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‘It started as a fun snowball fight but became an avalanche.’ —JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, on why he left ‘N SYNC, to The Hollywood Reporter
‘The minute I went red, it was quirky and fun instead of flirtatious and dumb.’ —AMY ADAMS, on scoring different roles after dying her hair, at the BAFTAs
—TOM HIDDLESTON, on his whirlwind romance with Taylor Swift, to GQ
Charlie Day The actor, 41, stars as a high school teacher in the new comedy Fist Fight
‘You were so handsome.... Were you, like, so mad when you stopped looking like that?’ —PETE DAVIDSON, to Alec Baldwin during his opening monologue, on SNL
You costar with Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan. What was it like on-set? It was a really good energy. Except for during the fight scenes when Cube and I would have to break to get an ice pack or something. But there was a lot of making each other laugh. What kind of student were you? I was always a little bit of a class clown. I was tiny and freckly, and I wanted girls to like me, so I figured the best way to do that was to make them laugh. Your son Russell is 5 now. What’s the biggest challenge of parenthood? Trying to learn how to be one! There’s no rule book, and nobody knows what they are doing.
‘I never thought that I wouldn’t make it.’ —OCTAVIA SPENCER, on becoming an actress, at the 2017 Makers Conference
What keeps you grounded? My wife [Mary Elizabeth Ellis] and I have been together for 15 years, and I’m still best friends with my childhood friends from Rhode Island. They’re not impressed with any of this. —JULIE JORDAN
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‘Of course it was real. Taylor is an amazing woman. She’s generous and kind and lovely, and we had the best time.’
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54 Jessa Duggar Seewald and husband Ben show off their second son, Henry, just days after his birth and talk about their plan for more children!
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14 Grammys! Rihanna and other stars go bold on the red carpet. Plus: all the best moments from music’s big night.
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27 SCOOP All about the new Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, and what she means to the show. Plus: What does Matt Damon think of the Internet’s obsession with his character’s man bun? 61 JAMIE LYNN SPEARS
Inside the singer’s tear-filled bedside vigil for her 8-year-old daughter Maddie Aldrige—and Maddie’s miraculous recovery from an ATV accident
Tracy Morgan and 12 other proud papas share the joys of fatherhood.
65 FATAL FRIENDSHIP?
Two months after 19-year-old Sarah Stern’s disappearance, police arrest two unlikely suspects in connection to her murder: her best friends
Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel gears up for Hollywood’s biggest night.
It’s twins for George and Amal Clooney! How the couple are preparing for parenthood.
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Adele owned the night. She opened the show with her ubiquitous hit “Hello”; memorialized fellow Brit George Michael with a somber cover of “Fastlove” (which she stopped and restarted, explaining, “I can’t mess this up for him”); won all ﬁve of the awards she was up for; and even conﬁrmed her marriage to longtime partner Simon Konecki during her Album of the Year nonacceptance speech. The star broke a trophy in two for fellow nominee Beyoncé.
Adele said ‘Hello’ to 5 more gramophones, Beyoncé came to slay, and J.Lo joined James Corden in the carpool lane
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FRONT-ROW FAMILY QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy, 5, sat front-row, cheering on their matriarch as she performed and accepted her two gramophones.
Best Music Video and Best Urban Contemporary Album winner Beyoncé put her baby bump on display while performing an ethereal goddessinspired medley of her Lemonade tracks “Love Drought” and “Sandcastles.”
“Now we come together,” said Busta Rhymes, who joined A Tribe Called Quest and Best New Artist nominee Anderson .Paak onstage to slam President Trump’s immigration ban.
CARPOOL CROONERS A DEARLY BELOVED TRIBUTE
Bruno Mars honored Prince, taking the stage decked in the late icon’s signature lilac suit to perform the Purple Rain classic “Let’s Go Crazy” with the Time.
The night’s host, James Corden (front left), brought his Late Late Show stunt Carpool Karaoke to life with an all-star cast (including, from left, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Keith Urban, John Legend, Ryan Tedder, Jennifer Lopez, Neil Diamond and Jason Derulo).
Trend Alert: Thigh-High Slits THESE STARS KNOW THE SECRET TO A SEXY, STATEMENT-MAKING GRAMMYS LOOK IS A BOLD, BEAUTIFUL GOWN THAT SHOWS OFF LOTS OF LEG
“CARRIE’S DRESS IS DARING, SEXY, GLAMOROUS AND ELEGANT ALL IN ONE— AND IT HUGGED HER BODY PERFECTLY!” —Marina Toybina, who styles Carrie Underwood with Courtney Webster
In an embellished, ruby-red bell-sleeve gown by Elie Madi with Nigaam earrings and a Randall Scott Fine Jewelry ring.
In a lilac chiffon keyhole look by Ralph & Russo with Butani jewels and a silver Judith Leiber Couture clutch.
In a belted, beaded emerald design by Zuhair Murad Couture with Dvani emerald-and-diamond earrings (worth $39,000!).
In a gold lurex pleated one-shoulder gown featuring a ruffle neckline by Gucci with clear sandals.
In a cherry-hued stretch Zuhair Murad look with a matching Judith Leiber Couture clutch.
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“IT’S LIKE THE LAST COLOR IN ALL THE PANTONE BOOKS THAT I HAVEN’T DONE, SO I HAD TO DO IT!” —Katy Perry on why she went blonde before the Grammys
In an Alex Ulichny cropped jacket with chain-bedecked shorts and thigh-high boots.
In a Teuta Matoshi Duriqi gown and Lirika Matoshi headpiece.
In a Giorgio Armani twopiece and a Roger Vivier clutch. TARAJI P. HENSON
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GRAMMYS FASHION IS KNOWN FOR BEING WILD AND DARING, AND THIS YEAR’S SHOW WAS NO EXCEPTION
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StarTracks RIDING HIGH
After picking up three awards—including Best New Artist— Chance the Rapper (with pal DJ Oreo, right) celebrated his big night at GQ’s bash.
SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE
Newly engaged country star Cassadee Pope made it a date night with her ﬁancé, All Time Low drummer Rian Dawson, at Universal Music Group’s party.
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Before reuniting with girlfriend Selena Gomez, the Weeknd rubbed elbows with Stevie Wonder at Republic Records’ celebration— sponsored by Fiji Water— at Catch LA.
Rapper Big Sean and singer Jhené Aiko put their romance on display at Def Jam’s party.
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StarTraccks DOWNTON REUNION! Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 10 Downton Abbey’s Laura Carmichael, Michelle Dockery and Michael Fox reunited at the happiest place on earth alongside actors Kelly Paterniti and Jessica de Gouw. The Disneyland reunion comes just over a year after the series’ ﬁnal episode aired.
DUSTY’S DEBUT! Hollywood, Feb. 10 Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo introduced daughter Dusty Rose, 4 months, when the Voice coach received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Honoree o o ee Meryl Streep responded to President Trump’s “overrated” dis in a moving speech, calling herself the “most overrated, overberated actress.”
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Julie Bowen took part in The Price Is Right’s Celebrity Charity Week—beneﬁting Planned Parenthood—airing Feb. 23 on CBS.
On Feb. 11 the HRC hosted its 16th Greater New York Gala, where advocates like Meryl Streep were honored for championing LGBT equality and human rights. In her speech, Streep noted that, “Evil prospers when good men do nothing.”
Princess Kate made her BAFTA debut with Prince William.
Seth Meyers, with Billy Eichner, was honored for his Late Night segment “A Closer Look.”
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AMFAR GALA New York City, Feb. 8 The Foundation for AIDS Research threw its annual bash recognizing advocates in the ﬁeld, with stars like Adriana Lima stepping out at the downtown event.
Cheese! Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum and Alessandra Ambrosio pose for a selﬁe at the beneﬁt.
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“It had never been done before, so I really wasn’t expecting it,” Lindsay says of becoming the first African-American Bachelorette.
THE NEW BACHELORETTE MAKES HISTORY BY CHRISTINA DUGAN
SHE WAS THE WOMAN Nick Viall chose to give a First Impression Rose on the current season of The Bachelor, and apparently the folks at the network agreed. Rachel Lindsay, 31, a Dallas lawyer, will be the next star of ABC’s singles juggernaut, becoming the new Bachelorette. The news, announced on Jimmy Kimmel Live Feb. 13, even as she remained on the current season of The Bachelor, wasn’t just reality trivia but also a bit of history: Lindsay will be the ﬁrst AfricanAmerican woman to hand out roses. “I’m honored to be chosen to be the ﬁrst,” she says. “I’m happy to represent myself as a black woman in front of America, and to have America rally behind me on my journey to ﬁnd love.” PEOPLE February 27, 2017
The show has been criticized for its lack of diversity—in 33 seasons so far there had never been a black Bachelor or Bachelorette. But Lindsay says she doesn’t feel any added pressure when it comes to sifting through suitors. “Honestly, it’s not going to be that different from any other season of The Bachelorette,” she says. “Just because the color of my skin is different, it doesn’t mean my journey for love has to be any different. I’m still just a woman trying to ﬁnd the One.” Which, she stresses, is the entire point of being on the show in the ﬁrst place. “I’m at a stage in my life where I’m ready for a fam-
“I just want a guy with good morals who’s funny,” Lindsay says. “And they have to like sports!” Above, Lindsay and Nick Viall, 36, get close on the current season of The Bachelor.
ily,” Lindsay says. “I’m ready to get married. I want a guy who is not afraid of that.” But will she be looking for another Nick-type or decide to take a different path? “I’m really not picky,” she says with a laugh. “Physically, I really don’t have a type, but I’m a sucker for a great smile,” she says. “But I’m rooting for me! Is love going to happen? Where is he? I’m grateful to have the opportunity to do this again, but this time I’m in the driver’s seat! I get to have my choice!”
‘MY PARENTS TRUST ME AND ARE EXCITED FOR ME. I’M READY TO MAKE THEM PROUD AND BRING THEM HOME A SON-IN-LAW!’ —RACHEL LINDSAY
“She’s fragile, but she doesn’t show it,” a source tells People.
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It wasn’t the fresh start Mischa Barton had hoped for. After an attempt to jump-start her career with a stint on Dancing with the Stars last year, the troubled actress, 31, made headlines when erratic behavior at her Jan. 25 birthday party led to an overnight hospitalization. At the time Barton told People she’d been drugged with GHB and “voluntarily went to get professional help.” Two weeks later the fformer O.C. star was moving out of her West Hollywood apartment when she W misjudged the height of a carport and crashed a U-Haul into an apartment building. “It was a mistake, but she was sober,” says a friend. “She just wants to get her career going again, change people’s perception of her and move on.”
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Trent Lamar Jackson with Katherine Jackson in 2016.
THE STAR, 46, BATTLES MYTHOLOGICAL MONSTERS IN HIS ACTION-PACKED FILM You learned archery for your new movie, The Great Wall. Do you impress friends and family with your bow-and-arrow skills? No. Well, I can shoot CGI arrows as well as anybody. I’d give Orlando Bloom [Lord of the Rings star archer Legolas] a run for his money in a CGI arrow battle. But the guy who trained me is the best in the world. He actually removed one of his thumbs above the knuckle so he could do it faster. What do you think of the Internet’s obsession with your character’s hair? It was the man bun, which was fun. I mean they put 700 extensions in, it took like 12 hours, and then I had to try and keep them in. By the timee they cut them out, it was like a rat’ss nest. I took a picture of it. I think there was stuff living in there. Did you enjoy having your family with you on location? It was incredible. We were filming in China for six months. The kids really love it there. They keep asking to go back!
“I think it’s so important for girls and women to know we did not wake up like this.”
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MY MORNING ROUTINE One would think that actress Karla Souza, 31, who stars in How to Get Away with Murder and in the new film Everybody Loves Somebody, would be too busy to get eight hours of sleep a night, but she’s revamped her routine to ensure shut-eye. “It’s not easy!” she says, adding that she even maintains a no-phones-after-9 p.m. rule. Below, a look at how all that B rest r pays off in the morning. 9 a.m.: Exercise First “I’m a ssnooze queen, so I recently sstarted waking up to my Fitbit, which is tingly on my arm. w IIt’s a lot nicer than my alarm! Then I go for a quick jog-walk. T When I get home, I do W ssome yoga poses to open my body up since I’ve been m
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9:30 a.m.: Shower Time “While I’m taking a shower, I listen to an international music app called Radiooooo. I choose the country and the year I want music from, so I have access to some different sounds and tastes.”
10 a.m.: Breakfast “I have two eggs with a piece of turkey, with a little dash of cottage cheese, and then I take my coffee in the car. I like to listen to NPR if I don’t have a call. My commute takes an hour, so the car is a big part of my life.” 10:30 a.m.: Glam Squad “All my makeup is done on-set. On weekends I let my skin breathe and don’t wear any makeup!” —KATHERINE RICHTER
There seems to be more drama ahead for the Jackson family. On Feb. 8 matriarch Katherine Jackson, 86, took out a restraining order in Los Angeles against her nephew and driver, Trent Lamar Jackson, 52. According to court papers obtained by People, “bank accounts have been accessed by Trent without authorization” and Jackson has been subjected to “years of mental/emotional abuse.” The situation has left her “in a constant state of fear and confusion.” A judge granted Jackson’s request and ordered her nephew to move out, but Jackson, who was in London visiting her daughter Janet and new grandchild when papers were filed, says she’s still “afraid to go home with Trent there.” A family source tells People that the situation deteriorated in recent years. “After Michael died, Trent went from being a driver to acting like he owned the place.” (Attempts to reach Lamar Jackson were not returned.) A hearing has been scheduled for March 1. —MIA McNIECE
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“It’s a big popcorn movie,” Damon says of The Great Wall.
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Scoop 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Dirty Dancing, starring Swayze and Jennifer Grey. Today, Lisa says, “I love that on YouTube you can find people at weddings doing their dance!”
REMEMBERING PATRICK SWAYZE
Dirty Dancing (Jacket, est. $4,000-$6,000) “He loved that jacket,” says Lisa. “He wore it in his everyday life, on his motorcycle or for photo shoots. It’s personally worn in.”
Affter her husband, Patrick Swayze, died in 2009 from pancreatic cancer, his wife of 34 years Lisa Niemi Swayze says she “meticulously packed” away his belongings. “It was difficult,” she admits, “but what kept me going was knowing someday I’d share his incredible life with others.” From April 28 to 29 Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles will offer up some of Swayze’s beloved treasures. (A portion of thee proceeds will go to the Pancreatic Cancer A i Network, k p cer Action h widow, who says,, pancaan.org.) It’s a bittersweet moment for his “He was so strong and yet so soft.” —L LIZ McNEIL
Ghost (Shirt, est. $2,000-$4,000; key chain from costar Demi Moore, est. $1,000-$2,000) “It’s funny because after he gets killed in the movie, he’s pretty much in the same costume the rest of the film. It was an easy wardrobe!” says Lisa.
Point Break (Surfboard, est. $4,000-$6,000) “There wasn’t anything he couldn’t do, but he said surfing was one of the hardest things he had to learn,” says Lisa. “He was fearless,” she says, “but never more so than when he fought his cancer. He was one tough guy.”
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To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (Wig, est. $800-$1,200) “On the last day he was dawdling at the mirror,” says Lisa of the role that required a wig and heels. “When I asked why, he said, ‘It’s my last chance to look pretty.’”
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Scoop p Malin Akerman, 38, and Damian Lewis, 46, star on season 2 of Billions, now airing on Showtime.
Damian Lewis & Malin Akerman
THEY PLAY A MARRIED COUPLE ON THE FINANCIAL DRAMA BILLIONS. NOW THE DUO SHARE SECRETS FROM THE SET
ERIC JOHNSON THE FORMER FLASH GORDON ACTOR, 37, PLAYS ANASTASIA STEELE’S MYSTERIOUS BOSS IN FIFTY SHADES DARKER
Damian, you play shady hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod. Did you have to learn economics for the role? LEWIS I knew a bit about hedge funds,
How different are you in real life from your characters? LEWIS Bobby’s not as rich as I am,
Funny Women. The commentary on social media during the Women’s March was not only inspiring, it was also hilarious.
Sports Hockey. I played sports growing up, but I was pretty terrible. Now I’m a one-sport guy.
What’s it like to experience the overthe-top wealth of the Axelrods? AKERMAN At the end of the day, we
just sit in our trailers, but it’s so fun to pretend. But I don’t think I’d live long if I had that kind of money. I’d just be throwing parties all the time. —LINDSAY KIMBLE
Tembe stars in History Channel’s SIX.
Pizza. It has to be ham and pineapple. My daughter [Calla, 9] p loves it. I’ll sneak spinach on there when she’s not looking.
Born to opera singers in apartheid-era South Africa and raised in New York City, the actress, 32, plays an imperiled Nigerian teacher in the Navy SEAL-inspired series SIX. Says the Yale grad, who has also appeared on The Walking Dead: “I’m proud to play a woman who’s as much a warrior as the men.” —BRIANNE TRACY
Dog Ewww. In Canada, where I grew up, people didn’t pick up after their dogs all winter. In the spring the entire city smelled like four months of dog crap.
Blindfold Naughty. My wife [Adria Budd] had read the 50 Shades books, so I was already aware. It’s all about indulging those fantasies for an hour or two.
Hobby Cooking. I love cooking with my daughter. We always have a good time. —JULIE JORDAN
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but I was surprised how separate they are from conventional Wall Street. But I liked meeting the hedge fund guys and seeing what makes them tick. AKERMAN Money! LEWIS Yes, money. But they also like winning, and they like playing the game. They like to be proved right.
of course! And I’m essentially from a privately educated English background, and he’s a blue-collar IrishJewish American. AKERMAN And Lara’s not as bitchy as I am [laughs]. No, I think it’s the family values. I would kill for my family, so there’s similarity there. I also grew up with nothing—my family didn’t even have a car until I was 12 or 13, so I can relate to her humble beginnings.
Scoop Life on the Road (streaming on Netflix) sees The Office’s David Brent chasing rock and roll dreams.
QUINCY JONES IS AN EGOT THE LEGENDARY PRODUCER ON WHAT IT’S LIKE TO SCORE THE GRAND SLAM OF SHOW BUSINESS
THE OFFICE— AND POLITICS!
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His celebration was low-key. “I quit drinking more than a year ago, so there wasn’t any ‘celebrating’ in that sense. It was just a few phone calls with friends and family and then back to work. After all of these years, it’s still really nice when your kids are proud of you.” Retirement is not in his vocabulary—yet. “I’m as busy as I’ve ever been. My two mottoes are ‘If you empty the cup every time, it will come back twice as full’ and ‘Love, laugh, live and give.’ That’s how I live my life.” —KARA WARNER
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exist in real life—perhaps in the More than 15 years have passed since ‘ON THE ONE White House. “David Brent and Ricky Gervais found fame playing the HAND, YOU ARE role of hapless middle manager David ALLOWED TO FIND Donald Trump are both idiot showDAVID BRENT A off narcissists,” he says with a Brent in the original Office. He’s gone LITTLE BIT DAFT laugh. “When did people start on to film and TV success in Hollywood, but he still has a soft spot for the AND ACCIDENTALLY bragging about being a millionaire OFFENSIVE, or forcing themselves on women? cringe-inducing paper salesman—and BUT YOU ALSO Can you imagine Lincoln getting so he’s brought him back for a new WANT TO GO, into Twitter spats?” Netflix movie, David Brent: Life on the “WELL, AT LEAST HE’S TRYING!”’ While Gervais has yet to fall in Road. In it, Brent—who fantasized —RICKY GERVAIS POTUS’s social media crosshairs, about show-business success while the four-time Golden Globes host tormenting his colleagues on the British has never been afraid to thumb his nose at the sitcom—has decided to try being a rock star. rich and famous—only now he’s not sure how “We’re still sort of laughing at his delusion,” many folks are in on the joke. “I’ve found, as a says Gervais, 55. Back in 2001, Brent’s ghastly performer who plays a bit of a misinformed behavior got big laughs, but Gervais says his bigot bore, that half the audience takes that on real appeal is that “we’ve all got a little bit of face value,” he says. Still, he says he’s found Brent in us—we all need love, we all want to “a new responsibility—truth is more important hope we’re doing well and living a good life.” than it’s ever been.” —LANFORD BEARD The comedian says that versions of his hero
With his 2016 Tony for The Color Purple, Jones is now an EGOT (a winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony). “It is such a thrill. You can’t plan for things like this, but to complete the EGOT circle is pretty amazing. I’ve been around a long time, so I know, or knew, everyone on the list [other winners include Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks and Rita Moreno].”
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58, has adopted 4-year-old twin girls from Malawai. They join her four other children: Lourdes Leon, 20, Rocco Ritchie, 16, David Banda, 11, and Mercy James, 11. Hannah and Derek Jeter
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Jazz legend Al Jarreau died on Feb. 12 at a Los Angeles hospital. He was 76. Mary Lee South, the mother of
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Jeffrey Sandusky, 41—
actor Tom Cruise, died in her sleep the week of Feb. 6. She was 80. Battlestar Galactica actor Richard Hatch, 71, died of pancreatic cancer on Feb. 7 in Los Angeles. Comedian “Professor” Irwin Corey, known as “the World’s Foremost Authority,” died on Feb. 6 at the age of 102 in his Manhattan home.
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DEPARTURE Bob Costas, the host of 11
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A Grieving Father Who Changed Lives Matthew Badger, whose three daughters died in a tragic fire on Christmas Day 2011, started a foundation in their memory
“I don’t think the loss is ever going away,” Badger told People in 2012.
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On Feb. 9, Matthew Badger, 51, whose three daughters perished in a horrific fire at his ex-wife’s home on Dec. 25, 2011, in Stamford, Conn., died of “natural causes,” according to his longtime girlfriend Abby Ballin, who told People he was surrounded by friends and family. “He was a fighter till the end,” says Ballin. “I’m just so happy he doesn’t have to fight anymore. He’s free.” Badger’s ex-wife Madonna mourned his passing as well, writing on Facebook: “He is with his children and his parents and his brother Mark. My heart is broken but also joyous that they are together.” Following the deaths of daughter Lily, 9, and twins Sarah and Grace, 7, Badger cofounded the LilySarahGraceFund (lilysarahgrace.org) with Ballin to fund the arts in public schools. “I’m trying to make up for what three little girls would have done for the planet,” he told People in 2012. Ballin, who is also the creative director, says the nonprofit will go on. “Every time I close my eyes I see him dancing,” she says. “I know he’s with the girls.” A service will be held on March 3 in New York City. —NICOLE WEISENSEE EGAN AND ROSE MINUTAGLIO
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Country singer and The Voice winner Cassadee Pope, 27, revealed on Feb. 10 she is engaged to her boyfriend, All Time Low’s Rian Dawson, 29.
Sandusky, who was convicted in 2012 of sexually abusing 10 boys— has been charged with 14 counts of sexual offenses involving children.
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Witherspoon plays a troublemaker who may be heading for disaster.
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley as truly desperate housewives COMEDY-DRAMA Based on Liane Moriarty’s bestseller, Lies starts on a funny if familiar note of suburban satire in the form of one Madeline Mackenzie (Witherspoon), a neurotically dynamic stay-at-home mom in affluent Monterey, Calif. Control freak, taskmaster, breeder of grudges—she’s described as “an itty-bitty ball of rage”—she’s at war with another straining-after-perfection mother, Renata (Laura Dern), and not above ruining Renata’s daughter’s birthday party. But below this comedy there’s a dark story—framed, in fact, by a violent death. One of Madeline’s friends, the beautiful, accomplished Celeste (Kidman), is being physically abused by her husband (Alexander Skarsgård), and another, Jane (Shailene Woodley), is so scared, she keeps a pistol beneath her pillow. Superbly acted,Lies turns out to be less about catﬁghting wives than the bruising, even soul-killing sexual struggle between men and women.(HBO, Feb. 19. 9 p.m.)
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Life after Good Wife: Baranski (left) and Quinn.
The Good Fight
Forget the Florricks! Christine Baranski returns as Chicago’s savviest lawyer DRAMA This Good Wife spinoff, which will be streaming at CBS All Access, brings back two familiar attorneys—brisk, bristling Diane Lockhart (Baranski) and quieter, easy-to-underestimate Cush Jumbo (Lucca Quinn)—and sets them up in a new Chicago ﬁrm. The pilot feels unfocused, but that’s probably just a matter of adjusting to the loss of Julianna Margulies and her softly accusing stare. It’s got an ace cast (Delroy Lindo, Rose Leslie) and (like the original) a plotline that’s nicely scalloped with surprises. (Launches Feb. 19, 8 p.m m.;; premiere also airs on CBS at that ssame time)
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ROCK Prisoner is haunted by the pain of
breaking up (Adams and actress Mandy Moore divorced in 2016). Yet even when his lyrics cling to loss (“As the ﬁre burns around us in the dark/ One part is the world and one’s my heart”), Adams lets in light with the melody. A songwriter with that kind of talent is never a bummer. (Feb. 17)
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Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
DOCUMENTARY “It may
be necessary to encounter defeats so we can know who the hell we are.” So said Maya Angelou (1928-2014), who seemed to be fully acquainted with herself in every role in a richly productive life: poet, memoirist, actress, singer, civil rights crusader and just plain world-class celebrity. This American Masters ﬁlm pays proper testament to a remarkable woman. (PBS, check local listings)
One of nature’s stars, the snow leopard.
A favorite saying: “One person standing on the word of God is the majority.”
MisterWives, ‘Machine’ POP Backed by blast-
Lead singer Mandy Lee.
The latest documentary spectacular (BBC America, Feb. 18, 9 p.m.) brings us closer than ever to wildlife across six world habitats. British naturalist and broadcasting icon Sir David Attenborough, who narrates the series, talks to People about his concerns for the planet—and about his life at age 90. No.
Are you still surprised by nature and the animals that we’re seeing in this series? The snow leopard is very beautiful, extremely rare, and you’ve only caught glimpses previously. I just sat there with my jaw open when I saw the sequence
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in the mountains program. You will get a lump in your throat. You’ve done and seen so much—what should everyone add to their bucket list of world experiences? Dive on a coral reef. The ﬁrst time you do so is unforgettable, as beneath you are 250 animals and species—in all the most brilliant colors— fanning and ﬁshing and ﬂoating and moving. You’re transported into a
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ing brass and driving drums, the indie darlings’ single is a rowdy rebel yell that’ll get you right back in high drive. (Feb. 17)
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different ﬁrmament. Are you optimistic for the planet you’ve spent so many decades teaching us about? The world’s in for a tough time, and I think human beings are too. The two big problems that could happen—I’m not sure in my lifetime but in yours!—affect elephants and rhinos. The tragic thing about that is we are inﬂicting it. If we could control human beings, the problem would be over. What’s your big regret in all your years of traveling? You miss some of your children’s childhood... [pauses] as well as the company of your wife. I’m lucky. I’m perfectly aware an awful lot of people at 90 can’t walk or remember things. I can’t remember all that much—but I can walk! —SIMON PERRY
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Bebe Rexha, All Your Fault: Pt. I POP The songwriter—
Eminem’s “The Monster” was hers—delivers on this debut EP. Standouts “I Got You” and “Gateway Drug” feature her most addictive hooks yet. (Feb. 17)
DeHaan is trapped at a very unrestful clinic.
A Cure for Wellness
This spa vacation is just the ticket—to madness HORROR Dispatched to bring home an executive whose stay at a Swiss clinic has been suspiciously long, a snarky, on-the-rise colleague (Dane DeHaan, looking like Leo DiCaprio weaned on sour milk) winds up stuck there too, losing both his mind and his teeth. Worse, the place has eels like a cheap hotel has silverﬁsh. Director Gore Verbinski’s 2-hour, 26-minute creep show is beautifully shot and also escalatingly ridiculous—a dim-bulb Shining—before it ends in a burst of fairy-tale delirium: The ﬁnale feels like the oddly sweet moment when a fever breaks. (Feb. 17, R)
DRAMA Mel Gibson’s comeback
Garfield as a brave soldier who hates guns.
ﬁlm is up for six Oscars, including Best Picture, Actor (Andrew Garﬁeld) and, for him, Director. Gibson’s version of the battle of Okinawa is so poundingly in-yourface—the roasting heat of the guns, the crushing weight of the bombs—you come out feeling like a panini. Which is another way of saying Gibson knows what he’s doing and that he deserved that nomination. (Feb. 21)
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DRAMA In 1950s Memphis, record producer Sam Phillips introduced country music to rhythm and blues—hello, rockabilly!—and made a star of Elvis Presley. This new series, starring Chad Michael Murray as Phillips, begins on a quiet note, but we’ll end up all shook up. (CMT, Feb. 23, 10 p.m.)
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Before the kid was the King: Drake Milligan as young Elvis.
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Two (very different) novels about communing with the dead and a wry romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman EDITED BY KIM HUBBARD
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Elinor Lipman On Turpentine Lane
NOVEL A woman with a painful past throws herself into work to avoid her emotions. That could be any contemporary narrative— except Edie’s job entails taking a pill that allows the dead to take over her body for an hour so their loved ones can commune with them. A suspenseful debut novel that’s stylish and deliciously creepy.
NOVEL When a restless
NOVEL Don’t be put off by the stylistic
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strangeness of this ﬁrst novel from short-story master Saunders. It’s narrated by a cast of ghosts including Willie Lincoln, Abe’s son, felled at 11 by typhoid fever and now stuck in the bardo (Tibetan Buddhism’s version of limbo). The grieving President visits Willie’s crypt, where comical, restless spirits try to help father and son let go. This framing of Lincoln’s personal loss within the larger struggle of the Civil War is devastatingly g y moving. g
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Christine HyungOak Lee Tell Me Everything You Don’t Remember She had a stroke at 33, then her husband cheated on her and left her with a newborn. A searing memoir buoyed by hope.
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AMAL AND GEORGE CLOONEY
First Comes Marriage, Then Comes...
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On the set of his movie Suburbicon late last year, George and Amal Clooney couldn’t seem to contain their happiness— and his coworkers couldn’t help but wonder. “George and Amal were both glowing,” says a set source. “There were hints and rumors about her being pregnant. She seemed careful with food and didn’t have any caffeine.” During Amal’s several visits to the set, “she greeted everyone with a friendly handshake and a huge smile. She acted very down-to-earth. She didn’t ask for anything and just wanted to hang out in the background. George wouldn’t really let her, though. He would bring her around the set, beam and introduce her as ‘my wife, Amal.’ It was very cute to see how excited he was.” Several weeks later the world was finally let in on their not-so-little secret. The former perennial bachelor, 55, who stunned everyone in 2014 by proposing to Amal, a Lebanese-British human-rights lawyer, is about to become a ﬁrst-time father—times two. Multiple sources conﬁrmed to People that Amal, 39, is expecting twins—a boy and a girl— this spring. “George is excited but nervous,” says a source close to the couple’s
They’re expecting a boy and a girl! How ﬁnding love changed George— and how the ﬁrst-time parents are preparing for a whole new world
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‘George is thrilled. He’ll be a great father because he’s always had a very strong sense of family’ —A CLOONEY FRIEND
BABIES ON BOARD!
The role of dad is just the latest development in
Clooney’s happily-ever-after script—a storyline the actor didn’t necessarily envision writing for himself before he met Amal in October 2013. “I don’t have that gene that people have to replicate,” Clooney told People when he was named Sexiest Man Alive in 2006. “But n eeverything in my life has changed over ttime.” After marrying in an elaborate fourday Venice celebration in September 2014, the two began a life together that has been “deﬁnitely quieter, more family-oriented” than Clooney’s single days, says an insider, despite their travels around the world for work, play and humanitarian causes. Most recently the couple have been spending more time at their mansion in the countryside west of London that they reportedly purchased for $12 million shortly after their wedding. Just-completed renovations include a new pool, theater room, garden terrace—and now likely a double nursery. Marrying Amal “sort of changed everything in terms of what I thought my future—my personal future—was going to be,” George told People in 2015. “I wasn’t always completely optimistic about how it was going to work out personally for me. But now I am.” Says one source: “Because he’s waited so long, it has all come very late, but very quickly to him. Seeing them together, it’s like looking at a different portrait of his life now. He’s so in love with her.”
While the Clooneys have no intention of making a
public announcement about the pregnancy, they have privately shared their joy with close friends and family. Suburbicon costar Matt Damon said George pulled him aside to share the good news when Amal was only eight weeks pregnant. “I almost started crying,” Damon told Entertainment Tonight Canada. “I was so happy for him.” Pal Don Cheadle told People at a Grammys party that he’d known for a while, but “we keep each other’s secrets.” Then he cracked, “I’m going to have to raise them!”
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1. On Jan. 10 the two took advantage of the mild winter weather by going on a quiet afternoon stroll together along the riverbank near their mansion in England. 2. Amal showed the beginnings of a bump when she was honored on Jan. 17 at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Switzerland for raising awareness about ISIS’s devastation of the Yazidi people in Iraq. 3. Opting for casual comfort while flying with her husband to L.A. on Jan. 27, Amal covered up with an Adam Lippes coat.
inner circle. “He is excited about the kids, but also has the normal amount of nerves that come with being parents.” For her part, Amal “strikes me as someone who’ll be a fantastic mother,” says another insider. “Intelligent, loving, funny, smart, nurturing. She doesn’t seem someone who will let kids get away with being Hollywood children.”
LOVE AND MARRIAGE
1. The two visited Tanzania in March 2014. 2. Wedding festivities began in Venice on Sept. 26, 2014. 3. The newlyweds were picture-perfect in May 2015 at the Met Gala. 4. Launching Casamigos Tequila in Ibiza on Aug. 23, 2015, the two celebrated into the night. 5. Prepregnancy, the couple (on Aug. 19) often took motorcycle rides in L.A.
Over the holidays the cou uple “quietlyy lett everyone in both families know, ow,” says another insider, and Amal’s mother, Baria Alamuddin, was spotted recently buying vintage children’s books at a secondhand bookstore in London. Both are very close with their own parents. George “will be a great father because he’s always had a very strong sense of family,” says the longtime insider. “That comes from his father, Nick, and mother, Nina. If you look at it, he’s had a kind of family around him, he’s extremely loyal to friends.” The couple have hosted Amal’s mom, her dad, Ramzi, and her siblings at their English estate. Her sister Tala also has kids, including twin boys. “Amal dotes on them,” says a family friend. Wherever the Clooneys raise their brood (they also have houses in L.A. and Lake Como,
Friend and costar Matt Damon told Entertainment Tonight Canada that he’s “thrilled” for the couple. “She’s amazing. He hit the jackpot,” he said. “They’re going to be awesome parents. Those kids are lucky.”
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Italy), it’s a safe bet thatt mom and dad will take a beatt tto adjust b dj to becoming a family of four. (Amal has still been working for clients such as Nadia Murad, an Iraqi activist who survived being kidnapped by ISIS, but she “stopped traveling for dangerous missions months ago,” says a source.) “George knows how brilliant Amal is in her work and how nurturing of a person she is. He knows she will be a wonderful mother,” says the source close to the couple’s inner circle. While making Suburbicon, Clooney “hinted that he might be taking some time off,” says the set source. “That would be very rare for him, but now it all adds up. He’s going to be the best dad.” By Julie Jordan. With Phil Boucher, Pernilla Cedenheim, Elizabeth Leonard, Peter Mikelbank and Abigail Stern February 27, 2017 PEOPLE
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JESSA DUGGAR SEEWALD & BEN
February 27, 2017 PEOPLE
Double Trouble “It’s so cute to see the difference in their personalities,” Jessa says of 4-day-old baby Henry (on Feb. 10) and 15-month-old son Spurgeon (left, with Dad). “Every milestone is such a joy to watch.”
Counting! By EMILY STROHM
AS THEY SHOW OFF BABY HENRY JUST 4 DAYS AFTER HIS BIRTH, THE REALITY STARS SAY THEY’RE JUST GETTING STARTED: ‘WE DEFINITELY WANT A LOT OF KIDS’
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A Duggar Family Tradition Like her parents, Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar (right, with the entire Duggar clan at Jessa’s 2014 wedding), Jessa and Ben say they’re open to having as many kids as God will allow—plus the ones they plan to adopt. “Right now we’re thinking about square footage per child,” says Jessa. “So we are currently looking for a bigger place!”
2015, she was in labor for nearly two full days. When the baby ﬁnally arrived, in a home birth attended by a midwife, Jessa had to be rushed to the hospital because of excessive bleeding and required a transfusion. “It was intense and completely exhausting,” she recalls of the dramatic delivery. “I slept for 24 straight hours afterwards.” This time she braced for the worst, but the birth of her second child instead proved to be a much more peaceful experience. “Labor is labor, but it was calm and relaxed,” she says. Opting for a home birth again, Jessa enlisted the same midwife and assistant to deliver the baby. Just before midnight on Feb. 5, her water broke, and within two hours she was experiencing strong contractions. From there, “Ben and
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It’s just before lunch at Jessa Duggar Seewald’s Arkansas home, and the mom of two is getting a crash course in multitasking, breast-feeding her infant son Henry Wilberforce while simultaneously having her hair and makeup done up for a People photo shoot. Her husband,Ben,playfullychases afterthe couple’s 15-month-old son Spurgeon as he wiggles off the couch and heads down the hallway. “I take one. He takes the other,” Jessa says of their tag-team parenting strategy since welcoming a new baby four days earlier. Ben compares it to sports. “Right now we have two kids and there’s two of us, so it’s man-to-man coverage,” he says. “When we have more, we’ll have to switch it up to a zone defense!” Though having two children under the age of 2 would overwhelm most parents, for the Seewalds, adding even more children to their quickly growing brood is something they’re already anticipating. “You can’t really describe the love that you have for your children,” says Jessa. “Before the new baby I would think, ‘How could I ever love another child as much as I love Spurgeon?’ But the second I saw him it blows you away. We deﬁnitely want a lot of kids.” That isn’t exactly a surprising statement given the megafamily in which Jessa was raised. The fourth of 19 children born to Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, Jessa, 24, first found fame alongside her siblings on her parents’ TLC reality show 19 Kids and Counting. Now she’s on her way to following in her famous parents’ footsteps with back-to-back babies of her own. “My mom always says, ‘Love doesn’t divide, it multiplies,’” says Jessa. “It’s so true.” In the months leading up to baby Henry’s arrival, the reality star, whose pregnancy is heavily featured on the new season of her TLC series Counting On (Mondays, 9/8c), was preparing herself for another long, painful delivery. While giving birth to Spurgeon in
A New Family Member
Behind the Names Between Spurgeon and now Wilberforce, “we’ve fallen into a theme of naming,” says Ben, who says they draw inspiration from heroes of the Christian faith. “But we don’t want to stick to it. The next kid could have a totally different name.”
1. “In hindsight I can say yes, it was easier than the first time,” says Jessa (with baby Henry). “But in the moment it felt like, ‘I can’t do this. Somebody else, take over!’” 2. Jessa praises her husband, Ben, as “such a huge, huge help to me. He’s just always there to offer support.” 3. Their toddler Spurgeon “is still pretty young, so he doesn’t take it personally if we devote a little more attention to the baby,” dad Ben explains. “He runs around and plays and does his own thing a lot of the time.” 2
‘Spurgeon was upset whenever we took the baby back. He wanted to keep holding him’ —JESSA DUGGAR SEEWALD
A Family Bond “Jessa is a really loving mother,” says Ben (with his wife, son Spurgeon and baby Henry, photographed at their Fayetteville, Ark., home on Feb. 10).
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‘We are thankful for where we are right now, but we would like to add to our family in the future’ —JESSA DUGGAR SEEWALD
So there was a lot going on in my mind. I was trying to pray.” As it turned out, Jessa and the baby were perfectly healthy. After taking a “nice long nap,” the couple got to work on naming the newest member of their family—a tall order considering his brother’s unique moniker. “We wanted to look at him and see his personality and then make a ﬁnal decision,” Jessa says. While she thought the name Henry was “cute,” the couple chose Wilberforce for a very speciﬁc reason. “We named him after William Wilberforce, who was a key player in abolishing the slave trade throughout the British Empire,” Ben, 21, explains. “He was the type of person when you knock him down, he’d get back up stronger than before, so that was something I really admired.” As for their ﬁrstborn’s reaction to his new sibling, Spurgeon is still getting used to the idea. “We thought, ‘This is going to be so adorable,’ but he wasn’t really sure about it,” says Jessa. “He thought Henry was a toy, so he wanted to touch his eyes and put his ﬁnger in the baby’s mouth.” Adds Ben: “He has no concept of being soft.” The family is already settled in with a new routine: Jessa feeds the baby, and Ben changes all the diapers. “He’s gotten so good he could do it with his eyes closed!” Jessa boasts. And while the Seewalds are loving life as a family of four, they are already getting serious about expanding their brood to, well, Duggar-like numbers.“Itwillbealittlewhile sincewejust had a baby, but adopting and fostering to adopt is very much in our hearts,”says Jessa.Nowthey’relooking for ahouse big enough to accommodate everybody. “We just need a little more space,” Jessa says with a laugh. “We’re always checking the market!”
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I were surprised how fast it went.” Baby Henry was born at 4:26 a.m. on Feb. 6, weighing 8 lbs. 11 oz., arriving so quickly that matriarch Michelle, 50, and oldest Duggar daughter Jana nearly missed the birth. “They came at the very end,” Jessasays. “Iwas already pushing when they walked in the door.” One person in particular Jessa was happy to have present was her sister Jill Duggar Dillard, who’s also pregnant with her second, due in July. “We were really thankful that she was able to be here,” Jessa says of Jill, who is set to return to Central America with her husband, Derick, and son Israel, 22 months, for several months of mission work before the birth of their own second son. “It was so fun to have her here to meet Henry.” At home, Ben was overjoyed to welcome the newest member of the Seewald family but admits he was worried about his wife’s health. “There were a lot of emotions when I was holding Henry for the first time,” he says. “I was really grateful, but it was also at the same point where we had to transfer Jessa to the hospital the last time.
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“She’s a very happy, content little girl,” Spears (with Maddie, left, on an ATV in a 2016 Instagram; and right, in May 2016) told People in June. “There’s nothing more a parent could ask for.”
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Her Daughter’s Miraculous Recovery THE FORMER CHILD STAR’S 8-YEAR-OLD IS ON THE MEND AFTER NEARLY DROWNING IN A DEVASTATING ATV ACCIDENT By JEFF NELSON
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hile many Americans watched the Super Bowl, Jamie Lynn Spears was living through a mother’s nightmare. On Feb. 5, Spears’s daughter Maddie, 8, accidentally drove an ATV into a pond at the singer-songwriter’s home in Kentwood, La. Spears, 25, and Maddie’s stepdad, Jamie Watson, watched helplessly as paramedics pulled the submerged child from the vehicle’s safety netting and seat belt—taking a few minutes to bring her to the surface. Maddie was rushed to Children’s Hospital in New Orleans, where her mother, Watson and father Casey Aldridge, 27, kept vigil. “They sat around her bed, talked to her, held hands and prayed,” a friend of Aldridge tells People.Because ofthelengthoftimeMaddiespent underwater, “everyone was really worried because they didn’t know how bad the brain injury was. They didn’t know if she’d ever be the same. They cried a lot.”
‘They have their Maddie back. That’s all that matters’ —A FRIEND OF CASEY ALDRIDGE, MADDIE’S DAD
Amazingly, Maddie regained consciousness two days later with no obvious signs of neurological damage. “Everyone knows this was a God thing,” says the friend, who adds that “Maddie is getting stronger” since going home on Feb. 10. “It’s truly a miracle,” her pop star aunt Britney, 35, tweeted. The entire clan hasfoundsolaceintheirfaith. “We are truly blessed,” Jamie Lynn wrote on Instagram. The next day she shared Bible verses. “Be joyful always,” she tweeted. “Give thanks in all circumstances.” —WITH REPORTING BY STEVE HELLING PEOPLE February 27, 2017
FOR THE Is he prepared for the toughest gig in show business? The talk show host is rehearsing his jokes (look out, Matt Damon) and getting suited up for Hollywoodâ€™s big night By E L I Z A B E T H
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Jimmy Kimmel makes no bones about it: Matt Damon should be afraid. Very afraid. When the Jimmy Kimmel Live! star takes the stage to host the 89th Academy Awards on Feb. 26 (airing live on ABC at 7 p.m. ET), he says Damon—who is nominated as a producer for Manchester by the Sea—will surely be the brunt of a few jokes. “He got nominated, unfairly obviously, for producing,” says Kimmel, 49, who has had an infamous 11-year faux feud with Damon. “You know he doesn’t produce anything. Maybe he produces garbage at home.” But the rest of the star-studded crowd can rest easy. Kimmel, who has previously hosted the Emmys and the American Music Awards, says he doesn’t plan to make anyone uncomfortable. “You have to make the audience laugh,” he says. “That’s the key.”
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Are you nervous to host the Oscars for the first time?
Billy Crystal Kimmel sought advice from the nine-time host: “We got used to him being great, like the Patriots winning the Super Bowl.”
The thing I remember more than anything is when Roberto Benigni walked over the seats. It was the Oscars version of Michael Jackson moonwalking. It was magical.
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Are you going to sing and dance?
Mom and Dad His parents, Joan (she made PB&J sandwiches for the Emmys audience) and James, will be at the show, but “she won’t be cooking.”
When did you get the call with the hosting offer?
I was coming back home from vacation in Hawaii. I was in the airport. I looked like I’d seen a ghost. Then I had to tell my wife, who had just suffered through three months of Emmy anxiety with mee. How did your wife [Molly McNearney, cohead writer on Jimmy Kimmel Live!] react?
She wasn’t thrilled. I think she cursed. She’ll be backstage with me writing jokes. How do you balance Oscar prep and your day job?
It’s not easy. It takes what little free time I have. My daughter [Jane, 2] takes a big
Yeah! Anybody who tells you they don’t care what people think is probably lying. I talked to Billy Crystal, and he still gets nervous before every performance. If he still gets nervous, by all rights I should get nervous. Do you have a favorite Oscar moment?
What was your first Oscars?
I snuck into the Governors Ball—I think it was in 1995. I was the morning host for Kevin & Bean on KROQ radio. Kevin and I put on our tuxedos and we ﬁgured if we got there early enough, we would become part of the scenery. We hung around for nine hours; then the Oscars ended and everyone started ﬁling in, and they did a security sweep and kicked us out. But we made a U-turn and went right back in. We sat down with John Travolta and we told him we snuck in, and he was laughing. He got the waiter to bring us food.
chunk out of it, and then the Oscars take the rest. From a psychological standpoint, it’s hard to focus on your Wednesday-night show when you know you have this big show coming up. It’s almost like if you knew you’re going to the Super Bowl and you have to ﬁnish the regular season along the way.
“It’s like a family affair,” Kimmel says of having pals Ben Affleck and Matt Damon expected in the audience.
Ellen DeGeneres Kimmel says DeGeneres was among his favorite Oscar hosts: “I think she did a phenomenal job.”
Unless someone brings a gun out and forces me to sing and dance like Yosemite Sam, I probably won’t. It should be a relief to all. How will you deal with politics?
I haven’t decided exactly how much I will dwell on that. A lot of it depends on what happens that week. There are one, sometimes three new, interesting stories coming out of the White House every day, it seems—so who knows what will be happening? You’re so successful already. Why say yes to such a high-pressure gig?
I guess the only way to determine the answer to that question is in hindsight. If it went well it makes perfect sense that you said yes, and if it doesn’t, it makes none. I guess it’s a challenge. I’m not crazy about challenges. I don’t like skiing. I don’t like tests. I’d rather take the path of least resistance—but it’s a career opportunity you can’t ignore. For a comedian, there are very few gigs of this caliber. What are you doing after the show?
I will probably go to a party or two, unless it’s some kind of a disaster, and then I’ll go to the hospital. I’ll either go to Vanity Fair or Cedars-Sinai.
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Two months after Sarah Stern’s mysterious disappearance, police say that she was murdered—and arrest her two closest friends By S T E V E H E L L I N G
The Victim Sarah Stern was close friends with the suspects, even going with Taylor to the prom (inset).
n thehalls of NewJersey’s NeptuneHighSchool, Sarah Stern would often act out skits with best friends Preston Taylor and Liam McAtasney.The pals had been inseparable since they met growing up on the Jersey Shore; the trio even went to the prom together, with Stern and Taylor as one of the couples in a group that included McAtasney and his date. “They knew eachother’slocker combinations,” says classmate Morgan Randall. “They were that close.” So when Stern’s car was found abandoned on a bridge near her home Dec. 3, it wasn’t surprising that Taylor and McAtasney joined the search for the 19-year-old artist. “They helped search bushes and posted ﬂyers on Facebook,” says Randall.“Theysaidtheywere lookingforanswers.” Chillingly, police say they knew the answers all along. On Feb. 1 McAtasney and Taylor, both 19, were charged in connection with Stern’s death. Police say the duo plotted to rob their friend of thousands of dollars before strangling her. At a Feb. 7 hearing, prosecutors alleged that after McAtasney killed Stern, he called Taylor, and the two teens dumped Stern’s body into the Shark River, abandoning her car with —CLASSMATE MORGAN the keys still in the ignition. RANDALL McAtasney is charged with ﬁrst-degree murder, while Taylor is charged with disturbing human remains and hindering prosecution. McAtasney’s attorney Chuck Moriarty tells People his client “maintains his innocence.” (At press time,neitherhasenteredaplea.)“It’sjustunbelievable,” Sarah’s father, Michael Stern, told theAsbury Park Press. “Unfathomable. Deplorable. Disgusting.” While the teens are being held without bond, those who knew Stern are struggling to process their loss. “It’s sad to think of what she went through,” says Randall. “But if [McAtasney and Taylor] are responsible for this, that makes it even worse. The betrayal? That’s devastating.”
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‘IF I HAD TO PREDICT WHO HAD DONE THIS, LIAM AND PRESTON WOULD’VE BEEN MY LAST GUESS’
The Suspects Authorities say that Preston Taylor (left) and Liam McAtasney (right) had been planning the attack for at least six months.
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ALL-STAR FATHERS! Celeb parents—and some extraordinary nonfamous dads as well—open up about their special bonds with their kids
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JERRY O’CONNELL The actor is raising his girls by going back to the basics Jerry O’Connell, 43, and his wife, Rebecca Romijn, 44, have very simple goals when it comes to their 8-year-old fraternal twin daughters Dolly and Charlie: Make sure they’re polite. “That really goes a long way. Looking people in the eye when you greet them, saying their name, saying ‘thank you’ and ‘please,’” says O’Connell, who also acknowledges the privilege his kids experience growing up in a “beautiful” suburb of Los Angeles. “The craziest thing we have to deal with is traffic,” he says. “I want to make sure they have gratitude. Just having gratitude and being polite is a great foundation to start from. That, and doing their homework!”
O’Connell loses his chips to Dolly (left) and Charlie.
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Built His Daughter a ‘Ninja Warrior’ Course Gavin MacCall and his daughter Lylah were watching their favorite show, NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, when Lylah, 4, suddenly jumped up and made a ninja move of her own—over a living room chair. “She ran up, put her arms on it and hopped up and over it,” says Gavin, 40. Inspired, he decided to build Lylah her own obstacle course, complete with cargo net, zip line and balance beam challenges, in their backyard in Northglenn, Colo. “She has always loved to jump and climb,” he says, “and I’m out there doing everything with her. I’ve been able to become a kid again.” This past October he posted a video on Reddit of Lylah tackling the course—with his own running commentary and an audience of her stuffed-animal friends—that’s since received more than a million comments. “I sat there one night for two hours and read comments, and I was in tears,” says MacCall, a photographer for a boxing company. “It’s crazy how this is inspiring people to want to do this themselves. She’s having fun, but what really comes across is that I’m having fun with her.”
MacCall and Lylah (now 5) on the course. “It’s teaching her confidence and how to try again [even when] something looks difficult,” he says. Photograph by MATT NAGER
Movie night with (from left) Zooey, Jeong and Alexa.
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The Dr. Ken star celebrates his daughters’ individuality Raising fraternal twins is not a one-stylefits-all experience for Ken Jeong. “They say, ‘Acting is reacting,’ and I think it’s the same for parenting,” says the ABC star, who is dad to Alexa and Zooey, 9. Jeong, 47, was thrilled when Zooey showed interest in comedy and guest-starring on Dr. Ken, but he’s equally happy that Alexa became a competitive gymnast. “No one in our family had ever done gymnastics, but my wife [Tran Ho] and I want our daughters to find their own passions,” he says. “We encourage them to be unique in their own ways.”
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Starts Every Day with a Pep Talk
D WAY N E J O H N S O N The movie star balances life with a teenager—and an infant daughter Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson was just 29 and at the height of his wrestling career when he became a father for the first time. “I was always on the road, splitting my time,” People’s reigning Sexiest Man Alive, 44, says of early life with daughter Simone, 15, and ex-wife Dany Garcia. But now that the Jumanji and Baywatch star has added Jasmine, his 1-year-old daughter with girlfriend Lauren Hashian, to the family, “it’s been this awesome, interesting, fascinating balance,” he says. “I have this amazing, beautiful teenager who teaches me and her amazing, beautiful baby sister.”
For Ron Alston Jr., 27, daily pep talks are a family tradition. Every morning he and his dad would stand together at the mirror and recite positive affirmations— “I’m kind,” “I’m smart,” “I treat people with respect.” Now the Warsaw, Va., single dad is continuing the tradition with his daughter Aliya, 3. In September he posted a video of one of their chats on his DFG (Destined for Greatness) Facebook page that’s since received some 17 million views. “I want her to have self-worth, no matter what she does,” he says. “I also want her to have something to look back on, to have a bond with me when I’m no longer there.”
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Alston talking with Aliya. “It’s important for little girls to hear this from their dads,” he says, “because we’re their first [male] role model.”
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Morgan is “frozen” by a spell cast by his daughter Maven: “That’s my princess.”
TRACY MORGAN The Fist Fight star says he’s raising his daughter to be well-rounded
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Teaches Dads to Be Hairstylists For single dad Philippe Morgese, “bad hair days” took on new meaning when his daughter Emma turned 4. “That’s when her hair started getting out of control,” says Morgese, 34. He solved the problem by learning to braid Emma’s hair before bedtime —and turned their nightly styling sessions into a bonding experience. “It’s a big deal,” says the Daytona Beach, Fla., dad. “We use the time to talk about our days, find out the silly stuff.” In 2015 he began sharing his styling tricks on daddydaughterhairfactory101 .com. “A daughter who has a close relationship with her father grows up confident and ready to take on the world,” he says.
Morgese with Emma, now 10. “My daughter’s going to change the world,” he says. “She’s already made such an impact on mine.”
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Tracy Morgan’s daughter Maven, 3, has him wrapped around her little ﬁnger—and he loves it. “I’ve got three sons [Gitrid, 31, Malcolm, 29, and Tracy Jr., 25, with ex-wife Sabina], but people always told me, ‘There ain’t nothin’ like having a daughter,’” says Morgan, 48. “It changed me as a man.” For the comedian, who survived a horriﬁc car crash in 2014, and his wife, Megan Wollover, 30, it’s also been important “to teach her that money doesn’t grow on trees,” he says. “You want something from us? You will earn it. She knows that.” As for a future in the entertainment industry? “I’ll be pointing her in the direction of Harvard or Yale,” he says. “We need a lawyer or a doctor in this family.”
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Devon and Leah in December 2016 (inset) during her treatment)
DEVON STILL NFL player Devon Still’s Biggest Play? Helping Daughter Leah Beat Cancer
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Gia and Dominic give Lopez a workout.
MARIO LOPEZ The busy Extra and radio host prioritizes time with his kids “I am overworked and underslept, but that all goes away when I get home and hear little feet running toward the door yelling, ‘Daddy!’” says Lopez, 43, who likes to spend his Sundays at church and by the pool with daughter Gia, 6, son Dominic, 3, and wife Courtney, 35. Formerly a fan of L.A.’s velvet-rope scene, Lopez says becoming a parent completely changed his priorities. “It wasn’t just about me anymore,” he says. “I became responsible for these little humans that are mine. It made me want to work harder and get focused and do the right things, so the right things could happen for me and my kids.”
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Neil Patrick Harris wants to make sure his 6-year-old twins have a plethora The TV star wants to of “legendary” create a better world for memories. his children—and yours “My parenting style is more camp counselor than maternal nurturer,” says Harris, 43, who is dad to daughter Harper and son Gideon with husband David Burtka, 41. But between family excursions, the Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events star works with nonprofits like Global Citizen, which tackles civil rights, environmental and health issues. “When you have a new generation that you’re helping raise, it’s clear that it’s not only our lifetime that we need to be aware of,” he says, “but theirs and their children’s.” Lopez Photograph by PETER YANG
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“Every day feels like Father’s Day to me,” says NFL player Devon Still, 27, whose bond with his 6-year-old daughter Leah turns even the simplest moments into a reason to celebrate. In June 2014 Leah was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a cancer that threatened her life more than once. Throughout her battle— including debilitating rounds of chemo and weeks-long hospital stays—Devon put his NFL career on a back burner, spending nights on a foldout cot in her room and even shaving his head when she lost her hair. “It really changes your outlook on life,” he says of their ordeal. “It makes you appreciate the little things.” Thankfully, Leah’s been in remission for nearly two years. Last August she started ﬁrst grade and loves being “a normal kid again,” says Still. Even when his new gig with the Houston Texans keeps him away from Leah—she lives with her mother near Philadelphia to be near her doctors—the pair FaceTime every day. “I can still talk to my daughter and hear her call me Dad,” says Still. “It’s a simple word that really lights me up.”
Made His Daughter a Superhero Nellee as Wonder Woman. “She watched the trailer of the Wonder Woman movie, like, 50 times,” says Rossi (inset, with Nellee), who directed the shot as crew members held Nellee up.
Life with Sophia (left) and Isabella is double the fun for Strahan.
The Good Morning America cohost shows his kids the importance of a good work ethic
JOHN LEGEND The singer hopes his daughter is an unabashed daddy’s girl “My wife’s already a little jealous knowing that daughters usually like their dad a little more,” says John Legend, 38, whose wife Chrissy Teigen, 31, welcomed baby Luna last April. But the Underground executive producer knows that admiration means added pressure: “It humbles you. You start to realize you don’t have all the answers.”
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When Michael Strahan retired from the NFL in 2007, he questioned how he was going to continue to be an example for his children. “My twins were 3, and I thought, ‘I can talk to them about hard work and show them highlights from my football days, or I can show them in the real world,’” says the Fox NFL Sunday analyst and MSX apparel owner, 45, who is dad to daughter Tanita, 25, and son Michael Jr., 22 (not pictured), with ﬁrst wife Wanda Hutchins and fraternal twins Isabella and Sophia, 12, with second wife Jean Muggli. “My kids are the reason I wake up and work so hard,” says Strahan. “It’s not to pay for things. It’s to be an example.” By Nicole Weisensee Egan, Patrick Gomez and Kara Warner with Jeff Nelson and Julie Jordan
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Last Halloween Josh Rossi, 32, a commercial photographer from Salt Lake City, decided to do something “super”-special for his 3-year-old daughter Nellee. Inspired by the movie Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, he produced an eight-part photo series of Nellee dressed as Wonder Woman. (For Valentine’s Day he cast her in her own version of Beauty and the Beast.) “The message is empowerment for her,” says Rossi, who spent $1,500 on the one-day shoot. “The best part for me was that I could take what I know and do something cool for my daughter.”
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I own more workout clothes than real clothes. It’s gotten to the point where I can’t close my closet door! But I wear them all. For me, it’s important to get clothes that are cute but also affordable, which I find at Kohl’s [she’s the retailer’s new Motivation Market wellness ambassador].
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The 30-year-old has worked with stylist Brad Goreski (left) for more than two years. “He really knows what works for my body,” she says.
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| TAKE CHANCES When I picked the purple Emanuel Ungaro gown that I wore to a Golden Globes afterparty this year, it was because my stylist told me it was fun. I put it on and I thought it was amazing. He has inspired me to try different things.
SHOW OFF SOME SKIN My red carpet style is pretty classy, though I like to be a little sexy every now and again. It’s about balance. If I’m going to have a short dress, I’ll have long sleeves. Or if I’m going to have a bare top, I’ll have a long skirt. By Sharon Kanter
YOU’VE GOT I love my neck and my chest, and I love accentuating them, which is why I never shy away from a plunging silhouette. I know I work well with it. It’s about finding parts of yourself that you think are beautiful and making them shine.
| CONSIDER YOUR HEIGHT I’m 5'21⁄ 2", so I try to stay away from anything that has a lot of fabric because it drowns me. Also, it doesn’t photograph as well because I’m shorter. FOR | PREPARE THE WORST I kn now that if I can g through a fitting get d ncing to Ariana dan G ande without a Gra warrdrobe malfunction, then I’ll probably be g od for the night. But goo s metimes [with high som s tss] you have to pray slits sli to the fashion gods and hop pe for the best—then be ready r to call your dad and d let him know what may have happened. PEOPLE February 27, 2017
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Nicole Kidman THE ACTRESS, 49, SHARES HER SECRETS TO FEELING BEAUTIFUL ON THE INSIDE AND OUT You’re up for an Oscar for Lion, star in Big Little Lies on HBO, and you’re also Neutrogena’s newest face. What attracted you to the brand? Like them, I’m passionate about raising awareness about skin cancer. I use SPF 100+. It’s second nature to put it on before I leave the house. And I put sunscreen on my daughters [Sunday Rose, 8, and Faith Margaret, g , 6]. ]]. Myy
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husband [Keith Urban] will be like, “Get that sunscreen on those girls!” When did your passion start? I’ve always been a believer in having good skin. Mine is dry, fair and sensitive. As you get older, your skin gets drier and we need to take better care of it. How do you like to care for your skin? By Jackie Fields
At night, after I’ve cleansed my face, I put on their Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream, which is antiaging and hydrating. I try to keep my skin looking as fresh and as youthful as possible. I also love hand cream, because my hands need it. Do you have an ultimate beauty tip? Wear sunscreen! Also have fun. Laugh. Try to be generous and warm. I think it all plays into looking and feeling good. In that sense, what makes you feel good? Being loved aand giving love. That, aand every now and tthen Faith will say, ““Momma, you look sso pretty.” Then I glow. There’s nothing like hearing your d daughter say that. How does your H outlook on beauty o ccontinue to evolve? Well, I am trying to W eembrace my curl more. That’s partly because T Faith has curly hair, F aand I really want to eencourage her never tto straighten it. Also, it’s easier for me. Your husband has pretty great hair too. He doesn’t even brush his hair! If we ever travel and I forget my brush or comb, I can never ask him for one because he never has one. He has an amazing head of hair. What’s your ideal date night with him? We have a
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HER FAVORITE PRODUCTS INCLUDE THIS CURLY-HAIR CREAM.
WHAT DOES KEITH LOVE MOST ABOUT HER? Kidman says the country crooner loves “my heart, which is a nice thing” (right, at the SAG Awards in January).
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cup light brown sugar cup unsalted butter 1⁄ 4 cup light corn syrup 1⁄ 2 tbsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1⁄ 2 tsp. baking soda 3⁄ 4 cup hazelnut-chocolate spread 10 cups popped popcorn 3⁄
1. Preheat oven to 250º. Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. Combine brown sugar, butter, corn syrup, salt, vanilla and baking soda in a medium saucepan. Cook over mediumhigh heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture is boiling and thickens slightly, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and whisk in hazelnut-chocolate spread. 3. Place popcorn in a very large bowl. Gradually add caramel mixture, stirring gently, until popcorn is evenly coated. 4. Spread popcorn evenly on prepared baking sheets. Bake in preheated oven, stirring occasionally, until mixture begins to harden, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven, and let stand until hardened and crisp, 5 to 10 minutes. Serves: 6 Active time: 30 minutes Total time: 35 minutes
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to a boil over high heat; add peas. Cook until bright green and tender-crisp, about 30 seconds. Drain and transfer peas to a large bowl of ice and water; let stand 5 minutes. Drain. 3. Process mint, zest, juice, 1⁄ 2 cup of the ricotta and remaining 1⁄ 4 teaspoon salt in a food processor until smooth; add peas. Pulse just until mixture comes together but is still slightly chunky, about 10 seconds. 4. Spread each baguette slice with 1 tablespoon pea mixture. Top each with 2 teaspoons of the remaining ricotta. Drizzle slices evenly with remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle evenly with crumbled bacon and remaining 1⁄ 4 teaspoon black pepper. Serves: 6 Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 minutes
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food HACK “Leftover fondue makes the best grilled cheese sandwiches,” says Clark. Let the cheese cool, then refrigerate—it’ll harden into a block that you can slice.
Whiskey-Cheese Fondue ‘THIS IS ONE OF THOSE DISHES THAT GETS EVERYONE EXCITED,’ SAYS THE AUTHOR OF THE DINNER COOKBOOK 1 small garlic clove, halved 1 cup dry white wine 12 oz. Gruyère cheese, grated 12 oz. aged cheddar cheese, grated 11⁄ 2 tbsp. cornstarch 2 tbsp. whiskey 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1⁄ 2 tsp. kosher salt 1⁄ 4 tsp. black pepper 1⁄ 16 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg (optional)
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1. Rub cut side of garlic halves over the inside of a large Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed saucepan, covering bottom and halfway up sides; discard garlic. Add wine, and bring to simmer over medium-high heat. 2. Meanwhile, toss together grated cheeses and cornstarch in a large bowl. 3. Add a handful of cheese mixture (about 1⁄ 2 cup) at a time to the simmering wine, stirring until cheese melts before adding next, until all cheese is added. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook, stirring constantly, until cheese is completely
melted, about 10 minutes. Stir in whiskey and lemon juice; cook, stirring often, until mixture is bubbling, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in salt, pepper and, if desired, nutmeg. Serve immediately with chopped vegetables, sliced meats or cubed bread for dipping. If the fondue cools down and starts to stiffen, warm the mixture over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring until melted. Serves: 8 Active time: 30 minutes Total time: 30 minutes
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Baked Ranch Chicken Bites THE KITCHEN COHOST AND PRESENTER AT THE SOUTH BEACH WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL SERVES UP A CRUNCHY DISH TO FEED YOUR CROWD 2 cups lightly salted popped popcorn 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 cup panko bread crumbs 3 tbsp. finely grated Parmesan cheese 3 large eggs 2 tbsp. whole milk 1⁄ 4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. onion powder 1⁄ 2 tsp. dried dill 1⁄ 2 tsp. garlic powder 1⁄ 2 tsp. black pepper 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-in. pieces
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“A wire rack helps the chicken stay crisp, because air can circulate around each piece,” says Lee. If you don’t have one, use the rack from your grill or toaster oven.
1. Preheat oven to 450°. Place an oven-safe wire rack on a baking sheet, and spray rack with cooking spray. 2. Process popcorn in a food processor until finely ground, about 30 seconds. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium. Combine panko and ground popcorn in skillet; cook, stirring often, until panko is golden brown and toasted, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a shallow dish; stir in grated cheese. 3. Whisk together eggs and milk in a second shallow dish. Combine flour, salt, onion powder, dill, garlic powder and pepper in a third shallow dish. 4. Coat chicken pieces in flour mixture. Dip chicken in egg mixture, shaking off any excess; dredge in popcorn mixture. 5. Place chicken pieces in a single layer on prepared wire rack. Bake until a thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 165°, about 12 minutes. Serves: 6 Active time: 30 minutes Total time: 45 minutes tes
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If you purchased BrainStrong Products between January 1, 2011 and March 4, 2016, this Notice is to inform you of a proposed class action settlement that could affect your legal rights. Amy Jovel and Michael Yee v. i-Health, Inc., Case No. 1:12-cv-05614-JG-MDG What Is This Notice About? A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The lawsuit alleges violations of consumer protection and warranty laws, and claims that i-Health, Inc. (“i-Health”) misrepresented certain beneﬁts of a group of supplements sold as “BrainStrong” brand products in the United States. i-Health denies all of these allegations. The Court did not rule in favor of Plaintiffs or i-Health. Instead the parties agreed to a proposed settlement in order to avoid the expense and risks of continuing the lawsuit. Am I A Member Of The Class? You are a Settlement Class Member if you purchased a BrainStrong Product with Docosahexaenoic acid (including BrainStrong Toddler, BrainStrong Kids, and BrainStrong Adult) in the United States between January 1, 2011 and March 4, 2016. Excluded from the Settlement Class are i-Health and its parents, past and present, subsidiaries, divisions, afﬁliates, assignors, predecessors, successors and assigns; the past or present partners, shareholders, managers, members, directors, ofﬁcers, employees, agents, attorneys, insurers, accountants and representatives of any and all of the foregoing entities; any government entities; and persons who purchased BrainStrong Products for the purpose of resale. What Does The Settlement Provide? Subject to Court approval, the parties have agreed to a settlement (“Settlement”) under which you may be entitled to receive a cash payment. If the Settlement is approved by the Court, i-Health will provide members of the Settlement Class with cash or optional voucher awards for the BrainStrong Products s/he purchased. Settlement Class Members who submit Proof of Purchase with their Claim Form, will receive a full monetary refund of the actual price paid for the BrainStrong Products purchased. Settlement Class Members who submit a Claim Form with Proof of Purchase that does not state the actual price paid, will receive a monetary refund of the average retail price for the BrainStrong Product purchased. Settlement Class Members who submit a Claim Form without Proof of Purchase, will receive their choice of either a monetary refund of $4.00 in cash or a $6.50 voucher toward the purchase of any i-Health product. What Are My Rights? You have a choice of whether to stay in the Class or not, and you must decide this now. If you stay in the Class, you will be legally bound by all orders and judgments of the Court, and you will not be able to sue, or continue to sue, i-Health as part of any other lawsuit involving the same claims that are in this lawsuit. This is true even if you do nothing by not submitting a claim. 1. You can accept the Settlement. If you wish to receive the beneﬁts under the Settlement, you MUST submit a Claim Form by June 19, 2017. You can obtain a Claim Form: (1) on the Internet at www.brainhealthdhasettlement.com; (2) by calling the Claims Administrator at 1-888-283-6979; or (3) by mailing a written request for a Claim Form including your name and mailing address to: Jovel v. i-Health Claims Administrator, PO Box 40007, College Station, Texas 778424007. If you fail to timely submit a Claim Form and do not exclude yourself from the Settlement, you will be bound by the Settlement but will not receive any beneﬁts of the Settlement. 2. You can object to the Settlement. If you believe the Settlement is unsatisfactory, you may ﬁle a written objection with the Clerk of the Court for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and send copies to the following Counsel representing the Class and i-Health: Plaintiffs’ Counsel: Patricia N. Syverson, Esq., Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint, P.C., 2325 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 300, Phoenix, Arizona 86016; i-Health’s Counsel: Frank Spano, Esq., Hogan Lovells US LLP, 875 Third Avenue, New York, New York 10022. Your written objection must be postmarked no later than April 28, 2017. 3. You can “opt out” of the Settlement. If you do not wish to participate in this Settlement, you must provide written notice so indicating. Such notice must include your name, address, and telephone number. You must mail the request for exclusion to the Settlement Administrator at Jovel v. i-Health Claims Administrator, PO Box 40007, College Station, Texas 77842-4007 or submit a valid exclusion form online through the Settlement Website. The request must be postmarked or submitted online no later than April 28, 2017. Please be advised that if you request exclusion from or “opt out” of the Settlement, you will not receive any beneﬁts under the Settlement, and will be responsible for any attorneys’ fees and costs you incur if you choose to pursue your own lawsuit. The Fairness Hearing. On May 19, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., the Court will hold a hearing in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York to determine: (1) whether the proposed Settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate and should receive ﬁnal approval; and (2) whether the application for Plaintiffs’ attorneys’ fees and expenses (up to $250,000) and an incentive award (up to $1,000 each) to the two Class Representatives should be granted. Objections to the proposed Settlement by Settlement Class Members will be considered by the Court, but only if they are ﬁled by April 28, 2017, as explained above. Settlement Class Members who support the proposed Settlement do not need to appear at the hearing or take any other action to indicate their approval. How Can I Get More Information? If you have questions or want a detailed notice or other documents about this lawsuit and your rights, visit www.brainhealthdhasettlement. com. You may also contact Class Counsel by emailing email@example.com, or by writing to: Jovel v. i-Health Claims Administrator, PO Box 40007, College Station, Texas 77842-4007, or by calling 1-888-283-6979. Please do not contact the Court or Clerk for information. By Order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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Hydration 6 to 8 bottles of water with lemon and muddled mint
Two crab cakes, tagliatelle pasta with garlic, basil, peas, olive oil and Parmesan, broccoli and sugarfree root beer
‘All of my costumes have pockets so I can wear my Fitbit throughout the day and hit my steps’ —ABIGAIL SPENCER
TIP! “EGGS ARE A GREAT WAY TO REPLENISH WORN MUSCLES AFTER A WORKOUT,” SAYS MOORE
Small soy cappuccino with one Splenda, whole-wheat toast with one scrambled egg, olive oil, sliced avocado, salt, pepper and chili flakes
One glass of rosé and three cups of low-fat white-cheddar popcorn
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1 cup of strawberries and blueberries, 1 oz. cinnamon-flavored roasted chickpeas and one organic energy drink By Jessica Fecteau
The Verdict “Abigail starts her day with a generous dose of protein, heart-healthy fats and fiber—a satiating and heart-nourishing combination to power through the day,” says Atlanta-based dietitian Marisa Moore, who also praises her water intake. And for dinner, “broccoli, which has cancer-fighting properties in addition to vitamin C and fiber, is a smart pick and creates a well-balanced meal with the pasta.” Her food philosophy is freeing! PEOPLE February 27, 2017
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Allison Holker & Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss’s Family Retreat WHEN DANCING WITH THE STARS’ 1 Allison Holker and her husband, Stephen “tWitch” Boss, 34, resident deejay on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, moved into their first house together in Los Angeles a year ago, they cleaned up. “Our house was a mash-up of old pieces that we were ready to let go of,” says Holker, 29. HomeGoods designer Amy Lipnis stepped in to help the couple, who met while competing on So You Think You Can Dance in 2010, achieve a welcoming vibe for their four-bedroom, threebath space. “They had some solid pieces that anchored the decor,” Lipnis says. “We were able to work those into the new design with patterned rugs and pillows to keep it feeling unique.” Now the couple along with their 9-month-old son Maddox and Holker’s daughter Weslie, 8, from a previous relationship, have room to “just relax and laugh together,” says Holker. “Or cry, if we’re watching a really good Netflix ‘A GALLERY show.” —MEGAN STEIN WALL PROVIDES
1. Art with Heart Framed photos of special moments hang in every room. 2. Shelf Decor A “Love” marquee sign, books and houseplants showcase function and style. 3. Neutral Nursery “Different prints and patterns give depth to the room,” says Lipnis. 4. Clean Lines “Keep your floor plan open and clutter-free,” suggests Lipnis. “Make sure you have roomy pathways.”
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Will Arnett THE ACTOR, 46, IS THE CAPED CRUSADER IN THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Last guilty pleasure I’ve been working overseas and always have early call times. But I recently watched a hockey game at 1 in the morning, even though I knew I had to work. I was just like, “Screw it.” It’s more of a pure pleasure.
Last perfect day off I took my two kids [Archie, 8, and Abel, 6] to the Harry Potter studio tour in London. I usually try to sleep as much as I can on my days off, but they’re huge Harry Potter fans, so just being with them and walking around the set was the best.
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Athletes usually do it to me. I have a friend who played in the NHL for years, and I make him introduce me to hockey players. But I met Michael Keaton. I’m such a huge fan of his—I mean, he’s the first Batman on film. I just think he’s so awesome.
Last irrational fear Turbulence! I didn’t used to be a nervous flier, but now I am. Sometimes I’m like, “Just remember, it’s like bumps in the road.” And then other times I’m like, “Oh, for the love of Christ!” I don’t really have a biggest fear though. My biggest hope is that my kids are happy. If my kids are happy, everything else is gravy to me. Reported by Jodi Guglielmi
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