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‘I’m all about girl love.’ —PRIYANKA CHOPRA, on supporting female friends in the industry, to Femina magazine

‘They’re contractually obliged to give me as many kiss scenes as possible this season.’ —COLE SPROUSE, joking about working with Riverdale costar-turnedgirlfriend Lili Reinhart, on Live with Kelly and Ryan

‘It wasn’t my plan. I wanted to stay married forever.’ —FERGIE, on her split from husband Josh Duhamel, on The Wendy Williams Show

—MILEY CYRUS, on starring in Hannah Montana, on CBS Sunday Morning

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The actor and filmmaker, 62, directed the new documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold You are Joan’s nephew. Why did you want to tell her story? I felt like I was the only one in the position to get permission to shoot her life, and I felt an obligation to do so. It’s been six years, and we’re finally bringing it all home.

‘Nothing feels any different. You make a dedication to each other, and that’s it.’ —JAMIE BELL, on married life with wife Kate Mara, to Entertainment Tonight

How do you relax? I’ve got a house upstate [New York] that I love. I’ve got a dog and a pond and beautiful land. I swim and ride my ATV and get chased by the dog. I’m very lucky to have such a place. What always puts you in a good mood? My dog Mary. She’s a rescue hound dog and big and floppy. There’s nothing like getting that much love. —JULIE JORDAN

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‘That’s a lot to put on a kid. It’s a little Toddlers & Tiaras.’

Griffin Dunne

What do you love most about her? Her laugh. Despite her experience both tragic or not, she laughs all the time. She has a great sense of humor, and it’s a joy to see. Anytime I could include it in the movie, I did.

‘Don’t be the next Jada Pinkett Smith. We may be blueprints, but you have the opportunity to do far more.’ —JADA PINKETT SMITH, advising performers who want to follow in her footsteps, during a panel at Morehouse College

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This Is Us star Justin Hartley and Chrishell Stause exclusively share their gorgeous wedding album.

This Week 46 KIDNAP MYSTERY

Sherri Papini’s account raises questions a year later

53 A SAILING TRIP GONE WRONG

A Pacific voyage turns into a five-month ordeal

65 JENIFER LEWIS The black-ish star opens up about battling mental illness

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Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn share laughs about parenting mishaps

78 AMERICAN VOICES Maz Jobrani fled Iran—and found success in Hollywood

81 VICTORIA ARLEN The DWTS contestant triumphed over paralysis

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A lawyer helps gay men flee persecution in Chechnya

87 A MOTHER’S HEARTBREAK

Ashlyn Melton lost a son to a gun accident. Now she helps others safeguard their kids

88 Meet remarkable women— including Jessica Chastain— who are committed to making a difference.

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Stars like Gina Rodriguez love wearing navy. See the best pieces in this chic shade.

In his new book A.J. Jacobs explains that everyone in the world is related— which means you have some very famous cousins.

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Kim Kardashian West y, channeled music royalty, rocking three Halloweenn costumes in one weekend. On Oct. 29 she and sister Kourtney re-created Madonna and Michael Jackson’s iconic 1991 Oscars looks for a party in Bel Air.

The star and pal Jonathon Cheban dressed as Cher and Sonny Bono (from the 1973 Oscars) at the Casamigos bash Oct. 27 in L.A.

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Kardashian received backlash for her Oct. 28 get-up: R&B star Aaliyah’s 2001 “Try Again” era.


Amal Clooney and Rande Gerber got groovy at the ’70s-themed Casamigos disco party.

Rita Ora impersonated comic villain Poison Ivy for her Oct. 26 Kiss Haunted House Party performance in London.

HALLOWEEN TRICKS & T R E AT S

The expectant Jessica Alba made practical use of her bump, imitating Juno’s pregnant heroine at Ciroc’s Oct. 29 party in L.A. with friend Kelly Sawyer.

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Sarah Paulson and girlfriend Holland Taylor kept it cozy and casual in onesies at director M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Shyamaween’ event Oct. 28 in Philadelphia.

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StarTracks Usher went as rocker Rick James for Kelly Rowland and Lenny S.’s Oct. 29 bash in West Hollywood.

Lauren Conrad donned faux fur to be 101 Dalmatians’ Cruella de Vil in an Oct. 19 Instagram.

Karlie Kloss modeled her look after Marilyn Monroe at the amfAR Fabulous Fund Fair Oct. 28 in New York City.

MORE HALLOWEEN FUN!

Bruce Willis and pal Stephen J. Eads attended “Shyamaween” as the Grady twins from the 1980 classic The Shining.

Fifth Harmony—Dinah Jane, Normani Kordei, Ally Brooke and Lauren Jauregui—struck a pose at the Latin American Music Awards, where they performed their new song “Por Favor” with Pitbull.

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RHONY’s Luann de Lesseps went as “Countess Dracula” at the Oct. 28 party she hosted with Dita Von Teese at Manor 849 in N.Y.C.

Becky G and Diego Boneta cohosted the third annual awards.

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PALM SPRINGS, CALIF., OCT. 27 “It’s just amazing when you find someone who kind of teaches you to love yourself more,” Arrow and Teen Wolf star Colton Haynes, 29, says of Four Seasons artistic director Jeff Leatham, 46. Haynes publicly came out in May 2016 and announced his engagement to Leatham in March. “When you learn to really love someone, it’s completely life-changing,” says Haynes. “Now we have this beautiful life together and this epic journey ahead.”

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The pair’s longtime friend Kris Jenner (left, at the reception with Leatham, Melanie Griffith and Chelsea Clinton) served as officiant.

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The couple asked their 120 guests— guests including Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson (left) and his husband, Justin Mikita (right)—to wear blackand-white to the celebration. JUAN CARLOS TAPIA(4)


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StarTracks On Oct. 24 Mario Lopez and son Dominic, 4, arrived at Dodger Stadium ready to root for the home team, which hadn’t been to the championship in 29 years. John Legend high-fived photographer Mike Rosenthal (left) to celebrate a Dodgers home run during Game 2 in L.A. on Oct 25.

2 0 17 W O R L D S E R IE S ! Jason Bateman took to his feet Oct. 25 to heckle Houston hitter Carlos Correa during the first inning. The Astros went on to win 7-6 after 11 innings.

Kate Upton, whose fiancé Justin Verlander pitches for the Astros, cheered them on Oct. 25. Longtime Dodgers fan Mila Kunis watched the Oct. 25 game with dad Mark.

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The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off to determine MLB’s top team.


StarTracks Liev Schreiber pedaled through N.Y.C. Oct. 23 with one of the two pups he rescued after they were displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

In Prague to film the upcoming Amazon series Carnival Row, Orlando Bloom went for a spin with pup Mighty Oct. 25.

HOT GUYS AND THEIR HOUNDS! Gavin Rossdale toted around his Pomeranian Chewy during an Oct. 24 outing in Studio City, Calif.

Minnie Driver is reprising her role as nemesis to Karen Walker (Megan Mullally), appearing alongside Debra Messing and Eric McCormack on the Nov. 2 episode of the Will & Grace reboot. But there’s never been bad blood offscreen. “It’s such a family,” Driver says. “It was absolutely amazing to be reunited with everyone.”

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StarTracks On Oct. 28, Alfonso Ribeiro and wife Angela celebrated son A.J.’s 4th birthday with a mini golf-themed party at Lakeside Golf Club in L.A.

ALF ONS O & THE FAM HAV E A BAL L! The birthday boy’s partygoers— including half-sister Sienna, 15, and brother Anders, 2—enjoyed cupcakes and received putters personalized with Mabel’s Labels.

ROCKIN’ THE HOUSE Los Angeles, Oct. 28 Dwayne Johnson discussed Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle— and a potential presidential run!—at his Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con panel, presented by Entertainment Weekly.

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FRIENDLY FACES Beverly Hills, Oct. 28 Joe Manganiello and wife Sofia Vergara, who filmed the upcoming drama Stano together this summer, attended the 2017 Peggy Albrecht Friendly House’s Awards Luncheon, where the actor was honored for his work with the addiction treatment center.

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KELLY CLARKSON

LOVING MYSELF AT ANY SIZE!

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KELLY CLARKSON knows people talk about her weight. “Even on American Idol I was really thin, but I was bigger than the other girls on the show, so people would say things to me,” says the singer, who won the hit Fox reality singing competition in 2002. “But luckily I am superconfident, so I’ve never had a problem with shutting people down and saying, ‘Yeah, you know, that’s just what I’m rocking. It’s “IIt was hard,” say y (now ys Clarkson C fine.’ ” judge on The a ju While Vo V o oicee) of rising to Clarkson, 35, f me on Idol fam says she’s ( nse et) in 2002. (in ut e every artist’s “Bu ut “never felt the carree eer e is hard.” need to be a certain weight,” there have been moments of insecurity. In 2007 she admitted she was bulimic for a short time in her early teens because she felt PEOPLE November 13, 2017

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HER INSPIRATIONS Clarkson (right, with Blackstock in September) credits her happy family life with her husband and kids (left in December 2016 and above in April) for allowing her to create her new album Meaning of Life. “A lot of these songs you have to have lived for you to be able to sing them,” she says.

‘I FEEL SEXY AND FAR MORE INTELLIGENT AND WISER’ —CLARKSON ON LIFE AS A WIFE AND MOM

TEDDY GEIGER

A POP STAR IS TRANSITIONING

“The next step is to tell all y’all,” Geiger (in May and inset, onstage in April 2013) wrote on Instagram.

Hit-making singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger came out as transgender and is transitioning. On Oct. 27, Geiger, 29, wrote in an Instagram post when a fan asked about the musician’s changing appearance, “I am transitioning. I started talking about it with a couple of my close friends and family about a month ago and it’s given me the courage to start the process ... Love it or hate, this is who I have been for a looooong time.” (A rep for Geiger did not respond when asked which pronoun the singer prefers.) Geiger was discovered on VH1’s 2004 reality competitionIn Search of the Partridge Family (and later reportedly dated costar Emma Stone), then scored a Top 40 hit with the 2006 single “For You I Will (Confidence).” Today Geiger focuses on songwriting, crafting hits for One Direction and Shawn Mendes, who wrote “love you” to the star after he came out as trans. Hours after posting, Geiger thanked followers for receiving “so much love,” writing, “I have the best friends.” —JEFF NELSON

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she’d get better parts in her school musicals if she was thinner. And she recently told Attitude magazine, “When I was really skinny, I wanted to kill myself. I was miserable, like, inside and out, for four years of my life. But no one cared, because aesthetically you make sense.” But at her recent iHeartRadio album-release party in L.A., Clarkson clarified those comments had more to do with having to smile through the “arranged marriage” of her first post-Idol record deal and the stresses of her career rather than feeling suicidal: “People are always pushing us, but we’re also pushing ourselves and you don’t

really know your limits until it’s too late sometimes.” But life quieted down in 2013 when she started a family in Nashville with music manager Brandon Blackstock, 40. “My level of self-empowerment grew to another level,” she says of becoming stepmom to her husband’s two kids from a previous marriage (Savannah, 16, and Seth, 10) and welcoming daughter River Rose, 3, and son Remington Alexander, 1. “I feel sexy and far more intelligent and wiser when making decisions—not just for myself but for my children,” she says. And Clarkson says she’s doing her best to impart her wisdom—and her confidence—to her kids. “Social media can be just horrible. It’s like junior high on steroids, but I try and be an example for Savannah and our other three kids,” she says. “I just say, ‘You see all this stuff that gets said about me all the time? Just brush it off. Just worry about your own path, your own front porch, and everyone else can worry about theirs,’ ” she continues. “It’s a shame that you have to teach that, but it’s an important lesson to learn: to let go of the things you can’t control.” —PATRICK GOMEZ


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IT’S OVER!

Is she more than friends with Bieber?

Selena Gomez & The Weeknd After Aft er 110 months together, Selena Gom Gomez Gomez, ez 25, and singer The Weeknd (a.k.a (a. (a.k.a. k.a.. A Abel Tesfaye), 27, have called it quits. He supported her through a kidney transplant to treat her lupus, but “it’s been hard with him being on tour and her shooting [a Woody Allen film] in New York,” says an insider. “It’s over, but they’re still in touch.” On Oct. 29 Gomez was photographed in L.A. attending church and bonding over breakfast with her ex Justin Bieber, 23. But sources say the duo— who dated on and off from 2011 to 2015—haven’t rekindled their romance, at least not yet. “Selena will always be very special to Justin, and he is thrilled to be spending time with her,” says a Bieber p pal.

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Emma Stone & Dave McCary

Hilary Duff & Matthew Koma

The Oscar winner, 29, has been dating the SNL director, 32, for more than three months, says a source. “He’s tall, fit, confident and funny, but low-key,” says an insider. “I could see how that would be appealing to Emma.” They met last December when Stone hosted SNL and starred in a sketch he directed.

NEW BOYFRIEND

The Younger actress and the singer, both 30, are back on! Duff and Koma dated briefly earlier this year before calling it quits in March but have reportedly gotten back together, celebrating Duff’s 30th birthday in late September and adorably popping up in each other’s Instagram feeds.

LENA DUNHAM

Len na Dunham thought she was prepared for the eend d of her HBO series Girls after six seasons, “until f und myself wandering around my house eating I fo ccrackers at night and feeling confused about what m life meant,” she says. “Then I thought, ‘Oh, my m be I’m l l more emotionaal than I thought!’ ” The actress, 31, is now mayb ma ybe yb I m a little c an g her energy g into Lenny Imprint, her company with Jenni Konner, chan ch anne n liing ne whiccch just released its firsst nonfiction book, Courage Is Contagious, a wh ccollection off essays about Michelle Obama. She’s also enjoying a her boyfriend of five years, musician Jack downtime with h ut what makes her happiest is “giggling my face Antonoff. Bu ff with my off m dogs,” she says. “Five years ago I would have d pizzza, but I’ve grown a little.” —JULIE JORDAN said

Life After Girls

In 10 years “I hope that Jack and I have had the chance to start a family,” she says.

Edited by Nick Haramis, the book includes essays from Gloria Steinem and Rashida Jones.

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MY LIFE AS A MOMAGER

‘THEY EACH HAVE THEIR OWN WAY OF DOING THINGS. MY JOB IS TO LET THEM BE WHO THEY TRULY ARE’ —ON HER KIDS

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“We learn from each other all the time,” says Jenner, who spoke at the WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit in N.Y.C. on Oct. 24, of her family (left, at a 2016 Kanye West fashion show).

Ten years after Keeping Up with the Kardashians launched your family empire, how do you draw a line between parenting and managing? I’m always Mom first. I love my kids more than anything, and it gives me such joy to see that they’re following the path they love. And they’re all reeally smart kids with amazing work ethics. a That makes my job T heaven because I h don’t have to babysit d anybody. They’re a teelling me, “Let’s do more. Faster. Bigger.” m How H do you run a family like you run fa a business? There’s a different T CEO of my family C

every day. Sometimes it’s Khloé. Sometimes it’s Kourtney. This week Kim is CEO because she’s organizing the Christmas-card shoot. Or Khloé will be the CEO of the family because she’s organizing a family vacation. Do you think there will ever be backlash from Kar-Jenner oversaturation? We are kind of everywhere, so there is a possibility that there is an oversaturation. But so far we’re doing okay. I don’t know, maybe I’ll get sick of myself. But for the most part we’re gung ho and try to make the most of what we have. Do you ever plan to retire? I don’t. Being busy and working hard is instrumental in a long, healthy life. It’s important for your mind, body and spirit.

KEVIN SPACEY

A SHOCKING ACCUSATION On Oct. 29 Rent actor Anthony Rapp alleged that Kevin Spacey had made an unwanted sexual advance toward him when he was just 14, claiming that after a party at Spacey’s house, Spacey picked him up, put him on his bed and got “on top of me . . . he was trying to seduce me.” In a statement the House of Cards star said he didn’t recall the 1986 incident and apologized to Rapp for “what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior” if it happened. Spacey set off more controversy by addressing his sexuality for the first time, saying, “I choose now to live as a gay man.” Said GLAAD president Sarah Kate Ellis: “Coming-out stories should not be used to deflect from allegations of sexual assault.” Gay celebrities including George Takei, Zachary Quinto and Wanda Sykes also slammed Spacey: “You don’t get to ‘choose’ to hide under the rainbow,” wrote Sykes. —ALE RUSSIAN

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AMY SEDARIS Greek food instead. Given your expertise, are you the main cook? No, so I offer to wash people’s cars. My sister’s always like, “What’s with you and David [their brother, author David Sedaris]? He just asked me the same thing.” I also turn the living room into a spa and give facials. I talk to everybody about their skin, but I don’t know anything I’m saying. Anything in store for Christmas? I’m making crafts to sell, covering lighters with lollipop wrappers. It’s a good gift for a teen.

Her wake-up soundtrack? “’80s music!”

MY MORNING ROUTINE WITH

VALERIE BERTINELLI HERE’S HOW THE VALERIE’S HOME COOKING STAR AND COOKBOOK AUTHOR, 57, BEGINS HER DAY

The actress and avid crafter, 56, says her new show on TruTV fulfills a dream. “I’ve been talking about doing this since I was 10!”

—MARY GREEN

6:15 a.m. PERKING UP The first thing I do is get my Vitamix out, because I grind the beans for my Bulletproof coffee. It keeps me full while I’m doing my cooking show so I can just nibble at the food.

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If I wake up early enough, I do the crossword puzzle. If not, I put the paper on the counter to do it later.

Andrea Barber

Growing up on Full House—on which she starred as Kimmy Gibbler from 1987 to 1995—meant Andrea Barber’s childhood was different from most kids’. “At Disney World, fans would follow us into the bathroom, pass a pen under the stall and ask for an autograph,” she says. As for prom? “The producers hired a limo, brought my date to the studio, and we took pictures in front of the fake fireplace on-set.” When the series ended, Barber, now 41, went to college and didn’t think she’d ever act again, but when Full House creator Jeff Franklin called about reprising her role for Netflix’s Fuller House, now in its third season, “I didn’t even hesitate,” she says. She loves sharing her comeback with her son Tate, 13, and daughter Felicity, 10. “She’s the age I was when I started Full House,” Barber says. “It’s a full-circle moment.” —DANA ROSE FALCONE

8:00 a.m. GETTING CAMERAREADY I get to work and go straightt into hair and makeup, wheree I do a little sociaal media or play Pokémon whilee r, I’m in the chair, t. just to chill out.

9:00 a.m. SHOWTIME! I meet with the culinary team, and we go through what the show’s going to be that day. By 9:30 we start shooting. —D.R.F.

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How did you come up with your new show At Home with Amy Sedaris? Growing up in North Carolina, we had these local hospitality shows. I was like, “I’m going to grow up and do that show one day.” Does the set actually resemble your home? The craft room is bigger and cleaner, but I’d say 80 percent of the set is my apartment. The holiday season is almost here. How is the Sedaris Thanksgiving? We gather at the beach. We don’t make turkey. None of us really like it. We make


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DOUBLETALK

Jack Osbourne & Ozzy Osbourne

THE PRINCE OF DARKNESS AND HIS SON TAKE A WILD ROAD TRIP TOGETHER ON A&E’S WORLD DETOUR Griffin “felt tossed aside” at Bravo, says a source.

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Jack, 32, and Ozzy, 68, try dogsledding gsleddin in g Alaska Alask and d NA ASCAR driving d g do o own South iin the h reallity y show’s s second s d sseasson, debuting d b g No ov. 8.

He’s a pretty good deejay. JACK My dad has very old-school taste—which is fine. But Peter Gabriel and Chicago weren’t going to be the soundtrack of our road trip! What was the scariest moment of the trip? OZZY We went to a place

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Any favorite meals? OZZY The fried chicken

we had at Royals in Louisville blew the socks off of KFC. JACK They’re supposed to have the spiciest fried chicken in America, and

for my son. He’s my hero. But I would be a liar if I said it was all smooth sailing. JACK I’m a lot more low maintenance than he is. I don’t require a huge entourage and glam squad. He insists on dressing like Ozzy Osbourne everywhere he goes. I’m like, “Hey, if you throw on a baseball hat, you could totally blend in.” And he’ll just go, “‘F--k you, I’m a rock god.’” —JORDAN RUNTAUGH

—CHRISTINA DUGAN

they were not lying. My face felt like I had stuck it in battery acid. Did it ever get tough working with family? OZZY I would do anything

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When you’re on the road together, who gets to control the car radio? OZZY Jack was the boss.

Town where we got to drive tanks over cars. At one point I thought my tank was going to overturn. JACK The Body Farm in Texas, where they study how dead people decompose. We stood in the middle of a forest in front of, like, 50 decomposing bodies. It was the worst.

Kathy Griffin and her former Bravo boss Andy Cohen have now very publicly unfriended each other. After the Watch What Happens Live host pretended not to know Griffin when asked about her by paparazzi on Oct. 27, the comedian, 57, released an angry 17-minute video claiming that Cohen is a misogynist and that he offered her cocaine before appearances on WWHL. Cohen, 49, tweeted he was “completely stunned” by the “totally made-up” allegations. A source tells People they were never close. “Over the years she disliked him, but they weren’t in any feud,” the source says. “But she used to be the face of Bravo, and he threatened that when he became a frontof-the-camera star.”


Scoop RICKY GERVAIS

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‘I CAN SAY WHATEVER I WANT’

Growing up, Ricky Gervais never imagined he’d be rich or famous. “There was almost a nobility in poverty,” the U.K. native, 56, says of his blue-collar upbringing. “Before college I was a laborer. Having dirt and grease on my hands was much more of a buzz than me going, ‘I’m an actor.’” After a stint in an ’80s pop band, Gervais went on to create The Office, which became a huge hit and spawned a U.S. spinoff. The Emmy winner, now on his Humanity stand-up comedy tour, opens up to People’s editorin-chief, in the latest episode of The Jess Cagle Interview, about sudden fame, hosting the Golden Globes and why he doesn’t care if his jokes offend anyone. It’s been seven years since you last did stand-up. Why now? I always thought stand-up was the second or third string to my bow. I thought I was a writer, director or actor . . . now it’s my favorite thing. I just wander on stage with some notes and talk to the audience. It’s organic and it’s real. It’s my best. Why did you call it the Humanity tour? It was time for me to tell people what an awful species we are! But the meta-gag is me complaining about the world from the most privileged position imaginable. It’s about me being spoiled, [yet] so many things still annoy me. Is it tricky to say things that people are actually going to be offended by, which is part of the fun of Ricky Gervais? If you do it intelligently, there’s nothing you shouldn’t joke about. . . . It’s how you do it. I go to the most taboo places because I think that’s my job in a way. And as I’ve gotten older,

I got old people’s rights. I can say whatever I want, and I don’t care. Politics is so crazy right now in the States. It’s so divided. Have you seen that reflected in your audiences? I haven’t, but I don’t get very political. If you’re relying on the audience agreeing with you or not to get a laugh, that loses something comedically. At some point you decided you wanted to be a pop star. I saw David Bowie perform “Heroes” on TV when I was about 16. I thought, “I want to do that!” After my failed music career, I got a normal job in an office. I worked my way up from reception to manager of a big union building in London. The Office was based on that. How was the early success? Weird. It seemed to happen overnight, even though I was 40. I feared it a bit. I didn’t want to be lumped in with people who do anything to be famous. Do you want to host the Globes again? One day, yeah. There are things in the news that make me go, “I wish I was doing the Globes tonight.” The first time they said, “Why is he saying these awful things to these lovely rich people?” Now everyone knows I was right.

Watch The Jess Cagle Interview: Ricky Gervais, available now on PeopleTV. Go to peopletv.com, or download the PeopleTV app on your favorite mobile or connected TV device.

‘I TALK ABOUT STUPIDITY, MISUNDERSTANDING, ARROGANCE, LIES—ALL THESE THINGS THAT ARE PART OF POLITICS. BUT I DON’T SAY, “HERE’S A BAD GUY; HERE’S A GOOD GUY.” I THINK THAT’S BORING’

—EDITED BY DANA ROSE FALCONE AND PRODUCED BY RYAN BUXTON

Gervais (above left, in 1983) released two singles with pal Bill Macrae as new-wave duo Seona Dancing. Left: with Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis and Martin Freeman in the U.K. version of The Office.

After college Gervais and Jane Fallon, his partner of 35 years, lived in an apartment so small, “I could open the fridge from the bed,” he recalls. PEOPLE November 13, 2017

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Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates were indicted on

BABIES

12 charges, including conspiracy against the United States, by a federal grand jury on Oct. 30. They both pleaded not guilty. Former campaign adviser

Singer NE-YO, 38, and his wife, Crystal, 28, are expecting their second child. The new addition will join big brother Shaffer Chimere Jr., 19 months, as well as NE-YO’s kids from a previous relationship: son Mason Evan, 6, and daughter Madilyn Grace, 7.

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pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators about his contacts with foreign nationals.

SPLIT Singer Tamar Braxton, 40, has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly nine years, music producer Vince Herbert, 44. They share a 4-year-old son named Logan.

DEATHS Legendary pianist and singer-songwriter Fats Domino, 89, died of natural causes on Oct. 24 in Harvey, La. Robert Guillaume, 89, an Emmy Award-winning actor known for roles in Benson, Soap and Sports Night, died on Oct. 24 of complications of prostate cancer.

CRIME Former Donald Trump campaign manager

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Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum Camille Grammer, 49, will wed lawyer David C. Meyer. She shares two children with her ex-husband, actor Kelsey Grammer: daughter Mason, 16, and son Jude, 13. Star Jones, 55, is engaged to her boyfriend Ricardo Lugo. Rapper Cardi B, 25, said yes to her boyfriend, rapper Offset, after he proposed during

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Sheltonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new album is inspired by memories of growing up.


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A girl is eager to fly away from home (and her mother) COMEDY-DRAMA

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Kelsea Ballerini, Unapologetically COUNTRY The 24-year-

old breakout star has cited Shania Twain as an inspiration, and she channels the Queen of Country Pop on this accomplished new album. These are tunes full of rootsy twang, polished with radio sheen. (Nov. 3)

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Will modern forensics and a $50,000 FBI reward finally uncover the Golden State Killerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s identity?

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People Magazine Investigates

CRIME Season 2 of this series from thePeople crime team and Investigation Discovery begins with the unsolved case of the Golden State Killer. Responsible for 12 murders and 45 rapes in California from 1976 to 1986, he became more frighteningly savage over timeâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; then stopped.(ID, Nov. 6, 10 p.m.)

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Fishburne (left), Cranston and Carell lay a soldier to rest.

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Steve Carell, Laurence Fishburne and Bryan Cranston on a soulful, sorrowful mission DRAMA Larry (Steve Carell), a Vietnam vet now living what appears to be a sad fog of a life, seeks out two war buddies (Laurence Fishburne and Bryan Cranston) with a request that neither is too eager to honor, although they will: Larry’s son has died serving in Iraq, and Larry wants to transport the casket back home to New Hampshire instead of Arlington—his long-dormant anger at the military has been ignited. Directed by Richard Linklater (Boyhood), this is a muted road movie, quietly performed, that only gradually lets us understand its dramatic scope: It’s a journey through the collective memory of a half-century of American combat. (In limited release Nov. 3, R)

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Smile! O’Donnell, Alexandra Reimer (who shares the role with her twin, Anna) and Shaw.

On Location: Murder on the Orient Express

All aboard! Deputy editor JD Heyman takes you behind the scenes of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express along with stars Josh Gad, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench and more. The sumptuous set visit includes the fabled Express itself, built from the wheels up. (Premieres Nov. 10.) To watch, go to peopletv.com or download the PeopleTV app on your favorite mobile or connected TV device.

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A single mom’s misadventures in South Boston COMEDY Frankie Shaw grabs just about every showbiz hat off the peg—producer, writer, star— and crams it defiantly on her head for this funny, uncompromisingly tough-minded new series. (She also directs the premiere.) A day in the life of South Boston single mom Bridgette Bird is the unstable union of random events and her own impulsive poor judgment. In the premiere she safeguards her 2-year-old in bed with pillows, runs out for junk food, meets a guy she knows (“You look great,” he says, “you look homeless great”), goes home, binge-eats, vomits and has the guy over for sex. Alone again, she sobs. None of this, needless to say, is cute. It’s vital and raw. Rosie O’Donnell plays her odd, hardscrabble mom. (Showtime, Nov. 5, 10 p.m.)

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Gadon plays a maid implicated in a bloody mess.

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Alias Grace

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DRAMA At the

center of this remarkable miniseries, based on a novel by Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale), stands an Irish maid (Sarah Gadon) accused of murdering her employer and his housekeeper in 19th-century Canada. She’s a tantalizingly cryptic figure, somehow able to deflect—and project—blame onto a society that’s treated her without pity. “The guilt comes to you not from what you’ve done,” she says, “but from what others have done to you.” (Launches Nov. 3)

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The Best New Books

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BOOK OF THE WEEK

Matthew Weiner W i Heather, the Totality

K Krysten Ritter Ri Bonfire

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the star of Marvel’s Jessica Jones proves her talents aren’t limited to acting. When Abby Williams, a young environmental lawyer, returns to her midwestern town to investigate what happened at a plastics factory, she’s ensnared in the mystery of a friend’s longago disappearance. A thriller that delivers suspense, surprise and satisfaction.

dazzling, empathetic child of a Manhattan financier and a helicopter mom. She’s pure privilege. Bobby, the unwanted son of a drug addict, seems her polar opposite. In his propulsive debut, Mad Men creator Weiner sets these two on a chilling collision course— yyou’ll devour it in a single, h heart-racing sitttting.

NOVEL In this adroit debut

Ivy Pochoda Wonder Valley

NOVEL In Pochoda’s incandescent third novel, everybody’s running from something—for starters, there’s a naked jogger cutting through traffic on L.A.’s 110. That spectacle makes an impression on a chorus of characters whose destinies converge, including Ren, out of juvie and searching for his mother; Owen and James, escapees from their father’s commune; and Britt, a tennis star with a terrible secret. Pochoda keeps you guessing while bringing these lost souls wonderfully, intensely alive.

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Brit Bennett The Mothers In her astute, luminous debut, Bennett follows a group of high school friends who find the passions and errors of their youth have indelibly shaped their grown-up lives.

Gaston Leroux and Erik Forrest Jackson Phantom of the Opera The Muppets version of Leroux’s 1910 classic includes chickens in tutus and a diva pig (but of course). Need we say more?

CONTRIBUTORS BOOKS Robin Micheli, Mary Pols, Ellen Shapiro MUSIC Eric Renner Brown

Kid Pick!

Jimmy Wayne Ruby the Foster Dog The country music star and former foster child tells the heartwarming story of a rescue pup’s travels. (Grades 4-6. For info on Wayne’s work to benefit foster kids, go to projectmmj.org.)

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SHERRI PAPINI ABDUCTION MYSTERY Police release suspect sketches and new DNA evidence in the puzzling case of a young California mom of 2 who vanished for 22 days. Inside the search for answers

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Sherri told detectives she never got a clear look at her captors’ faces because the two Hispanic female suspects (in police sketches) “made efforts to conceal their identities with face coverings.” And, says the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, “Sherri would keep her head down when in their presence to avoid being battered by them.”

Sherri (left, with Keith) told police that on day 22 of her ordeal, she heard her captors arguing and the sound of a gunshot in a nearby room. The younger suspect then took Sherri away by car, leaving her near I-5.

hen California Highway Patrol officers found Sherri Papini near an on-ramp of Interstate 5 last Thanksgiving morning, the physical distress of the Redding mother of two was vivid and unmistakable. Dressed in sweats, Sherri, then 34, was 150 miles south of where she had gone missing 22 days earlier and was bound at the waist by a chain to which her left wrist was tethered with a zip tie. Hose clamps were fixed to her ankles in what the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office later described as “pain compliance restraints.” What medical personnel found when Sherri was next taken to Woodland Memorial Hospital seemed to testify to her ordeal. Her right shoulder bore the burn marks of a crude brand, and her body was battered all over. “She had bruises in various stages of healing,” the sheriff’s office said in an internal October statement obtained by People, “indicating she had been physically assaulted multiple times over a period of time.” It’s been a year since Sherri’s husband, Keith, dialed 911 on the afternoon of Nov. 2, 2016, to report her missing. Authorities, who say they combed through more than 600 tips, are finally releasing details of the case that has mystified both law enforcement detectives and crime watchers who were transfixed by last year’s national headlines about the young mom who vanished while out for a morning jog. Police sketches of the two female abductors Sherri described to police were made public on Oct. 25, along with the most complete recitation to date of the evidence investigators have compiled over 12 months, including the audio of Keith’s 911 call and the fact that both female and male DNA evidence was recovered from Sherri’s clothing PEOPLE November 13, 2017

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FAMILY REUNITED

“My Sherri suffered tremendously,” Keith (with Sherri and, from left, Tyler and Violet) said last year, describing his reaction to the sight of her injuries as “overwhelming nausea as my eyes and hands scanned her body.”

‘THAT SHE’S HAD DIFFICULTY BEING AROUND STRANGERS SAYS IT ALL’ —FORMER REDDING MAYOR MISSY MCARTHUR

The Sherri Papini Abduction Mystery: A Timeline NOV. 2, 2016 Sometime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sherri Papini, who is reportedly training for a 5K charity run, takes her cell phone and earbuds and heads out on a jog in her Redding, Calif., neighborhood.

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NOV. 2, 2016 5:51 p.m. Keith Papini, Sherri’s husband, arrives home. The house is empty, Sherri has not responded to texts, and she has not picked their young children up from daycare. Using his Find My iPhone app, he tracks Sherri’s phone to a location about a mile from their home, where he finds the phone and her earbuds on the side of the road.

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and body. And yet, despite a year of what Sgt. Brian Jackson of the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office calls “weekly contact with the Papinis” and “off-andon-type interviews” with Sherri, authorities admit they have little new to go on. Because of her poor recollection, Sherri has produced information only “in pieces,” the sheriff’s office says. Her spotty memory—combined with inconsistencies in her account—has only deepened suspicions and raised questions on true-crime Internet sites where armchair detectives debate the specifics of the case. “If it was truly an abduction, I am concerned for the people of Shasta County,” says Trudy Nickens, founder of the Nor Cal Alliance for the Missing, which organized last year’s mas-

sive civilian search for Sherri. “Why would it take a year to release a composite of the presumed kidnappers? I don’t understand it.” For their part the Papinis have kept quiet and out of the public eye. In a statement Keith thanked “all of the many people who have publicly and privately supported us over the last year, [whose] well-wishes have helped beyond measure,” and said he hopes the new information released by police will lead to the swift capture of Sherri’s kidnappers. Beyond that, he begged for privacy for them and their children—son Tyler, 5, and daughter Violet, 3—“as Sherri continues to heal and we work towards putting our lives back together.” On these facts, Sgt. Jackson and the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office are definitive: Sherri resurfaced after 22 days badly battered, with her long


hair chopped short. She said she had not been sexually assaulted in captivity, and her medical exam confirmed as much. Yet-unidentified male DNA was found on Sherri’s clothing, which was given to her by her captors. Unknown female DNA was collected from a swab of Sherri’s body. Prior to her disappearance, Sherri had been texting with a “male acquaintance” in the Detroit area about meeting while he was due to be in California on business days before she went missing. “We went to Michigan and ruled him out as having any part in her disappearance,” Jackson says. As for whether Sherri and the man did meet last fall, Jackson says they did not. But he won’t address speculation that the two may have had a romantic relationship. “We aren’t ready to release that,” he says, adding of the mystery man, “It was a prior contact that she had years before. Somebody she met and kept in contact with.” As far as Keith’s involvement goes, police say he submitted to a polygraph test that found “no deception” and has volunteered for additional lie-detector tests. “Detectives utilized all resources to determine if Sherri Papini’s disappearance was voluntary or involuntary,” the sheriff’s office said. “The investigation is still continuing.” The puzzles that remain? For starters, a motive. There was never a demand for ransom, and Jackson says initial speculation about a sex-trafficking abduction has been dismissed by Shasta County police. Joe Giacalone, a retired New York Police Department sergeant and professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, agrees. “I wouldn’t buy the sex-trafficking thing. Those guys are professionals. Putting her in the car, letting her go on the side of a highway—none of it adds up,” says Giacalone. As for Bill Garcia, the San Diego private investigator who worked pro bono for the Papini family

NOV. 2, 2016 7:51 p.m. Keith calls 911 to report Sherri missing. The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office launches an extensive investigation, looking into the Papinis’ personal life and canvassing the area for witnesses or video surveillance.

NOV. 7, 2016 Keith takes a polygraph and passes. Police say, “No deception is indicated about [his involvement] with Sherri’s disappearance.”

in the search last year, one discrepancy that has since emerged nags at him. On his 911 call Keith said he had found Sherri’s phone on the ground along her jogging route—with torn pieces of her hair tangled in the headphones as if she had been grabbed. “If she was forcibly taken,” asks Garcia, “why were her earbuds rolled up in a little coil and placed on top of her phone?” Detectives also still struggle to identify what they call the “obscure letters” branded on the back of Sherri’s right shoulder. And they have no explanation for why Sherri told an FBI forensic interviewer that at one point she fought back against her younger captor—slamming the woman’s headinto the toilet in an altercation that left Sherri with a cut on her foot—and yet hospital photos from the day of Sherri’s recovery show no evidence of a cut, although it could have healed. “That could be construed as inconsistent,” says

NOV. 24, 2016 Around 4 a.m. Motorist Alison Sutton spots Sherri near Interstate 5 in Yolo County and calls 911. Sherri is wearing restraints, is covered in bruises and is branded on her right shoulder.

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Keith (making a TV appeal during last year’s search) was investigated and given a polygraph, the sheriff’s office says, with no evidence found against him.

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Jackson. “If there is no clarification [from Sherri], we take it for what it is worth and go on with the investigation.” As for his own gut, Jackson points out that he was one of the first to interview Sherri last year. “There is no information that would indicate it’s not true,” he says. “I have invested almost a year of my career in this case, and we will continue on until we get some answers and hopefully get some people in custody soon.”

‘STILL HEALING’ McArthur, who had the Papinis to her home after Sherri was recovered, described her as suffering from trauma: “Her psyche was really damaged from the horrific experience she went through.”

For all the unanswered questions, those closest to

Burning Questions 1 | Why would Sherri have been taken and then released? Sgt. Brian Jackson of the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office says police haven’t found a motive for her abduction. “It is hard to keep someone in captivity for 22 days,” he says. “Why would someone go to that length?” Adds San Diego private investigator Bill Garcia: “I don’t know of anyone who would go through that amount of effort to gain so little.” 2 | Why was there no ransom request? “I think that is what is really perplexing the police,” says Joe Giacalone, a retired New York City police sergeant

and professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, who is not connected to the case. “There is no rhyme or reason for [the kidnappers’] never making a request for money.” 3 | Why did it take nearly a year to produce suspect sketches? Though police worked closely with Sherri after she was located last Nov. 24, they say it took time for her to come to a place in her recovery to work with a sketch artist. 4 | Will a DNA hit solve this case? “I am holding out for that,” says Sgt. Jackson. “Nothing has come back yet, but when it does, that will be a good day.”

the case are as certain that Sherri was brutally victimized as they are of her great fortune to have somehow survived. Missy McArthur, who was mayor of Redding at the time Sherri disappeared, metwithher andKeithshortlyafterSherri’s homecoming—just the three of them, at McArthur’s home. “She was really afraid of people and strangers,” McArthur says. “She wanted to be right next to Keith. I think their relationship is real, and hopefully it can withstand this kind of trauma. They are a team and were at that time. I just believe them both.” And then there’s the most fundamental fact: “She was beat to a pulp,” says McArthur. “You don’t do that kind of thing to your—RET. NYPD SGT. self. I absolutely believe JOE GIACALONE she was kidnapped.” Even Garcia, the P.I. so uneasy about the coiled earbuds, says the open questions haven’tchangedhisbottomline.“Ithinkitwasreal, just based on what I saw. There didn’t seem to be tension between Sherri and her husband.” Friends of the Papinis’ also say that no one outside of Sherri and Keith truly understands the horror of what she has faced. “Society crucified her and made her out to be a horrible person when she is a victim in the entire thing,” says Lisa Jeter, a friend of the couple’s. “I just would like people to leave her alone and let them heal. ” But for Nickens, her community’s sense of safety hangs in the margin. “If we had a young woman jogging on a road in Shasta County abducted in broad daylight, how can this not be a public-safety issue? I have five daughters under the age of 22,” Nickens says. “If it did not really happen the way it was presented, the citizens of Shasta County should know.”

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Fuiava (left) and Appel (on board the USS Ashland) have since returned home to Hawaii.

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The End of an Ordeal After the women were rescued, the Navy determined that the Sea Nymph was damaged beyond recovery. Appel cried as the boat was set adrift. Insets: Fuiava (left) climbs aboard the USS Ashland. Right: Sailors give Zeus and Valentine a bath.

contacted U.S. officials, who sent the Navy’s USS Ashland to rescue them. Upon seeing the ship, Fuiava says, “I was just shaking. I knew we were going to live.” Meanwhile, some have questioned details of the women’s story, including why they never activated the ship’s Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB). A Coast Guard spokesman told the AP that the women had told him they never felt they were “truly in distress, like in a 24-hour period they were going to die.” Also, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told People it has no record of the May storm the women said they endured. Still, Fuiava and Appel say they are grateful to be alive—and hope to be back at sea again soon. “We learned that we love the ocean,” says Appel, “and that we can persevere past the limits of what we thought was tolerable.”

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We Do! Stause chose a “beautiful and unique” Monique Lhuillier gown for the Oct. 28 open-air wedding.

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Justin was so moved,” says the guest. Afterward guests sat down in a “rustic, romantic” outdoor dining area, with chandeliers hanging from the trees and pale pink peonies adorning the tables, for a meal of roast chicken and prime rib (plus a signature whiskey cocktail). The couple did their first dance to The Contours’ “Do You Love Me,” and later, Hartley shared a father-daughter dance with Isabella to Taylor Swift’s “The Best Day.” “The whole wedding was really centered around how Bella and Chrishell are the two women in Justin’s life,” says a friend. “[They] were saying Chrishell was the last puzzle piece for their family to be complete. It was awesome to see how the three of them are such a tight-knit unit.” Hartley and Stause danced into the night alongside Justin’s costars Brown and Metz, goofed around in a custom photo booth and served up late-night mini-burgers and grilled cheese. “The wedding exceeded anything I could have ever imagined,” Stause says. “They don’t make them any better than Justin, and I could not be more thrilled to officially be Mrs. Hartley!” Mr. Hartley certainly agrees. “At the risk of sounding cheesy, I look forward to sharing life experiences and growing old together. Someday, we can talk about all the things we did together 30 years ago!”


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Jenifer Lewis ewis is n not one to hold anything back.“We are as sick as our secrets, so I tell everything, everything,” says the 60-year-old singer and actress, actre who lived with undiagnosed bipo bipolar disorder and a sex bi addiction tion thr throug through her 20s. Now starring on the ABC ssitcom black-ish, Lewis, who proudly dly says say she’s she worked as the mom of “every ry black bla actor acto in the business,” is revealing journey to a happier, healthling he her journ ier life in her memoir The Mother of m Black ack Hollywood, Hollywoo excerpted here. With H therapy regimen that herapy and a medication m works ffor her, “I h have peace of mind now; I’m in my skin,” she sh says. “It took years to get to that place, but I did it—and I have a smile sm on my face.” fac

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“I’ve always loved to entertain,” says Lewis. Clockwise from left: ca. 1961; center, with her high school cheerleading squad in 1974; in her onewoman show From Billie to Lena ca. 1985.

Performing on Broadway was a rush. The applause coming over the footlights was like a tsunami in slow motion. The crash after the show, I assure you, is just as intense. Let’s just say that post show I had a sort of habit of sex serving as a night cap. I was Cleopatra, Pam Grier, Marilyn Monroe, and Jezebel rolled into one. For me, nothing could extend the thrill of a standing ovation like great sex with a gorgeous guy. New York City in the early 1980s was a gritty, sometimes dangerous place. In 1984 Lewis was almost raped by a man who’d posed as a messenger and entered her apartment with a knife. In what she calls the “performance of my life,” Lewis thwarted the rape by claiming she had a venereal disease. “I shouldn’t be doing this!” [the attacker said.] “Especially to a sister. They locked me up for some s--- I didn’t do! I just got out.” Suddenly I saw how skinny, fragile, and vulnerable this kid was. I sat down next to him and put my arm around his shoulder. “I’m sorry that happened to you. I will help you. Let me give you my number and you can call me.” “I’m sorry. I know you are gonna tell, but I just want you to know I am sorry.” He was not evil. He was just f----d up. He left and I stood in shock. Then I fell to my knees and fainted. 66

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As the years passed, her undiagnosed bipolar symptoms worsened, and by 1989 she was heavily self-medicating with alcohol in addition to sex. Eventually she sought help, and her therapist Rachel diagnosed her as having bipolar disorder. Had she said, “you’re crazy,” I would have agreed. I had been crazy all my life. When she said, “mental illness,” I thought, b----, you crazy. I associated mental illness with people who couldn’t function, with straitjackets. I certainly knew what a depressive mood was, but this other “manic” part was new. When Rachel explained the details, I gasped. You mean, there is a name for describing why I talk fast and walk fast and rage, create drama, and speed when I drive a car? Compulsive, you say? The doodling, the braiding and unbraiding my hair? The arguing with people and storming off? Kicking s---, throwing s---? Yeah, okay, I guess all of that describes me. Rachel also helped her come to terms with her sex addiction. Just as alcoholism isn’t really about the liquor, my addiction wasn’t really about the sex. It was about theunresolvedpsychological problems that caused me pain. Sex was simply my painkiller. Lewis initially resisted medication. “I am Jenifer MothaF---in’ Lewis, you aren’t going to turn me into a zombie.” But eventually she realized it could help her. My responses were no longer as extreme. No matter what big issue or catastrophe loomed, I could say, “bring it” and move forward. I was


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The actress was first a Big Sister, then official guardian to Charmaine (ca. 2010) after Charmaine’s mom’s health declined. “I became a real mother—my greatest role,” Lewis says.

say another word she whipped her head around and said, “Oh no Mama! My Lord and Savior Jesus Christ take care of me.” She said it with such fervor and determination that I never brought it up again. At 50, Lewis decided to open up about her sex addiction and bipolar diagnosis in a one-woman show, Bipolar, Bath and Beyond. She also talked about her journey on an episode of Oprah. I saw the show as an opportunity to perhaps help someone with bipolar disorder find their better able to listen and be way out of the darkness. I felt it was my responb present and aware of the sibility. Stigma, fear, and just plain ignorance about mental illness, particularly among Afriworld around me. Never married (despite can Americans, has taken a terrible toll on our multiple proposals), Lew- families and communities. These days she loves playing the role of Ruby iis says having kids “ju ust fell off my to-do list.” But in 1994 she joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson on black-ish. I am proud of Ruby. She represents how far America and made a strong connection with a 7-year-old girl named Charmaine, eventually tak- we’ve come. I grew up watching characters that, ing her in and becoming her legal guardin some ways, stereotyped black womanian. With her mental illness under control, hood—Hattie McDaniel in Gone with the she was able to parent and her career was Wind. Ruby’s got the traditional, downthriving: She won roles in Fresh Prince of to-earth, God-fearing, outspoken (but Bel Air and 1996’s The Preacher’s Wife, always loving) profile that is usually atwith Whitney Houston. tributed to black mothers on screen. But Watch Jenifer Whitney and I took to each other like she’s also got her own life, has strong poLewis and more eggs and bacon. author interviews litical views, and moves easily from braids on Shelf Life, Lordy, we laughed, sang and acted a to head-wraps to her ’fro. available Tuesday, fool together! I loved Whitney, not only For much of my life, I swore I would Nov. 7, on PeopleTV. Go to for her extraordinary talents but for her never be satisfied until I had it all—Grampeopletv.com, warmth and humor. [But] it became more my, Oscar, Tony, and Emmy. I don’t have or download and more clear that she carried heavy any of those. Not yet. But I no longer need the PeopleTV app on your burdens. I said to her, “You know Whitthem, you see, because I am Jenifer Lewfavorite mobile ney, I went to therapy to take care of my is, the mother of black Hollywood. And I or connected TV device. challenges, and baby . . .” Before I could wouldn’t change it for all the world.


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CONFESSIONS Parenthood has a way of humbling even the most glamorous and successful people. “My kid saw me on a movie poster and was like, ‘Mommy, is that you? ’Cause it looks so much younger,’” recalls Kathryn Hahn, 44, mom to Leonard, 11, and Mae, 8, with husband Ethan Sandler. In the new comedy A Bad Moms Christmas—the sequel to the 2016 hit Bad Moms—Hahn, Mila Kunis, 34 (mom to Wyatt, 3, and Dimitri, almost 1, with husband Ashton Kutcher), and Kristen Bell, 37 (mom to Lincoln, 4, and Delta, 2, with husband Dax Shepard), find laughs amid motherhood mishaps. The trio talked to People about their own lives as parents. By Mary

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The movie is full of embarrassing mom moments. Can you share a real one? KUNIS My UPS guy is really sweet,

I’ve known him for years, and he just drops off the packages, but you can see him through the window. On my first day with my second child, at one point I was just shirtless, because I was hot. Didn’t even think about it. And he puts the package down and looks up. He felt so guilty about it, and I was like, “Don’t worry!” HAHN I was visiting with friends. And I went upstairs, like, “I’m gonna check on Leonard.” I had to fart so loud. And


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After Bad Moms became a hit in 2016, the stars got back together to film the sequel. Just one thing had changed for Kunis: “Mila had a baby in between,” points out Hahn. “I did,” says Kunis. “I conceived one and popped it out!”

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When Bell Skyped in for the cast’s first table read, she was pumping “slyly underneath the camera,” says Hahn. “You just heard this whoosh.”

I just let it out. And then I heard my husband downstairs, and he’s like, “Kathryn? Monitor’s on.” What did you swear you’d never do as a mom that you now find yourself doing? BELL I never thought I’d say, “Because

What do you feel guilty about? KUNIS I’ve given my kid ice cream be-

cause it makes her happy, and I have zero guilt over it. The only thing I’ve ever felt guilty about, and I apologized to my 3-year-old, is when I overreact. I have a short fuse. I’ve worked on it so, so hard in my adult life. I’ll sit her down and be like, “I’m really sorry Mommy overreacted. Do you forgive me?” And she’s like, “I forgive you.” BELL I don’t do guilt. It’s such a waste of time. But I will say one thing my 72

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How are your husbands as co-parents? KUNIS My husband is phenomenal,

he really is. I have zero complaints. BELL They also have no choice, because we can really put ’em on blast if they’re not doing their job. HAHN Yeah, they’re a little terrified.

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heart could expand. It’s Wyatt, and she was maybe about the like I couldn’t imagine 2 days old, and my mom stuff I do, loving anyone else more, was looking at her and even when and then all of a sudden goes, “Oh, would you look your heart just opens. I do bad stuff’ at that, she’s peeing.” I was BELL Your love doesn’t like, “How do you know?” —KRISTEN BELL divide; it expands. HAHN How did she know? KUNIS The night before I went into KUNIS Her nose flared, and this little labor [with Dimitri], I went to my part turned white. daughter Wyatt, and I held her a little HAHN My mom would give two pieces bit longer, to be like, “This is it.” The of advice: “The days are long, and the last time being my only kid... years are short.” And “When you’re in I only have two. I will only have doubt, don’t.” two. But I have heard two to three BELL My mom said, “You can be anyis the hard one. thing, but you can’t be everything.”

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For the past several years author A.J. Jacobs has been working with scientists to assemble a big family tree. Really big. More of a forest. It now connects 260 million people in more than 60 countries, including everyonefrom BeyoncétoDonaldTrump.Yes, allinthe same big family. Soon, using DNA and the power of the Internet, Jacobs and his fellow researchers hope to connect every human on earth. Jacobs wrote about the quest in his new book, It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree. Here are five things he learned:

1/ We all have black sheep, and that’s a good thing.

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When I interviewed actress Olivia Munn, I told her she had a horse-thieving sixth-great-grandpa. She didn’t seem upset. “I think it’s awesome. You need a badass in the family,” she said. I agree. Everyone has rotten apples, and it makes you realize we should be less judgmental.

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The More, the Merrier Jacobs and the Duggar family are distantly related.

5/ We’re all related.

2/ At least one of your ancestors is a Neanderthal. And it’s nothing to be ashamed of. This extinct species wasn’t so dumb. In fact, they had the gift of speech. Scientists say Neanderthals had a highpitched raspy voice, much like Julia Child. Most of us have about 3 percent Neanderthal DNA, meaning our great-great-great-(repeat 2,000 times)-grandparents were in a mixed marriage: One was human, the other Neanderthal.

3/ The World Family Tree is the ultimate social network. You want to meet someone? Just figure out how they are related to you. It worked for me, even when the link was almost absurdly distant. I wanted to interview former President George H.W. Bush about his family. I was told he wasn’t doing interviews. But I explained that I was related (he’s my first cousin once removed’s husband’s third-great-grandmother’s third-great-nephew). Next thing you know, I’m chatting up the President over a hamburger lunch.

I was surprised to find I’m not just Jewish but also part Arab—the Middle East conflict in the flesh. As Henry Louis Gates says, “There’s no such thing as racial purity.” The average African-American has 24 percent European ancestry. And white Americans taking DNA tests are finding diversity in their genes. This is disturbing to some white supremacists but a good thing for rational people. 76

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How to Find Your Famous Cousins Online family trees can be found at genealogy websites like geni .com. Enter names and birth dates of some relatives and ancestors, then enter celebs you’re curious about in the search box. If they’re on the tree (over 100 million people are), you’ll see how you’re related. Hello, 10th cousin Abe Lincoln!

In the past few years, we seem to be more tribal than ever. We’re obsessed with us-versus-them thinking. Blue state vs. Red state. Americans vs. foreigners. Black vs. white. Patriots fans vs. everyone else. I’m no exception. At the dinner table with my kids, I’ve found myself ranting about the idiots who don’t agree with me. But then, a few years ago, I stumbled across a group of scientists working on a remarkable quest: creating a Global Family Tree uniting all of humankind—all seven billion cousins on earth. A tree built using millions of DNA tests and historians and genealogists. It’s a crazy ambitious project. And it’s got huge implications. The still-in-progress Global Family Tree is already helping scientists track diseases and develop cures. It’s changing the way we understand history and culture, race and ethnicity. And maybe, just maybe, a Global Family Tree will nudge us to treat our distant cousins a little more kindly. Or at least less awfully. On a personal level, I used to despise Judge Judy, whom I found an obnoxious loudmouth. Then I discovered she’s my eighth cousin, and my heart softened. “Oh, that’s just cousin Judy,” I said to myself. “She’s just doing her shtick.”

Adapted From the book It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree, by A.J. Jacobs. Copyright © 2017 by A.J. Jacobs. To be published on Nov. 7, 2017, by Simon & Schuster Publishers. Reprinted with permission.

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4/ We are all mutts.

“My family got a little jealous,” says Jacobs (with wife Julie and, from top, sons Zane, Jasper and Lucas). “You’re spending time with your 17th cousins— what about us?”

You and I share an ancestor. I’m not sure which ancestor. Perhaps a seamstress in a Polish village. Perhaps a goat farmer intheEuphratesvalley.Perhaps we’d have to go all the way back to the real Adam and Eve—our 8,000th great-grandparents. Everyone on earth has a bit of their DNA—you, Miley Cyrus, the guy who took your parking space at Chipotle. Everyone. It’s a simple fact—but one I’d forgotten.


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PROFESSION ACTOR, AUTHOR, COMEDIAN BORN TEHRAN, IRAN LIVES LOS ANGELES FAMILY JOY AND PAIN Dad to son Dhara and daughter Mila with wife Pretha, Jobrani produced the documentary Everything Must Change, about his sister’s battle with fatal breast cancer. “It’s about her dealing with this but also about embracing life in the process.”

MAZ JOBRANI After escaping the violence of the Iranian Revolution, the Superior Donuts star hopes to show that people are more alike than different Seeking Safety As a kid in Tehran, I read Batman comics and played soccer in the streets, but during the Iranian Revolution, at times we’d have to run into the basement because of gunshots from the protests. My father was a successful businessman, went to New York for work in 1978 and told my mom to bring my sister and me to visit during our winter break. We packed for two weeks, but we stayed for the rest of our lives.

Dealing with Typecasting Doing school plays, I got to play all kinds of characters. But when I started acting in Hollywood, every third or fourth audition was for a terrorist. I took a few of those roles but finally said, “No more.” When 24 called, I said no, but then they told me the character changes his mind halfway through. Still, for the past 15 years I haven’t done any terrorist roles.

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On Superior Donuts I play an Iraqi businessman. We debated whether the character should have an accent; I thought it was important that he did, because if you don’t know any Middle Easterners and he makes you laugh, that endears you to people from that background. In my book I’m Not a Terrorist, But I’ve Played One on TV and in my stand-up, I’ve always shown how much Americans have in common with those from the Middle East. You have to realize that the guy next to you is a different color, but he’s just trying to support his family and lead a good life, just like you are. —PATRICK GOMEZ


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my 15th birthday was going to be my last,” she says. “You know when you’re fading away, and I just knew.” But three months later, Arlen regained control of her eyes. “From there it was miracle after miracle,” she says of feeling returning to the top half of her body. In 2016, after years of intense physical therapy, Arlen took her first unassisted steps in eight years. “I’d never choose what happened to me, but I’d never change it,” she says. “It’s my tragic, beautiful journey.” One of four siblings raised in New Hampshire, Arlen was an athletic kid who “never got sick,” she says. But at age 11 her health began deteriorating. At first experiencing frequent colds followed by numbness in her feet, she ended up in the hospital unable to move. (It would be years before she was diagnosed with transverse myelitis and acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, two autoimmune conditions that cause inflammation of the spinal cord and brain.) “My nerves were dying. I watched my body shut down,” she says. She has no memory of the following two years; when she first began to regain consciousness she remained immobile. “I was scared,” says Arlen, who also had seizures. “I was suffering.” Arlen kept her mind busy by writing screenplays in her head and praying. Then the “miracles” began, in late 2009. (Her doctor, Michael Levy, a professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins, says only one third of TM patients recover as Arlen has.) Ready to make up for lost time, she set lofty goals: first winning gold as a swimmer at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, then defying doctors’ expectations by learning to walk again. That triumph allowed her to set her sights on DWTS. “This is the first year I’m not fighting to get back what was taken from me,” says Arlen, who still has no feeling in her legs. “This is the first year that I can finally just live —and I’m going to make it a full life.”

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Furthering the Cause “Besides liberation, the biggest weapon against genocide is education,” says Allen.

“Enough Is Enough” Hundreds rallied in Berlin in April to protest the kidnapping, torture and murder of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya.

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Saving Gay Men from Torture U.S. IMMIGRANT FREDERICK ALLEN HELPED DOZENS OF GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN ESCAPE PERSECUTION IN CHECHNYA By PATRICK GOMEZ

“I just remember being incredibly frustrated and

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angry,” says New York City lawyer Frederick Allen, remembering his reaction to reports this past April of ongoing persecution against gay and bisexual citizens in Chechnya. Since then, Chechnyan officials have continued to imprison gay men, torturing them in facilities that are being compared to concentration camps—even pressuring locals to murder their gay relatives. “We take for granted how lucky we are in this country,” Allen, 34, says of being a gay American. “When the news broke, I couldn’t stop thinking about it.” So he decided to do something. In April, Allen launched a fund-raising campaign on Facebook, and within a month he’d raised more than $250,000. “I couldn’t believe it,” admits Allen, who donated the proceeds to Rainbow Railroad, a Canadian nonprofit that helps LGBTQ people around the world find safe haven from stateenabled violence. Thanks in large part to Allen’s contributions, Rainbow Railroad has helped more than 30 gay and bisexual men secretly escape from Chechnya to Canada. “I almost broke down when I heard,” says Allen, who emigrated with his family from Ukraine to the U.S. in 1987. “I realized how easily those funds translate to saving actual lives.”

Allen (with his mom in Ukraine in 1987) was 4 when his family came to the U.S. as Jewish refugees.

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A MOTHER’S HEARTBREAK

MY SON WAS SHOT AT A SLEEPOVER

Ashlyn Melton’s son Noah was killed by a teen with an unsecured gun. Now she’s trying to help other parents avoid tragedy By J E F F T R U E S D E L L

A TRAGIC LOSS

“Noah was my cuddle-andsnuggle baby,” says Melton (top right, at her son’s grave site, and with Noah and his sister Sydney in 2010). “I have no problem with taking a child hunting, taking a child shooting. But you teach them what they need to know, what they need to do, and you supervise them. You don’t leave the guns lying around.”

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Ashlyn Melton didn’t think twice when her 13-year-

old son Noah asked to go to a sleepover at his best friend’s home in December 2011. But later that night she got a life-shattering phone call: Noah had been shot and killed while he and his 15-yearold pal were FaceTiming with classmates and the other boy picked up one of four unsecured guns in his room, police told her. “He was just showing off,” she says of the other teen. “It didn’t matter that Noah had been hunting since he was 3; it didn’t matter that Noah wouldn’t have done it. It matters that because somebody else wasn’t keeping their kid safe, mine died.” To ease her grief, Melton, 42, a bank loan officer in Plaquemine, La., has made it her life’s work to warn other parents about unsecured guns at home. Most kids under 18 killed unintentionally by firearms are shot by those their own age,

most often during play, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, which counted 82 such deaths between 2012 and 2014, its latest tally. Together with the Brady Campaign to End Gun Violence and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Melton now pushes the ASK Campaign—Asking Saves Kids—urging parents to ask if there are unlocked guns in homes where their children play. “If we change behaviors of gun owners,” says the Brady Campaign’s Kristin Brown, who will highlight the initiative at a Nov. 9 gala in New York City, “we will save lives.” A gun owner herself, Melton insists she’s not trying to take away guns; Noah grew up respecting generational traditions of hunting and shooting in her family, she says. “I’ve wrestled with forgiving,” Melton says of the other parents and their son, who was given five years’ probation after pleading guilty to unintentional negligence. “I can’t change what happened. But keeping the guns in a cabinet or drawer locked from children just seems like a —ASHLYN MELTON pretty commonsense thing to do.”

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It’s fitting that in a year when women marched, spoke out and fought for change, Gal Gadot stormed screens as the world’s first female superhero. Her sword-swinging strength was a rallying call for women and girls, but Gadot says that’s only half the story. “I think you can’t only empower the women, you have to educate the men too,” says the Israeli-born star, 32. “For boys to go to the movies and see that women can be amazing and badass and strong and inspiring—I think that’s very, very important.” Gadot has a special appreciation for the first responders she met on the day of the People shoot, having served in the Israeli army for two years as a combat trainer. “They are the true heroes,” she says. “They’re the wonder women.” Air Force Capt. Staci Rouse loves the comic-book icon’s message “to be the best you can be for the world around you.” Adds ER nurse Kelly Lynch


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Fighting for the World’s Kids “It is such a huge privilege,” says Gadot (with Nashagh, left, and Rouse) of military service.

Pink “I care about kids,” says the multiplatinum Grammy winner, 38, and mom to Willow, 6, and Jameson, 11 months, of the driving force behind her partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund. “UNICEF has helped more children around the world than anyone else, and in a humanitarian crisis, they’re there. [UNICEF USA President & CEO] Caryl is tireless—she is 50 humans inside of one body. She’s no BS, and yet her mission comes from love. . . . When I think about a mom not being able to feed a kid or make them feel safe, it breaks my heart. I subscribe to the idea that these kids are all of our kids. I want us all to help each other.” Caryl Stern “I wish we’d look at children by their age, not define them by their borders,” says Stern, 60. “Children do not get to pick where they’re born. They surely would not pick poverty or conflict if they did.” Fighting for the future of 50 million refugee kids, she’s inspired by her mom, 84, who escaped Nazi-occupied Austria at 6 years old, sailing to New York in the care of a woman she never saw again. “One woman saved her life,” says Stern, “and she said that we could be that person for someone else.” A UNICEF ambassador, Pink visited Haiti with Stern in 2015 to aid with hunger relief.

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of seeing Gadot’s character resonate across the world: “It’s a great time to take charge of your future and know you’re no longer held back by your gender.” Next up, Gadot has two more Wonder Woman projects: Justice League, out Nov. 17, and a sequel slated for 2019. But that’s just the beginning. “There are so many more things I’d like to achieve,” she says. “I want to have more children. [She has daughters Alma, 6, and Maya, 7 months, with husband Yaron Versanor.] You can start having impact on your immediate environment. Be kind, listen, have goodwill. It has a ripple effect. I’ll start there.”

Making School Lunchtime Better by Connecting Teens

“No matter age or circumstance, everyone has the ability to effect change in their communities,” says Hampton.

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For Natalie Hampton, 17, lunchtime at her middle school was terrifying. “I was sitting alone every day being physically attacked and verbally bullied,” she says. After switching to a new school in ninth grade and quickly making friends, Hampton decided to help anyone who might be similarly struggling by designing the app Sit with Us, which helps connect students who are looking for others to share a table at lunch. The innovative idea is now being used by more than 100,000 people in eight different countries—and Hampton is thrilled. “I’m proud I was able to take a negative experience and turn it into something to help others,” she says.

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25 WOMEN CHANGING THE WORLD JANE GOODALL

A Legend Inspires the Next Generation “I’m gradually starting to realize this impact is bigger than I ever could have dreamed,” famed primatologist Jane Goodall says of dedicating her life to the study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees. Through Goodall’s groundbreaking work, she has proved that animals share feelings and emotions similar to those of humans. “When you’re brought into this life, you’re given certain gifts, and you have to use them,” Goodall says of her “strong constitution” (at 83, she still travels 300 days a year) and her strengths as a communicator. Today she is using those gifts to help educate younger generations about conservation and compassion through her program Roots & Shoots. “Its main message is that every single one of us makes a difference.” Roots & Shoots started in 12 countries and has already expanded to more than 98—and it isn’t done growing. “I want it to go everywhere.”

“We have to have hope— and we have to work harder to safeguard the future,” says Goodall.

“If we get people talking, we can begin to understand one another,” Ferrera says.

AMERICA FERRERA

$9RLFHIRU WKH9RLFHOHVV As a social activist and supporter of Hillary Clinton, America Ferrera says she was “feeling really despondent” after the 2016 presidential election. So the Superstore star, 33, teamed up with her husband, actor-director Ryan Piers Williams, and actor Wilmer Valderrama to create Harness, an advocacy organization that aims to shift current narratives about social issues by bringing leaders in communities of color, immigrants, refugees and Muslims together with Hollywood creators to help tell their stories. “So often we talk about people and not to people,” she says. “That’s just not enough.”

JANELLE MONAE

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8QLI\LQJ:RPHQ After her impassioned speech at the 2017 Women’s March, the singer and actress, 31, has kept the momentum going with her organization Fem the Future, which seeks to unite professional women to uplift the next generation. “It’s a grassroots movement about making sure that those in a position of power are actively including more women who can compete at a high level,” says Monáe, who as head of Wondaland Records finds and employs female music producers and engineers. “It’s really important to me to support my peers.” Photograph by MEI TAO

“I believe women hold so much power,” says Monáe (at the march on Jan. 21).

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25 WOMEN CHANGING THE WORLD GRETCHEN CARLSON

“We’re seeing this avalanche of women and men feeling comfortable to say ‘me too,’” says Carlson. “It gives me great optimism.”

Combating Sexual Harassment “It’s the ‘be fierce’ movement,” the former Fox & Friends host says of the message she shares in her new book about fighting sexual harassment. Her 2016 lawsuit against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes led to his resignation and emboldened women in other industries to share their own stories. Carlson, 51, emphasizes that men who are aware of harassment must make it known “that they’re not going to tolerate it on behalf of women.”

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WOMEN SPEAKING OUT Carlson is far from alone in the movement against sexual harassment and assault. From actress Rose McGowan to gymnast Rachael Denhollander, “it takes dozens of people speaking up to actually have people listen,” says business executive Ellen Pao, who was involved in a gender-discrimination case. “Seeing other people working together to push for change is really rewarding.”

“We’re strong,” McGowan said at the Women’s Convention on Oct. 27.

IRENE NKOSI

(UDGLFDWLQJ +,9$,'6 Irene Nkosi was in her teens when she learned she was HIV positive during her second pregnancy. In her home country of South Africa, more than 5 million people are estimated to have HIV/AIDS, the largest number of infections in the world. In her conservative culture, Nkosi faced ostracism, but a nurse told her about Mothers2Mothers—a group that helps HIV-positive pregnant mothers prevent their babies from contracting the disease. “Mothers2Mothers saved my life,” says Nkosi, 32, who now counsels others facing the same hurdles and stigma. “We are not only educating the positive women, we also educate the HIVnegative women to stay negative,” she says.

“I am going to walk with them in this journey until they are empowered,” says Nkosi (teaching in 2016).

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25 WOMEN CHANGING THE WORLD “I’ve been really impressed by what people are willing to tell me about their own experiences, because they feel like that story will help somebody else,” says Gounder (near Gallup, N.Mex., in October).

TRACEE ELLIS ROSS

5HGHÀQLQJ %HDXW\ As a kid, Tracee Ellis Ross hated her hair. “I didn’t see textured hair like mine in media, so I didn’t think it was beautiful,” says the Emmy nominee, 45. “I spent years trying to beat it into submission—to get it to be silky and straight. But as soon as I started to nurse my hair back to health, I started to nurse my soul back to health too.” Now, through her portrayal of Dr. Rainbow Johnson, a mother of five on black-ish, her size-inclusive JCPenney collection and empowering speeches at events like Beautycon, Ross hopes to spread the message that “beauty is about being comfortable in your own skin.”

“Conversations about hair can seem trivial,” says Ross. “But really they’re about the authentic self.”

CELINE GOUNDER

Bringing Health Care to All Celine Gounder was studying engineering when she realized she wanted to pursue a very different path. “Something clicked for me, the idea of working with underserved populations but leveraging science to do that in the form of medicine,” says the N.Y.C.-based epidemiologist, 40, who now hosts a podcast called In Sickness and in Health. “There’s a lot that can be done to make our health system better if we share stories,” says Gounder. After volunteering to fight Ebola in New Guinea, she’s traveling the U.S. on an “ill-health tour” to highlight pressing issues including opioid addiction, poverty and human trafficking. “These problems take a long time to solve. But when just one person says, ‘I never thought of it this way,’ that makes a big difference.”

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Crusading for a Cure Lying in the hospital after her double mastectomy in 2012, Kathy Bates “felt weird pains” in her arms and hands. After her arms swelled up, the Oscar winner and breast cancer survivor, 69, was diagnosed with lymphedema, which is caused by a blockage in the lymph nodes and can lead to deadly sepsis. Bates was shocked to learn that 10 million Americans suffer from lymphatic issues, but many doctors aren’t required to learn much about the subject. “I was so pissed off,” says the Disjointed star, who is now the face of the Lymphatic Education & Research Network. “People need to be able to get treatment before they have to lose a limb—or their lives.”


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Mental Health Awareness Discussions of mental health “can be very taboo, and I want to take that away,” says Demi Lovato, who has shared her own struggles with bipolar disorder and eating disorders. Teaming with Global Citizen and Save the Children, Lovato is promoting their Healing and Education Through the Arts (HEART) program in Iraq for kids affected by war and conflict. “I’m really looking forward to hopefully changing lives over there,” says the singer-songwriter, 25. In opening up about her personal battles, “I do feel the impact, because I’ve had fans come up to me and say that I’ve saved their lives.”

“It means the world to me,” Lovato says of hearing from those who say her openness has helped them.

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BRENE BROWN

(PSRZHULQJ :RPHQLQ 0LGOLIH Brené Brown has a knack for distilling social research in a way that resonates for women, particularly those in midlife. “Give up on the beer-commercial image of friends,” says the bestselling author, whose 2012 TED Talk on embracing vulnerability has been viewed more than 30 million times. “If you’ve got one or two people who see you, you are the luckiest person in the world.” The Texan and mom of two, 51, also offers practical advice for navigating family dynamics in polarized times. “I listen and I stay curious and I approach people with generosity,” says Brown, who counts Oprah Winfrey as a fan. “Generosity, curiosity, civility and boundaries is my combination. It takes balls of steel.”

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“True belonging is having the courage to stand alone,” says Brown. “I couldn’t do that until after my early 40s.”

When Ava DuVernay was little, her mom gave her sage advice: “If you try, and it doesn’t work out, you’re not a failure, you’re a risk taker.” Today the publicist turned Oscar-nominated director, 45, helps others take the leap through Array Now, which finds and funds films by women and people of color. She’s also the first black female director to head up a $100 million film, A Wrinkle in Time. “I want to lead by example,” says DuVernay, who employs all-female directors for her hit OWN Network drama Queen Sugar. “I refuse to believe the status quo.” (CHASTAIN) HAIR: AHN CO TRAN; MAKEUP: KATE LEE; STYLIST: ELIZABETH STEWART/THE WALL GROUP; TOP: GUCCI; (LOVATO) HAIR: CESAR RAMIREZ; MAKEUP: JILL POWELL; (DUVERNAY) SET DESIGN: WOODEN LADDER; (MOCK) BENJO ARWAS/CONTOUR BY GETTY IMAGES; (ALBA) DANI BRUBAKER/CONTOUR BY GETTY IMAGES; (BROWN) MAILE WILSON


Chastain (photographed with rescue animals and volunteers on Oct. 14) also works with fashion brands to create cruelty-free products.

JANET MOCK

Protecting LGBTQ Kids Before coming out as a transgender in her late teens, Janet Mock felt ashamed of who she was. “I struggled with speaking my truth,” says the TV host and New York Times bestselling author, 34. “But when I did, I became a part of a community.” Now she is working with organizations like the BreakOut! Youth Project in New Orleans and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project in New York City to “ensure that trans people and LGBTQ youth are protected, that they have the resources that they need, and that they have someone they can turn to in times of crisis. Right now I think our job is to gather together to tell different kinds of stories and to ensure thatt we are including the most marrginalized l d in our communities.”

“I want people to recognize that who we say we are is real,” says Mock.

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Advocating for Animals Jessica Chastain doesn’t want people to pity her three-legged rescue dog Chaplin when they see him out on a walk. “He’s so excited to be going down the pavement, hopping along with the most joy you could ever see,” says the actress and Humane Society of the United States volunteer. The Oscar nominee, 40, has supported the group through its partnership with 200 school districts to bring plant-based menus into cafeterias. Chastain, who has “adopted every animal I’ve ever had,” is an outspoken advocate on social media who encourages other women to make their voices heard. “We’re in a time now where if there’s something that’s im ttantt tto you mpor portan you,, you you can can sspea peakk up u on your own platform.”

“It’s not easy to run something and to grind every day,” says Alba, but her kids give her focus. “I’m super grateful.”

“Anything other than inclusive is exclusionary,” says DuVernay of male-dominated Hollywood sets.

JESSICA ALBA

5XOLQJWKH%RDUGURRP Her company’s global mission began as a more personal one for Jessica Alba. “My kids have the same allergies as I do,” says the mother of two, 36—she’s expecting her third baby this winter—who once went to the ER after a reaction to a hair product. In 2012 she founded the Honest Company, which has grown into a billion-dollar business empire of nontoxic household, baby and beauty products from an original line of just 17 products. “My goal is to make a positive impact,” she says. And when it comes to naysayers, “they’ve always motivated me to persevere. I surround myself with people who are much smarter than me, and I learn. I’m a sponge.” Photographs by (CHASTAIN) AMANDA MARSALIS; (LOVATO) KAT BORCHART; (DUVERNAY) KOURY ANGELO

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25 WOMEEN CHANGING THH E W O R L D “It’s empowering to take a situation that makes you feel powerless and find your voice in it,” Shriver says.

Heffernan (left) and Harrington dreamed up Grown and Flown during PTA meetings and volunteer projects.

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Leading the Fight Against Alzheimer’s When Whe n Ma Maria ria Shr Shrive iver’s r’s fat father her,, Sarge Sargent nt Shri Shriver ver,, was was diagn diagnose osed d with w Alzheimer’s in 2003, the news was g “It g to devastati devast ating. ng. “It’s ’s mind mind-bl -blowi owing ng to sit sit acros acrosss from from y your our p parentt and have them say, ‘Who are you?’” par Working on multiple education and advocacy fronts—from producing HBO’s Alzheimer’s Project series to testifying in Congress—Shriver, 62, helped uncover a groundbreaking fact: For every brain that develops the disease (1 every 66 seconds in the U.S.), two-thirds belong to women. “No one knows why,” says Shriver, who founded the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, a global alliance committed to understanding why women are at a higher risk—and to finding a cure. “My endgame is for every woman to know she’s vulnerable, to raise money for research and to wipe this mother out.”

KAREN SPENCER

%XLOGLQJ&RQQHFWLRQVIRU 9XOQHUDEOH&KLOGUHQ Karen Spencer’s lightbulb moment came when she was taking parenting classes with her first baby: What if there were a way to apply the same emphasis on connection to the world’s most vulnerable kids? So began Whole Child International, which teaches caregivers and government officials in developing countries how to create a more loving and nurturing environment for the children in their care. By making simple changes to emphasize connective relationships, WCI has seen huge health gains, including a 47 percent increase in children’s heights and a 37 percent increase in weight with no changes to diet. “Simply by ensuring that children have a quality primary-care relationship, they will grow stronger,” says Spencer, 45, a mom of three who is married to Princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer. “My goal is to see supportive relationships at the center of all child care. We need to invest in building love and connection— and when we do, the world we live in will change for the better.”

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“The impact is huge,” Spencer (in El Salvador in June 2016) says of making small but significant changes.

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When Lisa Heffernan burst into tears in the middle of the produce aisle after her son went away to college, she knew she wasn’t alone. Through their Grown and Flown website, Heffernan and fellow mom Mary Dell Harrington built an online community of more than 200,000 parents with older children. “These are the times when kids are making some of the most consequential decisions in their lives, and there was very little support,” says Heffernan, 58. Today group members share advice and tangible help like college scholarship donations. “We had no idea that it would blossom in the way it has, and that it would also lead to people getting together in real life and making a difference in each other’s lives,” says Harrington, 62.


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25 WOMEN CHANGING THE WORLD “It’s a systemic problem, and I can’t turn anyone away,” says Quinn, “because I’m in a position to help.”

Aduba visited Uganda to see HI’s work firsthand in 2016.

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UZO ADUBA

Feeding Families Uzo Aduba knew she was in for something special at her first Heifer International event. “It was the only red carpet I’d ever been to that had goats and chickens,” says the Orange Is the New Black star, 36. So Aduba decided to join forces with the organization, which aims to end world hunger by helping families gain self-reliance. “It’s the next step from teaching a man to fish,” Aduba says of Heifer’s practice of gifting families a calf as an income source and then asking that family to pay it forward by gifting their heifer’s first calf to another family in need. “It’s incredible to see how much their lives change.”

ZOE QUINN

7DFNOLQJ 2QOLQH+DWH The anonymous death and rape threats long ago stopped scaring video-game developer Zoë Quinn. “I’m used to it now,” says Quinn, 30, whose life was nearly destroyed after an ex-boyfriend’s angry blog post sparked a massive cyberbullying campaign against her in August 2014 that became known as #GamerGate. “Their plan,” she recalls, “was to get me to kill myself if they didn’t do it first.” Quinn not only survived, but today she helps others like her fight back against online harassment with her Crash Override Network website. “Ultimately what my harassers wanted was for me to go away,” she says, “but I’m not interested in doing that.”

SAM RAPOPORT

“Football is everything to me,” says Rapoport. “It’s my career, it’s how I met the majority of my friends, and it’s how I met my wife.”

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The former quarterback got her start with the National Football League by making a Hail Mary pass to the hiring committee. “I sent a football with my résumé and wrote, ‘What other quarterback could accurately deliver a football 386 miles?’” Rapoport, 36, recalls. As the NFL’s director of football development, she is responsible for increasing opportunities for women in football operations. “I would love for girls growing up to believe that if they love the sport as much as I do, that they could be a part of it,” she says. Among the breakthroughs under her direction: The Buffalo Bills hired two female coaches, and the Minnesota Vikings added two female scouts. “Our goal is to normalize females on the sidelines,” she says. “That’s when we’ll know that we’ve started to achieve something.”

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Roasted Carrots with Greek Yogurt & Almonds THIS COLORFUL SIDE FROM THE OFFAL GOOD COOKBOOK AUTHOR WILL COUNTERBALANCE THE RICH DISHES ON THE TABLE

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4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling 24 small rainbow carrots with tops (about 11⁄ 2 lbs.) 1 tbsp. cumin seeds 1 tbsp. orange zest plus 4 tbsp. fresh juice (from 1 orange) 1⁄ 2 tsp. sea salt 1⁄ 4 tsp. black pepper 12 Medjool dates, split and pitted 1⁄ 4 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt 1⁄ 2 cup toasted sliced almonds 1⁄ 4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium. Add carrots, and cook, gently turning, until lightly browned on each side, about 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in cumin seeds. Place skillet in oven, and roast until tender, 8 to 10 minutes. 2. Whisk together orange zest, orange juice, salt, pepper and remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large bowl. Add roasted carrot mixture to bowl, and toss to coat. 3. Place skillet over medium heat. Add dates, split side down, and cook until golden, about 4 minutes. 4. Pile carrots on a medium serving platter. Dollop with yogurt, and top with dates. Sprinkle with almonds and cilantro; drizzle with olive oil. Serves: 4 Active time: 30 minutes Total time: 30 minutes FOR MORE CELEBRITY RECIPES , VISIT PEOPLE.COM/ FOOD

food HACK If you have leftovers, Cosentino suggests mashing the carrots and dates together (like you would for mashed potatoes) and spreading it on your next-day turkey sandwich.

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food 2 lbs. small red- or white-skin new potatoes 1 cup plus 2 tsp. malt vinegar, divided, plus more for brushing 5 tbsp. kosher salt, divided, plus more for sprinkling 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 1⁄ 2 tsp. coarsely cracked black pepper 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh chives, divided 1. Combine potatoes, 1 cup vinegar and 1 tablespoon salt in a large saucepan over high heat. Add water to cover potatoes by 1 inch. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer until potatoes are just tender, 15 to 20 minutes. 2. Preheat oven to 450º. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. 3. Whisk 4 cups cold water and remaining 4 tablespoons salt in a large bowl until salt is dissolved. Add 2 cups ice. Using a slotted

spoon, transfer cooked potatoes to ice water. Let stand 30 seconds; drain and pat dry. Allow potatoes to cool slightly. 4. Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan (or in a microwave) with pepper and 1 tablespoon chives. Remove from heat and whisk in remaining 2 teaspoons vinegar. 5. Use heel of your hand to gently smash and flatten each potato to a 1⁄2-inch thickness. Arrange smashed potatoes in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. 6. Brush potatoes with butter mixture, and sprinkle generously with salt. Flip and repeat on other side. Bake until edges are crispy and golden, 30 to 40 minutes. Brush generously with more vinegar; transfer to a serving platter. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon chives and desired amount of salt. Serve hot. Serves: 4 Active time: 15 minutes Total time: 1 hour

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SPICED MAPLE-WALNUT CHEESECAKE Prep Time: 30 min. | Total Time: 6 hours 40 min. | Makes: 16 servings (incl. refrigerating)

W HAT YO U NEED 8 graham crackers 1 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts, toasted, divided 1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. packed brown sugar, divided 2 Tbsp. butter, melted 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream 1 cup maple syrup, divided 4 eggs 1/2 cup whipping cream

MAKE I T HEAT oven to 325°F. USE pulsing action of food processor to pulse graham crackers, 3/4 cup nuts and 2 Tbsp. sugar until mixture forms fine crumbs. Add butter; mix well. Press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 min. BEAT cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice and remaining sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add sour cream and 1/2 cup maple syrup; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust. BAKE 1 hour or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours. BRING cream and remaining maple syrup to boil in medium saucepan on medium heat, stirring constantly. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 12 min. or until reduced to about 2/3 cup, stirring frequently. Cool completely. DRIZZLE maple-flavored sauce over cheesecake just before serving; sprinkle with remaining nuts. Substitute: Combine 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/4 tsp. ground ginger, and dash each of ground allspice and ground cloves; use instead of the pumpkin pie spice.


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1. Place a rimmed baking sheet in oven. Preheat oven to 450°. (Do not remove baking sheet while oven preheats.) Toss cauliflower with 1 tablespoon each sesame oil and olive oil. Spread in a single layer on hot baking sheet. Bake until golden brown

and crisp around edges, about 30 minutes, tossing halfway through. 2. Place coriander and cumin seeds in a spice grinder (or mortar and pestle), and pulse until finely ground, 10 to 12 times. Place mixture in a small bowl; stir in salt. Set aside. 3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon each sesame oil and olive oil in a large skillet over medium; add leeks, shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring often, until slightly softened, 6 to 7 minutes. Add cauliflower, challah and spice mixture, and toss. Reduce heat to low, and add half of the stock. Cover and allow stuffing to absorb liquid, 4 to 5 minutes. Add remaining stock, 1⁄4 cup at a time, until liquid is absorbed after each addition. Stir in chives and parsley. Serves: 8 Active time: 20 minutes Total time: 45 minutes

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Broccoli, Cranberry & Bacon Salad THE ACTRESS AND AUTHOR OF VALERIE’S HOME COOKING SAYS HER RECIPE IS ‘RETRO AND RIDICULOUSLY DELICIOUS’ 4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar 2 tbsp. honey 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard 12 oz. fresh broccoli florets, chopped (about 2 heads) 1⁄ 2 cup grated carrot (from 1 large carrot) 1⁄ 3 cup sweetened dried cranberries 1⁄ 4 cup chopped red onion 1⁄ 3 cup chopped toasted walnuts 4 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled 1⁄

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Fill a shaker with ice; add 1 oz. gin, 1 oz. bitter orange liqueur, 1 oz. sweet vermouth, and 1 oz. orange juice. Cover, and shake until chilled, about 30 seconds. Strain into an old-fashioned glass with ice, and garnish with an orange peel or slice.

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Whisk together oil, vinegar, honey and Dijon in a large bowl. Add broccoli, carrot, cranberries and onion; gently toss to coat. Cover, and chill 2 hours. Sprinkle with walnuts and bacon just before serving. Serves: 4 Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 2 hours, 10 minutes


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THE ACTOR, 25, STARS IN HULU’S NEW TIME-TRAVELING ACTION-COMEDY SERIES FUTURE MAN Last time I was injured I went wake surfing, and on my third try I went to stand up, and my knee snapped. I was just underwater like, “Ah, this hurts.” I got out thinking I would ice it for a bit and go for another run, but no, I actually tore my LCL.

Last road trip I was in Spain visiting my girlfriend [Claudia Traisac], and a buddy of mine came over. We rented motorcycles and drove like 1,000 kilometers all over the northern coast of Spain and through the mountains and the national parks. It was incredible.

Last thing I took from a set At one point my character in Future Man wears this ridiculously expensive white hoodie thing that no one should ever pay that much for. I don’t like to spend money on clothes, but around the house it’s super cozy. I would never wear it out in public.

Last time I got frustrated Recently, with Puerto Rico and everything that’s happening with the relief attempts and how slow we were to respond to our own American citizens—that was so frustrating. I don’t even know how to channel that into something productive. Everywhere I went [after the LCL tear], I had to wear this intense leg brace. My dad got married, and I had this great suit, but then I had to put the brace on top of it. It looked really stupid. Reported by Nicole Sands

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