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GUARD DUTY “He likes to protect me, which I haven’t had before — someone looking out for me almost before himself,” Khloé, who was previously wed to fellow NBA star Lamar Odom, says of Tristan.

HLOÉ Kardashian is so head over heels for her boyfriend, Cleveland Cavaliers pro-basketball star Tristan Thompson, that she dropped a not-verysubtle hint to her lover in a high-profile magazine interview: Propose already! “[I’ve] never been in this type of love,” Khloé, 32, gushed to England’s ES Magazine, adding that as soon as they met on a blind date in August, “we both felt this strong energy. I was like, ‘Oh, this is such a nice, normal man’ — the normalcy is what I was craving.” And as to the all-important question of whether she’d accept an offer of marriage from her 26-year-old ballin’ beau, Khloé stated unequivocally: “Yes I would!” She breathlessly added: “I’m a Christian; he’s a believer in God and that’s important to me. Tristan’s morals and ethics are everything I’ve wanted and need in my life.” Given that last statement, says a source, “Hearing any Kardashian discuss morals and ethics is jarring, to say the least. And the fact that Tristan’s previous girlfriend was six months pregnant with their child [model Jordan Craig gave birth to their son in December] when he began dating Khloé is certainly interesting.” Should Tristan pop the question, Khloé also made it known what their next step would be. “I would love to have a family,” she admitted, unsurprisingly. “We’ve talked about it... I know for a fact that he would be an impeccable father.” H

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Khloé bared her soul (and various areas of skin) to ES Magazine.


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Star StarShots 10–23 Britney Spears shows off her bikini body, Luke Bryan rolls the dice in Vegas... and lots more!

Tangled Web: The Suits actress shuts down her blog in anticipation of a royal engagement.

32 Brad Pitt’s Health Crisis: Once the hard-bodied

HotGossip Achilles, friends are worried sick about his frail appearance. 6 Star Dish 37 Secret Celebrity 28 Star Couples Scandals and Heartbreaks: After loss and tragedy, these StarNews A-listers bounced back. 1“Marry Buzz: Khloé Begs Tristan: Me!” The desperate 54 Barry Manilow’s Secret Wife: Before he married the Kardashian sister is nagging her NBA beau for a ring.

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A shopping spree in the City of Light? C’est la vie for Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, who perused the racks at Chanel on rue Cambon.

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28 Janet Breaks Free: Did cultural and religious differences doom Janet Jackson’s billion-dollar marriage?

50 J.Lo’s Daddy Issues: How Scientology drove a wedge between Jennifer Lopez and her father, David.

52 Beach Bodies: Fabulous at 50! These sexy stars prove that looking good doesn’t have an age limit.

CoverStories 29 Meghan & Harry’s

love of his life, husband Garry Kief, the superstar was wed to his high school sweetheart.

StarStyle 60 Mother’s Day: Find the perfect gift for mom with picks that are both trendy and timeless!

StarBeauty 66 Spill It! Find out how actress Eva LaRue stays polished on the go.

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HE domestic drama seems far from over for Mel B. After accusing her soon-to-be exhusband Stephen Belafonte of cheating and physical abuse, the Spice Girl has now obtained a restraining order against her former nanny, Lorraine Gilles, accusing both her and Stephen of extortion. Lorraine was once a sympathetic figure in this sad saga: Mel alleged in court documents that her violent ex forced Lorraine to have an abortion when she became pregnant after a threesome with Mel, one of many

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group encounters he supposedly coerced his famous wife into, then secretly filmed to use as leverage against her. But now, the pop star says her servant and her spouse are in collusion. After Mel worked up the courage to fire Lorraine in early 2015, a livid Stephen threatened to release the sex tapes unless Mel rehired Lorraine — with a raise — and the two are still holding the videos ransom. Now, the fed-up mom of two is fighting back. After nabbing a court order, Mel and her lawyers — along

with a police escort — turned up at Public Storage in Los Angeles to gain access to Lorraine’s storage locker. Mel claimed that Lorraine has been hiding over a dozen boxes of Spice Girls memorabilia and a slew of X-rated tapes starring the “Wannabe” singer — but her search came up empty-handed. “Mel is determined to find and destroy those tapes; she’s not going to let Stephen or Lorraine intimidate her anymore,” shares a friend. “She’s found her strength and she’s taking her life back. She refuses to live in fear.” H


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The stars of the upcoming Baywatch flick are worried that their big-budget remake will be dead in the water thanks to its tidal wave of dirty gags. “Zac [Efron] saw how raunchy the final version was and went into a tailspin,” says an insider. “He’s counting on this movie to be his comeback, but it’s so over-the-top that it could easily get banned in huge markets like China and Japan.” But producer Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is the one with the most to lose should the crass comedy sink like a stone. “Dwayne just inked a movie deal with Disney, and they won’t be thrilled that his new movie is two hours of crotch shots, bouncing boobs and crude jokes,” adds the source. “He was all for pushing the envelope, but now he’s frantically trying to scale it back in the editing room.” H

Transgender reality star Caitlyn Jenner has crowed that her beloved mother, Esther, was nothing but supportive when she ditched Bruce to become Cait, but the 90-year-old was actually the last to know that her beloved son had officially become her daughter. In fact, Star broke the news to the Jenner family matriarch that Caitlyn had undergone gender reassignment surgery in January. “I don’t know anything about what you are talking about,” said the baffled Mrs. Jenner. “I have no idea.” Sadly, journalists who previewed Caitlyn’s memoir learned of the dramatic procedures before her own mother did. “The surgery was a success, and I feel not only wonderful but liberated,” Caitlyn wrote in The Secrets of My Life, out April 25. “I wanted to have all the right parts.” Someone may want to double up on Mother’s Day bouquets! H

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THROWS HIS WEIGHT AROUND! AR ROUN ND! Good Charlotte, bad diet for Joel Madden! Nicole Richie’s butter — er, better — half shed his shirt at a kids’ birthday party on April 2 in Palm Beach, Fla., and showed off a seriously fuller figure as he played on the inflatable water slide. “Nicole looked slim as ever, but Joel has clearly put on a lot of weight,” quipped a witness. “His tattoos were all distorted!” Indeed, Star’s expert, weight‑ loss coach Alicia Hunter, author of The Accidental Diet, says the 5‑foot‑7 father of two needs to hit the gym. “Joel appears to be clocking in at 200 to 210 pounds, which puts him in the obese range,” surmises Hunter. “For his height, his ideal weight is 140 to 155 pounds.”H

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Mr. Robot director Sam Esmail, lunching at the Ainsworth in NYC.

Peyton List, filming Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet in Kelowna, Canada.

Josh Peck, sipping Josh Cellars’ new rosé in Tampa.

ADAM DEVINE He’s been tapped to host the MTV Movie Awards.

KYLIE JENNER She’s getting her own spin‑off reality show, Life of Kylie.

RICKY MARTIN The Latin star has joined the cast of Versace: American Crime Story.

SHIA LABEOUF The actor is sequestering himself on a remote Finnish island for a month.

ED SHEERAN He settled a $20 million copyright infringement lawsuit over his tune “Photograph.”

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Tokyo, April 11 Chris Pratt got a bromantic hug from director James Gunn at a press conference for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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Short wasn’t short enough! Katy Perry debuted an even more shorn style, captioning the sultry snap “fifth element flow.”

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Kauai, Hawaii, April 10 Britney Spears showed off her lean legs and rock hard abs during a Hawaiian getaway with her mom, Lynne, and her two sons, Sean and Jayden.

Chips Ahoy! Las Vegas, April 7

Get those dollar bills ready, ladies! Tyson Beckford set pulses racing as a guest star with Chippendales at the Rio Hotel & Casino.


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Board Meeting Lake Tahoe, April 8

After a stormy winter, Disney star Olivia Holt enjoyed some epic powder with her beau, Ray Kearin, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe.

Honey Bunnies Los Angeles, April 10

Jaime King and Michelle Monaghan had an egg-cellent day at AKID Brand’s Egg Hunt, where guests donated shoes to needy kids.

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New York City, April 9 Hilary Duff strutted her stuff in a pink and red bomber jacket while filming scenes for Younger.

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All Washed Up? New photos from the Dirty Dancing remake hint that Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes may not have what it takes to fly as high as Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze...

Basic Beach Pose St. Barts, April 6

During a Caribbean getaway with her family, Brooke BurkeCharvet took some Insta-inspiration from Cindy Crawford’s Vogue shoot.

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Christina Milian caught some air at her daughter Violet’s superhero-themed 7th-birthday party at Sky Zone trampoline park.

Jenna Dewan Tatum hung out at the $5 million Airbnb mansion she and hubby Channing are calling home while he preps for Magic Mike Live’s debut.

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Purple Reign Hollywood, April 6 Jennifer Hudson stunned in a slinky violet minidress at the release of Netflix’s Sandy Wexler at ArcLight Cinemas.

Fools Rush In New York City, April 8 Hey, hey, play a little hard to get, buddy! Vin Diesel sent some love to his fans at Radio City before the Fate of the Furious premiere.

Tall Tales Los Angeles, April 9 Oh, to be a fly on this wall! Goldie Hawn and Quincy Jones swapped stories with NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at a Jazz Foundation fund-raiser.

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Zo’ No He Didn’t! Los Angeles, April 7

Marco Perego certainly has a type! Zoe Saldana’s hunky Italian hubby gave a smooch to her new waxwork at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

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A Wheely Big Adventure New York City, April 4

Josh Duhamel teamed up with Claritin and some kiddos from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America for the #BeAnOutsider campaign in Central Park.


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Universal Appeal Orlando, April 6 It was a family affair for Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen at the opening of Universal Orlando’s new ride, Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon, as kiddos Winnie and Frances joined in on the fun.

How The Cookie Crumbles Los Angeles, April 4 Exes Jenny Slate and Chris Evans made nice for a good cause — and a few free boxes of Thin Mints, perhaps — when the Girl Scouts turned up at the premiere of their flick, Gifted. 18 Star M AY

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Pipe Down, Already! New York City, April 6 During a segment on his chat show, Harry Connick Jr. tried his hand — and lungs — at a plan B career in case this whole piano thing doesn’t work out.


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When Harry Met... Harry? Bath, U.K., April 7

Put ’er there! Prince Harry hung with a tyke who just happened to share his name at the U.K. team trials for the Invictus Games.

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Los Angeles, April 5 Chanel Iman went for that zebra-chic look at the Teva Festival Fashion Styling Suite at L.A. hotspot Davey Wayne’s. 20 Star M AY

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West Hollywood, April 5 Makeup moguls Jeffree Star and Manny Mua gave good face at the launch of their cosmetics collaboration.


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Reality-TV star turned presidential advisor Omarosa Manigault said “I do” to Pastor John Allen Newman at — where else? — the Trump International Hotel, incorporating traditional Nigerian dress into the festivities.

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D O O W Y L HOL Samantha Ronson’s new band, Ocean Park Standoff, performed songs off their new EP.

Bachelor in Paradise stars Daniel Maguire, Jasmine Goode and Vinny Ventiera stopped by.

Joanna Krupa had a blast in the Blonde Protect by Oops Color Snapchat lounge.

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Vanderpump Rules’ Tom Sandoval sipped a Peroni.

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WAGS star Barbie Blank had fun at the Skechers photo booth.

Craig Ramsay from Bravo’s Newlyweds showed off his strength by picking up a Hydroxycut ambassador!

Ocean Park Standoff lead singer Ethan Thompson enjoyed Simple Vodka.

Camila Banus and a guest treated themselves to ice cream from Wet N Wild. Lala Kent enjoyed Peach-A-Rita.

Fashion Police star Kelly Osbourne showed up with a posse.

Animal activist and model Katie Cleary loved being styled using Barbar hair tools for her red carpet moment.

Kim Richards stayed hydrated with her Core Water. DJ YO-C made sure guests hit the dance floor all night long.


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Ciao, bella: Diane looked like a trendy tourist when in Rome on April 7, sporting a leather jacket, preppy neckerchief, denim and Jimmy Choo flats.

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PANTS OFF A-ROD Jennifer Lopez ain’t Alex Rodriguez’s mama, but she is picking out his outfits now that they’ve gone public. “Alex was still wearing the same jock outfits he’d worn for 30 years,” a source tells Star. “Jennifer threw out his baggy shirts and ‘dad jeans’ and had her stylist call in slimfit suits and tailored coats.” A-Rod, 41, isn’t the first boyfriend J.Lo has dressed. The singer, 47, raided Ben Affleck’s closet too! “I did say, ‘You’re a movie star. You should wear a suit,’ ” Jennifer admitted. “You should do this with your hair. For sure! He had some good fashion moments with me.” “Jennifer is a style icon,” says the pal. “She spends a fortune on designer duds and she wants a guy that looks as good as she does.” So her love does cost a thing! H

IT’S A GIRL! Bradley Cooper and girlfriend Irina Shayk welcomed their first child, daughter Lea De Seine, on March 21.

MOVING ON We don’t belong together! Mariah Carey broke up with backup dancer Bryan Tanaka, reportedly because of his spending habits and jealousy over her relationship with ex-husband Nick Cannon.

OH, BABY! Grey’s Anatomy star Camilla Luddington gave birth to her first child, daughter Hayden, with boyfriend Matt Alan.

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S I R CI T had been three long months since Brad Pitt stepped out into the spotlight at the Golden Globe Awards, so when he made a rare public appearance on April 5 for the Hollywood premiere of the film The Lost City of Z (which his company Plan B produced), about a British

Loose Talk Brad’s clothes seemed to be hanging on his gaunt frame during an L.A. movie premiere on April 5. His appearance startled eyewitnesses — and was a far cry from his muscled, hunky best when he filmed 2004’s Troy (right).

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explorer who vanishes while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s, fans were shocked to see that Brad seemed to be vanishing himself! More than half a year after he was blindsided by his wife Angelina Jolie’s divorce filing last September, Brad’s physical transformation was painfully apparent. “He

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JUNE 2016 Brad looked suave and healthy at France’s Le Mans car race last June — three months before Angelina’s shocking divorce filing in September.

looked like he was wasting away,” says one eyewitness. “His trousers and jacket were baggy and loose, and he seemed shrunken inside them. His pants were practically falling off of him, and you could see his bony shoulders poking through.” Even more dismaying: Just one week earlier, Brad had been photographed on

his way to an L.A. studio looking frighteningly gaunt, hollow-cheeked and frail. The reason for his disturbing deterioration? Sources say his friends fear that his bitter, ongoing divorce is taking a serious toll on both his physical and mental health. “It’s been incredibly wearying and destructive for him,” claims an insider. “First there was the abuse allegations, then the fights over visitation with the children and now a custody war with seemingly no end in sight. It’s not at all surprising that he could be collapsing under the strain. I believe Brad is in a very bad place right now — and even more scary, it seems as if he’s refusing to reach out for help.” WEIGHTY ISSUES Sources claim that Brad, 53, is down to a mere 147 pounds — a drastic drop from his prime, when he once carried 185 pounds on his muscled, 5-foot-11 frame. Now his condition has led some friends to worry that he may even have developed an eating disorder due to the stress. “Brad started to lose weight right after the split, which was perfectly understandable, but in my opinion, he has only gotten worse as time goes by,” claims the insider. “This divorce seems to be killing him. Brad feels terrible, and it seems like he’s finding it hard even to eat normally. Everyone’s worried that subconsciously he’s trying to punish himself for failing at his marriage.” Indeed, New York–based therapist Dr. Gilda Carle (who has not treated

EVER SINCE ANGIE FILED FOR DIVORCE, BRAD SEEMS TO BE DISAPPEARING BEFORE OUR EYES.

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Just two months after the split, he already appeared wan and haggard at a movie screening with pal Julia Roberts in L.A.

Though still surprisingly thin, Brad cleaned up nicely when he surprised fans by presenting at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills.

Friends were totally taken aback when Brad, in a rare public sighting in L.A. on March 30, was so scarily skinny that he seemed skeletal.


A THAW SPOT FOR BRANGIE? A new report claims that Angelina has her eye on buying the fabulous, $25 million Cecil B. DeMille estate (left) — the historic home of the legendary film director — situated in a private community within L.A.’s Los Feliz neighborhood. Built in 1913, the home features six bedrooms and 10 bathrooms — perfect for Angie and her six kids. The house is also just a 20-minute drive from Brad’s Hollywood Hills home. On the heels of reports that Brad secretly visited Angelina and the children when they were in Cambodia in February, could it be that the divorcing duo are working on burying the hatchet?

SURPRISING SUPPORT Brad’s physical decline is so alarming, sources say, that even his estranged ex Angie has taken notice and is urging him to seek help. “She can’t be blind to the anguish Brad is going through, and I heard that she’s so concerned she even agreed to back down on her custody fight and try to work things out more amicably behind closed doors,” claims a source. Adds the insider: “They had a few brief conversations, and at first it was just about the kids, but then she recently started asking Brad about his health. I believe Angie fears he’s caught in a dangerous downward spiral, and she wants to do everything she can to get him to recognize that and start taking better care of himself. “As hurtful as her divorce filing and accusations against Brad have been, when all is said and done, Angie is the mother of their six kids and was his lover for 12 years. No matter what has gone on between them, Angie still cares deeply for Brad and she’s as concerned for his well-beingg as everyone y else.”H

Angie brought her brood (from left, Pax, Knox, Vivienne, Maddox, Zahara and Shiloh) to the premiere of her film First They Killed My Father in Cambodia in February. Brad) tells Star, “A very public divorce like this one can be so devastating that people stop eating, which could be what Brad’s experiencing right now. Everything in his world has been upended, and he’s dealing with a lot of loss. Developing an eating disorder would not be unusual, because losing the weight is a symbol for losing his family.” Adds Dr. Jenn Mann, an L.A.-based psychotherapist (who also hasn’t treated Brad): “I’m sure he’s struggling with some feelings of depression and anxiety, which often make people either overeat or not eat at all — it’s actually called ‘divorce weight.’” WIRED UP Making matters worse, “Brad’s not sleeping,” claims the insider. “He’s not getting the rest he needs to stay strong and focused in order to deal with the divorce and his day-to-day business.

He paces around and talks on the phone constantly — to his lawyers, his agent and people at his production company. It’s taking a toll on him; he’s not getting enough shut-eye, and it shows.” Such hyperactive behavior, adds Dr. Mann, can be a way to try to avoid painful feelings — and the insider agrees those could be exactly what Brad is trying to cope with. “I think being separated from the children and not being able to visit them as often as he’d like is the single hardest thing for Brad. He hasn’t even been seen with the kids since the split— and that was seven months ago! I would imagine that he must feel like they’ve just been torn away.”

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“Grief changes shape, but it never ends,” Keanu has said. “It’s not fair.”

Keanu Reeves LIFE OF LOSS

There’s real despair behind the Sad Keanu meme: The star has endured a litany of pain, starting when his dad, Samuel, abandoned the family when he was a toddler. (Keanu was 13 when he last saw Sam, who has been arrested for selling heroin.) In 1993, his best friend, River Phoenix, died of an overdose. Then, in 1999, the baby he was expecting with girlfriend Jennifer Syme was stillborn at 8 months. Two years later, Jen died in a car crash.

Above: Keanu at Jen’s 2001 funeral. Left: With his sisters, Karina and Kim (far left). Keanu has been at Kim’s side through her decade-long battle with leukemia.

Tobey Maguire

A DAD’S DESPERATE ACT

Who’d have guessed that Spider-Man’s father was a real-life bank robber! In the 1980s, Tobey Maguire’s dad, Vincent, found himself broke and with three mouths to feed, after his sister died and left him in charge of her two kids. So, the 38-year-old cook came up with a half-baked scheme: He’d rob the bank across the street from his house, in broad daylight and with no disguise. He was arrested within an hour. Luckily, because it was his first offense and he didn’t use a weapon, he only served two years behind bars.

After the robbery, Tobey reportedly “walked around like a zombie for days.”

All is forgiven: “Tobey knew his dad was a good man who made a big mistake,” says a source.


Leighton Meester

BORN BEHIND BARS

She shot to fame as spoiled prep schooler Blair Waldorf, but Leighton Meester’s real-life childhood was far from glamorous. The Gossip Girl star was born in a prison halfway house, where her mom, Connie, was serving time on drug-smuggling charges. Her father, grandfather and aunt, also part of the illegal operation, were serving federal prison sentences at the time as well. After Leighton’s birth, Connie spent another 16 months in jail before reuniting with her daughter and fellow family felons in Florida.

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“It nearly destroyed me,” Kelsey said of his sister’s murder.

Shania Twain

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ONLY HURTS WHEN SHE’S BREATHING The Queen of Country Pop in a family snapshot

She became a country superstar, but back in 1987, Shania Twain put her rising career on hold to care for her three younger siblings after their parents were killed in a car crash. In 2009, she experienced a different type of loss when she discovered her husband of 14 years, Mutt Lange, was having an affair with her best friend. Since learning of his betrayal, Shania says she developed dysphonia, a physical and physiological ailment that doesn’t allow her to sing properly.

Kelsey Grammer HISTORY S OF HEARTACHE At 62 years old, Kelsey Grammer has experienced enough tragedy for several lifetimes. When he was 13, his father Frank was shot to death by a deranged man outside his home. Seven years later, in 1975, his younger sister Karen, 18 at the time, was abducted and raped by four men, with one of them, Freddie Lee Glenn, stabbing her to death; Kelsey had to identify her body. Incredibly, still more tragedy was yet to come: In 1980, his twin half-brothers died in a scuba-diving accident. M AY 1 , 2 0 1 7

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Ashton Kutcher’s dating history has made plenty of headlines, but one that’s often forgotten is the murder of his former girlfriend, Ashley Ellerin. In 2001, the aspiring model was stabbed to death inside her home by serial killer Michael Gargiulo. When Ashton arrived to Ashley’s Hollywood bungalow that night, no one answered the door. Peering inside, the actor told detectives the next day, he saw what he believed to be spilled red wine. In fact, it was a pool of Ashley’s blood.

FIRST LOVE, FIRST LOSS

Ashley’s killer had been working as a local handyman. He stabbed the 22-yearold 35 times.

Matthew Broderick THE ROAD TO RUIN Just a year after starring in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Matthew Broderick was part of a tragedy that threatened to derail his career. On Aug. 5, 1987, the rising star, then 25, was vacationing in Northern Ireland with then-girlfriend Jennifer Grey when he inexplicably veered their car into the wrong lane. He slammed head-on into a Volvo, killing Margaret Doherty and her daughter Anna Gallagher instantly. Matthew, who had not been drinking, spent a month recovering in the hospital and was hit with a fine for reckless driving. He’s admitted he’s still haunted by the accident: “It was extremely difficult coming to grips with what happened.”

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After the accident, Matthew wrote the victims’ family an apology.


Meryl Streep COURAGE AGAINST CANCER In 1976, Meryl Streep met her first great love, Godfather actor John Cazale, when the pair costarred in director Joe Papp’s Shakespeare in the Park production. Their romance quickly escalated, with Meryl moving into his New York apartment. But just a year later, her world fell apart when John was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. Meryl transformed from girlfriend to vigilant nurse, never leaving his side during months of chemo, until his death in Meryl and John 1978. “She took care starred in The Deer of him like there Hunter together was nobody else on during his battle Earth,” said Joe. “She with cancer. never betrayed him.”

Viola Davis PAIN AND POVERTY Born in a one-room sharecroppers’ shack on a former plantation, Viola’s life did not improve when she moved north. As a child, the star lived in abject poverty, staying with her parents and five siblings in a series of dilapidated condemned buildings, without heat or electricity. And although Davis “never for a moment” doubted her father Dan’s love, he was an alcoholic who beat her mother, Mae Alice. Viola’s mom would “go into a closet and hide in the back all night and just cry,” she’s said. The Oscar Viola said she winner’s first acting “sacrificed a prize was a plastic childhood for food baseball bat — and grew up in which she used to immense shame.” kill rats.

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MOM’S THE WORD

At 37 years old, Jack Nicholson was shocked to learn that the woman he grew up believing was his mother was actually his grandmother — and his “sister,” June, was his mom! The story was uncovered and relayed to him by Time magazine researchers, and Jack had to confirm the details with his aunt Lorraine (whom he’d thought all along to be his other sister), because his mom and grandmother had long since died. Seems June was just a teen when she gave birth to Jack in 1937, and her parents thought it would be best to raise him as their son. On finding out, Jack said it was “a pretty dramatic event, but it wasn’t what I’d call traumatizing... I was pretty well psychologically formed.”

Jack only found out his real family history in 1974.

Mark Ruffalo

BEREFT OVER BROTHER

“You never get over it, you just get used to it,” Mark Ruffalo has said of the loss of his little brother, Scott, a well-known hairdresser who was shot in the head inside his Beverly Hills home on Dec. 1, 2008. A key witness turned person of interest, Shaha Adham, was in the house at the time and initially claimed that Scott had shot himself in a game of Russian roulette. She later died of a drug overdose, and the case remains unsolved.

Mark said he took his role in 2010’s The Kids Are All Right because it reminded him of Scott.

SIBLING SURVIVOR


Charlize Theron A SHOT IN THE DARK Charlize Theron has long been an advocate for gun control, a cause close to her heart. When she was just 15, the South African stunner witnessed her mother shoot her alcoholic father dead after he came home drunk, flashing his gun and threatening to kill the women. When he fired the weapon into Charlize’s room, her mother grabbed her own firearm, killing her husband. She was never charged with a crime. “I know what happened,” the actress has said of that fateful night. “If my daughter was in the same situation, I would do the same thing.”

A FAMILY DESTROYED BY GUNS

Supportive son: “A lot of people deserve to be behind bars, but I don’t think he’s one of them,” Woody once said.

“You always think it happens to someone else,” Charlize said of the violent event.

Woody Harrelson HIT MAN OF THE HOUSE

Charlize with her dad, Charles, and mom, Gerda, before the 1991 shooting.

Woody Harrelson played a sociopathic murderer in Natural Born Killers, but it’s his father, Charles, who was one in real life. The contract killer was sentenced to two life terms for the 1979 shooting of U.S. District Judge John Wood Jr., the first federal judge to be killed in the 20th century. Charles was reportedly hired by a drug dealer who didn’t want the judge presiding over his upcoming trial. He died in prison in 2007, and Woody, who had visited his father many times, was said to be “devastated.” M AY 1 , 2 0 1 7

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JOHNNY DEPP

Before he was a swashbuckling pirate of the Caribbean, the actor seems to have lived as a mild-mannered gentleman in the 1940s. Johnny, you may want to cut back on the rum!

ANDY SAMBERG AND DANIEL RADCLIFFE

Looks like someone stole Hermione’s time-turner. It’s hard to tell if these big-screen buddies look goofier now... or when they first existed as pals in the ’70s! 44 Star M AY

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Eddie’s dapper doppelgänger looks so much like the actor, we had to double-check that this wasn’t the result of a funny filter or old-timey photo booth!

her long-lost twin, Egyptian film star Zubaida Tharwat, may have her beat thanks to her legendary green eyes!

WHICH IS WITCH?

Someone must’ve cursed the Harry Potter star to a face that could pass for a lady in the early 1900s... or did Daniel take a gulp of Polyjuice Potion?

MAISIE WILLIAMS

Winter is coming! The Game of Thrones star may be a dead ringer for this 1936 schoolgirl, but honestly, the Great Depression sounds like more fun than life in Westeros... M AY 1 , 2 0 1 7

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The late-night host wasn’t always so acerbic and audacious. Once upon a time he was a prim and proper high-society wife in the early 1900s!

LEONARDO DICAPRIO

Deep-set eyes, wavy blond hair and a sly smile added up to a Titanic resemblance between a teen girl — yes, girl — from the 1960s and the Oscar-winning actor.

A REAL FACE/OFF!

JOHN TRAVOLTA No word on whether this stately stud from the 1800s could cut a rug like the Saturday Night Fever star! 46 Star M AY

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MARK ZUCKERBERG

From ruffled collars to zip-up hoodies! The Facebook founder may have the face of success — he’s a dead ringer for King Philip IV of Spain, in the 1600s.


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Union Army soldier Marshall H. Twitchell, who lived from 1840 to 1905, could be the host’s body double. But something tells us Conan wouldn’t exactly be a barbarian on the battlefield...

MATT DAMON

Like the plot of a bestselling novel, Matt and his wife, Luciana, seem to have fallen in love and married back in 1961 too!

NATALIE PORTMAN

No, this isn’t actually a throwback photo, just a teenage girl who happens to share a famous and fabulous face with the A-list actress.

FOOL’S GOLD!

MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY We’re a little dazed and confused that the chilled-out star had a clone back in the Wild West. Everyone gets older, but he just stays the same age...

ROBIN WILLIAMS

Props to the hair and makeup department on Mrs. Doubtfire — judging by a photo of this retro grandma, they nailed the sweet old lady look! M AY 1 , 2 0 1 7

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STEVE MARTIN

Even Stephens? No, this isn’t a still from his next Pink Panther flick — the funnyman really did share a face with a widow in the Victorian era.

NICOLAS CAGE

How lucky that another generation got to experience Nicolas Cage! Sure, this Tennesseean in the 1860s likely made his family proud fighting those pesky Union soldiers, but c’mon, can that really compare with giving the world Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance?

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Before he was slashing and burning on the small screen as Dexter, the handsome redheaded actor seemed to be a doting daddy in the early ’80s. 48 Star M AY

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“Obviously, Jen will always have her father’s well-being at heart.” — a source tells Star

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MONEY MATTERS Jen’s father, David (seen here recently near his home in the L.A. suburbs), has admitted to spending “hundreds of thousands” of dollars on Scientology courses. Now a source claims David doesn’t have the funds to continue.

S one of the biggest superstars in the world, Jennifer Lopez has enjoyed spectacular success as a singer, actress and dancer. Over the years, she has often praised her mother, Guadalupe, for encouraging and nurturing her showbiz ambitions from the start, describing her as “the light inside me.” By contrast, little is known about Jennifer’s father, David Lopez, who has remained largely in the shadows. But now, Star has learned that David is a longtime member of the controversial Church of Scientology. And in an exclusive interview, he finally opens up about his beliefs — while still staying on the down-low about daughter J.Lo and the state of their relationship.

PULLED IN David, 72, a Puerto Rican native who worked the night shift at an insurance ffirm in New York City before becomiing a computer technician, became iintrigued by Scientology 30 years ago aafter reading founder L. Ron Hubbard’s book Dianetics. “That was my stepping b stone,” he recalls. “I started taking little st ccourses and doing what I could to get up the ladder.” The religion holds that peoth ple have suppressed powers that can be p


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Jennifer supported best friend Leah Remini (right) when she decided to break away from Scientology in 2013. But Jen’s allegiance, a source says, “could very well have placed her at odds with her dad. I imagine that would be a very tough spot to be in.”

regained by “going clear,” or getting rid of bad behaviors — and at first, David found the doctrine “kind of scary… I had no knowledge of the processes [and] how you can go clear.” After a while, “the fear went away and curiosity set in,” he explains. “I just wanted to do it for myself, get more personal power. I achieved that condition of power. It took a long time.” But Scientology courses are notoriously numerous — and expensive. “It’s not easy to accumulate money for processing,” David admits. “You still have to live and have a family and stuff to support… I would say [I spent] hundreds of thousands. Oh, believe me, more than I care to mention.” A source claims that David, who moved to Los Angeles after his divorce from Jen’s mom, Guadalupe, eventually ran out of money and was forced to stop taking Scientology classes in 2012. He also had to downsize from his $1 million home to a cheaper house, where he now lives with his second wife, Carla. TAKING SIDES Jennifer, 47, spoke glowingly of her father in a 2007 interview (perhaps the only time she’s discussed his Scientologist beliefs), saying: “He’s the best man that I know in my life, and so, it’s weird to me that people

want to paint it in a negative way.” But four years ago, her close friend, King of Queens star Leah Remini, left the church and began her crusade as one of its fiercest and most outspoken critics. Because of that, claims a source, “I certainly wouldn’t be surprised if Jen’s continued support of Leah drove a wedge between her and her father.” When asked about Jen’s relationship with Leah and the actress’ very public antiScientology crusade, David replied,

“Leah, who? Oh, no, I don’t follow that. I don’t want to talk about that.” The source claims that while Jennifer is still close with David, privately, “I think she’s disappointed that he’s spent so much of his money on the church. It could be a tough situation, because Jen has always respected her dad’s wishes in the past. Ultimately, it’s what’s best for her father that will always be Jen’s greatest concern.” H

FINDING THEIR DIRECTION David and his ex-wife, Jen’s mom Guadalupe, raised the star (center) and her two sisters, Lynda (left) and Leslie, as Roman Catholics while the children were growing up in the Bronx. David reportedly became interested in Scientology in the late 1980s — just as Jen was beginning her showbiz career. M AY 1 , 2 0 1 7

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b a F at 50 These stars don’t lie about their age — their bodies do it for them. But before you turn green with envy, know that it takes grueling workouts and diet deprivation to flaunt figures like these once you hit the half-century mark!

LIZ HURLEY, 51 While the Royals star sticks to no extreme fitness regime, she’s rigid about her diet, which includes veggies, fish and “bits of lean meat,” says Liz. She downs mugs of hot water to stave off food cravings and often goes to bed hungry. Snore!

For “fun,” Courteney favors intense, 90-minute cardio dance routines — reportedly wearing a heart-rate monitor to ensure peakintensity pumping. If she dares gain a pound, she’ll purge it with a low-carb diet, and claims kale and spinach are her favorite foods. This cougar’s apparently part rabbit! 52 Star M AY

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E ELLE MACPHERSON, 53 M At the height of her modeling career, Elle was known as “The Body,” and not much has changed! She stays fit playing water sports and credits her killer legs to running barefoot on the beach. She’s also into the Alkaline Diet, which aims to reduce the body’s acidity. Alkaline? We’d rather eat food!

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This fitness freak shuns fancy gyms in favor of the popular 24 Hour Fitness chain. And she takes that round-the-clock concept literally: When not on an exercise machine, “I do leg lifts in the tub,” she says.

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TAURUS Listen carefully to friends when they show their APRIL 20–MAY 20

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support so you can gain information about a situation. Don’t agree to anything until you have the facts. Share your heart — not your secrets!

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GEMINI MAY 21–JUNE 20

NOV. 22–DEC. 21

A creative project can open up. Be an opportunist and make it yours. Mars in your sign gets you motivated, but don’t stretch yourself thin. Make a to-do list and prioritize.

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As Mercury comes out of retrograde, there may be confusion at work, but be patient. It will clear up. A colleague can come through in a financial sense.

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LEO JULY 23–AUG. 22

Doors will open for you at work; stay the course, even if there are delays. Push through now and get what you want. With love, be prepared to make an important commitment.

VIRGO AUG. 23–SEPT. 22

Mars in your career zone can cause you to take on more than you can handle — pace yourself! Make time for a loved one and tell someone special how you feel.

LIBRA SEPT. 23–OCT. 22

You can be there for others, but don’t neglect your own needs. In relationships, don’t expect people to read your mind. Speak from your heart to avoid painful miscommunications.

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This is a time for passion and romance. The stars provide an opportunity to meet someone new. Be patient: It takes time to build a relationship!

AQUARIUS JAN. 20–FEB. 18

A money matter that relates to your home and family life can further develop now. Be prepared to have a difficult discussion and make sure everyone is clear with what they are accountable for. Don’t assume anything.

PISCES FEB. 19–MARCH 20

You can feel motivated to move forward with a creative opportunity; don’t worry if you start to experience delays. A setback can be temporary and give you time to think. Focus on love to gain clarity as to how you feel.

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Mercury in your sign comes out of retrograde. Be careful with your communication and double-check the details to avoid mix-ups. Venus ignites the love vibe, so be open to spending quality time with someone special.

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EXPERT Hot advice for your spring romances! EXPERT Simon Marcel Badinter Host of relationship talk show In Bed With Simon Facebook: SimonBadinter Twitter: @rendezvousonair Instagram: @_simon_marcel_

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When is it too soon to introduce someone new to your friends and family? It’s too soon for your friends if you’re not exclusive, and too soon for your family if you’re not sure you’re officially in a relationship.

How often should you visit each other in a long-distance relationship? As often as you can, whenever you can, wherever you like. Both should play host and then guest, and remember the old saying “Far from the eyes... far from the heart.”

What’s the best way to keep the spark alive? Hot couple alert! John Legend shows his love for wife Chrissy Teigen by writing songs about her.

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Emma Watson, Tom Hanks In theaters April 28 PG-13 Sharing is caring… right? Mae (Watson) accepts a coveted position at a powerful tech company — think Facebook or Google — called The Circle in this dystopian thriller that lets Hanks flex his Machiavellian muscles as founder Eamon Bailey. Quickly rising up the ranks, Mae agrees to test the company’s latest innovation, a livestreaming camera called SeeChange, eroding any notion of privacy and, ultimately, her freedom.

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HOW TO BE A LATIN LOVER Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe In theaters April 28 PG-13 ¡Dios mío! Maximo (Derbez) has made a career of seducing rich older women, but when his 80-year-old wife leaves him for a younger man, the fading gigolo has no choice but to move in with his sister Sara (Hayek) and her son Hugo (Raphael Alejandro). Desperate to return to the elderly lap of luxury, Maximo pretends to help his nerdy nephew woo his school crush in order to get closer to the girl’s grandmother, widowed billionaire Celeste (Raquel Welch).

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Airs Sunday, April 23, at 8PM on Lifetime Two years ago, prison tailor Joyce “Tillie” Mitchell (Miller) helped convicted murderers Richard Matt (Watford) and David Sweat (Anderson) escape from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York. This trashy-but-true guilty-pleasure pic shows how the two men seduced and persuaded a lonely married mother of three to smuggle hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat and drive the getaway car, before she backed out at the last minute.

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In stores April 28 When it came time to name her sophomore album, Michele called up BFF and fellow Broadway star Jonathan Groff for inspiration. “I was like, ‘What’s something from our time in New York?’” said the actress, who returns to her theater roots with several “Céline Dion, four-minute” ballads. “And he said, ‘What about ‘Places?’ When you’re on Broadway, you hear ‘Places, everyone!’ And that means it’s showtime.”

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In the mood for some Entertainment Tonight? The former host is tickling the ivories on an East Coast tour! Tickets available at teshmusic.com • 4/26 Annapolis, Md. • 4/28 Sellersville, Pa. • 4/29 Westhampton Beach, N.Y. • 4/30 Alexandria, Va. • 5/13 Atlantic City, N.J.

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In stores April 25 Kris Jenner and Ko. may have been livid after Caitlyn’s Vanity Fair interview, but just wait until they get their hands on her memoir! Inside, Caitlyn reveals how her decades-long struggle with gender dysphoria destroyed her marriage, and why she finally underwent gender reassignment surgery earlier this year.

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Did Harry and Meghan elope? Wh What hat happens happens iin n Vegas stays in Vegas. That is, unless you happen to be Prince Harry! As the world waits with bated breath for the redheaded royal to propose to girlfriend Meghan Markle, these “wedding photos” help us all imagine what it might look like if the couple eloped to Sin City, using some very convincing look-alikes. While Prince William and Duchess Kate’s royal wedding was declared a public holiday, Harry and Meghan decided to skip the pomp and circumstance of Westminster Abbey for the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel, where Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth reportedly exchanged vows. Although the royal family wasn’t in attendance this time around, a source tells Star the queen would happily welcome Meghan into the Firm: “Meghan has been the only one able to tame Harry.” H

Does Vanessa’s workout routine cost as much as your rent? BREAD — NO BUTTER!

Who will inherit Gordon’s fortune? No one is safe from Chef Gordon Ramsay’s wrath! Although he’s worth an estimated $188 million, the foulmouthed father of four won’t be leaving his children a single strip of the bacon he’s brought home. “It’s to not spoil them. They don’t [even] sit with us in first class!” Gordon said. “They haven’t worked anywhere near hard enough to afford that. I say to the stewardess, ‘Make sure those little f***ers don’t come anywhere near us; I want to sleep on this plane.’ ” If you can’t stand the heat, get a job in the kitchen! H 82 Star M AY

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Vanessa Hudgens has a new lease on n life — and it costs about a month’s rent too! After gaining 20 lbs. to play a runaway teenager in Gimme Shelter,, the actress turned to SoulCycle and CorePower Yoga to lose the weight. “I looked in the mirror and was like, ‘Who am I?’” said Vanessa, who started taking indoorcycling classes twice a day. “It was definitely a journey back to myself,f, and yoga helped [too].” But the former Disney star wasn’t just dropping dress sizes! Two SoulCycle classes per day at least five days a week costs nearly $300 and CorePower Yoga classes run about $75/week, which meanss it costs Vanessa about $1,600 per month to look — and feel — this good. Gimme shelter, indeed! H


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Pippa Middleton’s bum might have stolen the show at the royal wedding, but in these pics, Harry looks thrilled to get his hands on Meghan’s!

Who’s taking care of Blanket? Will you be there? Paris Jackson has reportedly “expressed concern” for her youngest brother, Blanket, after learning that the 15-year-old boy has been living alone — without a proper guardian — at his grandmother Katherine Jackson’s house in Calabasas, Calif., for months now. Katherine and her son TJ were named coguardians of the children after Michael’s death in 2009, but the Jackson matriarch has been staying with her daughter Rebbie in L.A. since returning from a two-month trip to London to testify against her nephew Trent in an elder abuse trial. Though reports claim Blanket is getting straight A’s at school, Paris wanna be startin’ somethin’ and won’t stop until she gets enough answers! H

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