KATIE & TOM’S SHOCK REUNION
Tom Cruise is said to be considering a move away from his controversial religion after reports ex-wife Katie Holmes told him: ‘Leave Scientology and we can be a family again!’ Love-sick Tom, who was completely blindsided when Katie filed for divorce in June 2012, is ‘desperate to get back with his family’, according to a Cruise insider. Katie’s shock offer has Tom holed away with his team weighing up options. Will Tom leave Scientology behind forever?
BRYNNE FINDS HAPPINESS: MEET MY NEW MAN!
When Brynne Edelsten officially split from her husband of four years, Geoffrey, in January, finding love again was the furthest thing from her mind. But now, just a few months on from her difficult break-up, the 31-year-old TV personality confirms to New Idea exclusively that she has a new man – and he’s 40 years younger than her ex! While it is still early days, the former Celebrity Splash! star admits she is excited about how things are developing.
SAMUEL JOHNSON & CONNIE: ‘WE WILL NEVER GIVE UP’
A week after he rode into a sea of supporters at Melbourne’s Federation Square,
Samuel Johnson and his beloved sister Connie had time to think about what they had achieved together. The former Secret Life of Us actor finished a year-long, 15,478 kilometre unicycle ride around Australia for brave Connie, who was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer – and raised $1.6 million for medical research. Although the actor may have climbed off his unicycle, he is not ready to rest yet…
NENE KING’S PLEA: STOP THE CULL!
After the love of her life was taken by a shark, many would expect Nene King to hate the fearsome creatures. But when she heard about the West Australian government’s plan to cull sharks using hooked lines attached to floating drums one kilometre off the coast, the revered publishing powerhouse broke down. ‘It takes a lot to make me sad these days, but when I read that 17 sharks were killed, I just burst into tears. It’s cruel and it’s illogical,’ Nene tells New Idea.
TERRI’S NEW CRISIS: TRAGEDY & FAMILY FEUD
Life is getting tougher and tougher for Terri Irwin, with the widow of conservation icon Steve left reeling after a string of personal crises. Still stinging from a rare but fierce public rebuke by Steve’s dad Bob, the US-born celebrity has also had to deal with the traumatic revelation of new details about her husband’s passing eight years ago. Following a trying few weeks, Terri has been confronted with her painful past and is faced with another challenge.
HARRY AND CRESSY: OUR SECRET ENGAGEMENT
Is the royal family’s larrikin lover-boy ready to hand in his bachelor card? That’s the talk in palace circles as Prince Harry steps up his romance with potential princess Cressida Bonas. The photogenic pair have finally cast aside their customary camera shyness, surprising royal watchers with two very public displays of affection in one weekend! Now speculation is growing that the red- headed Romeo is paving the way for an engagement announcement.
NEW IDEA FOOD: OODLES OF NOODLES
This week, My Kitchen Rules contestants Uel and Shannelle take us on a global culinary tour from Thailand to China, with delicious noodle dishes such as Japanese beef yakisoba noodles and Singapore-style noodles. MKR’s Cathy and Anna’s apple, sultana and walnut cake will disappear as soon as it’s made, while judge Pete Evans’ quick weeknight dinner for chicken larb makes great leftovers.