WILLS & KATE: LOVE SAVES THE DAY
What started out as a challenging time for Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, became a triumph for the popular royal and her husband Prince William last week as they enjoyed a successful tour through the Pacific. Despite a scandal over intrusive photos published by a French magazine, Kate was mostly a picture of poise, grace and self-confidence on tour – attributing her composure to Wills’ incredible love and encouragement.
NICOLE AND KEITH: MARRIAGE CRISIS
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s marriage is facing a tough new test with growing tension over their competing careers. Last week it was announced that the 44-year-old country music star soon would be joining Randy Jackson, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj on the judging panel of American Idol. As a result, Keith’s fame is set to eclipse 45-year-old Nicole’s waning profile for the first time.
DANIEL MACPHERSON’S TERRITORY TOUR
TV host and actor Daniel MacPherson visits the Red Centre for the first time and exclusively shares his experience at some of Australia’s most iconic destinations. ‘I just got this overwhelming sense of pride at being Australian, and the incredible diversity of Australia,’ enthuses Daniel, who has moved to West Hollywood to pursue work opportunities.
X FACTOR LOVE SHOCKS – BELLA’S BOY BAND CRUSH!
X Factor’s Bella Ferraro has exclusively revealed to New Idea that she can see herself matching up with one of the lads from boy band What About Tonight. ‘We have a very flirty sort of relationship,’ she candidly tells New Idea. ‘And I think there’s a strong possibility that something could end up happening between me and either Tyrone, Luke or Brock.’
MEET THE REAL CHRISTIAN GREY
The phenomenal Fifty Shades of Grey has left women all around the world asking one question: is there a real Christian Grey? When New Idea got the chance to chat with Niall Leonard – husband to E.L. James, author of the hit trilogy of erotic fiction – it was the first question we asked! ‘Figure it out for yourself!’ Niall laughs cheekily. ‘Erika’s written her book. A lot of it is fantasy, some of it is reality. We’re not going to go through each sex scene and tell you if we’ve done that or not! People want to know if we have a Red Room of Pain – we don’t.’
NEW IDEA FOOD: ALL TIME FAVOURITESNew Idea puts a healthy spin on family favourites such as lamb biryani and crumbed chicken strips. The New Idea Masterclass for Italian crostoli is perfect for entertaining a crowd, and readers won’t be able to go past the creamy chocolate tart with hazelnut crust or the stunning strawberry and hazelnut dacquoise.