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LISA CURRY ’S FAMILY NEWS: MY IVF BABY… AT 51!
The smiles on the faces of former Aussie Olympian Lisa Curry, 51, and her partner Joel Walkenhorst, 31, speak volumes. The deeply in-love pair are filled with nervous expectation after being given exciting news from their doctors about their quest to have a child together. It’s a stunning turn of events for the couple, who have already proved the critics wrong by enjoying three-and-a-half blissful years together, despite their 20-year age gap. In a New Idea exclusive, Lisa and Joel are thrilled to finally reveal their big news.
STUNNING PICTURES: JEN HAWKINS’ BALI WEDDING
It was a wedding years in the making, but Jennifer Hawkins can finally call her long-time partner Jake Wall her husband after they tied the knot in a stunning ceremony in Bali last week. And New Idea is proud to present gorgeous pictures from the big day. Standing under a large canopy in picturesque Uluwatu, the couple said ‘I do’ overlooking the ocean at Semara Luxury Villa Resort. And just as the bride had hoped, it was ‘an intimate wedding, but very glamorous too’. Model Jen, 29, looked radiant in a strapless, full-skirted gown by Toni Maticevski as she walked down the aisle to Canon in D.
EXCLUSIVE: STEVE JACOBS’ FAMILY JOY – MEET MY BABY!
Only New Idea has the beautiful official pictures of TV weatherman Steve Jacobs’ new baby girl – and the frightening details of the health crisis that coincided with her birth. Instead of visiting his wife and tiny daughter in hospital, the globetrotting Today favourite was felled by a mystery stomach virus – and ended up in a separate ward! ‘I got kissed by a camel live on air from Dubai and the cameraman reckons that’s definitely how I caught it,’ laughs the irrepressible father-of-two.
JACKSON CURSE STRIKES AGAIN: PARIS’ SAD SECRET
The tumultuous life of Paris Jackson has taken a disturbing new turn with the daughter of late superstar Michael Jackson being rushed to hospital following an attempt to take her own life. Just weeks before the fourth anniversary of her father’s death, 15-year-old Paris was admitted to hospital and was placed under a psychiatric hold for 72 hours. While the Jackson family insist Paris is now ‘fine’, New Idea has all the details of the troubled teen’s sad secret life.
THE BLOCK’S BEC & GEORGE: WE WANT A BABY FOR MUM
To lose your mum is incredibly tough – but to lose her in the middle of filming one of Australia’s biggest reality TV shows must be unimaginable. Yet that’s exactly what beautician Bec Douros has just endured. Thankfully she had the
love and support of her husband of three years, George – and the well wishes of thousands of viewers around Australia. ‘The pain is still very raw,’ says brave Bec, 27, of losing her cherished mum Rosa ‘Mama Block’ Martino, 48, to breast cancer during filming.
NEW IDEA FOOD: SLOW-COOKER SPECIAL: WINTER WARMERS
In this week’s slow-cooking special, New Idea showcases a collection of warming comfort foods that can be prepared in a flash. From beef carbonade, to Asian soy chicken and Matt Preston’s beef in stout and our veal osso buco there are plenty of tasty dinners – perfect for the cold nights ahead.