HELLO! magazine 1705

Renowned for its superb photo-features, and its ability to secure exclusive access to the social elite, HELLO! has been capturing key moments in celebrities lives ever since it was launched more than 20 years. Each issue is rich mix of articles and interviews from around the world balanced by a series of regular practical features designed to appeal to every type of reader.

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13 min
jess wright and william lee-kemp seal their love surrounded by family and friends

When Jessica Wright and William Lee-Kemp became husband and wife in a ceremony that was both spectacularly extravagant while also wonderfully intimate, it was the fulfilment of a long-held wish to marry surrounded by all those they love. “I will never give up on a dream,” Jess tells HELLO! as the couple exclusively share their beautiful wedding photographs, capturing every moment of their magical day, which saw three incredible gowns, 12 bridesmaids, a magnificent church ceremony and a grand banquet at a Spanish castle. “There were so many times we thought that we might have to go ahead with a smaller wedding due to all the restrictions, but we kept holding out. Someone could well say we are persistent, and I think that is probably now one of my middle names!” BRIDE’S DELIGHT Their…

1 min
helen skelton bumping along nicely with baby no. 3

It may be rural, but life will be far from peaceful for Helen Skelton when she welcomes her third child. The Countryfile presenter and her England rugby league player husband Richie Myler (together right) confirmed their news via a post on Helen’s Instagram. Alongside a photo of the couple’s two sons Ernie, six, and Louis, four, placing their hands on their mum’s bump (left), Helen added baby emojis and “#grateful”. The post came after the 38-year-old took part in a celebrity pro-am golf tournament and golf pro Inci Mehmet tweeted about Helen’s impressive performance “whilst preggers”. Her pregnancy news also coincided with the return of her Channel 5 series This Week on the Farm, shortly after the launch of a new off-screen venture: her childrenswear brand, Toy Breaker. “Busy couple of months,” Helen revealed…

1 min
britney spears has done it again as she gets engaged

Britney Spears has become engaged one more time… to her boyfriend of five years, Sam Asghari (together left). Although the pop star has since deleted her Instagram account, Britney reassured fans on Twitter that the happy day is going ahead: “Don’t worry folks… just taking a little break from social media to celebrate my engagement!!!! I’ll be back soon.” The Toxic star, who has been married twice before, posted a video (right) on Instagram captioned: “I can’t f***ing believe it” in which she ensured her huge diamond ring, engraved with the word “lioness”, was front and centre. Winking, smiling and kissing her fiancé, she trills “Yesss!” when he asks if she likes it. The post, liked by 2.6 million fans, was flooded with messages from celebrity friends as they welcomed Britney’s happy news. Among the…

1 min
m.t.v. video music awards stars get into the groove at 40th birthday

She is the ultimate Material Girl, and at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards Madonna made a surprise appearance to wish the music channel a happy 40th birthday. Opening the show in black leather and fishnets (right), she told the audience at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn: “And they said it wouldn’t last… But we’re still here.” Speaking of their shared history, Madonna explained: “We formed a bond that changed my life, changed music and created a whole new art form.” Hosted by Doja Cat, the ceremony proved a great night for Lil Nas X and Olivia Rodrigo, who both took home three awards. It was attended by some of the biggest names in the industry and featured live performances by Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran and Alicia Keys (left). “Tonight is going to be…

1 min
‘the great british bake off’ a new batch of bakers is ready to rise to the challenge

It recently won the Best Challenge Show category (again) at the National Television Awards, and with a new series of The Great British Bake Off starting this week on Channel 4, the latest batch of 12 hopefuls keen to prove themselves in the show’s iconic tent has been revealed. The eclectic mix (above) includes a former midwife, a police officer and a physicist. Sharing viewers’ excitement were the show’s judges Paul Hollywood and Dame Prue Leith, and presenters Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas. Posting a promo shot (left, featuring all four) on social media, Noel captioned it simply: “Boom,” while Matt tweeted: “Well now you know.” Like last year, the judges and contestants lived in a Covid-secure bubble during filming, with Paul describing the experience as “like a really weird dysfunctional family”.…

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fearne cotton a ‘beautiful’ night with youngsters

Featuring live performances and DJ sets, plus auctions with lots including a piece by artist Ben Mosley (inset below), there was no shortage of highlights at a fundraising gala for Young Lives vs Cancer. But for Fearne Cotton, the best part was meeting one of the young people helped by the charity. Posing with 13-year-old Maisie for a photo (right), the DJ and podcast host called it “the most beautiful and at times deeply emotional evening” in a post on Instagram. Wearing a bespoke design gifted to her by The Robing Room, Maisie performed This is Me from The Greatest Showman, singing alongside four of her peers (above). “They totally smashed it,” Fearne revealed. As for her own outfit, she explained: “It was the first time I’d worn a dress and heels in…