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New Idea 24 February 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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2 min.
gowns, gossip & parties

RENÉE & BRADLEY REUNITE Long-lost lovers or long-time friends? Renée Zellweger caught up with ex-boyfriend Bradley Cooper at the Oscars, sharing an intimate moment together. The pair dated from 2009 to 2011. The couple reportedly split due to Bradley becoming a household name at the same time Renée took a break from acting. Now that she’s back in Hollywood, could a reunion be on the cards for the pair? BRAD AND JEN’S OSCAR BABY BOMBSHELL Fans of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston went wild when the former couple reunited at the SAG Awards last month and now, the pair caught up once again at an Academy Awards afterparty! And, just days after their clandestine meet-up, the pair have some exciting family news to share. In a candid chat with Sandra Bullock for Interview magazine,…

6 min.
celeb newsflash

BINDI & CHANDLER’S SHOTGUN WEDDING OUR BABY NEWS A series of cryptic social media posts have fans going wild that Australian sweetheart Bindi Irwin and her partner Chandler Powell could soon be set to make another surprise announcement – they’re expecting a baby. The exciting news comes after the couple hinted they secretly tied the knot in a private ceremony last month at a romantic venue near the Glass House Mountains in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland. An early wedding makes sense, after all, Chandler’s entire family travelled from America to visit the lovebirds in January – and in all their snaps at Australia Zoo, Bindi appears to have strategically covered her stomach with her furry friends. Adding further fuel to the fire, Chandler recently instagrammed a beautiful photo overlooking the Glass House Mountains, which…

1 min.
new idea exclusive

JULES & CAM BOMBSHELL: IT’S ALL FAKE! They got married for real last year after finding love on the show, but in outrageous claims made by former MAFS contestant Nasser Sultan, the marriage between Cam Merchant and Jules Robinson is a sham and they will announce their break-up soon. “I checked for marriage certificates and they don’t have one!” he tells New Idea. Convinced news of a split is imminent, Nasser continues: “There’ll be an announcement that they will break up, coming shortly,” he says. “They will stay friends, but the relationship is fake. “Let’s not forget they are under contract with Channel Nine and were paid $70,000 for the farce!” Nasser also thinks Jules only agreed to do it for the fame and Cam, who is a “doormat”, just went along with her. Nasser ends his…

3 min.
queen warns harry meghan & no divorce!

Pressure is on Prince Harry and his wife Meghan to strengthen their relationship amid the surprise news the Queen has been upset by Peter and Autumn Phillips’ split. While the Sussexes made the bold choice to step down as senior royals and live a more independent life, a palace insider now tells New Idea that the Queen is concerned about the state of the young royals’ marriage. “The Queen is now very nervous about Harry and Meghan’s relationship – this new divorce announcement puts a lot of pressure on them to stay together. She’s told them that they must work on their marriage in Canada and put each other first because the monarchy cannot handle more drama.” Last week came the surprise announcement that Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn were divorcing after…

1 min.
meghan & harry’s security fears

Since packing their bags and moving to Canada, rumours about Harry and Meghan’s security plans have been rife. Now, former bodyguard to Michael Jackson, celebrity adviser and self defence expert Matt Fiddes (above left) has revealed to New Idea exactly how much security the couple will need in their new home. “They are going to become the biggest superstar couple in history,” Matt says. “There will be a hunt for them wherever they go. They’re going to need three bodyguards per person including Archie as he is going to need security too.” Matt reveals they may be looking at a security staff of at least 10 and will need bulletproof cars for public outings. And the danger surrounding their son Archie is a real threat. “The issue for them is more like a kidnap and ransom…

3 min.
fergie steals bea’s wedding thunder

For years it’s been rumoured that Sarah Ferguson’s heart still belongs to Prince Andrew. But amid the ongoing scandal and disgrace surrounding her ex-husband, it seems Fergie’s set her sights on a new man. New Idea has learnt that amid the planning disaster that has been Princess Beatrice’s upcoming wedding, her mother, Sarah, could be about to steal her daughter’s wedding thunder by showcasing her new friend at the glittering event. A source tells New Idea that Fergie has developed a close friendship with Peregrine Kitchener-Fellowes, the 29-year-old son of her good friend and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. “Fergie’s smitten with Peregrine – or ‘Peri’ as she calls him – after first striking up a spark with him at her 60th birthday party last October,” reveals the royal insider. “She’d met him on…