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DECEMBER 11, 2017 ● ISSUE 1750
eghan Markle was all of us when she said yes to Prince Harry’s marriage proposal so fast that he had to politely ask his bride-to-be, ‘Can I give you the ring?’ I mean, who doesn’t have a crush on that gorgeous ginger prince with a heart as big as his mum Diana’s? What made the engagement all the more exciting is that we had barely seen the couple since they first
started dating in secret 17 months ago – and then we were treated to a front-row seat to their fairytale romance and first TV interview! Talk about Christmas coming early! Our present to you – a 10-page special on every glorious detail of the royal engagement (p4). We love you, Harry – and Meghan, of course!
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It’s official! Royal lovebirds Prince Harry & Meghan Markle are ready to settle down 18 Sam Frost reveals how she overcame her body demons 20 Margot Robbie’s meltdown: ‘I can’t do it anymore!’ 22 War on the Kardashians: Scott Disick is set to release a $13 million Kardashian tell-all 24 Will former flirty co-stars Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt take their love off-screen? 26 Fears grow for Tara Reid as it’s revealed she weighs just 43kg 28 Miley Cyrus sends fans into a spin as she teases a baby bump
30 Celebs start the silly season right with some Turkey-filled Thanksgiving celebrations
Mariah Carey’s life in 38 pictures: the superstar is heading back Down Under
next year and we can’t wait! 42 The Hills star Whitney Port spills all about her roller-coaster journey to becoming a mum
Fashion: The ultimate style guide for creating your party season wardrobe! 58 Get the look: weekend staple inspo from celeb fashionistas
Roast chicken with a side of diamonds? The royal and his bride-to-be serve up all the details of their ‘cosy’ engagement and whirlwind romance. 62 Beauty: Holiday hairdos to re-create for every occasion 63 Get bronzed up for summer – no after-sun care necessary 64 Health: Simple tips for having a guilt-free festive season 66 Home: Brighten up your pool parties with lively pops of colour 68 Food: As it heats up, make the most of fresh, seasonal produce
The Real Housewives of 70 Melbourne stars spill on new-season shocks and scandals
72 Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is back and bitchier than ever! 73 Romances rocked on upcoming episodes of Vanderpump Rules
Fashionable stars keep 78 stealing Julia Roberts’ style! 80 Like their better halves, these male stars love a bit of pampering 81 Oh my lord! Meet the silent and mysterious Scott Disick 82 Pink and Channing Tatum’s marriage roller-coaster! 83 Hollywood’s brightest celebs
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SHE SAID YES! THE BRIDE-TO-BE MAKES HER ROYAL DEBUT
t last! Following months of speculation, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle finally announced on November 27 that they are set to wed. The highly anticipated news was shared in a statement from Clarence House, before the pair made their first appearance as husband- and wife-to-be. ‘His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle,’ the statement read. ‘The wedding will take place in spring 2018.’
THE LOOK OF LOVE
Bursting with joy, these two could not take their eyes off each other while sharing their exciting news with the world.
HARRY & MEGHAN ENGAGED!
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Meghan wore a gorgeous white coat from Toronto designer Line The Label
Buckingham Palaceâ€™s unofficial town crier delivered the exciting news
The pair were all smiles for their debut in the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace
‘Windswept hair, don’t care’ was the motto of the day!
‘Is Meghan Markle already preggers?’ queried one royal watcher
ROYAL BUB ON THE WAY
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Covered up in a big white coat with a slight bump on show, Meghan immediately had royal onlookers wondering if she was already carrying Harry’s child. ‘She’s really ready for a baby. I heard she might ‘The fact that I fell in love with Meghan so ‘The royal even be pregnant now!’ one insider incredibly quickly was sort of confirmation family, spills. And Harry’s certainly keen! to me that everything… all the stars were particularly ‘Hopefully we’ll start a family aligned, everything was just perfect,’ the Harry, have in the near future,’ 33-year-old adorably gushed. ‘This beautiful been bringing he hints. woman just sort of literally tripped and fell the monarchy into into my life.’ And perhaps the stars are aligning the modern era in recent again for the prince, with whispers swirling years and trying to live as normal lives as that Meghan is expecting their possible,’ quips a rep for UK bookmakers first child. ‘Meghan is 37 in Paddy Power. ‘So, what could be The star already August,’ shares an insider. more normal than walking has her regal ‘She and Harry don’t down the aisle with a baby wave down pat want to delay things.’ already on the way?’ This could explain Whatever’s behind his their sudden rush timing, Harry popped to the altar, with the question on what palace watchers Meghan describes as noting that the a ‘cosy night’ at their announcement Nottingham Cottage was hastily home a few weeks ago. slotted into the ‘[We were] roasting royal diary, rather chicken,’ she laughs. than waiting for ‘[It was] just an amazing another year surprise. It was so sweet to roll around. and natural, and very Harry’s always been romantic. He got on one knee,’ one to buck tradition, so it adds the brunette beauty, who wouldn’t be a surprise if the pair couldn’t wait to say yes. ‘She didn’t even made a start on their family before tying the let me finish!’ laughs Harry. ‘She said, “Can I say knot. ‘Everything about their relationship is yes, can I say yes?” Then there were hugs and already so unconventional,’ confirms a source. I had the ring in my [hand] and I was like, “Can As fifth in line to the throne, Harry’s not I give you the ring?” She goes, “Oh, yes, the under the same pressure to follow palace ring!” It was a really nice moment… I think protocol as his older brother William, either. I managed to catch her by surprise.’ DECEMBER 11, 2017 7
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‘The ring is obviously yellow gold because that’s her favourite,’ Harry explains
Doting mum Diana and young Harry on holiday in Spain in 1987
Designed by Harry, along with royal jewellers Cleave & Company, the ring has a central diamond from Botswana and two stones selected from the collection of Harry’s late mother, Princess Diana, who passed away in 1997 when he was 12. While British diamond experts believe it costs roughly $350,000, with a total of 6.5 carats, others say its priceless
•TRIBUTE TO DI • Always keeping his mum Princess Diana close to his heart, Harry found a way to involve her in this milestone moment. ‘The little diamonds either side [of the ring] are from my mother’s jewellery collection to make sure that she’s with us on this crazy journey together,’ Harry shares, adding that his mum and new fiancée would have been ‘thick as thieves’, if they had met. ‘I think she would be over the moon, jumping up and down, so excited for me… [She] would’ve probably been best friends with Meghan. It is days like today when I really miss having her around and miss being able to share the happy news, but with the [engagement] ring and with everything else that’s going on, I’m sure she’s with us, jumping up and down somewhere else.’ It means a lot to Meghan, too. ‘Obviously not being able to meet his mum, it’s so important to me to know that she’s a part of this with us… It’s incredibly special.’ 8 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
‘We were able to have so much time just to connect,’ shares Meghan
Diana’s collection included this pearl and diamond tiara The photo call was held at the Sunken Garden – one of Diana’s favourite spots
FIT FOR A PRINCESS
‘It’s beautiful and he designed it, it’s incredible,’ Meghan smiles of her sparkler. ‘To be able to have Like something this [piece] which sort of links where from a modern-day you come from and Botswana, which rom-com, the lovers is important to us… it’s perfect.’ met last July when Harry also warned his bride-toa mutual pal set them be not to lose it! ‘Make sure up on a blind date. it stays on that finger!’ ‘[We] met for a drink and he joked. then, I think, very quickly into that we said, “Well, what are we doing tomorrow? We should meet again,”’ the actress shares. However, with work commitments keeping the would-be couple on opposite sides of the globe, it took some serious planning to get their relationship off the ground. ‘It was like right, diaries, we need to get the diaries out and find out how we’re going to make this work because I was off to Africa for a month, she was working,’ Harry reveals. ‘And we just said, “Right, where’s the gap?”’ Though many thought their trip to Botswana in August this year was the first time they’d visited the country together, Harry actually convinced Meghan to join him in the African nation after just two dates. The trip away was an important turning point for their romance. ‘Taking that huge leap of only two dates and then going effectively on holiday together in the middle of nowhere and, you know, sharing a tent together and all that kind of stuff, it was
fantastic,’ he says. ‘It was absolutely amazing to get to know her as quickly as I did.’ Despite announcing their engagement just months after making their first public appearance together at the Invictus Games in Toronto on September 25, the actress says she doesn’t feel their romance has moved at lightning speed. ‘I don’t think I would call it a whirlwind in terms of our relationship. Obviously, there have been layers attached to how public it has become after we had a good five, six months almost with just privacy, which was amazing,’ she explains. ‘We were able to have so much time just to connect, and we never went longer than two weeks without seeing each other, even though we were obviously doing a long-distance relationship… We made it work.’ Harry echoes that sentiment, sharing that they’ve spent a lot of time alone together in their 17 months of dating. ‘We had to sort of reverse the whole process and [have] cosy nights indoors in front of the television cooking dinner with it just being the two of us by ourselves in our little cottage, rather than going out for dinner and being seen in public,’ he explains. ‘It’s provided different opportunities and it’s made us a hell of a lot closer in a shorter space of time.’
We never went longer than two weeks without seeing each other
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OK! ROYAL NEWS The pair will tie the knot next year in the UK, and Meghan will spend the next few months learning the royal ropes. Luckily, she has future sister-in-law Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge to lend a hand. ‘She’s been wonderful,’ reveals Meghan – as has Prince William, who Harry says has been a ‘fantastic support’. Having finished her role on TV show Suits in November, Meghan will now focus on the charity work she and Harry so love. ‘It was really one of the first things we connected on… One of the first things we started talking about when we met was the different things that we wanted to do in the world, and how passionate we were about seeing change,’ Meghan says. ‘I think that’s what got date two in the books.’ With their engagement now official, Harry’s looking forward to working with his bride-tobe. ‘She’s capable of anything and together, as I said, there’s a hell of a lot of stuff and work that needs doing,’ he adds. ‘At the moment, for us it’s going to be making sure that our relationship is always put first. Both of us have passions for wanting to make change for good, and that’s where we’re going to spend most of our time, hopefully.’
‘I know that at the end of the day, she chooses me and I choose her,’ says Harry. ‘Whatever we have to tackle – together or individually – will always be us together as a team’
MEETING THE IN-LAWS
‘I’d been seeing her for a period of time when I literally didn’t tell anybody,’ says Harry. ‘William was longing to meet her and so was Catherine, so you know, being our neighbours, we managed to get in [a few meetings], and Catherine has been absolutely amazing, as has William…’ 10 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
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In November 2010, Harry’s older brother William announced his engagement to Kate Middleton, now the Duchess of Cambridge
Meghan is tipped to become the first Duchess of Sussex when she marries Harry next year
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Nothing seals the deal more than approval from your loved ones, and it’s no surprise to anyone that the couple had blessings in spades!
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are delighted
QUEEN ELIZABETH AND PRINCE PHILIP
I hope they will be very happy indeed. It’s marvellous PRINCE CHARLES
It’s been wonderful to see how happy Meghan and Harry are PRINCE WILLIAM AND DUCHESS KATE
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‘I was beautifully surprised when I walked into that room and saw her,’ Harry says of their first date. ‘I was like, “OK, well I’m going to have to really up my game here.”’
HARRY & MEGHAN
‘I BEGGED HER!’
traight from the grounds of Kensington Palace, where they posed for their first official photos together, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sat down with BBC’s Mishal Husain to talk about their engagement and 17-month romance. The duo appeared a little nervous as they began their first interview together, with Meghan clutching her fiancé’s arm for support. But it wasn’t long before the happy couple relaxed and began to divulge the details we’ve all been dying to know about their romance! Here, we share the best bits…
HER MUM’S REACTION
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‘Her mum’s amazing,’ Harry gushed of his soon-tobe motherin-law Doria
close friends were concerned about what effect the relationship would have on her, but adds they ‘also had never seen me so happy’. ‘I think also once my friends were able to really meet Harry, and my mum, who we’ve spent a lot of time with… it was just obvious that no matter what we were being put through that it was just temporary, and that we were going to be able to get through that,’ she tells. ‘It’s all been worth every effort.’
THEIR FIRST VACAY
Harry admits that after just two dates, he all but begged Meghan to join him on a trip to Africa. ‘I think it was about three, maybe four weeks later that I managed to persuade her to come and join me in Botswana,’ he says. ‘We camped out with each other under the stars… she came and joined me for five days out there, which was absolutely fantastic… We had a chance to get to know each other.’
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THE LOVEBIRDS SIT DOWN TO REVEAL EVERY LITTLE DETAIL
HER FUR FAMILY
While it was speculated she had begun the process of moving her dogs – labrador/shepherd cross Bogart and beagle Guy – to the UK, Meghan explains one of her pups is already there! ‘I have two dogs that I’ve had for quite a long time,’ she spills. ‘And one is now staying with very close friends and my other little guy is in the UK. He’s been here a while.’
MEETING THE QUEEN
Having met Her Majesty ‘a couple of times’, Meghan says she’s honoured to have
seen a different side to the reigning monarch. ‘To be able to meet her through [Harry’s] lens… [has] been so important for me,’ she reveals. ‘She’s an incredible woman.’ And Harry says his grandmother’s beloved corgis took to Meghan straight away. ‘I’ve spent the last 33 years being barked at; this one walks in, absolutely nothing,’ he laughs.
THEIR NEW HOME
Meghan and Harry have set up house at Kensington Palace’s Nottingham Cottage, where they spent quite a bit of time during the first few months of their relationship. ‘We were able to really get to know each Meghan and other that way, Harry are settled but also then to go in Nottingham and have friends Cottage, which was also the first over for dinner royal home for or to go to his Prince William and Duchess Kate family for tea,’ Meghan tells. DECEMBER 11, 2017 13
Sophie & Stu
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Stu recently confirmed that popping the question to Soph won’t be a matter of ‘if’ but ‘when!’ ‘It’s certainly on my mind.’
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es After the formaliti were taken care of, Soph got to know Stu’s mates
hen Sophie Monk signed on to become the Bachelorette, she made it clear she was playing for keeps and wanted to one day walk down the aisle with her chosen man. ‘I am definitely one of those girls who wants to get married,’ said the 37-year-old star, who found love with handsome Sydney publican Stuart Laundy on the Channel 10 reality show earlier this year. Since then, there has been growing speculation that the pair are in fact engaged. Sophie has recently confirmed they’ve had the talk. ‘I told him I want a baby and to get married,’ she told KISS FM host Jackie O. ‘He’s on the same page.’ Publicly, Sophie and Stu are still staying coy – but could Stu’s 45th birthday bash, which took place at his family’s northern beaches pub Hotel Steyne on November 24, have doubled as an engagement announcement? ‘Stu and I are very similar, we’re not very good at rules,’ Soph gushed at the party. ‘The whole time through The Bachelorette, [when] we were meant to be in lockdown, we saw each other more than any [normal] couple, I think. I’d leave a key down in the garage, and he’d just pick it up and go straight to the room.’ Sophie later had to quash rumours she had Stu planted on the show as an intruder. ‘I swear it was totally legit,’ she insisted on Instagram. Split rumours have haunted the couple ever since the finale aired in October; however, Sophie’s close friend and radio host Kyle Sandilands has shut these down. ‘They’re absolutely exhausted. If something was going on… she probably would have told me,’ he says.
MAFS: Mark’s ex Christie tells
THE REALITY STAR REVEALS HER BABY PLANS
e met Married at First Sight’s Christie Jordee when she and country boy Mark Hughes were matched in the TV experiment. While the couple weren’t meant to be, Mark has since found love with new partner Marie Angeleski – and last week, welcomed baby girl Stevie. But when pressed on what advice she’d give to the newest crop of MAFS contestants, Sydney business owner Christie (above) didn’t mince her words. ‘Don’t f---ing do it! It was the worst thing I ever did in my life. They don’t match us on compatibility, they match us on drama,’ she says. After exchanging their on-screen
Bryce and Erin with MAFS alum Zoe and Alex with daughter Harper-Rose
‘I’LL ADOPT SOLO IN A YEAR’
vows and parting ways just six months later, Christie and Mark kept in touch – but decided to ‘let go’ last year when they both started dating other people. ‘We were chatting until about a month into dating,’ says Christie. ‘Obviously, it got serious and I was seeing someone at the same time, so we both sort of just let go. And we unfollowed each other and everything.’ Still, Christie’s over the moon for the new dad. ‘That’s all he’s wanted. He just wanted a woman that was going to move to the farm and give him babies and he’s gotten that. I’m so happy for him.’ As for babies of her own, Christie says she’s looking forward to being a mum one day. ‘I would love to adopt. I would seriously do it,’ she admits. ‘It’s BRYCE & ERIN on my mind. If I haven’t GOING STRONG met someone in 12 Fans were shocked months, it’s something to hear of Bryce and I probably would do. Erin’s break-up earlier I would prefer that than this year, but Christie to have my own. Why claims they never bring another child into actually split up! the world when there’s ‘They only had a few too many children hiccups,’ she reveals. that need help?’
Mark and Marie welcomed baby girl Stevie on November 20
Christie knew nothing of Mark’s baby news until she read about it in the media. ‘I didn’t even know!’ she laughs.
AVA MAKES HER DEBUT! Ava nailed the waltz in her glittering Giambattista Valli ball gown
Ryan Phillippe and Reese Witherspoon’s 18-yearold daughter Ava is all grown up! The stunning teen made her official public debut to society in Paris, coming out at Le Bal des Débutantes on November 25. Escorted by Indian royalty Maharaja of Jaipur Padmanabh Singh, 19, to the iconic event, Ava waltzed her way around the ballroom like a real-life Cinderella while her mum and stepdad Jim Toth looked on proudly among the crowd.
Twinning! You can hardly tell Reese and Ava apart
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Lara’s fans have expressed shock at the reclusive star’s appearance
‘MY BATTLE WAS HARD ON US’
TESSA ON… HER CANCER BATTLE
‘IT ALL WORKS OUT’
‘Things are meant to happen the way they’re meant to happen,’ she says. The December edition of ELLE Australia with Tessa on the cover is on sale now.
‘I was extremely lucky. I got through what happened to me and a lot of people don’t. For Nate and me, it was our first real challenge as a couple and it was hard and not nice, and not glamorous and very confronting. But… we are so much better because of it.’
…HER ‘MIRACLE’ BABY
‘I think that “miracle” has come from the media and not from something that I’ve said, but in saying that, being pregnant is a miracle because growing
a baby, it’s pretty incredible when you think about it.’
‘It was kicking the other day. It kicks like crazy, and it freaks me out because I’m like, “Oh my gosh, I actually have something inside of me, I’m growing a human.” It’s really bizarre.’
…HER PHILOSOPHICAL OUTLOOK ON LIFE
‘You can get very fixated on going from A to B, to C to D, and things happening exactly the way that you planned it in your head. For me and for us, it just hasn’t happened like that at all and that’s actually really cool. It’s made me think that it’s OK that didn’t quite work out, because I know that something else is going to happen. It’s meant to be… It takes the pressure off.’
Chrissy’s little legend
‘Baby!’ Luna exclaimed to her mama’s belly in a cute Insty video
‘HE’LL BE A MUMMY’S BOY!’
Chrissy Teigen and hubby John Legend are expecting a sibling for their 19-month-old daughter Luna – and everyone’s betting it will be a little brother! After revealing they only had one frozen embryo left earlier this 16 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
year – a male – the couple admit they are counting on having a little man. ‘My wife’s a little bit jealous,’ John spills of Luna being a ‘daddy’s girl’. ‘We’ve got to have a boy, too, so she can feel that same feeling.’
Chrissy says she’s ‘excited to not have to hide’ her bump anymore
Opening up about their fertility struggles in January, the duo revealed their last frozen embryo was a boy
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et to welcome her first child with hubby Nate Myles in a matter of weeks, actress Tessa James, 26, has opened up to Elle magazine about life and babies.
Pink and blue buttercream cakes sat at the head of the dessert buffet
Paris, here with mum Kathy and Nicky, is keen for a nephew to spoil, saying, ‘I hope it’s a boy’
Nicky’s gender reveal
Nicky Hilton somehow manages to make pregnancy look effortlessly chic 24/7, and her November 22 baby shower was no exception. Her sister Paris and mum Kathy threw Nicky, 34, a luxe do and let their outfits tease the gender of baby number two. Nicky’s 16-month-old daughter Lily matched her aunt Paris, 36, in pink, while Nicky stunned in a floral blue print.
Doting Aunty Paris enjoyed one-on-one time with Lily
Lily is all of us when we see cake. Gimme!
‘Are you wearing blue because it’s a boy?’ fans speculated on social media
Naya’s shock arrest!
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES
Naya was eventually released on bond and was collected by her father-in-law, but faces a possible maximum year in jail and a fine of up to $650.
Former Glee star Naya Rivera has been charged with misdemeanour domestic battery for allegedly assaulting her husband Ryan Dorsey. The 30-year-old was arrested on November 25 after an altercation with the father of her two-year-old son Josey. The 34-year-old claims Naya had ‘struck him in the head and face’, and gave police a video that allegedly shows him being hit by the actress. The couple split for the
The parents were walking with little Josey when Naya allegedly hit Ryan
second time in November last year, after just two years of marriage, but reconciled again earlier this year, with Naya asking to have the divorce dismissed in October. DECEMBER 11, 2017 17
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IT’S A BOY!
Sam Frost HOW I BEA
MY BODY DEMON THE STAR REVEALS THE PAIN BEHIND HER PERSONAL BATTLES
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appy, healthy and in the best shape of her life, Sam Frost couldn’t help smiling as she unveiled her bikini bod at Sydney’s Palm Beach recently. The 28-year-old beauty was glowing as she emerged from the water while shooting scenes for Home and Away. It’s a very different look for the star, who in 2016 was sporting a much thinner frame after dealing with some personal issues. ‘I reached breaking point,’ Sam explained earlier this year, after a very public split from Bachelorette beau Sasha Mielczarek, 31, followed by her stint on radio ending in June. ‘The trolls and the criticism were relentless.’ After hanging up her mic at 2DayFM, things began to turn around for Sam when she landed a role on Home and Away. She was thrilled, but the job forced the first-time actress to face her image issues head on. ‘I am comfortable in my body, but I’m quite shy about showing it. I’m
not a person who actively shows my bikini body… but I’m just going to have to challenge myself and go, “Alright, Sam, you’ve got to push through this barrier,”’ she explains. After coming off Blake Garvey’s series of The Bachelor, Sam found life in the public eye tough. ‘I knew I’d gained weight, but it didn’t bother me,’ she says of putting on 12kg on the reality show. ‘And now I am back to my normal weight, people are like, “Oh yuck, Sam’s too skinny, look at her ribs.”’ Now, Sam’s learnt to deal with it. ‘I started seeing [a psychologist] and I’ve seen her every week,’ she reveals. ‘Costs me a bloody fortune,’ she laughs – but, she adds, it’s ‘worth it.’ She also credits buying a place of her own for her changed outlook. ‘It has definitely made me have a different attitude towards 2017. I am like, “I need to own my space, keep moving forward and try not to let the little stuff bug me.”’ And Sam’s gig in Summer Bay isn’t the only thing making her smile these days. Enter new boyfriend and long-time friend Dave Bashford. ‘I haven’t been this happy in a long time,’ the star gushes. ‘It’s the most easy, effortless relationship. He’s got the same sense of humour as me. We’re just us.’
SHE’S GOT HER GROOVE BACK
Sam teases us with a glimpse of Dave on Insty
After her radio dreams came to an end, Sam’s love-life and career are both finally on the upswing. Smashing her new gig as a Home and Away babe, her fellow cast members say they love having ‘this beautiful girl’ on the set. Aww!
Emily Symons, Sam and Ada Nicodemou share the Home and Away love
When fans began voicing their concern over Sam’s weight loss, she took to social media to shut it down. ‘I’ve always had a bony chest!’ she slams
‘I have always been open about my weight fluctuating,’ says Sam, who is now flaunting her bangin’ bikini bod on Home and Away
Look away now, Dave! Sam and co-star Tim Franklin shared a smooch while filming at Sydney’s Palm Palm Beach Beach on on November November 13. 13.
WORK COMES FIRST
‘You rarely go on holidays, you miss everyone’s weddings, everyone’s birthdays,’ Margot says of the toll stardom is placing on her life and marriage.
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he wed her long-time beau Tom Ackerley in a breathtaking Byron Bay ceremony last year. But since tying the knot in December, Margot Robbie’s career has been a whirlwind of nonstop work – with long filming schedules, press tours and running her own production company taking its toll on the star. ‘It’s hard. I’m sure a ton of people reading this have their own business and it’s so hard,’ the 27-year-old recently confessed. ‘Having a business is stressful and timeconsuming, but it’s incredibly rewarding.’ Between promoting I, Tonya, filming Dreamland and working in pre-production for Quentin Tarantino’s latest project, Margot’s had her work cut out for her. ‘There are obviously a lot of times where I’ll have a meltdown and go: “I can’t do it anymore,”’ she admits. ‘You miss out on a lot of things… It kind of hurts to sacrifice those things.’ And while Margot insists her soaring career is ‘also enormously satisfying’, insiders believe the actress’ tight schedule
is having an impact on her marriage. ‘Margot runs her own production company, and the pressure is on for her to capitalise on the heat around her building image,’ an insider exclusively tells OK!. ‘But it’s coming at a huge cost – Tom has barely worked since their wedding and is complaining that he never sees Margot.’ Although the newlyweds made the move from London to LA together to focus their attention on their joint production company, Lucky Chap Entertainment, Margot’s rising star status has meant a lot of time away shooting in different locations around the globe. And while her film schedule has been demanding, Margot says being on set is ‘100 per cent the greatest place to be’. ‘I have some friends who visit on set and they hate it and they can’t wait to leave, but I love it. Being on a film set is my favourite place; there’s nothing better,’ she reveals. However, after Margot recently admitted she only wears her wedding ring ‘on the weekends’, pals fear her relationship with Tom might be suffering for her career. ‘Tom is demanding that Margot cut back on work and commit to having a baby with him, something they’ve been discussing for a while,’ explains OK!’s insider. ‘But Margot is torn.’ When they spend time together, it’s usually with a big group, like this year’s trip to Glastonbury
HONEYMOON CUT SHORT
The duo hit the beach the day after their wedding… along with their family and friends
The couple took a few days off to reconnect in Hawaii mid-year – but that’s as close as they got to a honeymoon, as the actress was busy filming I, Tonya. ‘There were times we were sitting [on set] in a car parked in Atlanta freezing cold being like, “We should be on a beach right now. We should be on a honeymoon. What are we doing?!”’
LEGEND OF TARZAN 2016
SUICIDE SQUAD 2016
I, TONYA 2017
GOODBYE N CHRISTOPHER ROBI 2017
Hollywood’s golden girl
‘Being in a long-distance relationship can be really hard when you don’t see the light at the end of the tunnel,’ admits Margot. And with back-to-back films lined up, it seems she’ll have little time for Tom.
WORK SCHEDULE • Terminal (post-producti on) – 2018 • Dreamland (filming • Mary Queen of Scot)s– 2018 (post-production) – 2018 • Untitled Quentin Ta ra ino project (pre-productiont n) – 2019 • Suicide Squad 2 (announced) – 2019
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THE IN-DEMAND STAR OPENS UP ABOUT HER STRUGGLES
OK! NEWS While Scott’s threatened to write a tell-all before, ‘now that he’s not as involved with [Kourtney] or the family, a huge payday from a publisher sounds better than ever’, an insider tells
War on the Kardashians
SCOTT’S $13 MILLION TELL-ALL
‘Scott knows a lot… everything from their plastic surgery secrets to how much Kris really drinks,’ Kourt’s pal spills
11 YEARS OF SECRETS… PREGNANCY DETAILS
We know Kylie’s pregnant, but is Khloé, too?! The family is remaining tight-lipped, but we bet Scott knows the truth. After all, he knows ‘the women’s innermost secrets’, spills a spy.
REVEALED After meeting Kourtney in 2006, Scott was well and truly a part of the fam by the time KUWTK’s pilot aired in 2007, so he’s been there for every break-up, baby, wedding and scandal. ‘Scott knows every single secret about them,’ reveals an insider. So what could he tell?
KANYE’S ‘PSYCHOTIC BREAKDOWN’
THE ROGUE STAR IS READY TO SPILL THE FAMILY’S SECRETS
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fter 10 years in the publicitysavvy Kardashian family, Kourtney’s ex Scott Disick has learnt how to grab a headline – and his next move could start a war. Scott, 34 is threatening to write a tell-all about the entire krew, multiple sources tell OK!. And it could command up to $13 million. ‘Scott knows all their secrets, the skeletons in their closets and where all the bodies are buried,’ says the insider. While he’s now moved on from Kourtney with 19-year-old model Sofia Richie, the insider says Scott wants revenge for the way the family capitalised on his addiction issues on Keeping Up with the Kardashians. ‘Everyone is petrified about what Scott could reveal.’ Kourtney is particularly panicked. Though Scott often appeared as the villain on the E! show, the 38-year-old mum of their three kids, Mason, seven, Penelope, five, and Reign, two, ‘was no angel herself ’, says the source. During the exes’ on-off romance, Kourt had her fair share of flings, including a whirlwind romance with Justin Bieber in 2015. ‘He plans to name all of her boy toys,’ the insider reveals. Family matriarch Kris Jenner also opened up to Scott. ‘[Kris] shared her wild life and secret affairs,’ says the source. ‘A lot of it happened when she was friends with OJ Simpson.’ The Kardashians are doing damage control. ‘[Kourt] told all the nannies and [friends] not to say much when Scott is around,’ her pal tells. ‘[But] Scott finally has the upper hand.’
He’s battled his own personal demons, and now, Scott could reveal the details of Kanye West’s 2016 meltdown. ‘Scott knows about Kanye’s mental health,’ tells OK!’s source.
Scott’s got the goods on the family’s surgery habits, too. ‘[He] would reveal how [Kris] pushes all her girls to get botox, fillers and plastic surgery,’ alleges the insider.
WHAT KRIS KNEW
Was Kris really blindsided by ex-husband Caitlyn Jenner’s transition? Scott knows!
Scott knows exactly ‘how scripted the drama on Keeping Up with the Kardashians really is’, the insider reveals.
KIM’S SEX TAPE
Was Kris the true mastermind behind the sex tape that skyrocketed Kim to fame in 2007? Scott could finally set the record straight, tells the insider.
KIMYE MARRIAGE DRAMAS
‘Kourtney told Scott about Kim and Kanye’s volatile marriage… and how she and Kanye lead separate lives,’ reveals a source.
OJ AND KHLOÉ
This paternity question has been around for as long as Scott has… Can he prove OJ is Khloé’s father? DECEMBER 11, 2017 23
‘When these two characters are falling for each other, enjoying each other’s company, it was easy acting,’ Chris says of his chemistry with Jen on the set of Passengers
CH CHRIS ADMITS
‘I can’t think of anything bad about you,’ Chris has told Jen. ‘I like you so much. It’s a shame.’
‘I LIKE HER SO MUCH’ KISSING SCENES
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Jen describes her ‘first real sex scene’ with Chris as ‘the most vulnerable I’ve ever been’.
A schoolboy crush? Cropping Jen out of his Instagram snaps was one of the pranks Chris played on the star during their Passengers tour.
WANTS HRIS BAD
here was a time when Jennifer Lawrence couldn’t speak highly enough of her director boyfriend Darren Aronofsky. ‘He’s just brilliant,’ the actress gushed in September. ‘Incredibly instinctual.’ But after a year of dating, the couple are no more. Jen, 27, and Darren, 48, put on a friendly show when they were last seen together at the Governors Awards on November 11, with insiders revealing they broke up in October. So what went wrong? Dire reviews for their psychological horror film Mother! added strain and it’s believed Darren became oppressive, with Blind Gossip confirming Jen was the subject of a recent item about an ‘award-winning actress’ under the thumb of her ‘very, very, controlling’ boyfriend. But with JLaw’s ‘really close’ friend Chris Pratt now single following his separation from wife Anna Faris, there are lingering suspicions jealousy may have played a role, with Jen recently ramping up their flirtation once again. In early November, when talking to fans about the film Passengers, Jen was heard referring to co-star Chris Pratt as ‘the hot one’. It’s not the only time the pair have raised eyebrows. All eyes were on the flirty stars during the Passengers campaign trail and by August 2017, the actor had announced he and Anna had split, calling it quits after eight years of marriage. The wounds reopened when Anna released her memoir Unqualified last month. While denying Chris, 38, was ever unfaithful, Anna admits she was jealous of his pretty co-star. ‘It made me feel incredibly insecure,’ writes the 40-year-old actress, mum
to Chris’ five-year-old son Jack. Chris regularly gushed about Jen. ‘I got pretty lucky that she’s awesome,’ he says of his co-star. ‘She’s about as cool as you’d imagine. And more.’ And unlike kissing scenes with Hunger Games co-stars Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, Jen candidly confessed of her sex scenes with Chris, ‘It doesn’t feel
Rachel Weisz starred in exfiancé Darren’s 2006 flick The Fountain and shares a son with him – Henry, 11
DARREN LOVES THE LEADS!
‘I remember feeling so hurt in a way that bothered me,’ Anna says of the Chris and JLaw rumours.
as much like making out with a family member.’ Proving they’re on the same wavelength, Jen also spilled her plans to swap Hollywood for ‘a farm’ and spend her days ‘milking goats’. That’s got to be a painful blow for Anna, who’s admitted she and Chris used to ‘dream about having a little bit of a farm’ during their marriage. We think we’ve found Hollywood’s hottest new couple!
Darren reportedly developed feelings for Natalie Portman when she starred in his 2010 movie Black Swan
‘I had a crush on him when he pitched to me,’ Jen admitted of falling for Darren while filming Mother! last year
Jen and Chris’ closeness wasn’t the only reason for the split! ‘They weren’t going to be working together again,’ reports website Blind Gossip, adding that the director left the A-lister because he ‘simply had no use for her anymore’. It’s not the first time he’s romanced (then dropped) a leading lady – a pattern that had Jen worried Darren was chasing Charlize Theron on- and off-screen last year. ‘Jen’s scared that he’ll stray,’ a pal confirmed. DECEMBER 11, 2017 25
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THE FORMER FLIRTY CO-STARS ARE PUTTING THEIR ON-SCREEN CHEMISTRY TO THE TEST
JEALOUS OF JEN
‘SHE WALK SKELE
‘I think I look good right now and I am happy with my life,’ says Tara
FEARS GROW FOR THE STAR AS IT’S REVEALED SHE WEIGHS JUST 43KG
s she stepped out in West Hollywood with her new beau Ted Dhanik, Tara Reid flashed a mega-watt smile. But in spite of her grin, it’s become painfully clear that everything is not OK.
A CRY FOR HELP?
While Tara insists she doesn’t have an eating disorder, she looked terrifyingly thin as she joined her boyfriend on a dinner date at Madeo in LA.
Calls for the increasingly thin star to seek help have become more urgent after Tara revealed she now weighs a dangerously low 43kg. ‘She looks like a walking skeleton,’ says a witness, who saw the star days earlier at the LA premiere of The Tribes of Palos Verdes. ‘You can see that her hair is mostly falling out’ – a sure sign of undernourishment, experts say. Accredited practicing dietitian Melanie McGrice believes Tara is putting herself at risk of serious health complications. ‘For someone of her height [165cm], she should be between 50-68kg,’ says Melanie, who has not worked with Tara, 42. ‘Her photos suggest that she is clinically malnourished, which can damage her immune system and put her at risk of a whole range of medical conditions.’ Despite her increasingly fragile appearance, Tara denies she’s undergone any recent weight loss. ‘It’s the same weight,’ she insists. ‘I eat all the time. But this is just my natural weight and people need to leave me alone.’ Even so, Tara admits the strain of recent family tragedies have taken their toll. ‘My mum is really sick and dying right now. My father just passed away,’ she says. Sadly, the star’s ailing acting career is only adding to her family pain. While she’s enjoyed a modest resurgence thanks to the Sharknado film franchise, Tara has struggled to reclaim the success of her American Pie heyday. ‘I used to go to auditions with Tara Reid. So you know, we didn’t all make it,’ fellow
actress Elizabeth Banks has said. ‘A lot of us are surviving. Some of us are not.’ Tara has been open in the past about losing work after undergoing a botched breast augmentation and body contouring procedure that left her with a hernia. Last year, Tara made headlines when she walked out of a television interview with Jenny McCarthy, who made fun of her ‘wobbly knees’. Speaking up in Tara’s defence, comedian Amy Schumer called for actresses to be more supportive. ‘Be nice to other women, especially other women in this disgusting f---ing business, that’s all I can say,’ Amy said. Now the question is, will Tara accept the help she needs? ‘People come up to me all the time in LA,’ she says. ‘They’ll be like, “You’re too skinny. You need to eat more.”’ And while experts fear for her health, Tara maintains she isn’t the one with a problem. ‘I have never been anorexic and I don’t have an eating disorder,’ she insists. ‘If people think I’m in denial, I think they’re in denial. That’s just the truth. I’m not in denial and if they want to look at it that way, I can’t change their mind.’
IF PEOPLE THINK I’M IN DENIAL, I THINK THEY’RE IN DENIAL
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E’S A KING ETON’
Tara cut a much healthier figure while at the height of her American Pie fame – but she insists her curves were due to beer and an unhealthy diet.
Despite concerns for her health, Tara says she’s in a ‘good place’ and is looking for ‘a second chance’ at a Hollywood career.
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A MINI MILEY ON THE WAY? THE SINGER SENDS FANS IN A SPIN WITH PREGNANCY TALK
he recent Black Friday sales usually whip people into a frenzy. But on Thanksgiving eve on November 22, it was Miley Cyrus who had fans going wild – after prompting speculation she might be expecting! The singer, who is believed to have secretly tied the knot with beau Liam Hemsworth recently, posted a snap of herself with what looked to be the beginnings of a pregnant tum – and fans were quick to notice. ‘Uhm… is that a baby bump?’ wrote one. ‘Come on! That belly can’t be from the thought of eating turkey for thanksgiving!!!’ another commented. ‘That’s [a] pregnant belly!’ The Malibu singer, who celebrated her 25th birthday on Thanksgiving, was quick
to shut down the rumours, taking to Twitter the same day to slam the speculation. ‘RUDE!!! Not pregnant just eating a shit ton of tofurkey,’ she wrote. But her denial did little to stop the chatter of a potential Cyrus/Hemsworth bub. After all, just days earlier, Miley donned a loose-fitting dress for the first live rounds of The Voice US, with the coach keeping her stomach well concealed beneath layers of floaty pink fabric. ‘Hiding that baby bump,’ noted another fan. It wouldn’t be the first time Miley and Liam, 27, have played their cards close to their chests. The pair kept fans guessing about their engagement for months following their reunion in late 2015, with the singer posting pictures of herself wearing her old engagement ring from Liam. ‘People will figure it out, they already have… They’re not dumb,’ Liam later commented of their reconciliation.
Miley’s post (above) had many fans speculating that her ‘VeganTurkeyBaby’ was an actual baby bump, as did this snap (left) of the singer cradling her belly on The Voice. And with the duo rumoured to have already said ‘I do’, it wouldn’t be surprising if they decided to keep the news of an impending arrival under wraps. ‘She’ll wait until her second trimester to make an official announcement,’ tells a pal. ‘So she and Liam can enjoy this special time together in peace.’
Ready to be a mum…
GETTING CLEAN In May, Miley revealed she was sober and no longer smoking weed, hinting at family plans with Liam.
TISH IS READY! THEY GOT HITCHED ‘She and Liam took the plunge and exchanged vows,’ tells a pal. 28 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
Miley’s mother Tish declared in June she was ‘ready for a grandbaby’, and confessed that dad Billy Ray wants one, too!
BAGGY DRESSES On November 21, Miley made sure her stomach was well covered on The Voice.
‘Literally the only reason I’m not touring [for her new album Younger Now] is because of those f---ing pigs,’ she says. But is there more to it?
‘If it’s possible to get even happier, I’ll take it,’ Miley said in September
MOVING CLOSER TO THE FAM?
A pregnancy would be a joy for Miley’s mum Tish, who earlier this year let slip that she was keen for her children to start having families of their own. ‘My kids all have significant others that they’ve been with forever; Miley’s been with Liam since they were 16,’ Tish shared in June. ‘I’m ready for a grandbaby. I really, truly am… because I miss the babies, and Billy Ray is [ready], too. Billy Ray would have had 10 kids.’ It would also be happy news for Miley and Liam themselves, with the pair said to be ready to take the next big step in their lives as a committed couple. ‘They’ve known for a while that they want to spend their lives together, and they want to grow a family together,’ reveals an insider. ‘Liam, in particular, has talked about wanting four kids.’
Birthday gift! While Miley was quick to deny the pregnancy rumours, she was equally quick to show off Liam’s birthday present: a ‘Lili’ necklace (her nickname for him) to match the ring he gave her last year.
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It would be no surprise if Miley and Liam decided to make the move Down Under to raise their kids, just like Liam’s big bro Chris and his wife Elsa Pataky (above).
OK! NEWS ‘Our biscuit master Mr @tombrady and his sous chef,’ wrote Gisele Bündchen of her hubby and daughter Vivian
A relaxed Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez were ‘#DownOnTheFarm’, complete with bikes Gwen Stefani had ‘the best’ holiday with Blake Shelton
TURK While Mariah Carey was ‘still under the weather’, beau Bryan Tanaka gave us a throwback to their first Thanksgiving together last year
Aussie Miranda Kerr was ‘so excited the holidays are near!’
A-LISTERS START THE SILLY SEASON RIGHT WITH THANKSGIVING
e may already have our trees up and decorations ready for Christmas, but our pals in the US had one more significant holiday to ring in before Santa comes down the chimney
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‘Thankful for this,’ Bella Hadid captioned a snap with mum Yolanda. ‘My F---ing INCREDIBLE Family… Fresh Air, Good health, Love, Friends, FOOOD.’
Kim Kardashian (centre) – with her mum Kris Jenner (far right), grandma Mary Jo Shannon (second from right) and friends – said she was ‘so grateful’
CELEBS CAN COOK!
John Legend wished everyone a ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ with this adorbs snap of little Luna
Cindy Crawford and daughter Kaia were hands on in the kitchen, while Justin Timberlake ‘lit’ Thanksgiving, said wife Jessica Biel.
et stuffed on…
Tristan Thompson enjoyed an enviable spread, thanks to ‘Chef Koko’ AKA Khloé Kardashian
Isla Fisher made us LOL with her baking fail!
Sofía Vergara thanked son Manolo. ‘ur turkey never disappoints!!’ she shared
Victoria Beckham donned her finest attire
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– Thanksgiving! It’s a day filled with copious amounts of food, fun and family, and the celebration steeped in tradition is definitely one that’s loved by celebs. The stars took to social media to show off their turkeystuffed festivities and share what they’re most grateful for with family, friends and fans on the big day, November 23. And while we may have had a little bit of holiday envy Down Under, we’re just thankful Australia was on the Black Friday sales bandwagon the next day so we could show our thanks for a serious shopping fix!
SHOTS APS BEHIND-THE-SCENES SNION OF THE STARS IN ACT ‘Mum’s wrapped around every one of my little fingers!’
GIRLS’ DAY OUT!
TROTTING ALONG Rachel Bilson took threeyear-old daughter Briar Rose for a fun pony ride at the Studio City Farmers’ Market on November 26. Despite being ‘a fan of the sweatpant’, the star looked gorgeous in a floral frock.
She asked if she could keep the pony, but Rachel said neigh
Rita Ora paid a visit to Melbourne on November 20 as part of her promo tour for her new single Anywhere. And if you’re wondering what she’s singing in the postchorus verse? ‘I actually have no idea,’ she laughs.
She was taking for Ever-ly to finish her soup…
Also spotted at the Studio City Famers’ Market was Jenna Dewan Tatum with her ‘mini stylist’, daughter Everly, four. ‘She’s got a very funky sense of style!’ she reveals of her adorable girl.
The singer was spotted in Melbourne in stripes
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…so mum Jenna took things into her own hands
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Go big or go home! Sienna embraces the oversized look
LA DOLCE VITA
Sienna Miller looked as stylish as ever while doing the school run with her five-year-old daughter Marlowe in New York on November 20. ‘Our life is beautiful and simple,’ says the contented single mum.
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Hopefully Wells isn’t just with Sarah for her dough
DATE ! NIGHT
‘No? How about now?’
Warding off the chill in her red puffer jacket, the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge visited the Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on November 22 to check out its coaching program. Kate revealed that hubby William – a long-time fan – was ‘very excited’ by the visit.
Yeah, we grin when pizza’s on the menu, too
FRONT-ROW PDAs Looking adorably loved-up, Sarah Hyland and her Bachelorette beau Wells Adams hit up the Lakers vs Bulls basketball game at LA’s Staples Center on November 21. ‘Courtside Beeetsch,’ the Modern Family actress shared.
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‘Does my bump look big in this?’
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SHOTS GWEN GLITTERS
‘Is there anything better than a dress with sparkly tassels?’
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Bring on the festive season! Gwen Stefani dazzled in sequins as she performed White Christmas from her new album You Make It Feel Like Christmas in New York during the taping of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 21.
‘Just don’t tell Mum we like taking a break from diva demands’
Minnie Driver tried real hard not to make lumpy gravy
While many were thinking of cosy meals at home over Thanksgiving, stars including Mariah Carey’s ex Nick Cannon and their six-year-old twins Monroe and Moroccan were happy to help feed the homeless in LA on November 22.
STARS GIVE BACK
‘Free popcorn, too? This is the best preview event ever!’
Smokin’ hot Jen left her own tribe of three children at home for the night
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While Jennifer Garner was all smiles at the screening of her new film The Tribes of Palos Verdes in LA on November 21, it’s a far cry from the troubled character she plays in the drama. ‘We filmed [it] on a cliff. Literally and emotionally,’ she says.
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LIFE I ONE OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN MUSIC IS HEADING BACK DOWN UNDER NEXT YEAR – AND WE CAN’T WAIT!
‘I love them so much,’ she gushes
IN PICTURES F
ive octaves, 18 number one singles, 200 million records sold and one of the most extravagant tour riders in the business – 20 white kittens, 100 white doves, and a bevy of bendy straws for the Cristal, to name a few items – Mariah Carey is on a whole other level when it comes to being famous. ‘It’s just something where if I can’t explain it to the entire world, then they’re not going to understand it, because it’s
not what they do. Just like I wouldn’t understand somebody who had a desk job and how to do that,’ the singer says. ‘I literally am incapable of being in the real world and surviving.’ But while the 47-year-old admits to having some ‘diva moments’, don’t go calling her one! ‘I come from a true diva: my mother is an opera singer. And that’s a real diva,’ she explains. ‘And so other people that are like, “I’m a diva,” it’s like, “Honey, you don’t know what a diva is.”’
‘[The twins] give me a reason to live,’ says the proud mama
THE MAKING OF A
Twice the cute! Mariah often posts sweet moments with her children
‘I never thought I was going to have kids,’ Mariah shares. ‘[But] I just realised things change.’ The singer gave birth to twins Moroccan and Monroe in 2011 with then-hubby Nick Cannon. ‘They make me so happy,’ she gushes of the six-year-olds.
From a struggling young artist to one of the world’s biggest stars, Mariah’s rise has been meteoric
‘Making demos in the middle of the night, sleeping on the floor in the studio, being broke with no food’ is how Mariah recalls her first years of seeking stardom. ‘My go-to meal was [pasta] sauce.’ The singer got her big break in 1990 with her eponymous debut album, before releasing a steady stream of music. ‘I’m lucky that I got into this in the 1990s,’ Mariah says of her pre-millennial rise to fame, ‘because I was able to work, work, work, work, work. Tons of albums.’ DECEMBER 11, 2017 39
Though Mariah and Nick parted ways in 2014, they’ve remained on good terms. ‘He’s a great dad,’ she says
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NICK CANNON The Honey singer was married to head of Sony Tommy Mottola for five years in the ’90s, before relationships with Derek Jeter, Luis Miguel, Christian Monzon and former manager Mark Sudack among others. In 2008 she wed Nick Cannon, but they separated in 2014. Last year Mariah split from James Packer after a whirlwind engagement, making way for her newest love: backup dancer Bryan Tanaka. 40 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
It takes a team to put Mariah’s music together – but there’s no mistaking who’s in charge!
Many believe Mariah simply lends her amazing voice to the track, but she actually has a lot more to do with the creative process! ‘We create the bed of music that I’m going to sing over [together],’ she says. ‘People don’t really get what that means unless you do it. They think, “OK, so she probably writes the lyrics.” No, I write the lyrics, the melody, and the music with [producers]. I’m not a piano player – I can play a little bit – but I really like to help mould whoever’s playing.’
The star discovered her incredible high register when she was just a child
Born in Huntington, New York, Mariah admits she always felt like an outsider. ‘Growing up different, being biracial, having the whole thing where I did not know if I fit in,’ she reveals. ‘That is why music became such a big part of my life, because it helped me overcome those issues.’ Her unique talent was something she discovered as a child when her mother woke her one morning and, for a laugh, she spoke to her as if she’d just inhaled helium. ‘And then there was a moment in the little kitchen – a tiny house, where we lived – when I started singing like that,’ she says. ‘It’s a totally different place in your voice.’ With her mother a classically trained opera singer, she immediately noticed her daughter’s extraordinary talent. So what did she say? ‘She said, “You’re going to hurt yourself,”’ Mariah laughs.
While Mariah lost contact with her father not long after her parents’ divorce in 1973, she says there wasn’t any bad blood between them and they eventually reconnected after years of being estranged. ‘I was grateful to be able to spend time with him before he got sick,’ she says of their reconciliation before his 2002 death from cancer. ‘It was unfortunate that I lost him so soon after.’ And despite also being estranged from her brother Morgan and sister Alison,
Mimi and her Juilliard-trained opera singer mum are extremely close
Mariah remains very close to her mother, Patricia. ‘She always taught me to believe in myself, to love all the things I am,’ she tells. ‘In that sense I’m very lucky, because I could have been a very screwed-up person.’
Mariah’s bitter feud with her sister – a recovering drug addict and former prostitute – and brother has been raging for two decades.
Her siblings have slammed her for her ‘selfish ways’
OK! SPOTLIGHT BABY GOT BACK
While Whit’s ‘rejecting the idea that I have to bounce back’, the new mama was looking fit and fab at a Fossil x The Amber Interiors event in LA recently. ‘I’m feeling more confident than ever,’ she tells.
on The Hills and then later through her spin-off show The City. The blonde beauty has been very open and extremely revealing about the realities of life with a newborn – and fans are applauding her for it. ‘I just need to tell you how amazing you are. I can’t begin to tell you how much your honest recounts of new parenthood resonate with me!’ one commented to the star, who explains, ‘It’s important to me to be completely honest at all times.’ Here, Whit shares all on her relationship, the first few months of motherhood and her TV memories – no holds barred.
THE LOWDOWN ON PREGNANCY
THE GORGEOUS HILLS STAR TELLS ALL (AND WE MEAN ALL!) ABOUT BECOMING A FIRST-TIME MAMA
hitney Port has got it all. Looks to die for, a totally devoted hubby in TV producer Tim Rosenman, and now the couple are parents to an adorable little boy, Sonny Sanford. The pair’s first bub was born in LA on July 27. ‘I’m obsessed,’ said Whitney, 32, just days after giving birth. ‘I love Timmy and my family.’ But new motherhood hasn’t been a totally smooth ride for Whitney, who found fame
When Whitney announced her pregnancy in February, she didn’t hide the fact that physically, she wasn’t loving it. ‘I ended up gaining 40 pounds [18kg],’ she says, ‘Gaining the weight was really hard for me. I didn’t really want to get dressed. Everyday stuff was a stressful thing for me because I just hated how I looked.’ Whit admits she felt a little ‘superficial’ for caring about how her body was changing. ‘I constantly had to remind myself that my body was creating something wonderful, beyond my comprehension or sensibility. Towards the third trimester I started to become at peace with the weight gain and only cared about bringing a healthy baby into the world. And then it hit me… I’m about to push an eight-pound [3.6kg] baby out of a teeny little place and produce milk out of my once awesome boobs!’
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I constantly had to remind myself that my body was creating something wonderful
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OK! SPOTLIGHT ‘Breastfeeding hasn’t been the journey I thought it would be. It’s a struggle,’ the new mum reveals ‘He is the most present and wonderful father,’ Whit shares of her baby daddy
WHITNEY & TIM’S FAMILY ALBUM
man to focus on, but He may have a new little says that working on proud hubby and dad Tim important. ‘Whit and his marriage is still super but that doesn’t p, shi I have a great relation effort and thought mean that it doesn’t take all relationships,’ he on both our parts, just like to be a good husband, explains. ‘[It’s important] the gorgeous trio arly not just a good dad.’ Cle now. So how would ht rig ce are in a good pla ily life? ‘A big, fat Whit describe her new fam w, how sweet! Aw cosy and amazing bubble.’
‘I can’t wait to watch him change and grow and take on my traits and Timmy’s,’ the proud mama shares
‘I can’t believe this cute little creature lived inside me. He’s just so cute,’ she gushes of little Sonny
Whit says Tim has made her feel ‘extra special’ since she gave birth. ‘It helps to feel that extra love without having to ask for it’
Tim has swept his baby mama off her feet. ‘I don’t know how I got so lucky,’ Whitney admits
‘I can’t stop looking at him, or thinking about him when I am in another room,’ the star reveals
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Whitney has also been candid about her fears regarding how pregnancy would affect her sex life. The fact that she didn’t feel like sex – at all – during pregnancy surprised her. ‘It is so not for me! I feel so uncomfortable with my body that I can’t get into the mood,’ she admitted. Whitney confesses she was also worried her hubby wouldn’t find her attractive anymore. ‘[I wondered] if he would feel the same way about me. I thought a lot about if he was attracted to me, and that was hard because I was never insecure about that before.’ But Tim assured his wife of two years that no matter what, he was still attracted to her. ‘The physical stuff seriously didn’t bother me,’ he says. ‘I knew she would put on weight and her body would change and then it would change again. I mean, my body is changing and I have no real good excuse!’
Jeffrey – who died from kidney cancer in 2013 – is not around to meet his grandson. ‘I find myself missing him more and more,’ she says. ‘It’s unfortunate how such amazing times in one’s life, like getting married or having a baby, can be coloured with such darkness.’
THE BABY BUBBLE
Despite all the struggles that came with the pregnancy and the overwhelming emotion of finally meeting her newborn, Whitney loves being a mum. ‘We’ve all heard mothers give the same speech about how lifechanging the love for your baby is,’ she tells. ‘I guess I couldn’t actually connect to those exact feelings until the doctor placed Sonny onto my chest. I love him and feel protective over him, but more than anything, I’m just, like, obsessed.’
I feel protective of him… more than anything, I’m obsessed!
IT GOT EMOTIONAL
Whitney says she experienced a roller-coaster of feelings while she was pregnant and in the earliest days at home with Sonny. ‘I couldn’t control it,’ she says. ‘I kind of over-analysed everything. You start to really, really not be able to be in the present moment. You start to constantly plan and worry about things.’ Tim says it was tough to see Whit struggle – and to ride out her hormonal swings. ‘When Whit is in a bad mood, like anyone else, it’s not super fun to be around. She wasn’t just upset, then super happy at dinner; it was all the time and that was no fun for me.’ Whitney also says that Sonny’s arrival has brought home the fact that her father
HOW THE STAR IS SCULPTING HER POST-BABY BOD Whit’s turning to Pilates post-delivery to strengthen her core. ‘It’s not fair, but there is no quick fix for reconnecting your abs,’ says her trainer Ali Handley. ‘Consistency, patience and dedication to your progress is the only way.’ ‘It is the perfect stretching and lengthening exercise,’ the star says of Pilates
HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED!
Despite the on-screen dramas with her former Hills co-stars, the fashion designer and lifestyle blogger says she has nothing but fond memories of her time on TV. ‘It was a really, really cool opportunity,’ Whit says. ‘And all of us have been able to have such bright futures because of it… I’m really proud of everyone.’ Another reason Whitney looks back so fondly on her reality TV days is because it was when she fell for her baby daddy. ‘If I hadn’t done those shows I would have never met my husband, which is the most amazing thing!’ she says of Tim, who was a producer on The City. ‘We formed this really deep emotional connection. I always loved Timmy, from the moment I met him.’
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE…
GET FIT WITH WHIT!
‘ I took the first six weeks [after giving birth] just to recover and let my body rest,’ Whit explains
…WITH THE PITTER-PATTER OF TINY FEET! IT’S BABIES ALL ROUND AS THE FORMER REALITY TV CO-STARS JUMP INTO FAMILY LIFE TOGETHER
The Hills alum have certainly been busy! ‘It’s crazy. You would think we all, like, got together one night and discussed this master plan,’ Whit jokes of co-stars Heidi Montag, Kristin Cavallari, Lauren Conrad and Audrina Patridge all welcoming bubs in recent years.
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hether you’re heading to the office Christmas party, a family gathering or a black tie event, these celeb faves have you covered. Keep it soft and casually glam like January and Kaia, or go full throttle like Bella, Elsa and Kendall.
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KEEP A DRINK IN HAND
If you’re prone to absent-minded snacking, grab a non-calorific drink and keep it in your dominant hand so it will be harder to eat finger food. Better yet – bring a clutch, like Bella Hadid, so that both of your hands are full!
How to have guilt-free festive fun
ou started summer with the best intentions, promising this will be the year you’ll stick to your diet game. Then come party invites, Christmas dinners – and of course, New Year’s celebrations. Studies show that Australians gain between 0.8 and 1.5kg on average at this time of year. But while it wouldn’t be the holiday season without a few treats, a little bit of smart and careful planning will mean there’s no reason you can’t have your cake and eat it, too!
THINK POSITIVE THOUGHTS
What you tell yourself can have a big effect, according to dietitian Dawn Jackson Blatner. A few positive words – such as, ‘I’m strong and healthy,’ or ‘I’m hot and I’m going to stay that way’ – will make it easier to crush temptation. Take a tip from Katherine Heigl, who started each day with a positive mantra to help shed her baby weight.
SPOIL YOUR APPETITE
Fill up on something nourishing and healthy beforehand, and you’ll be far less likely to binge on party food, says dietitian Leslie Boncie. Eat something with a good balance of carbohydrates and protein (think Greek yoghurt with fresh berries) about an hour before you leave the house and you won’t even look at the party pies, sausage rolls or chips. And don’t forget to drink plenty of water – before and during the bash.
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WORK OUT BEFOREHAND
A quick pre-party running session or a workout at the gym won’t just burn calories – it will also make you more responsive to when you’re hungry (and when you’re not). That’s definitely good news if you want to control your noshing at the work Christmas soiree, says nutritional consultant Bonnie Taub-Dix.
WRITE IT DOWN
Make a pre-emptive strike on indulgence and slip on a tight, bellyhugging outfit, like Karlie Kloss’. It will make you more conscious of your body and less likely to overeat. However, be sure to take it easy on the snugness factor – a too-tight top could cause stomach pain and acid reflux, and inhibit breathing.
Take a tip from Jessica Simpson and keep a daily food diary, so you’ll be more mindful of what you consume. ‘Food logging is an immediate eye-opener and keeps you accountable,’ explains dietitian Joy Bauer.
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Ask your butcher to French the bones on your lamb racks or trim them yourself by scraping along the rib bones with a small sharp knife, removing excess sinew and fatty tissue.
As it heats up, make the most of fresh seasonal produce
LAMB RACK WITH SOURDOUGH, LEMON & HERB CRUST INGREDIENTS
•500g baby potatoes, peeled, quartered •1⁄4 cup olive oil, plus 1 tbsp extra •2 cups sourdough breadcrumbs •1 tbsp thyme, finely chopped •1 lemon, grated zest •2 x 8-rib lamb racks, Frenched (see tip) •2 tbsp Dijon mustard •400g cherry truss tomatoes •Steamed peas, to serve METHOD
1 Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. 2 Combine potatoes and half the oil in a large baking tray. Toss to coat and season to taste. Bake for 20 minutes. 3 In a bowl, combine crumbs, remaining oil, thyme and zest. Season to taste and mix well. 4 Heat extra oil in large frying pan on high. Sear lamb for 4-5 minutes, all over. Cool slightly. 5 Spread one tablespoon of mustard over each rack. Then press crumb mixture firmly over meat side. Transfer to baking dish with potatoes. Bake for 15-20 minutes, for medium, or until cooked to taste. Add tomatoes to tray for final 10 minutes of cooking time. 6 Rest lamb, loosely covered with foil, for 10 minutes, before cutting into 2 rib pieces. Serve with roast potatoes, truss tomatoes and peas. 68 WWW.OKMAGAZINE.COM.AU
GRILLED PRAWNS WITH ASPARAGUS & CANNELLINI PUREE INGREDIENTS
•2 x 400g cans cannellini beans, drained, rinsed •1⁄4 cup lemon juice •3 tbsp olive oil, plus 1⁄3 cup extra •1 garlic clove, crushed •2 tbsp sherry vinegar •1 tsp caster sugar •Pinch of saffron •1kg medium green prawns, peeled, deveined, tails intact •2 bunches asparagus, trimmed, blanched (see tip) •1 cup parsley leaves •Grilled flatbread, to serve
1 In a food processor, combine beans, juice, 2 tablespoons of oil and garlic. Pulse until smooth and season to taste. 2 In a small jug, whisk extra oil, vinegar, sugar and saffron together. 3 Preheat a chargrill pan on medium. In a bowl, toss prawns in 1 tablespoon of oil. Chargrill prawns, 1-2 minutes each side. Transfer to new bowl and toss with asparagus and dressing. 4 Spoon puree onto a platter and top with prawns and parsley. Serve with flatbread.
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STRAWBERRY SEMIFREDDO INGREDIENTS
Blanch asparagus by immersing in boiling water for 1 minute, then refreshing in cold water.
•2 x 250g punnets strawberries, washed, hulled •1 tbsp orange juice •1 tbsp caster sugar, plus 3⁄4 cup extra •3 eggs •1 tsp vanilla bean paste •300ml thickened cream, whipped to soft peaks •Mixed fresh berries and Persian fairy floss, to serve METHOD
1 In a food processor, combine strawberries, juice and sugar.
Puree until smooth. 2 In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat eggs, extra sugar and vanilla together until doubled in volume (about 5 minutes). Gently fold puree through, then whipped cream, making sure mixture is well combined. 3 Line a 6-cupcapacity loaf pan with plastic wrap. Pour mixture into pan. Cover and freeze for 4 hours or overnight. 4 When ready to serve, sit at room temperature for 5 minutes. Lift from pan using plastic wrap. Serve in slices with berries and fairy floss.
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THE MELBOURNE HOUSEWIVES LET OK! IN ON THE SCANDALS THEIR FOU SALLY BLOOMFIELD:
‘I’M NOT A BULLY!’
Get set for World War III as newcomer Sally, 52, takes on queen bee Gina.‘I literally said one thing [to her] and it started a huge bullying campaign towards me,’ reveals the mother-oftwo and former editor of Harper’s Bazaar. ‘[Gina] said she didn’t give a f--- I lost my husband [last year]… It’s been difficult filming,’ Sally adds.
‘I LOVE MY CURVES’
Putting marriage drama rumours behind her, including that ‘not true’ affair with Shane Warne, 48-year-old Lydia has transformed into a domestic goddess. ‘I love that I’ve been able to express myself with my food and cooking this season,’ she shares. As for any new curves that might accompany her new-found passion, she says, ‘I don’t care.’
‘I WANTED TO WALK’
Lawyer Venus, 36, calls her old friend Gina a ‘big sister’, but not even their bond could stop the mum-of-two from contemplating an early exit. ‘I wanted to pull out of the show, but my husband [James] told me to continue,’ she admits. ‘Even after his title [reports claim he bought the title “Lord”] was made into a drama.’
‘MY WORST YEAR YET’
This season, viewers are going to see a less dazzling side of fan fave Gina’s life. ‘It’s been a really full-on year. I’m probably the most exhausted I’ve ever been,’ explains the 51-year-old mum-of-two. ‘Filming started the week my father died [and] my sister was diagnosed with cancer two weeks before that, so it was all very raw.’
A little one with hubby Ben is on the cards for the psychic, but there’s also other plans in the works. Jackie, 37, is about to embark on a national Shine It Up psychic tour and is also planning a move to LA. There, she’ll possibly join RHOBH – ‘I’d love to do it,’ she says – or start her own show. But the OS move has her torn. ‘If I fall pregnant, I’ll need to be close to the family,’ she explains.
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TIME FLIES WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN… 35 E Y ARS
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URTH SEASON SERVES UP… JANET ROACH:
‘We are mad, crazy in love,’ says Janet, 58, of her new romance with CEO Sam Gance. As for a wedding, BFF Jackie says there’ll likely be one. ‘I’m going to be the bridesmaid in pumpkin taffeta,’ she laughs. Janet, who has announced she’s ‘not coming back’ to the show next year, has another big story this season – involving a black eye! ‘It needed 10 stitches,’ she says.
She’s the Housewife who’s not afraid to speak her mind and Gamble, 46, isn’t about to do things differently. She and Gina are on the outs, and as for Venus, ‘We’d try and then we’d bash heads,’ she spills. Gamble says a ‘fiery’ season is ahead and we’ll see her in all her glory. ‘There are no conditions [with me]; others have pages in their contract.’
‘I’M IN LOVE!’
‘I’M NO PHONEY’
GOOD WILL HUNTING
It was two decades ago that Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Oscar-winning film hit screens. As for their friendship? Ben says it’s still ‘very precious’. Aww, you guys…
THE PRINCESS BRIDE
‘We all stay in touch, Cary [Elwes] and I especially,’ says Robin Wright of her co-stars. Fun fact: Whoopi Goldberg almost got the Princess Buttercup role!
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Seven-year-old Drew Barrymore melted hearts as Gertie in Steven Spielberg’s E.T., and now she’s eating them (hearts, that is!) in Netflix zombie series Santa Clarita Diet.
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BACK AND BITCHIER THAN EVER
FIVE REASONS TO TUNE IN TO THE INTENSE EIGHTH SEASON
DORIT TAKES ON THE NEWBIE
LISA LEAVES THE SHOW…
ERIKA VIES FOR THE CROWN
At least momentarily! Lisa Vanderpump ditches Dorit and Kyle Richards in a cloud of RollsRoyce smoke when her driver speeds off as she yells out the window, ‘I’m going home to my husband who would rather spend time with me.’ Eek!
Last season’s newbie Dorit Kemsley won’t be showing fresh face Teddi Jo Mellencamp Arroyave the ropes! ‘They are at loggerheads from the start,’ says a source. Dorit’s made no secret of her dislike, branding Teddi a ‘psycho’.
THE NEW XANAX SCANDAL
Teddi’s not shy about taking aim at Lisa Rinna. Like Dorit’s hubby PK before her, the newbie slams the former soapie star on the sly, saying, ‘I think [she] could be schizophrenic’.
Look out Lisa V, it appears Erika Jayne’s pulling some major strings. ‘Don’t f--- with me like that, you won’t want that,’ she fumes at a co-star. She also takes the girls on a trip to Berlin. New York, Vegas and Tokyo are also on this season’s destination list.
KYLE COMES UNRAVELLED
Usually calm Kyle and top dog Lisa V’s ironclad friendship takes a hefty blow. ‘You don’t like that it wasn’t about you for a minute,’ Kyle screams at her pal this season. Dorit isn’t in her good books either. ‘I would never, ever f--- you over and I feel f---ed over,’ Kyle fumes at the blonde. Watch The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills December 20, 1.35pm on Arena
Jax admits his relationship with Brit faces ‘a lot of drama’ this season, but says a sparkler isn’t out of the question!
REALITY ROMANCES ROCKED! WHO SPLITS AND WHO STICKS IN THE ROLLER-COASTER SIXTH SEASON?
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LALA’S SECRET IS OUT!
WHY VIKINGS IS NOW HOTTER THAN EVER
Vikings has stepped it up in the steamy department, adding hunky Jonathan Rhys Meyers as a series regular for its fifth season (Wed, 9.30pm, SBS). His character Bishop Heahmund is set for a rain-soaked battle. Drool buckets at the ready!
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NASHVILLE IS NO MORE (SOB!)
We’ve been here before, but this time it’s for reals. Hit country drama series Nashville, starring Hayden Panettiere, is hanging up its hat for good. After making an epic comeback following its axing after four seasons, the show’s sixth (to air early next year) will be its last. Boo!
GET SET FOR A BABY DINO TO MELT HEARTS
Cuteness overload is headed our way when Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom lands. A first look at the upcoming flick shows Chris Pratt’s character Owen up close with an adorbs baby velociraptor, who is thought to be the bub of Blue from Jurassic World.
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TomKat are far from blissful newlyweds. ‘We still have a lot of work to do,’ admits Tom
The trailer for the sixth season Either way, it appears that’s all of Vanderpump Rules (RHOBH the sweet in store this season. fave Lisa Vanderpump’s spin-off Many of the couples are cracking: series) suggests the love-lives Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval of her SUR restaurant staff are are on the verge of breaking up, heading towards a breakdown. Stassi Schroeder’s heartbroken But several of the show’s stars after her beau of four years dumps insist otherwise! her on their anniversary, and Long-time couple Jax Taylor newlyweds Tom Schwartz and and Brittany Cartwright are seen Katie Maloney are ‘not happily tearing into each other in the clip ever after’, Tom tells. Yikes! (Brit even gets physical!), but Jax claims they’re rock-solid. In fact, he hasn’t ruled out making her his missus. ‘I have ideas. I’ve got plans,’ he teases about a possible proposal. Stirrer Lala Kent returns, Meanwhile, and let’s hope she ’fesses Kristen Doute’s up about her ‘baby’ AKA man Brian Carter married producer Randall is said to have Emmett, who she’s been put a ring on it secretly dating for – so could we see more than a year! two engagements?
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NOV 23 – DEC 21
If you’ve been doing it hard since mid-September, then it’s time to make the necessary changes to turn things around. The more focused you are, the better 2018 will be. You can expect big shifts surrounding relationships – by laying it all on the line, everyone will know where they stand. This week’s mantra: I will make it happen.
FEB 20 – MAR 20
Going along with the status quo is all well and good, but sometimes you need to rock the boat. It’s time to make a decision about what you’ve had on hold. Don’t be afraid of change – if you stay as you are while others get their acts together, it will only lead to frustration. This week’s mantra: I’m ready for change.
MAY 22 – JUN 21
If you’re feeling negative, now is the time to figure out what’s causing it. Deal with any unresolved issues and you’ll be in a good place emotionally when 2018 rolls around. If you have an uncomfortable feeling about someone, heed the warning. Take responsibility for your actions. This week’s mantra: I will think positive.
AUG 24 – SEP 23
There’s a lot of positive energy surrounding you right now. But to reap the benefits, you must take everything and everyone into consideration – what you say and do will have a huge impact on loved ones. That planetary support also makes this a great time to consider a new home or career path. This week’s mantra: I look at the big picture.
DEC 22 – JAN 20
You can expect a really busy week, so try to relax and take a breather when you can. Think big about where you want to take your life in major areas such as career and love. If you say what needs to be said, you’ll find you get a positive result. Put an end to what no longer does it for you. This week’s mantra: I look to the future.
MAR 21 – APR 20
You can expect a lot of party invitations this festive season – just remember, saying no isn’t a bad thing if you can’t fit them all in! If work is taxing, ease off and assess where you’re at and where you’re headed. Take a look at what needs to be done next year in order to gain a better balance. This week’s mantra: I know what I want.
JUN 22 – JUL 23
It’s time for a spring-clean of your life. Make a list of what’s not working for you at the moment and eliminate any negative influences. You need to realise that for things to shift, you need to make the first step – you can’t rely on other people to make the changes you’re after. This week’s mantra: No more negativity!
SEP 24 – OCT 23
This year has proven to be a very interesting one in many ways. Take a look in the mirror to get some perspective on the role you played, and move away from the people you don’t want around you when the new year unfolds. If you need some ‘me’ time to work on this, put out the ‘do not disturb’ vibe. This week’s mantra: It’s decision time.
JAN 21 – FEB 19
Step back and plan your next move carefully. Anything that concerns transformation will be given the green light, while being open to new ideas will reap unexpected rewards. If you get a gut feeling to go somewhere or do something, do it – let go of your need to control everything around you. This week’s mantra: I trust my instincts.
APR 21 – MAY 21
If there’s anything you need right now, it’s time away from everything and everyone. No-one can keep going if they’re under pressure for too long. Take a look at your relationships, especially the one you have with yourself. Be practical and logical, and you’ll get a positive outcome. This week’s mantra: I make time for me.
JUL 24 – AUG 23
It’s important to create balance in all areas of your life right now. You’re a hard worker, but make sure you take a break to recharge your batteries. Watch yourself emotionally at the end of the week, as things could be a bit challenging. Life will be easier for you in the new year. This week’s mantra: Balance is key.
OCT 24 – NOV 22
You’ll find this is the week to action the plans you’ve had on hold. Once everything is sorted, you’ll feel more stable. You know these changes are long overdue, so while feelings of fear or guilt may have stopped you in the past, you can now move forward and do what makes you happy. This week’s mantra: I embrace the new.
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The singer channels Vivian’s iconic opera outfit in white gloves and a red gown.
WALKING DOWN THE STREET… CONNECT THE DOTS
The always on-trend Julianne Hough dons a polka-dot dress very similar to the one Julia Roberts’ character wore to a polo match.
STARS KEEP STEALING JULIA ROBERTS’ STYLE!
wenty-seven years since the iconic romcom first hit our screens, it seems Pretty Woman is still hot on our radar in the fashion stakes! From her thigh-high boots and cut-out dress during her pre-Edward days, to the classy, elegant outfits she picked out on Santa Monica Boulevard, Vivian Ward’s wardrobe has been pilfered by stars aplenty recently – and we’re loving their looks!
BLAKE LIVELY Blake rocks a newsboy cap with hoop earrings like a blondewigged Viv.
Wearing a bathrobe and towelled hair on the red carpet, this outfit reminds us of Vivian’s luxuriating look at the hotel!
Hot to trot! The Rich Kids of Beverly Hills star works Vivian’s streetwalker style.
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How would Seal like it if I’d called him Otter?!
THESE LEADING MEN LOVE A BIT OF PAMPERING!
To avoid a beauty blunder at a film screening, Seth had to delve into his wife Lauren Miller’s cosmetics case. ‘Don’t mind me,’ he shared. ‘I’m using my wife’s make-up to cover my giant pimple before a movie premiere.’
Seal (inset) is terrible with names – just ask Demi Lovato! She took to Twitter to explain she was introduced to him in a lift, with the words, ‘Seal, meet Demi Lovato. Demi Lovato meet Seal.’ His reply? ‘Hi Susan.’ Awkies!
A CASE OF
Feel free to call me Ryan and offer me the same film roles and salary! This Is Us star Justin Hartley met with a fan, but he realised she’d mistaken him for Ryan Reynolds (inset) when she asked him about Deadpool. ‘So for five minutes, I pretended I was the coolest guy on Earth, Ryan Reynolds.’
RITA’S PRANK FAIL
Rita Ora played a trick on Germany’s The Voice coaches, performing her track Your Song while their seats were turned. While they all pressed their buttons, when they laid eyes on Rita, one said, ‘It sounded almost like the original,’ not recognising the British singer. Embarrassing!
The actor is so impressed with his wife Elsa Pataky’s youthful looks that he wants to copy her beauty regimen! ‘[Elsa] has La Mer moisturiser,’ he shares. ‘As she begins to look younger and I look older, I’m starting to think she’s got a point.’
The singer is so heavyhanded with wife Chrissy Teigen’s Natura Bissé Diamond Extreme cream (which sells for nearly $800), she’s had to keep it from him! ‘I have to hide it,’ she tells. ‘Then I have others where I’m like, “Use that, it’s way better.”’
DAVID BECKHAM Expensive tastes certainly run in this family! Victoria Beckham reveals that her soccer star hubby likes to dip into her selection of Lancer skincare treatments. ‘We share all of our beauty products,’ the 43-year-old fashionista spills.
Like mother, LIKE DAUGHTER Posting a side-by-side image of their yearbook photos, it was difficult to tell Cindy Crawford apart from her doppelganger Kaia Gerber, 16! ‘I just don’t see the resemblance,’ she joked. Likewise for Reese Witherspoon and her girl Ava Phillippe, 18, and actress Gillian Anderson and daughter Piper, 23 – talk about peas in a pod!
GILLIAN & PIPER
OH MY LORD! IT’S SCOTT
REESE & AVA
He may now be known for his Lothario ways, but back in the day Scott Disick, 34, was just a brooding teen trying to make a buck! The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was once a model for teen romance novels, making girls across the world swoon by depicting the heart-throb for a series of books set on a horse farm. ‘Scott was so shy and we literally stood inches apart for hours,’ Scott’s co-model recalls. ‘He acted like the silent mysterious type. He would wear really baggy clothes and had no sense of real style.’ Silent and mysterious? Doesn’t sound like the Lord!
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BYO SASS! Dance sequences worthy of ’30s icons Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Mad Men-inspired costumes, dominatrixes and Channing Tatum in drag – that’s a combination we never thought we’d see! Singer Pink recently debuted her new music video for Beautiful Trauma and managed to squeeze in all of the above in the five-minute clip about marriage’s ups and downs. Oh, and she also makes a pretty powerful statement about gender roles – all in a day’s work for the kickarse superstar!
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Gisele Bündchen has been knocked off her top spot as the world’s highestearning model for the first time in 15 years, with Kendall Jenner stealing the title. Gisele was left second best in front of Chrissy Teigen, Adriana Lima, Rosie HuntingtonWhiteley and Gigi Hadid.
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He may have played airhead Kelso on That ’70s Show, but the actor is actually a tech wiz in real life! The 39-year-old has studied biochemical engineering and has invested in more than 60 companies, including Skype and Airbnb.
Her Hips Don’t Lie, and it seems her brain doesn’t either! The 40-year-old singer started writing poetry when she was just four years old and these days she is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Catalan and Arabic. She’s one smart cookie!
DODGY RELO OF THE WEEK
When fashion queen Rihanna discovered fake versions of her Fenty x Puma products in her home country of Barbados, she was quick to inform the authorities of the illegal activity. Little did she know it was her uncle Leroy Fitzgerald Brathwaite who was responsible for the knock-offs!
The award-winning actor went to Harvard University, where he wrote an early draft of the Good Will Hunting screenplay as an exercise for English class. The 47-year-old also belonged to the school’s exclusive Delphic Club, and was honoured with the Harvard Arts Medal in 2013.
PEACH OF THE WEEK
Behati Prinsloo reckons hubby Adam Levine and bub Dusty Rose are ‘same butt different’.
Life certainly does imitate art for the Big Bang Theory star! The 41-year-old plays a neurobiologist on the show and in real life she has her PhD in neuroscience from UCLA – choosing that particular uni over Ivy League colleges Harvard and Yale to be closer to her family.
He may play the dopey younger bro on Modern Family, but in real life the 19-year-old is a member of the high IQ society Mensa. By 2012, Nolan had accelerated several grades in school, but decided to defer his enrolment at university when the hit show was renewed for another season.
AWKWARD PHASE OF THE WEEK
Riverdale’s Cole Sprouse regrets his style from his uni days. ‘I had long hair down to my nipples… and like all tweed, so just not really a good look,’ he admits. ‘It was bad. Don’t look for photos.’ Oops… too late!
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