, and I did not share it with Ryan at the time,’ she explained, claiming that Ryan understood her decision when they reunited in 2014, after she split with rapper ﬁancé Big Sean.
Ricky Martin will marry his beau Jwan Yosef after the Latin crooner proposed on bended knee. Congrats!
TOOLIES! At the ripe old ages of 25 and 29, Jesinta and Buddyy Franklin are taking g part in Schoolies Week… by accident! Mr and Mrs Franklin, who managed to keep their honeymoon location a secret for some time, have been chilling on the Gold Coast since e their surprise wedding earlier this month. DECEMBER 5, 2016 13
OK! NEWS ‘Orlando and Katy fought a lot about commitment and children,’ says an insider. ‘Orlando just wasn’t ready to settle down with her’
ORLANDO BLOOM ENDS THINGS WITH KATY PERRY – INSIDE THEIR PAINFUL BREAK-UP
hey didn’t seem like a couple on the verge of breaking up. Katy Perry and boyfriend Orlando Bloom went all out for Kate Hudson’s annual Halloween party on October 28. She donned prosthetics to transform into Hillary Clinton, while he dressed like Donald Trump. But just one week later, the couple were spotted leaving Philadelphia’s Vedge restaurant
looking sombre. ‘They couldn’t hide their problems any longer,’ an insider tells OK!. ‘They put up a good front when they showed up to Kate’s party, but behind the scenes they have been fighting for weeks. They both want different things.’ Sadly, now it’s over. Eleven months after a flirtatious meeting at a Golden Globes afterparty ignited a passionate romance, the pop star, 32, and the actor, 39, have called it quits. ‘Not long after Halloween, Orlando confessed to pals that he’d decided to end their relationship,’ says the insider. ‘He claimed that he’s just not ready to get
married and have babies.’ But a friend of Katy’s insists the singer’s the one who did the dumping: ‘She said they were on different life paths and as much as she likes him, it’s time to move on.’ Either way, Katy – who cancelled a November 11 performance in China citing ‘a family emergency’ and was spotted out in LA alone on November 17, the same day Orlando turned up alone at hotspot Craig’s restaurant – is devastated. ‘She’s at her lowest point right now,’ says a Katy insider. ‘She thought this was the real deal. She’s heartbroken.’ She wanted too much, too soon. The two
SHE THOUGHT THIS WAS THE REAL DEAL. SHE’S HEARTBROKEN
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DUMPED BY ORLANDO
SHE’S SO UNLUCKY IN LOVE
THE BAD BOY Katy split from Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie McCoy, 35, in 2008 after two years of dating amid his spiralling addiction issues and her growing success. ‘I chose drugs over our relationship,’ he admits.
THE EX-HUSBAND After barely a year of dating and just 14 months of marriage, British comedian Russell Brand, 41, told Katy via text message on New Year’s Eve 2011 that he was ﬁling for divorce.
had been planning to spend Thanksgiving with her parents, says a friend of Orlando’s, then head to Europe to visit with his parents, before making their way to Paris for a romantic getaway. But Katy is ‘starting to hear her biological clock tick’, says her friend, ‘so when she started broaching the subject of starting a family with Orlando, it seemed like a natural progression to her. But not so much to him.’ Orlando just isn’t ready for such a serious commitment. ‘He has a young son [Flynn, five] with his ex-wife [Miranda Kerr, 33] and is in no hurry to have more children. So he put the brakes on Katy’s suggestions real fast. He told her point-blank that it’s not something he’s willing to do at this point in his life.’ Insecurities also damaged the relationship. Katy, who divorced comedian Russell Brand in 2012, was ‘furious’, an insider said at the
time, when Orlando made headlines in May after being photographed getting close with a then-23-year-old Selena Gomez at a Las Vegas club. ‘Katy has trust issues because she’s dated so many Lotharios. She’d regularly call and text Orlando while he was away, which would drive him crazy,’ says the insider. But Orlando has a jealous streak, too. ‘Katy ran into her ex John Mayer at Drake’s 30th birthday party [on October 23], which Orlando didn’t attend, and they ended up deep in conversation. It didn’t go over well with Orlando when he found out the two of them had been hanging out.’ Still, Katy and Orlando find it hard to stay away from each other. ‘He deeply loves her,’ says the Katy insider, who doesn’t rule out a reunion between the two. ‘He just couldn’t give Katy what she wanted right now.’
THE BABY DADDY While Katy was dating producer Diplo, 38, in 2014, the Grammy winner – who’s also an electronic music artist – welcomed his second child, son Lazer, with on/oﬀ girlfriend Kathryn Lockhart.
THE LADIES’ MAN Katy dated John Mayer, 39, on and oﬀ until 2015. ‘Beautiful mind, tortured soul,’ she says. ‘I do have to ﬁgure out why I am attracted to these broken birds.’
OK! NEWS DESPERATE MEASURES
Brad is prepared to go to any length necessary to ensure he doesn’t lose his kids – and that means revealing Ange’s tumultuous mental health history.
! D E S O P X E
ANGELINA’S PSYCH RECORDS
The star is heartbroken at the thought of his kids being turned against him
Security staffer tells
‘THE KIDS WON’T CALL HIM DADDY’ Brad’s relationship with his six children is crumbling before his eyes, claims Kris Herzog, the family bodyguard who also takes care of Angelina’s estranged father Jon Voight. ‘Brad is so angry. From what I have heard from Brad and Jon, even the kids are turning against him. He’s alleging they won’t even speak to him and they won’t call him Daddy. They’ve had two meetings with Los Angeles family services, and in both none of the kids would talk to him. He stormed out of the second one really angry; it was the straw that broke the camel ’ says. ‘This ﬁght is going nuclea Brad hopes that as the custo battle unfolds, his children will see him for the man he is – their loving father. ‘Brad has a lot of things he could say in response to all the mudslinging that has come his way,’ a friend says, ‘but he’s biting his tongue because the kids are his main interest and he never wanted to play dirty.’
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BRAD IS SET TO SPILL ANGE’S SECRETS AS THEY HEAD TO COURT
ngelina Jolie blindsided Brad Pitt just two months ago, filing for divorce, demanding sole custody of their six kids, and painting him as an unfit father in the press. But while Brad was cleared in early November by the LA County Department of Children and Family Services of any wrongdoing, the war between the estranged lovers is about to explode – and he has a powerful secret weapon at the ready. ‘Brad is formally in the process of getting Angelina’s psych records from when she was hospitalised at UCLA,’ an insider close to the situation tells OK! exclusively. ‘It was a very difficult time in Angie’s life, but Brad thinks it’s absolutely relevant.’ That ‘difficult time’ came not long before Ange’s 2000 wedding to Oscar-winner Billy Bob Thornton, when she suffered a breakdown after not being able to reach him. ‘I ended up going crazy because I thought I actually lost him,’ she told Larry King in 2001. ‘I didn’t realise how bad it was
Kris (inset) claims the children have turned on doting dad Brad, here with Knox
until [my mum] kind of said, “What’s wrong with you?” I was just hysterical. I didn’t want to be suicidal. I didn’t want to do anything to try to hurt myself.’ So on her doctor’s advice, she was admitted to UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and placed on a three-day psychiatric hold. ‘I was in a 73-hour hold not to hurt myself or others,’ Angelina confessed. Now, more than 16 years later, it’s come back to haunt her, as she prepares to face off against her estranged husband. For the most part, Brad has remained publicly silent about Angelina. But behind the scenes, he is ready to use his partner of 12 years’ mental health history in his fight for joint legal and physical custody of Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, eight. ‘He’s very conflicted about getting Angie’s psych records, but feels he has no other choice but to expose her secrets,’ says the insider. Also allegedly in Brad’s bag of tricks are more than 100 hours of taped confessions exposing Ange’s ‘manic drug rages’ and
dangerous sexual tendencies. ‘Brad said she was like two people,’ reveals a mole. ‘She would break things and say that she would harm herself. She had a very violent side.’ Brad feels Angelina’s mental health history is important, given her recent behaviour. ‘She has been acting so erratically,’ the source explains. ‘This isn’t the person Brad fell in love with, and he thinks there is something very serious going on with her mental health.’ In fact, her continued insistence that Brad was an unfit parent speaks to her mental state. ‘Even though DCFS cleared him, she is refusing to accept the findings,’ says the insider. She also insists he crossed the line with Allied co-star Marion Cotillard. ‘It’s really consumed Angelina. She has had many breakdowns over her suspicions,’ says the source. ‘At one point, she was even sure that Marion, who’s well into her second trimester with her second child with her long-time partner [director Guillaume Canet], was actually pregnant with Brad’s baby.’
SHE WOULD BREAK THINGS AND SAY THAT SHE WOULD HARM HERSELF
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MARION HITS BACK
‘This situation is spiralling and aﬀecting people I love,’ the star said of the rumours she and Brad were having an aﬀair. ‘I don’t give energy to this.’
‘It’s always [an] awkward situation, but it’s also a very fun situation, because it’s awkward,’ Marion says of ﬁlming sex scenes with Brad
Angelina visited the International Criminal Court in April this year, before releasing her video on behalf of the court on November 18
RETURNS TO THE SPOT LIGHT On November 18, Angelina made her ﬁrst public appearance since the split (above). She was launching the International Criminal Court’s new policy to protect children of war via video – which is ironic, considering her battle to protect the ‘health and safety’ of her own kids from ‘abusive’ Brad (who has since been cleared of any abuse). ‘Mankind owes children,’ she says in the short social media clip. ‘There can be no complete justice without consideration for the victims… we know we aren’t giving the best to children.’ Angie hasn’t been seen in public since October 16, which was the ﬁrst time she’d made an appearance since ﬁling for divorce in September. The new video, however, comes hot on the heels of Brad’s return to the spotlight to promote his new ﬁlm Allied. He thanked fans for ‘all the support’ at his LA premiere. 18 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
The stunning French , , slammed the hurtful gossip twice. ‘I had nothing to do with those rumours or situation,’ Marion insists. Brad is deeply troubled by how Angelina’s been acting. ‘Her conduct in recent months speaks to a pattern of ongoing disturbing behaviour, including delusions about events that never took place,’ says the insider. ‘Angie has it in her head that Brad’s a danger to the children and that he cheated on her. And she can’t let go of those deep betrayals.’ Brad is especially concerned, the insider says, after learning that those ideas have been shared with the children. ‘Some of the kids have told social workers that their mother told them their father had another girlfriend, and that is why the family was broken up,’ reveals the source. ‘The kids were devastated by the information. It’s a very sad situation.’ In recent years, Ange has been known as a humanitarian and UN ambassador. But not so long ago, she was famous for very different reasons – from cutting herself, collecting knives and using heroin, to dating women, kissing her brother James Haven on the lips and wearing
. She also spoke about hiring a hit man to kill her. She wanted to use a knife and sleeping pills to end her life, but ‘I didn’t know if I could pull the final thing across my wrists,’ she revealed in 2001. ‘This is going to sound so insane, but there was a time when I realised I was going to have to hire somebody to kill me.’ All those disturbing details will be in Brad’s arsenal in family court. ‘Because Angie is fixated on portraying Brad as an unfit parent, he has to not only prove it to be untrue, but provide a foundation about why she is making the accusations,’ explains the insider. ‘The psych records will provide the foundation and road map for the judge to rely on. It’s just one part of Brad’s strategy, but it’s a key component.’ At the end of the day, Brad’s goal is to get his kids back with as little collateral damage to the family as possible. ‘All of this is weighing on him very heavily because he doesn’t want to hurt Angie, but he feels there’s no other choice,’ says the insider. ‘The Angie that Brad knew and loved is gone and he is mourning that loss. But he will never stop fighting for his rights as a father.’
BRAD FEELS HE HAS NO OTHER CHOICE BUT TO EXPOSE HER SECRETS
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Richie says he hopes to be a great role model for little Elijah. ‘I can’t start telling Lij what to do, [but] I can certainly lead by example’
Richie meets Elijah
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THE TWO BOYS IN BACHELOR WINNER ALEX NATION’S LIFE FINALLY COME TOGETHER
hile it’s only been a few weeks, it’s safe to say that The Bachelor’s Richie Strahan, 31, and five-year-old Elijah, the son of his leading lady Alexandra Nation, are attached at the hip – quite literally! At OK!’s exclusive photo shoot at Alex’s Melbourne home last week, Richie and adorable rug rat Elijah – affectionately known as ‘Lij’ or ‘Little Man’ – greet us while the young boy happily hitches a ride on the former Bachelor’s back. Between shots, they practice their ‘man shake’ and high-fiving. ‘It’s definitely a boy’s club,’ admits Alex, 25, who is over the moon with how well her two main men are getting on. Here, she and Richie share the details on the special meeting, co-parenting and reveal their exciting plans for the future.
? Was it all smooth sailing from there? Richie: Even later that day, Elijah totallly he took my breath away. I was sitting on th couch and this little package of fun wass sitting next to me and he puts his arm around d me. I was thinking to myself, ‘Rich, don’t movve and break this moment’. I’ve never been in that t situation before. I’ve never had those feelings, so I’m trying to soak it all up. I remember looking over to Alex thinking, ‘Look what’s happening! Photograph everything!’ [Laughs]
Richie, you and Elijah appear to have built a special bond. When did you ﬁrst meet? Richie: That special moment happened a few weeks ago. Alex: Before that they were on FaceTime a lot and it got to a stage where Elijah was very much like, ‘When can I meet Richie? I really want to meet Richie.’
Did the producers want the meeting to happen on the show? Alex: They did, but they respected any decisions I made about Elijah, and that his dad [Joel] made as well. I care about what he has to say about our son and we always do our absolute best to co-parent together for whatever is best for Elijah.
So how did the meeting happen? Alex: It ended up being very spontaneous. Richie: I flew in quite late and woke up to the little guy with this big grin on his face. Alex: That morning, I said to Lij, ‘I’ve got a surprise in my room’, and he asked, ‘What is it?’ I said, ‘It’s asleep’, and then we went in there… Richie: And I wake up to, ‘Richie!’ and I go, ‘Lij, what’s going on buddy?’ He jumped in, gave me a hug, and then we just chilled there for a bit.
Is Joel happy for you and Richie? Joel’s always been supportive of me. He and Richie have met, that went really well. When it comes to a new partner coming into your life, and he’s a part of Joel’s life in a way now as well, it’s important that the communication is there, that the respect is there and it certainly is. ‘I think I’m doing pretty Alex, there have been some bloody good,’ Richie jokes unsavoury social media posts of taking on a new role in directed your way from Joel’s Elijah’s life. ‘It’s pretty family. Have you spoken to them easy with Elijah, he’s about that? a great kid.’ No, I don’t feel I need to. I know wholeheartedly how much Elijah is loved by his mum, and so do my family and the people that I love and care about, and most importantly Elijah himself. I know
Alex, did your heart melt? I knew it was going to be right, but when it transpired in front of me, that was everything. As a mother, you can’t put into words seeing everything feel so right when the man that’s come into your life meets the most important person in your world. I’m starting to cry now.
Have you done the school run yet? Richie: I have. I carried the little guy’s backpack and we’ve done the [homework] reader, too. Alex: It was so funny, when we rocked up to the school all Lij’s little friends were like, ‘He’s here, Richie’s here!’ Richie: It was pretty funny.
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OK! INTERVIEW how good a mum I am, because I strive to be the best mum for him every day. If they want to be negative about [me], and he’s part of their family, that is simply a reflection of them, and they are a little bit ignorant as they obviously don’t know me from a bar of soap. You’ve both copped a bit of ﬂak after the ﬁnale. Was there ever a time where you thought that the trolling had gone too far? Alex: I received death threats. It was after a silly story that came out that I left my exboyfriend Tom to go on the show. People were like, ‘You should go die for doing that!’ But you can’t respond to 12-year-old kids. We looked at their profile, that’s how old these people are, it’s like, ‘Where are your parents?’ Thankfully, it’s eased up a bit now. There have even been apologies from people who at the start were over us like hot rashes with their not liking us. Do you wish more of your love story made it to air? Richie: I wish they showed our blossoming relationship a bit more. It was pretty one-sided. Alex: There were a lot of special moments that I would have loved to have seen on the show. What everyone saw of everything between us was very minimal. Richie: I’d say about two per cent.
WE WANT TO ENJOY THIS FOR WHAT IT IS BEFORE WE START THINKING ABOUT NAPPIES Richie, you plan to move to Melbourne. Have you packed everything up in Perth? Not yet. There’s a lot of things I have to do in Perth before that happens, but it will be soon. It makes more sense me moving to Melbourne as Alex has an amazing support network here, but we’ll always have a home base in Perth. Alex: Yeah, we’ll spend school holidays over there. We want to always be able to visit. Is the plan to move in together? Richie: We’ve spoken about this and there’s no point in me having a place and being in Melbourne by myself, so I guess when I get a place we will look at living there together. 22 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
How do your mum and sister feel about you making the big move? Richie: I think my mum’s biggest concern when she first met Alex was that she was working out in her mind that if we do stay together, it means I was going to move to Melbourne. From a mum’s perspective, she’s like, ‘I’m losing my boy’. But I’ve had many chats with her and assured her that she isn’t losing me, but she just loves me to bits and she’s supportive, and like any loving mum, I think that she is going to miss her boy.
There were recent pictures of you both where it looked like you were ring shopping. Are you considering marriage? Richie: I was doing secret good boyfriend stuff – getting to know what to buy your girl. Now I know she doesn’t like white gold.
Are you planning on taking Elijah over to Perth to meet the family? Richie: Mum can’t wait to meet him. Alex: I would love to go over to Perth with Elijah so he can meet everyone that is important to Richie and who is now important to me. We’ve all become family.
Are either of you interested in a career in the media? Richie: I think it’s fun, and when you are exposed to a show like [The Bachelor], a lot of opportunities come your way, but the reality is you have to have your own jobs. I have a great career in ropes access, but if we were thrown
Would you ever consider a TV wedding? Alex: No, we haven’t discussed a wedding, but you couldn’t pay me all the money in the world to have my wedding on TV, because that’s just for me, my family and us.
‘It’s all Lego, motorbikes, skateboards and scooters between them,’ Alex reveals of Richie and Elijah’s relationship
WORTH THE WAIT
‘Alex is so caring and so nurturing. She’s such an exceptional mum,’ Richie gushes
a pretty gnarly opportunity, we’d jump at it… Alex: I think you should embrace opportunities… How about another little one? Is that in the works? Alex: Practicing. [Laughs] No, to be honest, if something was to happen like that right now I would be in a lot of shock. I’m definitely not ready to have another child anytime soon. We have Elijah and we need to experience a little bit of life together, just the three of us, before we enter that next chapter. Richie: A baby is a massive, massive step. We’ve got Lij and he keeps us on our toes and we want to enjoy this for what it is before we start thinking about nappies and all of that. Alex: Down the track, of course, but it’s not in the near future.
‘We are a great little team,’ Richie says of his new bond with Elijah
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‘Richie meeting Elijah was so important. We just wanted to enjoy it for all that it is,’ Alex says of waiting for the right time. ‘I’m really glad we did it the way we did, because it was just so natural,’ adds Richie.
SHARING THE LOVE
A pal says Jessie’s gushy Insty pics are getting on Cam’s nerves. ‘She feels Jessie is goading her with her social media posts and public displays of aﬀection toward Benji.’
Cam blasts Jessie J
HANDS OFF MY HUSBAND!
TENSIONS RUN HIGH AS BENJI AND JESSIE PUSH THE FRIENDSHIP BOUNDARIES
THE HONEYMOON IS OFFICIALLY OVER
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hen Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden got together, it was a love story for the ages. The picture-perfect pair were forever laughing and enjoying life together, clearly swept up in one another. But it seems the thrill is gone, with the couple said to be on the verge of a split. Talk of marriage troubles has been rife for months, with fertility issues initially said to be coming between the lovebirds. However, now it appears 37-year-old Benji’s relationship with UK singer Jessie J – who he manages with his twin brother Joel – is pushing the duo to breaking point. ‘Cam is furious over how close Benji and Jessie have gotten,’ says an insider. They work together as coaches on The Voice Australia and have become extremely tight since Jessie signed with the Maddens’ management label MDDN. It’s not the first time the 28-year-old star has come between a Madden brother and his missus. Joel also suffered relationship tensions after becoming close to the feisty Brit. ‘It’s like a recurring nightmare,’ tells the insider. ‘Cam watched on in horror as Jessie nearly destroyed her best friend Nicole [Richie’s] marriage to her brother-in-law Joel!’ After Nicole warned Joel to cut it out with Jessie or he could kiss their marriage goodbye, Benji was the one to step in – and boy, has that move backfired. ‘Since Joel and Benji co-manage Jessie, Benji’s had to pick up the slack as Joel stepped back,’ says the insider. ‘Cam’s beginning to think Jessie has a thing for married Madden men. [She] has warned Benji that he’s skating on thin ice.’ Cam, 44, has made it clear in the past that cheating is definitely a deal-breaker for her, revealing she wouldn’t hesitate to end a relationship over it. ‘If he’s a cheater, he’s a cheater,’ she says. ‘Don’t waste your energy focusing on who this woman is, what you think she has that you don’t, or how you can change the guy… Just move on.’ And with Jessie and Benji continuing to blur the lines between client and close friend – she even made a public declaration of her feelings on Instagram, posting an affectionate ‘I love you!’ – insiders fear it could spell the end of Cam and Benji’s marriage. ‘Benji has even travelled to London with Jessie, while Cam is left stewing back in LA,’ says the mole. ‘It makes Cam’s blood boil! She wants Jessie to back off.’
NOW ‘[Benji] just throws his hands up in the air because he doesn’t know how to deal with Cam’s temper,’ says a friend
They only tied the knot in January last year, but the cracks are already starting to appear in Cam and Benji’s marriage. ‘Cam has gone through at least two rounds of IVF, neither successful,’ explains our source. ‘[She] has a lot of resentment issues toward Benji over the pregnancy and baby issue [and has] been lashing into him recently about him being insensitive to her needs. She’s insecure that he’ll leave her for a younger woman.’ However, that’s not the couple’s only issue. Trouble has been brewing since sister-in-law Nicole’s 35th birthday party on September 23, where the pair were seen ﬁghting outside. ‘Things blew up at Nicole’s birthday party because Cam thought she saw Benji ﬂirting with [other women],’ a friend told OK! at the time. ‘At ﬁrst, Benji laughed and dismissed Cam. He told her she must be seeing things.’ But the actress wasn’t convinced. ‘[She] wound up storming out early, with Benji following behind like a sad puppy,’ revealed the mole.
‘SHE ALMOST RUINED NICOLE’S MARRIAGE’
‘[Nicole] demanded Joel steer clear of Jessie,’ explains a pal
Jessie’s ﬂirtation with Benji isn’t the ﬁrst time the English pop star has rocked a Madden brother’s marriage, with her playful behaviour causing issues for Joel and Nicole last year. ‘Joel and Jessie are very ﬂirty behind the scenes,’ a friend revealed at the time, adding, ‘She enjoys teasing him and he gives as good as he gets.’ Mum-of-two Nicole was quick to put a stop to their antics by pulling Joel into line with an ultimatum. ‘Nicole managed to bring her marriage back from the brink, threatening to leave Joel unless he put distance between him and Jessie,’ says the spy. Will Cam be able to do the same?
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OK! NEWS After some encouragement from her ex, Jen looks set to become a mother! ‘[Brad] told Jen she’d be the perfect mum for a needy child,’ reveals an insider
Jen’s big news
‘I know I have a bigger purpose,’ Jen said last year of not conceiving children of her own
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n the past, Jennifer Aniston has insisted her life is complete with or without children to call her own – but it’s clear the Hollywood actress still has a desire to build a family with her hubby Justin Theroux. ‘Who knows if it’s going to happen?’ she said last year. ‘It’s been a want. We’re doing our best.’ But while Jen promises she will ‘be the first’ to let everyone know if she ever does fall pregnant, it appears she may already quietly be making plans to become a mum via another route. Fresh reports from the US reveal the 47-year-old star wants to adopt, having already begun secretly visiting children at two orphanages in Mexico – and she may now be ‘close to her dream of having her own child’. ‘She gets to be around kids, and she’s feeling appreciated for a change,’ a friend explains of her visits to the orphanages. ‘She even wants to bring one or more of the kids home so she can feel like a mum all the time.’ With Justin currently in Germany filming his latest movie Mute, Jen has also been keeping busy, with friends confirming the star has been paying visits to both the Casa Hogar Sion and Casa de Los Ninos orphanages in Tijuana. Carmen Gonzales, the co-founder of Casa Hogar Sion, said the caring actress ‘spent most of her time with the babies’ during her visit and was completely taken by the little ones. She’s already provided the centres with toys and clothes, along with school equipment, personal hygiene items and other essentials for the children’s wellbeing. But while Jen loves visiting the babies at the orphanages, her husband of one year dropped hints that he would prefer to welcome an older child into their lives! ‘I’m great with teenagers, but the in-between bit…,’ he says, adding that he’s not too keen on having to ‘deal with any diaper changing’. Justin’s nurturing personality will make him the perfect proud papa when the couple add to their family. ‘I’ve started to feel
‘JEN VISITS Jen’s made several trips to the Casa Hogar Sion orphanage in Tijuana, where she’ss d donated d school supp plies, hygiene items, toys and clo othes. In fact, th he Mother’s Da ay actress dro ops in at least three times a year – butt she’s alwayss tried to kee ep the visits ou ut
of the spotlight. Of one of the star’s recent stopovers, s orphanage co-found der Carmen Gonzales (above e) reveals, ‘[Jennifer] got on with aall the children, but ent most spe of her time with w the bies. She bab ed them!’ love
oddly parental towards my on-screen children,’ he says of his role in cult TV show The Leftovers. ‘I’ve got a little protective, making sure they get home OK. I find myself checking in on them at the weekend – “Are you doing alright?” I’m a real protective fake dad!’ A long-time visitor to Casa Hogar Sion, Jen has been dropping by the orphanage since she was in a relationship with ex-husband Brad Pitt, visiting several times during their seven-year romance. Brad and Jen have been talking regularly of late, ever since Brad’s split with Angelina Jolie – although Jen has assured Justin the talks are innocent. ‘Jen has told Justin that Brad just needs a sympathetic ear, and she accepted his calls because she wanted to be supportive,’ tells a friend. While Jen has been counselling Brad through his troubled marriage breakdown during their talks, the father-of-six has also been keen to offer his one-time love the inspiration she needs to go forward with her adoption plans. ‘Brad really gave her the courage to move forward,’ reveals a friend. ‘He told her, “You’ll be an amazing mother. I’ve always believed that.”’ Adds the insider, ‘Hearing Brad say those words was just what she needed.’
Thanks to the actress, the kids at the orphanage get the essentials they need – and maybe even a home!
The star has been visiting the Mexican orphanage for more than 15 years
Jenhasbeen considering adoption sinceher marriage toBrad in2000
Jen & Brad
Brad and Jen visited the Casa Hogar Sion orphanage while they were married and even discussed adoption. Brad, who went on to adopt three children with estranged wife Angelina Jolie, has been counselling Jen about her motherhood plans. ‘This brings them full circle,’ a pal says. ‘It’s kind of brought them back together.’
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THE STAR LOOKS TO ADOPTION TO FULFIL HER FAMILY DREAM
OK! BODY SPECIAL ‘I listen to my body and try to eat as healthy as possible when I can,’ says Pia. ‘I always feel better and have more energy when I’m eating well’
WORK OUT LIKE PIA
Trainer Dan Adair helps whip Pia into shape with interval training. Cardio: With the treadmill set to 17, do a 200-metre sprint, followed by a 200-metre rest. Do 20 rounds. Core: 20 full sit-ups, followed by a one-minute plank hold. Do ﬁve rounds, no rest.
A ﬁt and healthy Pia was busy ﬁlming scenes for HomeandAway on November 16 at Sydney’s Palm Beach
BODY SECRETS THE HOME AND AWAY STAR’S TOP TIPS TO HOT AND HEALTHY!
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hen a person looks as fit, healthy and downright gorgeous as Pia Miller, it’s hard to believe that they could ever be lacking in self-confidence. But body demons aren’t choosy about who they prey on! ‘I’ve never really felt comfortable doing a photo shoot wearing sportswear or swimwear,’ Pia reveals. ‘But since taking the role on Home and Away, and my character is in swimwear, I’ve really had to go, “Right, I have to embrace this and be cool with it, or I’m going to shy away from it all the time.” That’s when I started working out and changed my mindset about taking care of my body and myself. ‘I am a firm believer in the 80/20 rule,’ she explains. ‘Eighty per cent healthy, 20 per cent treat. Depriving myself of certain foods has never worked for me.’ And Pia’s just as dedicated to her sweat
sessions. ‘My workout philosophy is to combine weights or high-cardio with a low-impact regime like yoga or Pilates for rest and recovery,’ explains the 33-yearold. ‘Being on TV definitely is motivation enough to try to stay fit and healthy, but I need motivation when I am training. I usually try to see a personal trainer once or twice week – I need the push.’ The model-turned-actress remains pragmatic about balancing work life, mum life and gym life. ‘If I can’t exercise due to work or family, then so be it – I don’t let it consume me or take over,’ she admits. In fact, the Chilean-born beauty believes mixing exercise and quality time with her two boys, Isaiah, 14, and Lennox, 10, is ‘a win-win n’. ‘Surfing with the kids, heading down to the park after work or going to schoo ol sport is always a good way to y combine the two,’ she says.
PIA’S MEAL PLAN BREAKFAST Half a cup of oats, banana and avocado blended with almond milk, coconut ﬂakes and maca powder
LUNCH A hearty salad witth tuna, avocado, Persian feta and tomatoes, drizzled e with lemon juice and olive oil
SNACK Vegie sticks with homemade guacamole
SNACK Green juice with kale, cucumber, apple, mint, coconut water, chlorophyll, super greens powder and coconut oil
DINNER Vegetarian burritos in multigrain wraps
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OK! BODY SPECIAL
‘I love the ocean, and swimming and surﬁng and even wakeboarding,’ says Lara. ‘I’d prefer to do that than go to the gym these days.’
Lara Worthington New mum-of-two Lara relies on Rodney to whip her into shape. ‘My routine is all mat work,’ she explains. ‘Lots of sit-ups and leg lifts at high repetition and at low weight – no more than 5kg. I also have a leg routine, lots of dog lifts, kickbacks, just all core and body work. I do it most days.’ The 29-year-old also mixes it up with cardio. ‘I run a lot… on average, three times a week,’ she says – and also does Pilates to bring some calm into her day. ‘I noticed once I started doing three to four sessions of Pilates a week that it calmed my crazy life down and I felt a lot more relaxed,’ she reveals. 30 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
CELE TRA THE STARS HAVE THE BODS… BUT THESE PROS GOT THEM THERE!
t often seems as though celebs are just #blessed with their beautiful bods – but truth is, they have to work damn hard to maintain those rockin’ rigs. And while they’ve got plenty of tips and tricks to share, it’s the trainers behind the talent who are truly in the know when it comes to chiselling your hottest look ever. The stars are proof that these fitness pros know their stuff – and we’ve rounded up the best bits for you, just in time for summer!
A boxing session with Don is a part of Kim’s regular routine
DON BROOKS Kim’s famous weight loss is all thanks to Don, who shares his fave move. ‘We take [the plank] to another level, opening and closing the legs like scissors while at the same time raising and dropping the hips,’ he says.
Kerr Olivia Wilde EVAN LEE BREED Just a month after giving birth to her second baby, Olivia, 32, is already back on the exercise bandwagon! One of her fave workouts is spinning, but since giving birth she’s been hitting the dance circuit with personal trainer and all-round ‘badass, nasty woman’ Evan Lee (pictured). A qualiﬁed Pilates instructor and devotee of the Tracy Anderson Method, Evan’s been helping Olivia get back to her best. ‘Training my mushy muscles back into ﬁghting shape,’ Olivia recently joked on Instagram. Olivia’s other tip? ‘Do some yoga. I never feel more beautiful than after I’ve really spent some time breathing.’
‘I like to exercise every day, but I mix it up,’ says Miranda. ‘Sometimes I’ll go for a walk or run, or I’ll do Pilates or resistance training.’ BREAKFAST Hot water with lemon; a green juice; eggs or avocado on gluten-free toast
JUSTIN GELBAND Want to work out like Miranda? You’ll have to hit the ground running, because her trainer Justin likes to put his model clients through their paces. ‘I make sure all my models run,’ he says. ‘The cardiovascular system helps them stay lean and ﬁt.’ The Aussie stunner, 33, keeps her pins in tiptop condition with leg extensions, leg presses and calf raises. ‘She’ll do 20 leg kicks each side, and then balance on one foot holding a ball or weight for 30 seconds,’ Justin reveals. ‘She’ll do three sets on each leg.’ Next, it’s the glutes. ‘Lay on the ground on your back, put your legs up on a stability ball, lift your hips up and down. Do three sets of 15 reps,’ Justin recommends.
LUNCH Grilled wild salmon with spinach, fennel, green olives, tomato, and carrot salad
SNACK Smoothie with chia seeds, goji berries and raw cacao
DINNER Roast chicken and vegetables, and a glass of organic wine
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OK! BODY SPECIAL
ERICA HOOD No, Julianne wasn’t born with that epic dancer’s body! As head trainer at the West Hollywood branch of popular dance-based intervaltraining program Body By Simone, Erica whips Jules, 28, into shape with regular classes. ‘Band work is so good for strengthening your leg muscles,’ Erica advises of the resistance-based portion of the workout.
Gigi Hadid ROB PIELA ‘There’s no better workout than boxing,’ spills Gigi’s trainer Rob. ‘It’s a perfect balance of cardio and resistance training. [Stand] with your feet spread comfortably apart and left foot forward (if you’re right-handed). Extend your left arm fully for a jab while engaging your core muscles, then turn your hips and pivot your right foot while extending your right arm for a cross punch.’ Got that? Here’s your oﬃcial Gigi combo! Punch jab-cross-jabcross for one minute straight. Rest for 30 seconds, then do left and right uppercuts for one minute. Repeat four times, alternating sides.
RAMONA BRAGANZA ‘Getting ﬁt isn’t rocket science,’ says Jess’s trainer. ‘If you can’t train for an hour and burn 500 calories then train for half an hour and eat 250 calories less.’ She adds, ‘If you don’t feel the intensity then you’re not pushing yourself.’ 32 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
ROB PIELA Gigi’s sister Bella also trains with Rob. ‘He’s really the best,’ says the model, 20, who prefers a one-on-one training sesh to group classes. ‘I literally can’t work out with anybody, it has to be me and him.’ She’s been slogging it out with similar boxing routines to her sis – and it’s showing. ‘If you just stick to something you can really achieve so much. I’ve been eating hard protein every day, and working out for three hours every day. It’s crazy, but… if you set your mind to something, I think you can succeed.’
FIT AND FOCUSED
‘They were raised doing lots of sports,’ says the sisters’ mum Yolanda. ‘They’re girls that choose to eat healthy, that are in the gym, that are committed.’
HER MEAL PLAN BREAKFAST Cup of coﬀee with fresh fruit
SNACK Water with lemon
LUNCH Skinless barbecue chicken with a garden salad
DINNER Fish with steamed vegies
Ricki-Lee Coulter If you want a toned booty like Ricki-Lee’s, you have to work for it! ‘Oh my God, I squat like there’s no tomorrow!’ spills the singer. First up, the 31-year-old recommends lunges using light weights. Then back it up with some step-ups, followed by squat jumps. ‘Everything I can do for my thighs and butt,’ she says.
RICHARD HARRIS The star knows a thing She adds, ‘I go for an or two about health and hour run in the morning ﬁtness – her managerwhen I wake up and I’ll hubby Richard Harris is go to the gym four or ﬁve a former personal trainer nights a week. The thing (and buﬀ to boot!). ‘I just that makes the biggest went on a bit of a crusade,’ diﬀerence is giving Ricki says. ‘I needed to ﬁnd up alcohol.’ foods that I enjoyed eating and make friends with exercise. [Rich] helped me ﬁgure it all out.’
Anna Heinrich TIM ROBARDS Anna also has an in-house trainer in the form of her hunky chiro-turned-ﬁtness guru beau Tim Robards. Lucky! ‘Lately, I’ve started working out with the rings from The Robards Method,’ Anna, 30, says. ‘They’re a great body-weighted exercise and perfect for toning any jiggly bits.’ You don’t need to use equipment for a workout, though. Triceps dips are ‘great for the tris and core’, advises Tim, 34 – and all you need is a bench or chair. Sit on the edge with your hands facing outwards and your legs out straight. Now drop that butt oﬀ the seat, toward the ground. Try to get to 90 degrees – but no lower – then lift and repeat. Want to blast your whole bod? Go for a plank with a twist! ‘Try holding and squeezing a rolled towel between the knees [as you hold plank position],’ suggests Tim. The former Bachelor also has healthy eating down pat, with a formula of ‘70 per cent super clean, 20 per cent sensible and 10 per cent relaxed’.
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Drew Barrymore KATHY KAEHLER Looking for something outside the gym? Drew dropped 9kg working out with Kathy. One of her favourite exercises is walking – but the trick is to do 1.6km in 15 minutes. ‘Test it out and see how long it takes,’ Kathy advises. ‘It’s low impact and literally as simple as putting one
MARCO BORGES Want to rock a leotard like Yoncé? Her trainer Marco rates squat jumps for scoring a Bey-utiful booty. Stand with your back straight and core tight, and drop down into a plié. Explode into a jump and land back in a plié. Now do that 10 times! When it comes to diet, Marco says protein is important, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to eat meat – think nuts, seeds, beans and leafy greens.
‘The truth is it’s a lot of sacriﬁce,’ says the singer of her ripped ﬁgure. ‘It’s more about your mental strength than physical strength.’
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FERNANDO SARTORIUS The key to 40-year-old Elsa’s sensational bod is visualisation. ‘When she’s working a muscle, she thinks about how it’s moving, which helps work it harder and maximise its potential,’ says her personal trainer Fernando. Start your Elsa-approved workout by running on the spot with high knees for 30 seconds. Fernando’s a major fan of burpees (oh no!) and jumping jacks, and gets Elsa to work out on a Swiss ball. No wonder she looks so darn good! She’s also pretty sensible about how she fuels her body. ‘The juice I like to drink once in a while and that helps me to clean my system is made with a blender,’ says the mum-ofthree. ‘An apple, a carrot, some celery with the green leaves, a lemon without peel. Once it’s done, you add a few teaspoons of olive oil. Super good.’
foot in front of the other.’ If you don’t feel like working up a sweat, beat the heat with a dip. ‘Swim four lengths of the pool at an easy eﬀort,’ Kathy says. ‘Rest for 30 seconds. Repeat ﬁve to 10 times.’ Drew follows her workouts with a healthy green smoothie. Yum!
Fans were alarmed when the reality star stepped out recently with unnaturally enlarged lips and a bigger behind. ‘I miss your old body type, you had a realistic… body type for me and my sister to look up to out of all the Kardashians,’ wrote one. 36 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
STOPTHE GERY,NOW! THEN
‘Khloé has Botox in her forehead and is struggling to make any kind of movement in her eye area,’ says director of Transform Clinic Mark Norfolk. ‘She’s in danger of crossing the line and overﬁlling her lips.’
mid the hype surrounding her upcoming Revenge Body TV show, Khloé Kardashian is spruiking mental health, wellbeing and natural beauty. ‘I had to learn how to put all of my energy into something positive and healthy for me, which is how I fell in love with working out,’ the Strong Looks Better Naked author purrs. But her days of being labelled ‘ugly,’ ‘fat’ and even a ‘man’ have pushed Khloé to go beyond the gym in her fight to achieve physical perfection – and now it seems she’s gone too far. ‘The buzz is that she’s had a nose job, breast implants, a Brazilian butt-lift, and liposuction multiple times,’ spills a Kardashian family insider. ‘She also got a gastric band to help her eat less.’ But it was a recent sighting in LA earlier this month – during which the reality star was spotted sporting an unnaturallooking rear and overly enhanced face – that pushed the 32-year-old’s biggest supporters to issue her with a public plea. ‘I want you to be happy about your body shape, but I don’t want you putting your health on the line just to take a good Instagram photo. Please be safe,’ wrote one concerned fan. Since embarking on her ‘revenge body’ in late 2014, Khloé’s lost more than 18kg and gained a derrière to rival sister Kim’s – yet she won’t own up to getting a little help via the cosmetic surgeon’s office.
KHLOÉ… IS THAT YOU?
‘Sorry 2 disappoint… I’ve always had an ass,’ she snapped at her followers after they called her out for her bizarre butt transformation. She does, however, cop to overdoing it on the facial fillers – but insists she hasn’t done anything since having her excessive alterations reversed earlier this year. ‘It did not work for me. I looked crazy,’ she claims. ‘My face was so f---ed I had to go and get this whole thing dissolved.’ It’s a difficult line to swallow, given KoKo’s once paper-thin pout continues to grow. ‘Khloé you are beautiful, but enough with the lips. Don’t get carried away, love who you are,’ one fan commented alongside a particularly shocking Instagram snap. Sadly, the pleas are falling on deaf ears because the divorcee is already planning her next surgery fix – another boob job. ‘We’re in LA,’ she says. ‘People go get their boobs done, just like they fill up a car with gas.’ Oh, dear.
She’s in danger of crossing the line
DID SHE HAVE RIBS REMOVED? She’s no stranger to having cosmetic procedures done, but some believe Khloé has gone as far as having bones taken out. Yikes!
On top of using her beloved waist trainers, Khloé could have resorted to drastic measures to achieve a Barbie-esque waist. Sister Kim has also been accused of having two Koko shocked fans when she ribs removed. ‘She thinks shared a shot of lots of celebrities have it her festive waist trainer. ‘You’re done,’ a pal said. Has Khloé taking it too far,’ gone down the same road? wrote one
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HAS THE STAR GONE TOO FAR FOR HER ‘REVENGE BODY’?
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CREATED EQUAL Think ordering that wrap for lunch is a healthy choice? Salt levels and artiﬁcial preservatives vary greatly among wraps – so make sure you choose the smart option PROCESS THIS Nearly 75 per cent of the salt Australians eat comes from processed food.2 So even if you put the salt shaker away, you still need to be careful about your choices.
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1. betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/salt?viewAsPdf=true 2. heartfoundation.org.au/healthy-eating/food-and-nutrition/salt 3. abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/by%20Subject/4364.0.55.008~2011-12~Main%20Features~Sodium~403 4. Helga’s Traditional White and Mixed Grain Wraps contain less sodium (430mg/100g) and (450mg/100g) than Mission Wraps Original (790mg/100g). (Sept 2016). 5. National Health and Medical Research Council and New Zealand Ministry of Health. Nutrient reference values for Australia and New Zealand including recommended dietary intakes. Canberra: NHMRC; 2006.
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WHEN YOU FOLLOW YOUR HEART OR YOUR GUT, YOU CAN NEVER LOSE
THE SINGER OPENS UP ABOUT LOVE, LOYALTY AND LIFE AT THE TOP
he first thing that grabs you about Rihanna is those amazing green eyes. It’s no wonder, then, that she has the most Googled peepers in the biz. But despite her stunning looks, the 28-year-old superstar couldn’t be more humble. ‘I think the top, it doesn’t exist – you are never there,’ she says. But in 2016, girl got close! RiRi kicked things off with a bang in January, dropping Anti, her first album in four years, and went on to release This Is What You Came For with DJ Calvin Harris – arguably the song of the year. Thanks to all those hit records, plus the fashion empire she’s steadily building, the singer once again landed herself a spot on Forbes’ list of the top 10 highest-earning female musicians, after raking in $100 million this year alone. Her love-life has been just as red hot. In May, she and Leonardo DiCaprio sparked rumours they’d reignited their reported 2015 hook-up, with Rihanna refusing to comment on whether she and the Oscar winner were an item. But it was her collaborations with Drake, 30 – both in and out of the recording studio – that really kept fans guessing! Here, she opens up about their very special relationship, being lonely and struggling with self-confidence (yes, really). You’ve said in the past you’re too busy for a boyfriend. Is that still true? Guys need attention. They need that nourishment, that little stroke of the ego
‘They are friends and still hang out,’ spills a spy of the party pals
Despite her dalliances with Leo, RiRi keeps coming back to Drake, who calls her ‘someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old’
that gets them by every now and then. I’ll give it to my family, I’ll give it to my work – but I will not give it to a man right now. Will you ever have time for love? My schedule is so crazy right now. It’s definitely going to be a challenge when I do decide to pursue a relationship… but I have hope! Do you miss having a boyfriend? It is lonely, but I have so much work to do that I get distracted. I don’t have time to be lonely. And I get fearful of relationships because I feel guilty about wanting someone to be completely faithful and loyal, when I can’t even give them 10 per cent of the attention that they need.
Does that mean casual hook-ups are on the agenda? I mean, I get horny, I’m human, I’m a woman, I want to have sex. But what am I going to do – just fi find d the h fi first random cute dude that I think is going to be a great ride for the night aand then tomorrow I wake up feeling Rihanna says her cousin empty and hollow? Majesty, two – who calls her Aunty OhNaNa – is a diva There have been in the making! ‘You know plenty of rumours what she really likes? aabout your love-life. Selﬁes! She loves the camera.’
HER TRUE LOVE
There’s only one man RiRi’s been linked to as often as Drake, and that’s Leonardo DiCaprio. The pair have been snapped getting cosy in clubs several times over the years, with those in the know revealing they have ‘natural chemistry’.
Tell us where you and Drake stand… Drake has a lot to offer. He’s very intelligent, and so I trust him a lot with his direction. Doing a collaboration with him, you know it’s going to be great. Everything he does is so amazing. He’s so talented that you kind of just trust that it’ll be right. And plus, we know each other, so I know that whatever he writes is going to be honest, and it’s going to make sense to where I’m at in my life. Can you describe your dream guy? I’m turned on by guys who are cultured. That’ll keep me intrigued. They don’t have to have a single degree, but they should speak other languages or know things about other parts of the world or history or certain artists or musicians. I like to be taught. He [also] has to be good in bed, and the size matters! A very extraordinary gentleman, with a lot of patience, will come along when I least expect it. You’ve struggled with relationships, but your career is going from strength to strength. What’s your secret? I always believed that when you follow your heart or your gut… you can never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world. Settling makes you feel like a sellout. If you’re performing music that is not who you are or where you’re at, it is painful. I needed to do what I believed in. DECEMBER 5, 2016 41
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RiRi will appear in next year’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and is currently ﬁlming Ocean’s Eight.
We love your Fenty x Puma range! What do you love about the collab? The thing I love most is the unexpected result between my brand and theirs, the combination, the marriage. It’s like having a baby – you put two things together and all of the sudden it bursts into a new thing. You jetted home to Barbados in October. Is the island still a big part of you? Yes. Everything, from school life, to my home life, to my culture – you are who you are and there’s that foundation that has been built for 16 years before I moved to America, so no matter what, I have always stayed close to my family and my friends and people from home. I always go back home, I always try to stay close to that and never lose that. You had a tough childhood though, right? I definitely had to learn fast how to ignore things or not let it bother me. From the time I was very young, I was teased about being bi-racial. Then when I got older, it was about my breasts. But I’m not victimised – I’m grateful. I think those experiences were strategically put together by God for the preparation of being in the music industry. It’s so easy for me to deal with the bullshit now. You don’t shy away from sexy photo shoots or getting your gear oﬀ. Are you super body conﬁdent? No. I don’t think anybody really is 100 per cent. I mean, you get comfortable with the fact that that’s your body. After doing that on oing that in the mirror because it was like, ‘OK, whatever, I feel fat today’, but what can you really do about it? You have to just accept your body. Do you struggle with selfonﬁdence in your career? specially with Anti... I went hrough so many emotions nd roller-coasters of feeling ood, loving it, hating it, oubting myself, hating myself… ventually you just need to know ho you are. You know when mething is you. You know hen you love it and that’s the ly thing that matters.
‘Doing movies and getting into acting is something that I always wanted to try,’ says Rihanna, who stars opposite Cate Blanchett in Ocean’s Eig ht
u’re currently ﬁlming cean’s Eight. That’s exciting! ve doing movies now. It’s mething I want to do more I just want to pick films that wise for me and roles that n pull off, nothing that is big for me. I can’t wait to what else I can do.
‘She was always strong and independent,’ says the singer’s mum Monica. ‘She wasn’t shy about confronting things.’
Rihanna in her native Barbados with pals Sonita Alexander (left) and Melissa Forde (right), who is the singer’s BFF to this day!
FROM HUMBLE ISLAND LIFE TO INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTARDOM ‘I was so angry at him,’ RiRi says of her alcoholic father Ronald Fenty, with whom she recently reconciled
Rihanna’s 2003 Kadooment Day parade costume is a far cry from the gem-encrusted bikinis she wears these days!
At 16, Rihanna signed a contract with Jay Z. ‘She was obviously nervous,’ Jay Z says of meeting RiRi. ‘She was ﬁerce… I knew she was a star.’
‘I was very shy… I had butterﬂies,’ RiRi says of meeting Jay Z, but soon got over her nerves, with the pair even performing together in Nigeria in 2008
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‘I got teased my entire school life,’ the star reveals
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LORELAI AND RORY ARE BACK (FINALLY!) – AND SO ARE ALL THEIR BOYFRIENDS...
rew an extra-large pot of coffee, order the pizza, and find the cosiest spot on the couch – Gilmore Girls is back! A Year in the Life is the reboot we’ve been waiting for since 2007, and all signs point to it being ah-mazing. Obviously, the show couldn’t return without leading ladies Lorelai (Lauren Graham) and Rory (Alexis Bledel) at the helm, who are joined by Lorelai’s beau Luke (Scott Patterson), Rory’s BFF Lane (Keiko Agena), the ever-lovable Sookie (Melissa McCarthy), and a bunch of familiar faces from the Stars Hollow crew. Fans are going nuts ahead of the Netflix release, which is split into four episodes based on the seasons, and have been hard at work trawling for spoilers, hints and every tidbit they can find. ‘I need this now more than ever,’ commented one Gilmore Girls devotee ahead of the show’s November 25 release date. ‘I can’t freaking wait!’ said another. But oy with the poodles already – we’ve tracked down the real dirt on the revival from the show’s stars, Lauren and Alexis!
The show’s speedy dialogue and rapid-ﬁre quips are famous! How diﬃcult was it to get back into old rhythms? Lauren: It was literally like no time had passed. It was not difficult. It was fun. It brought me back to the first time I read for this part and fell in love with it. I just couldn’t believe I got to do it again. Alexis: Yeah, jumping back in, it really was as if no time had passed. It’s all on the page. [Creator/writer Amy Sherman-Palladino’s] writing just informs you right away. You know how it’s supposed to be said, and it’s all th So how did the idea of doing a reboot come about? Lauren: We’ve been talking about it I feel, like, since the day the old show ended. And I think the first step was, ‘Is there willingness? If we could make it happen, would we?’ And from there, I mean, literall until the night before we were filming, I don’t think we had everybody. That’s why it just doesn’t happen in a linear way. So ye we’ve been talking about it for so, so, so lon That was part of the relief and joy of actuall getting to do it, because I think we ended up getting to do it in the perfect way. Alexis, can you tell us how Rory’s past loves ﬁt into in A Year in the Life?
Alexis: Well, we’re not supposed to disclose where we pick up with her romantic life, but all of her ex-boyfriends make an appearance in these chapters in one way or another, and it was great to work with all of them again. So much of the discussion around the show involves who Rory’s going to end up with. Do you ever wish people would talk about other aspects of her life? Alexis: It’s kind of interesting, I guess that’s what people are excited about… But there is so much more to her character… It is great when people focus on those things – on her ambition and her accomplishments and her goals. And that was what was so great about [the cast reunion at the] ATX Festival, because we had such intelligent fans coming up and asking all kinds of questions. They clearly had watched every episode and they knew this character backwards and forwards and were able to really focus on those other things about her. Lauren, how about Lorelai’s love-life? Does she have one?! Lauren: She does have a love-life. In the wake of losing Ed [Herrmann, who played Lorelai’s father Richard and passed away in 2014], which was – and still is – a great loss for us personally, it was also part of our story that we we’re telling… the journey of how everyone
‘I think the reason fans love him so much is because he doesn’t change,’ Scott says of his cynical on-screen counterpart
is sort of recovering. I mention that because it plays into all the choices the characters are making. So, through dealing with that, [Lorelai] makes some decisions. What does it mean to you personally to be involved in something that is so revered? Alexis: It’s amazing to know that people are eagerly awaiting the release of these episodes and that they have loved the show all these years. It’s incredible. It’s why we do this – to be able to communicate something that people are going to love and talk about. Lauren: For me, it was just an incredible experience. It’s like getting a chance to go to college when you’re really ready, you know, when you really get what an incredible opportunity you have. We were given the gift to go back knowing those things and it just felt really emotional. It was a rare opportunity. Tell us about Melissa McCarthy coming back and making an appearance! Lauren: She came on one of our last days and it was just incredible. Had that not happened, we would have felt a gap in what we were trying to do. It just made it perfect – even more perfect with her. But that’s how it was with everything. Everything was like, ‘Oh, here’s the chemistry we had from the very first day we met’, and it was just a joy to revisit.
LUKE’S DINER MANIA
FANS CELEBRATE STARS HOLLOW’S FAVE HANGOUT ‘Loved meeting st everyone today! Be fans on the planet!,’ Scott tweeted
In celebration of Gilmore Girls’ 16th anniversary, more than 200 cafés in the US and Canada transformed their establishments into Luke’s Diner replicas – and Luke himself even got in on the action! Scott Patterson, who plays Lorelai’s long-time love interest, popped up at one LA diner where he immediately got into character, barking at patrons, ‘No texting, no pictures of food’, and he implemented a strict ‘no cell phones’ policy. Ahh, it’s good to have you back, Luke. DECEMBER 5, 2016 45
THEN + NOW THE STARS HOLLOW CREW EIGHT YEARS LATER… T
‘We’ve got the same dynamics, the same relationships, but eight years later,’ says Alexis
T last time we caught up with The th he Gilmore ladies, it was 2007. Lorelai had ﬁnally gotten back to ogether with Luke, and Rory had rejected a marriage proposal from Logan to work p ffor Barack Obama on his presidential campaign trail! Now p unemployed and single, Rory is u back in Stars Hollow where her b ‘‘misguided, troubled, reckless, rabble-rouser’ high school ex JJess awaits. ‘[The characters] have evolved quite a bit and there are new things to play with in the scenes,’ Alexis reveals.
‘All of [the show’s] important players were there, except for Ed [Herrmann],’ Lauren says of missing the late actor, who portrayed her on-screen dad
‘It was everything I wanted it to be and more,’ Lauren says of the revival
‘The chemistry has always been very, very natural and very easy with her,’ Scott says of Lauren. ‘Not surprisingly, it remains that way’
‘Emily [Lorelai’s mum] is dealing with widowhood and it’s a huge part of the whole thing for her,’ Kelly Bishop says of her character
YOU NEE 81 THINGS 3 SOOKIE IS BACK!
‘I got so sentimental going back to those sets and seeing everybody,’ Melissa admits
Fans freaked out when Melissa McCarthy said she wasn’t involved in the reboot, tweeting, ‘No-one asked me’. But then, someone did – thank goodness! ‘People are going to be really happy with it,’ the Ghostbusters star reveals.
RORY’S EXES RETURN
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LORELAI AND LUKE ARE STILL TOGETHER…
…and they could be getting married! How do we know? Well, Lorelai’s mum Emily has some choice words for Luke about his will. ‘If you go ﬁrst, and your aﬀairs aren’t in order, it all comes crashing down on my daughter’s head.’ Sounds like prenup material to us!
STARS HOLLOW MAY LOOK A LITTLE DIFFERENT
Producers had to revive Stars Hollow by repurposing parts of the Pretty Little Liars set! ‘We had to go back in and rebuild all the sets. It was an interesting journey,’ says show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.
‘I love it when worlds collide,’ Lauren says of her Parenthood co-star Mae Whitman landing a small role in the Gilmore Girls reboot
Newcomer Hunter Wenzel joins the cast, with whispers that he’s playing a grown-up Davey – Sookie and Jackson’s ﬁrst child. Cute!
THIS MOTHER-DAUGHTER DUO SHOULD GET INTO STAND-UP…
I’m attracted to pie. It doesn’t mean I feel the need to date pie –
Lorelai and Rory haven’t aged a day!
I’ve now used the word ‘suck’ so much that it’s lost all meaning – rory
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THERE WILL BE A FAREWELL
Amy says it was important for the revival to honour Gilmore patriarch Richard, played by actor Edward Herrmann, who died in 2014. ‘You couldn’t just say, “Oh, Richard died peacefully in his sleep, and now we’re going to go to the cherry-picking festival.” It’s painful,’ Amy admits.
RORY HAS A HOT DATE
Like, no-undies-on hot! While Rory scrambles to ﬁnd her ‘lucky outﬁt and underwear’ in one scene, Lorelai quips, ‘Any outﬁt you wear without underwear is going to be a lucky outﬁt’. We’ve got our money on this important meeting being a sexy hook-up!
LOVE, LOSS AND LAST WORDS – WE’VE GOT THE FACTS TO GET YOU THROUGH TO THE BIG NETFLIX PREMIERE
THE FANS MADE IT HAPPEN
The huge turnout at the show’s reunion at the ATX Festival last June made the studio realise just how many people needed a revival. ‘ATX was just a fervour,’ says Scott. ‘It might have lit a ﬁre under people.’
YOU’LL HEAR THE FAMOUS ‘FOUR LAST WORDS’
Superfans already know that Amy had four words she wanted to wrap up the show with, but she unexpectedly left before the ﬁnal season. This time around, she gets to end things her way. The ﬁnal exchange between Rory and Lorelai is, according to Scott, ‘a little surprising’. We can’t wait!
Did anyone ever think that maybe Sylvia Plath wasn’t crazy, she was just cold? – lorelai A little nervous breakdown can really work wonders for a girl – rory I don’t like Mondays, but unfortunately, they come around eventually – lorelai DECEMBER 5, 2016 47
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‘I feel like we accomplished what we set out to do,’ Amy [far left] reveals of getting the cast back together
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THE LOVED-UP ACTOR KNOWS JUST HOW LUCKY HE IS
he’s the reluctant celebrity who dazzled Hollywood’s eternal bachelor George Clooney, politicians and fashion critics alike – so just who is Amal Clooney? ‘Oftentimes, I feel like an idiot talking to my own wife,’ says George, who married the human rights lawyer in a lavish Italian ceremony back in 2014 – a huge shock for fans who remember the 55-year-old actor swearing off marriage. And he’s not her only fan! From Cindy Crawford to Emily Blunt and Julia Roberts, Amal, 38, is easily as popular as her charming hubby. But for Amal, it’s not her A-list supporters who inspire her – her mentor can be found a little closer to home. ‘I think growing up, my mother was definitely a role model,’ shares Amal. ‘She was always a working woman and someone who is independent and cared about her career. She never lost her femininity and she believed balance was important. That is something that stuck with me.’
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Amal certainly seems to be nailing the mix of work and independence, while always showing herself as a strong woman – and style icon to boot. At the 2015 Golden Globe Awards, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler presented George with a Lifetime Achievement Award, only to use their 15-second introduction to heap praise on his wife. ‘George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin,’ Tina began. ‘Amal is a human rights lawyer who worked on the Enron case, was an adviser to Kofi Annan regarding Syria,
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OK! SPOTLIGHT a was selected to a three-person UN and ccommission investigating rules of war vviolations in the Gaza Strip. So tonight, her husband is getting a lifetime achievement h aaward,’ the comedian joked. But in all seriousness, it’s clear the actor iis humbled by the Beirut-born lawyer, whose ffamily fled Lebanon when she was just two yyears old to seek political asylum in the UK, aamid her home country’s civil war. ‘I couldn’t be more proud to be your husband,’ he b ggushed in his acceptance speech. Earlier this year, George took time away ffrom film sets to join Amal on a work mission tto meet with Syrian refugees. That’s when she rrevealed her family’s own struggles, making her own journey into the spotlight all the h more remarkable. ‘My own family is from m Lebanon,’ she told a group of refugees, with L George by her side. ‘And they also ran away G ffrom a war and were lucky enough to be aaccepted by a European country.’
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‘[Amal] manages to eﬀortlessly walk that tightrope between appropriateness and unpredictability… not easy!’ says Bergdorf Goodman’s fashion f h director, director, Lind da Fargo.
‘She uses couture like a uniform, harne essing what seems like the impracticalities of fashion into just the t opposite,’ Vanity Fair gushes of her high-fashion g fashion taste. high taste
Red Carpet Fashion insiders say Amal is certainly ‘one to watch’ and call the fanfare over her polarising style the ‘Amal eﬀect’, proving she has ‘sheer conﬁdence in her own skin’.
B even today, Amal’s not safe from But warlords, as she works on her latest case against Islamic State – the same group responsible for the recent Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks, and countless others – and George knows it. Amal’s currently defending Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman who was sold as a sex slave to an Islamic State commander, then raped and tortured before escaping. So it’s no surprise i e that Amal says George is constantly bout her safety, considering some of worrying ab ous, high-profile enemies. her dangero ‘This is something I discussed with my husband before I took on something like this,’ ns. But after meeting Nadia, George she explain d Amal’s dedication to the cause. understood ‘We are aw ware of some of the risks involved, of course. He met Nadia, too, and he was moved for the sam me reasons… He understood that this is my work, w ’ says Amal. And now w millions of others do as well, thanks to h her marriage to one of the world’s biggest stars. Just don’t ever call her a celeb! ‘I think it’s wonderful that celebrities would choose to use u their time or energy or the spotlight th hat they have to raise awareness about these causes. But I don’t really see myself in th he same way because I’m in the same job I used to do before,’ she insists. Howeverr, Amal admits that if her marriage to George sshines a light on her causes, then her clients are all the better for it. ‘If there’s more atteention paid for whatever reason to thaat, then I think it’s good. I think there is a certain responsibility that ccomes with that and exercising it in an appropriate manner and ccontinuing to do this kind of work.’
The couple’s recently renovated 17th century mansion features a cinema, pool house and, of course, strict 360-degree security
From Italy’s Lake Como to England’s Oxfordshire and, of course, New York City, Mr and Mrs Clooney have quite the property portfolio! Plus, there’s their modest Los Angeles condo, which brings the value of their bricks and mortar to a whopping $230 million. ‘George and Amal like the ﬁner things in life,’ says a pal of the couple.
Smart, beautiful and successful in her own right, Amal makes obvious the reasons George broke his own promise to never marry again. ‘She’s an amazing human being,’ the Oscar winner gushed when asked about why he fell in love with the captivating Brit. ‘She’s caring. And she also happens to be one of the smartest people I’ve ever met. And she’s got a great sense of humour.’ But the compliments don’t stop there! ‘I’ve never been happier in a relationship by any stretch of the imagination. At 52, I found the love of my life and I’m really happy.’ Even George’s pal Julia Roberts says Amal’s ‘influence’ on her actor mate is for the better. ‘Our lives have expanded, though in a beautiful way. Only when we’re at their house I see the influence,’ Julia gushes. Meanwhile, long-time
friend Sandra Bullock is shocked that George landed himself a truly genuine partner amongst the Hollywood clutter. ‘I knew that George had found the right person,’ she says simply. ‘He made the right choice and so did Amal.’ Then there’s ’90s supermodel Cindy Crawford, who’s married to George’s best friend and business partner Rande Gerber – she gives Amal a perfect 10-out-of-10. ‘Amal is obviously beautiful but she’s the whole package. Now George has this woman that he’s really in love with and she’s smart and engaging and interesting,’ Cindy explains, hinting that she didn’t take a shine to any of his many exes.
The only true test of their marriage recently arrived on their doorstep in the form of Brad
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Pitt, George’s pal who split from his wife Angelina Jolie in September – and had been pulling away from the friendship during his marriage. Brad and aspiring humanitarian Angie rubbed Amal the wrong way when they declined an invitation to the Clooneys’ 2014 wedding in Venice, after rumours swirled that Angie became ‘competitive with Amal’ in her efforts to become a human rights icon. Since the break-up, ‘Brad has been spending his nights at George’s Los Angeles estate to combat the feelings of loneliness,’ spills a well-placed insider. ‘George has always been someone Brad could trust, and now is no different. He’s helping Brad stay strong and is spending quality time with him.’ It’s true what they say – ‘behind every great man, there’s an even greater woman’ – and in this case, it’s Amal!
THE HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER IS NOT AFRAID TO TAKE ON THE TOUGH JOBS
In 2011, Amal defended the WikiLeaks founder in his battle against extradition to Sweden. ‘[Amal] is not afraid to deal with corruption of power,’ Julian said at the time.
‘I’m ashamed as a human being that we ignore their cries for help,’ Amal said after taking on Nadia’s rape and torture case on behalf of thousands of genocide victims when no one else would.
‘This is about a government that is abusing its power to silence journalists,’ Amal said of the Azerbaijan reporter, who was jailed by her country’s leader for exposing his corruption. DECEMBER 5, 2016 51
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If liked, add a pinch of salt to the ﬂour when sifting. This is optional but it does enhance the ﬂavour of the scones.
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METHOD 1 Preheat oven to 220°C. Lightly grease a scone tray. 2 Sift ﬂour into a large bowl. Using ﬁngertips, lightly rub in butter. Stir in coconut, banana
and sugar. Make a well in centre. 3 Pour in combined milk and egg all at once, reserving about 1 tablespoon. Using a butter knife, mix quickly into a soft, sticky dough. Do not over-mix. 4 Turn onto a lightly ﬂoured surface. Knead lightly. Roll out to a 15 x 20cm rectangle. Cut into quarters, then halve each quarter diagonally. 5 Arrange close together on tray. Brush with reserved liquid. 6 Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until hollow when tapped on the underside. Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm with honey and whipped cream.
Scones are best eaten the day they’re made. Rhubarb can be replaced with frozen raspberries, if preferred.
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This recipe makes large scones. If you’re making them for kids, cut into 12-16 wedges and reduce the baking time by about 5 minutes.
•2 cups self-raising ﬂour •30g chilled butter, chopped •1 cup chopped rhubarb •2 tbsp caster sugar •1 egg, beaten •1 cup milk, plus extra for
brushing Crumble •1⁄2 cup rolled oats •1 tbsp brown sugar •Pinch cinnamon •25g butter, melted
METHOD 1 Preheat oven to 220°C. Lightly grease a scone tray. 2 Sift ﬂour into a large bowl. Using ﬁngertips, lightly rub in butter. Stir in rhubarb and sugar. Make a well in centre. 3 Pour in
combined milk and egg all at once, reserving about 1 tablespoon. Using a butter knife, mix quickly to a soft, sticky dough. Do not over-mix. 4 Turn onto a lightly ﬂoured surface. Knead lightly. Gently roll out to a 15 x 20cm rectangle. Cut into 12 equal sized squares. Arrange close together on tray. 5 Crumble To make the crumble, in a bowl stir the oats, sugar and cinnamon together. Stir in butter to form crumbs. 6 Brush scones with reserved liquid. Sprinkle evenly with crumble mixture. 7 Bake for 15-20 minutes or until hollow when tapped on the underside. Cool on a wire rack. Serve with butter or cream, if liked.
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FROM STRUGGLE STREET TO STAR! THE SKY’S NOW THE LIMIT FOR THIS YEAR’S WINNER OF THE X FACTOR
aving never celebrated his birthday in the past due to his family’s financial struggles, Isaiah Firebrace’s 17th is one he’ll never forget – it’s the day he also took out The X Factor 2016 crown, and changed his life forever. ‘Over the years, [my family] has had hard financial difficulties, and it’s been hard to cope,’ says Isaiah, who has always worked to help support his loved ones. ‘I’m so glad that winning The X Factor means that now I can help out my family even more,’ explains the singer, whose first single It’s Gotta Be You is already climbing the charts. While performing overseas is the goal for the youngster career-wise, when it comes to goals, Isaiah also has a very personal one. ‘The dream is to one day buy a house for the family,’ he tells OK!. ‘It would be a really
good thing to do, but first up I want to take my family on a holiday – they are probably even more stressed out than I am!’ Spending time away from his hometown of Moama in Southern NSW is something Isaiah is going to have to get used to. ‘I know that I’m probably going to have to move to Melbourne or Sydney,’ he says, explaining that America would be the ultimate destination he’d like to crack musically. While over in the States, Isaiah will at least have the support of his X Factor mentor Adam Lambert, with whom he formed a close connection on the show. ‘Adam’s said that he wants to stay in touch… I’m sure he’ll always be there for me to give advice,’ tells Isaiah. He’ll no doubt also have Iggy Azalea’s support, too – she’s a massive fan. ‘She bought me an iPad Pro for my birthday,’ he says. ‘It was the best birthday ever!’
IGGY’S OUT It would hardly be surprising if Iggy Azalea, 26, didn’t return to the X Factor. Fellow panellist Guy Sebastian said of her absence while the program was on air, ‘It reﬂects poorly on the show when it seems someone is not invested in it’. Iggy’s hinted that she has no plans to hang around Oz, writing to pal Adam Lambert on Insty: ‘I hope we still hangout in LA too!’
The feud-ready RHOBH cast (from left): Lisa Rinna, Eileen Davidson, Kyle Richards, Erika Girardi, Lisa Vanderpump and newbie Dorit Kemsley
RHOBH is on the way
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Our fave Housewives are about to hit our screens for their seventh outing, and it’s Erika Girardi’s time to shine! It appears the bombshell’s sexy alter ego Erika Jane is rubbing oﬀ on her castmates, too, and we’ll see them let their hair down – Kyle Richards, 47, even strips for a sexy rooftop photo shoot.
Designer and mum Dorit Kemsley, 40, has jumped on board and is set to clash with Erika, 45, who loses her cool at the newbie, telling her, ‘I don’t like bullshit, Dorit, and that’s what I think you are.’ Ouch!
Daughter of hair dynamo Vidal Sassoon, 43-year-old Eden Sassoon, also arrives as a ‘friend’ and several Housewives are said to have ‘lost it’ over her apparent sense of entitlement. ‘She thinks she’s the ﬁrst major heiress to arrive on the scene,’ says an insider.
Sources say Kyle ‘hates’ newbie Eden
Former Housewife Kim Richards, 52, the troubled sister of Kyle, drops by and sparks ﬂy once again between her and Lisa Rinna, 53, whose actor hubby Harry Hamlin she claims to ‘have secrets about’. Lisa’s not shy to bite back, which makes Kyle livid: ‘Lisa Rinna needs to sew her f---ing lips shut.’
The overseas trips have been turned up a notch, with the crew heading on luxe vacays to Mykonos, Greece; Hong Kong, China; and Punta Mita, Mexico.
Expect to see more of fan fave Lisa Vanderpump, 56. She almost didn’t return this season, but with producers promising ‘they’d include a lot of the things that I was doing in my life’, she signed back on.
Eileen Davidson, 57, was rumoured to be demoted because of her ‘lack of storyline’, so fans can expect her to step things up, a new blonder ’do included!
Dorit has connections to Lisa V and Kyle
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Yolanda & Erika
BESTIES NO MORE Yolanda Hadid, 52, has sadly left the show, but she isn’t looking back. While she and pal Erika were once attached at the hip, the recently divorced mum, who suﬀers from Lyme disease, says her friendships with the ladies have changed. ‘I kind of see Erika still... but they are work friends and then you have your own real life and my life is very full.’
The Weeknd spills
THE TRUTH BEHIND OUR SPLIT IS BELLA TOO MAINSTREAM FOR THE STAR?
he coupling was a dream come true: hot muso The Weeknd (real name Abel Tesfaye) and rising glamour girl Bella Hadid, 20, but their 18-month romance is no longer. While the duo’s ‘hectic schedules’ are ssaid to be behind the split, those close tto the singer say the popularity of the rrelationship is also to blame. ‘He’s not into i doing the expected, even when it comes to his relationships,’ says the c pal. Here, we get to know the 26-yearp old Canadian chart-topper. o
The pair will reunite at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, when The Weeknd performs and Bella hits the VS runway for the ﬁrst time.
Starboy is out on November 25
How busy are you these days? H I can’t really take a day off, I’m always working. w IIs it true that you’re not a fan of the t limelight? We W live in an era when everything is i so excessive, I think it’s refreshing for f everybody to be like, ‘Who the f--f is this guy?’ I think that’s why my career is going to be so long – because
I haven’t given people everything. What made you chop oﬀ your iconic dreadlocks? It was a long time coming. It didn’t feel right anymore because it ended up becoming a trademark. I told everybody I was getting rid of it, and everybody – literally, unanimously – they were like, ‘No, don’t do it! That’s your whole thing, that’s you.’ And the way they said that, I was like, ‘Oh, I’m definitely cutting it now.’ How is your new album diﬀerent from your previous oﬀerings? The production feels aggressive but still sexy. I think it’ll be the bestsounding album I’ve ever done. Starboy is a nod to Prince and David Bowie, is that right? A thousand per cent. I just love Bowie; I think he was the ultimate inventor. What are most people surprised to discover about you? When people meet me, they say that I’m really kind – contrary to a lot of my music.
THE GAME OF THRONES PREQUEL IS COMING!
We only have two short seasons (seven and six eps each) left before Game of Thrones wraps, but don’t fear, it’s been conﬁrmed that prequel discussions are underway! Network bosses have met up with author George R.R. Martin to 72 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
talk possibilities, and one theory suggests the show could be based on the adventures of Dunk and Egg from George’s novella collection Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, which is set about 90 years before the events in GOT. ‘I would say it’s still kind
of preliminary ongoing talks,’ says HBO’s president of programming Casey Bloys, who admits that the exact concept is yet to be nutted out. ‘There are areas we are exploring, but I wouldn’t point to any one and say, “This is what we’re going to do.”’ Stay tuned!
Dany and Jon’s stories end in 2018, but more GOT-related viewing is headed our way!
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BAD SANTA 2
‘It’s a shade ﬁlthier,’ says Billy Bob Thornton of his R-rated Santa spectacle’s second outing. Returning to our screen for the ﬁrst time since 2003, little has changed when it comes to safe-cracking Willie Soke, who is out on another heistt. In cinemas now
GILMORE GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE
It’s next-level excitement as mother-daughter duo Lorelai m (L Lauren Graham) and Rory (A Alexis Bledel) return with a possible wedding, baby and a proper ending. Yipee! Friday on Netﬂix
BILLY LYNN’S LONG HALFTIME WALK Kristen Stewart plays a concerned sister in this emotional ﬂick about a teen soldi return from war. Don’t forget the tissues!
A PLACE TO CALL HOME
Sunday, 8.30pm, Showcase
THE LIVING ROOM
Sarah proves she’s a mum not to be messed with in the season four ﬁnale of A Place to Call Home
It seems all our Christmases have come at once, courtesy of TLR’s silly season special, starring Dr Chris Brown in a snowman suit and a Justin Timberlake chatting c about his new animated a movie Trolls.
Friday, 7.30pm, Channel 10
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Expect a roller-coaster of emotions from the season ﬁnale e of our fave Aussie period dramaa. Will Sarah (Marta Dusseldorp) and George (Brett Climo) ﬁnallyy be able to ﬁnd peace (pictured above) after a gun-wielding showdown with crazed Regina (Jenni Baird)? Plus, a two-month h time jump, a wedding and a long-awaited apology also make e this a spectacular sign-oﬀ.
n cinemas now
It was one big happy family when OK!’s Carrissa caught up with Bachie lovebirds Richie and Alex, and her son Elijah
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Be patient and everything will fall into place. It’s important to remain positive as you come to the realisation that everything happens for a reason. It’s time to let go of your need to control every situation. This may prove challenging, but being uptight won’t help you achieve your goals. This week’s mantra: Patience is a virtue.
Planet Saturn is your ruler and it’s bringing positive energy your way this week. Being an island unto yourself will be your best course of action to create your desired outcomes. This will allow you to be more objective when dealing with what’s presented to you this week. This week’s mantra: I keep an open mind.
You need to stand back and observe others’ behaviour this week, especially those who like to throw their weight around. Don’t let anyone walk all over you – stand your ground and send a clear message to back oﬀ or wear the consequences. Now is an ideal time to be in high power instead of need. This week’s mantra: I will remain strong.
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This week is about clarity. Who do you need to reconnect with and what needs to be said? Peace needs to be your top priority. Challenging situations from the past need to be dealt with and put to rest so you can focus on creating positive energy. If something doesn’t feel right, don’t do it! This week’s mantra: I will face challenges head on.
Now is the time to remind yourself that everything ever created started with an idea. With that in mind, don’t be afraid to bring your creativity to the fore and present your ideas to those in positions of authority. Look to the future and whatever you do, don’t hold yourself back. This week’s mantra: I have faith in myself.
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It’s amazing what a change of attitude can do. This will push you to focus your attention on your ﬁnances. If you’re short on cash, it’s time to work out what steps you need to take to turn things around. If you have abundance, then trust your gut feelings about the best investments. This week’s mantra: Money matters.
Focusing on what you want to achieve is the way to go this week. You may feel like your life is being turned upside down, but this is a good thing as it will push you to re-evaluate. If you don’t take advantage of new opportunities as they arise, things will keep going the way they have been. This week’s mantra: I know what I want.
Letting go of controlling thoughts and people will create a positive change in your life. Go with the ﬂow and you’ll ﬁnd yourself in the right place at the right time. Emotional challenges will keep you on your toes, so think of them as a positive way to focus your attention on what matters. This week’s mantra: I think positive.
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It’s important to remember that people are often set in their ways. If you’re upset by what others say or do, then it’s time to ask yourself why. When working out the answer, bring everything back to you. Only by focusing on yourself will you get a true understanding of the role you’ve played. This week’s mantra: It’s time for self-reﬂection.
If you’re not OK emotionally, it’s important to get to the bottom of any unresolved issues and take responsibility, rather than blaming others. If it means discussing the issue, try to keep a level-head as it’s all about having things resolved. This will help you get in a much better place. This week’s mantra: It’s all on me.
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BONO & KNOX & VIVIENNE The singer was asked by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie if he’d take on the role of godfather to their twins.
JAMIE LEE & JAKE
LADY GAGA & ZACHARY & ELIJAH
The actress is close friends with Jake Gyllenhaal’s parents. She probably had some handy advice when it came to his career choice!
We wonder if Elton John’s kids call their godmother ‘Aunty Stefani’?
MICHAEL & NICOLE After Lionel Richie adopted Nicole, he named longtime pal Michael Jackson as her godfather.
Celebrity GODPARENTS THEIR MOST IMPORTANT ROLES TO DATE
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hen it comes to choosing godparents, mums and dads typically go with their arest and dearest to offer wisdom d guidance to their impressionable ildren. So it comes as no surprise t celebrity offspring often end with some big names influencing m as they grow! nd while Jennifer Aniston being dmother to Courteney Cox’s ughter Coco or Drew Barrymore oosing BFF Cameron Diaz for ughter Frankie won’t come as any t of surprise, there are a few sets celebrity godparents you might t have picked…
HUGH & DAMIAN After her son Damian came along in 2002, Liz Hurley gave the godfather title to none other than ex-boyfriend Hugh Grant!
HE’S A JOKER
‘I’m still up at 4am trainin’ hard, takin’ care of my babies, drivin’ my pick-up truck and tellin’ a few dirty/nerdy jokes… extremely sexily, of course,’ he says of his Sexiest Man Alive win.
‘Fanny pack and lean take it to a whole other level,’ Dwayne joked of this throwback ’90s snap.
HE’S A CARING SON ‘At 14 I saaw my mum crying about our only car being repossessed,’ osted. ‘This felt good. he po Merry Christmas, Mum.’
HE’S A FAMILY MAN The Rock loves to post cute pics and videos of his 11-month-old daughter ughter Jasmine.
HE’S A TOTAL BABE
Let’s face it – the fact that he’s so damn hunky doesn’t hurt either !
HARPER’S A PERFECT MATCH HANDIWORK John & Chrissy
Whilecoordinatting couple outﬁts e can often cause us to cringe (thiink Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s denim debacle in 2001), John Legend and Chrissy Teigen manage to pull it oﬀ in their matching black fuzz. Alright, we might be a tad biased – but these two can do no wrong!
Harper Beckham is following in her designer mum’s footsteps, with the ﬁve-year-old’s artwork featured on a Victoria Beckham original piece! The T-shirts have been created to raise awarenesss for f World ld AIDS Day.
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There’s a lot to love about Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson – and we’re not just talking about his 120kg perfect form. The Notebook-loving actor/ dad/hottie’s sensitive side gets us every time!
THE KING CHARLES III CAST VS THEIR PALACE COUNTERPARTS
We’re not exactly wigging out over this drab take on Princess Diana
Probably a little bit more grey than Camilla would like!
This actor has certainly nailed Prince Charles’s studious look
We bet Prince William would be happy with that full head of hair!
Er, Prince Harry? The hunky royal is clearly one of a kind
STAR-SPANGLED PRESIDENT! THE ROCK KANYE WEST I didn’t approach [the idea of being President] because I thought it would be fun. Before I go and run for oﬃce… I’ve got a lot of research to do… a lot of growing up to do.
I used to say it jokingly, but every time I was asked [about running for President], it was with a real genuine interest. So I started to really think… Could I make a diﬀerence?… This past election shows that anything can happen.
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LINDSAY LOHAN In #2020 I may run for President. The ﬁrst thing I would w like to do as President is take care of all of the hildren suﬀering in the world. ch #queenELIZABETH showed me how by having me in her country.
The model and her hubby have completely renovated the 1944 home, turning it into a sunny paradise
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MEMORY LOSS OF THE WEEK When asked if she’s still in touch with her 2003 ﬂing, Aussie singer Rob Mills, Paris Hilton replied, ‘Who?’ That’s gotta hurt!
‘WHAT THE?’ OF THE WEEK
Beach access, spa and pool! What more could you want?
While collecting her GQ Woman of the Year award, Iggy Azalea gushed: ‘I can ﬁnally say that I have an award-winning vagina… I’ve got e v the world
DECKED OUT There’s no shortage of outdoor areas to soak up the stunning seaside views
The Mediterranean-style house has a luxurious chef’s kitchen – for your personal chef to prepare your meals, of course!
Cindy’s malibu beach pad Supermodel Cindy Crawford and hubby Rande Gerber have put their sprawling Malibu mansion on the market for a whopping $81 million. The secluded four-bedroom estate features panoramic views of the ocean, a pool, spa, ﬁre pit and tennis court. Amazing!
MISTAKEN IDENTITY OF THE WEEK Not even Isla Fisher’s family can tell her and Amy Adams apart! ‘For our holiday greeting card, I cut-andpasted Amy’s face over mine… No-one noticed!’
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MIX GAL GADOT Our new Wonderr Woman had people in awe long g ago, competing for Miss Universe e back in 2004.
MICHELLE PFEIFFER Five years before she wowed in Scarface, the now 58-year-old was Miss Orange County 1978.
SELENA GOMEZ The young singer proved she’s always had talent, sharing a ﬂashback from her dayys as a toddler in a tiara.
THESE CELEB STUNNERS WERE ONCE PAGEANT QUEENS!
SHARON STONE The Basic Instinct star became Pennsylvania’s Miss Crawford County in 1975.
HILARY DUFF EVA LONGORIA After winning Miss Corpus Christi in 1998, the now 41-year-old competed in an LA talent show. She won that, too.
‘There are so many things wrong with this,’ the 29-year-old captioned her OTT ’90s pageant look.
When the now 50-year-old placed ﬁrst runner-up in the 1986 Miss USA pageant, she said she hoped for a career in entertainment. Dreams can come true!
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