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New Idea 13 January 2020

New Idea has been Australia's most loved weekly magazine for women for more than 110 years, reaching over 2 million readers each week. Every issue of New Idea is full of fascinating features, the latest celebrity news, practical and delicious recipes and interesting real-life stories, as well as up-to-the-minute fashion, health and beauty advice. Now you can have this iconic Aussie magazine delivered straight to your mobile device in digital form – whenever you want it and wherever you are.

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queen margrethe’s new man!

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was spotted out with a new man, sparking rumours the 79-year-old might be ready for love again. The Danish royal was seen outside The National Gallery in London with a Swedish count named Gustaf Trolle-Bonde. The 76-year-old is rumoured to be the Queen’s new boyfriend. Her husband Prince Henrik passed away in February 2018. According to Danish publication Her & Nu, the couple left a Chelsea hotel together and travelled to the art gallery. “The count is not unknown by the Danish royal house, as he was for many years a permanent fixture on the guest list when the Queen and Prince Henrik held parties,” they claimed. With Prince Frederik and Princess Mary taking on more royal duties, they would no doubt be happy to see the Queen…

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michelle williams pregnant & engaged!

Actress Michelle Williams is engaged and pregnant to her director beau Thomas Kail, according to reports. Michelle – who had 14-year-old daughter Matilda with late Australian star Heath Ledger – married musician Phil Elverum in 2018, but the pair quietly split eight months ago. Although the new couple haven’t made a public announcement, sources say Michelle, 39, is very excited. “She fell fast and hard for Thomas. They are very in love and excited about their future together and having a family,” a source told E! News. The insider also said Michelle is already showing and had planned to debut her bump at the Golden Globe Awards. Other sources claim Michelle’s daughter, Matilda, actually set the lovebirds up after they met on the set of the film Fosse/Verdon. Michelle has previously spoken about the challenges…

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jen and brad’s million-dollar globes makeover

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were the talk of the town in the lead up to this year’s Golden Globe Awards after the former Hollywood golden couple both received nominations. Jen, 50, received a nod for the highly acclaimed series Morning Wars, while Brad, 56, earned accolades for his role in Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. As a result, a source tells New Idea that Jen “wanted to look her absolute best” for the upcoming awards season. “It’s the biggest [awards season] she can remember, literally ever, and while she insists this isn’t about Brad, she’s not fooling anyone!” While Jen is always a red-carpet knockout, the source reveals the actress went the extra mile in this year’s lead-up. “Jen didn’t indulge much at all this holiday season,” the source explains. “She’s having…

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brad vs george: globes showdown

The awards season has only just begun but Brad Pitt and George Clooney are said to be battling for dominance as competition heated up at the Golden Globes. The two A-listers were up for several prestigious gongs with George’s Catch 22 nominated for best television limited series, while Brad was tipped to take the best actor in a supporting role award for Once Upon A Time... in Hollywood. It’s not the first time Brad and George have competed for the spotlight during awards season. Although the veteran stars have many nominations and wins between them, in 2012 tensions likely flared when they were both up for the same Golden Globe best actor award. While Brad was nominated for his role in Moneyball, it was George’s part in The Descendants that won him the…

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cindy’s desperate bid to save kaia

Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber were overheard expressing concern for the wellbeing of their daughter Kaia’s boyfriend, Pete Davidson, recently. Now, a source tells New Idea that the couple are desperate to get their model daughter away from the troubled comedian. “This has gone way past the point of them disapproving of the romance and into far darker territory now,” claims the source. “It’s an absolute nightmare for Kaia to be in the middle of, but Rande has vowed to see this through until Pete gets the help he needs, and Cindy isn’t letting either of them out of her sight for a second longer than she can help it.” There was concern for Pete when Rande and Cindy were photographed outside Kaia’s New York apartment apparently discussing his poor mental health.…

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jessica mauboy: our fight for equality

Singer Jessica Mauboy, actress Miranda Tapsell and model Samantha Harris have banded together alongside an ensemble of other local stars to fight for racial equality in Australia. To mark 250 years since James Cook first voyaged to Australia, marie claire, in its February issue, has joined forces with some of the country’s biggest names to campaign for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to be recognised in the nation’s constitution. Speaking passionately about her Indigenous heritage, Jessica, 30, said it was her birthright to help fight for recognition. “I was born on Dreamtime land and grew up in Darwin with my mum and four sisters in the suburb of Wulagi. I walked to school every day hand in hand with my sisters, and we’d swim in the local waterfall in the afternoons – minding…