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WHO Issue 17, 2021

As Australia’s Number 1 celebrity weekly magazine, we deliver a compelling mix of credible celebrity news, interviews, portraiture and intriguing human interest stories, told from the perspective of the people directly involved. Thanks to trusted relationships with some of the world’s biggest names, we report the facts and never make it up!

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Ever since the Framing Britney Spears documentary hit screens in February, a light has finally be shone on how poorly young female stars were treated back in the ’90s and early 2000s. Demi Lovato and Jessica Simpson have recently talked about the ferocious body shaming they experienced – and now iconic pop star Christina Aguilera has spoken out for the first time about the physical insecurities that crippled her self-esteem. Turn to page 22 to learn how the‘Beautiful’ singer came to love her curves at 40. After a year of Zoom red carpets and award ceremonies, it was so good to have the 93rd Academy Awards happen in real life! Here at WHO we watched the event on TV and swooned over Halle Berry’s epic Dolce & Gabbana gown, applauded when…

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5 things we’re talking about this week!

1 Bridgerton gets the Kardashian treatment Kim Kardashian loves Bridgerton, so the reality star “freaked out” after discovering she, Khloé and Kourtney were the inspiration for the Featherington sisters. “Can I please come to a fitting?!?! It would make my whole life!” Kim begged actress Nicola Coughlan, who plays Penelope, on Twitter. 2 Britney and Sam’s wedding joy Britney Spears took a moment out from her ongoing conservatorship legal drama to kick up her heels with sweetheart Sam Asghari at a friend’s wedding. It might not be too long until Spears is headed down the aisle herself, after her beau admitted he is “ready for the next step”. 3 J.Lo and A-Rod reunited already? Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez just announced their split but the stars have already been spotted looking cosy again. The pair…

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tinsel town reunites

After a year of mostly virtual events, the 93rd annual Academy Awards was a breath of fresh air. Having adopted a strict “No Zoom” policy, the April 25 ceremony saw an exclusive array of A-listers reunite in person for the first time in over 12 months at Union Station in Los Angeles. While there were still social distancing measures at play, the celebrity attendees brought the glitz and glamour Hollywood had been missing amid the ongoing pandemic. Margot Robbie, Halle Berry and Angela Basset wowed on the red carpet – with not a mask in sight – while Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon and Zendaya took to the stage to present awards. The ceremony also proved to be a very diverse affair, with the first Korean actor, Yuh-Jung Youn, claiming an Oscar for…

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phoebe & pete it’s getting serious!

They’ve been keeping coy about their blossoming relationship for months but Phoebe Dynevor and Pete Davidson have finally taken things public for the first time. The Bridgerton actress, 26, and her Saturday Night Live star beau, 27, were spotted out in Stoke in England on April 25, confirming their romance with a loved-up display. The pair were seen visiting a supermarket in the area to stock up on supplies before enjoying a stroll in the countryside. Although the couple previously attempted to keep things on the down low, Davidson and Dynevor appeared completely enamoured with each other as they walked side by side. Their romantic reunion comes just days after insiders revealed the pair were “really into each other”. “Pete is telling friends he’s serious about her,” a source recently told WHO’s…

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harry & meghan getting ready for baby

There were high hopes that the death of Prince Philip would help heal the rift in the British royal family. But after being briefly united in their grief, brothers Prince William and Prince Harry seem further apart than ever. Harry made a hasty retreat back to his Californian home on April 20, just three days after his grandfather’s funeral and a day before the Queen’s 95th birthday. A source close to the Duke of Sussex, 36, revealed that the prince was eager to reunite with his heavily pregnant wife Meghan Markle, 39, after she failed to receive medical clearance to fly with him. “Harry felt terrible leaving Meghan behind, it has been a very hard week and he wants to get back to her as soon as possible,” the source explained to…

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rita & taika secretly dating

Many dream of an overseas romance and it seems not even celebrities are immune to the pull of a love affair abroad, with Rita Ora and Taika Waititi recently growing close Down Under. The singer, 30, who has been in Sydney while she films The Voice Australia, had sparked whispers she and the Thor director, 45, were secretly dating after being snapped in a tight embrace on a night out in April. Now insiders have confirmed the pair have been enjoying each other’s company for a while. “They’ve been a couple since early March but kept things low key,” a source told The Sun. “However, all their friends know about the relationship – they’re really into each other.” The pair were first spotted looking cosy at a fancy dress party back in…