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Issue 843

Combining the best celebrity news and gossip with compelling real-life stories, Closer gets close to the heart of the story and brings you the truth behind the headlines. Also includes: TV listings, puzzles, beauty and body advice, destiny and more! Perfect for a coffee-break read, or to download and enjoy on the move...

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51 Issues


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love is a funny thing

Relationships aren’t easy, but some are harder than others. Gemma and Arg have been on and off more times than her ice skates, but friends say she’s taken him back again – despite him recently branding her “a fat, horrible lump”. Apparently she’s desperate to be a mum and feels he’s her last chance. On page 36, we chat to animal lover Adri Rachelle, who has a different outlook. She says she’d rather be single forever than with the wrong man – and shares her bed with some of her 88 pets. She’s obviously decided it’s better to share a bed with actual rats and pigs than lovers who behave like snakes! Finally, don’t miss this week’s 10-page budget special. We’ve found the very best new-season beauty, fashion and…

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deluded jordan’s revenge bombshell

She recently went on an epic rant, slamming ex-husband Peter Andre for using their kids as an “emotional weapon” in a series of furious Instagram posts, which she later deleted.In the posts, Jordan, 40 – who shares Junior, 13, and 11-year-old Princess with Pete, 46 – branded him “cruel” and slammed him for being a “hypocrite”.One read, “A good parent does not take their child’s rights away out of the anger for the other parent.” In another, she wrote, “You will not have this control any more, wish people knew the real truth. I’ve been wrongly judged for too long now, leave me alone.” ‘SELFISH’ She reportedly FaceTimed ex-husband Kieran while nakedJordan – real name Katie Price – continued to criticise the star in an appearance on Good…

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‘we’re both too busy for a baby’

He may be returning from the States to spend more time with wife Michelle, but Mark has revealed the couple have no plans to start a family any time soon. Closer previously reported how Mark’s family were desperate for the pair to have kids – but Mark, 32, confirmed that despite family pressure, he and Michelle, 31, are prioritising work commitments over parenthood.He said last week, “As soon as we got married, we got [pressure] from our mums and it’s been four years now. There is pressure, but it’s fun pressure and everyone is excited for the day it does happen. I’m always broody. I love kids.“We are not in a rush though, because we are both so busy and Michelle is off to do another series of Our…

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will mark & michelle ever escape lauren?

‘LAUREN’S BORED AND IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR HER NEXT DRAMA FIX’ She’s the girlfriend who’s haunted him ever since their turbulent 10-year romance came to a bitter end in 2011, when Lauren Goodger and Mark Wright called-off their engagement after accusing each other of cheating.While Mark, 32, has gone on to find happiness with wife Michelle Keegan, Lauren, also 32, has continued to bear the brunt of car-crash relationships – ending her last romance with jailbird Joey Morrison last year and repeatedly telling fans she’s desperate to settle down. The former couple dated for 10 yearsAfter Lauren – who last week confirmed she was still friends with Joey and was spotted enjoying a night out with the criminal and mutual pals – opened up about her sex life with…

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the real reason kate and meghan are kept apart

‘IF MEGHAN WANTED TO HAVE KATE’S GUIDANCE, SHE SHOULD HAVE REACHED OUT’ Reports of a feud between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton show no sign of stopping, with the increasing distance between the royals becoming even more apparent last week when they attended polar opposite public events.While Kate, 37, and Prince William, 36, visited squats and slums in one of the poorest areas of Blackpool and spoke with locals, Meghan, also 37, joined Harry at a star-studded charity event at Wembley arena. DIFFERENT Their attendance at such different events sparked a backlash from fans – one wrote, “Will and Kate are the true humanitarians of the younger generation. Meghan and Harry are all about the glitz and glam.” Another posted, “William and Kate doing a better job than the…

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billie: ‘i love babies – we’ll have one more!’

It had been five years in the making following her 2014 engagement – and last week Billie Faiers finally tied the knot with Greg Shepherd at an exotic Maldives resort.But the celebration was quickly overshadowed by reports of trouble in paradise amid claims that the wedding party had caused “carnage”, upsetting other holidaymakers who made formal complaints about “drunken yobs” and “intimidating and raucous behaviour”. FAMILY DRAMA As Billie flew out to the five-star hotel with family and friends for her big day, there were reports that her stepdad, Dave Chatwood, was too drunk to board the plane, allegedly delaying the flight, with onlookers later claiming that “guests hurled abuse and stole wine off the air stewards’ trolley.”There were even allegations that Greg had called another holidaymaker a…