Emma Willis Covers Cosmopolitan Magazine February 2017 Issue

The Celebrity Big Brother presenter – Emma Willis, is the cover girl for Cosmopolitan Magazine UK February 2017 issue and she looks good on it.

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I am a huge fan of Emma Willis. I love her hair, she is one of the few women I know that looks amazingly good rocking a short hair. She also has great style and carriage. I enjoy watching her hosting the Celebrity Big Brother show. She is one of the reasons why I watch the show.

I am yet to read this issue but I am definitely going to grab a copy once I spot one. Emma’s interview and other features sound very juicy.

 

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I would love to know more about Emma. She is one of those women I admire and like but don’t much about. I see her as a very private person, so this issue is a good way to get to know a bit more about the biggest female presenter in the UK.

In her interview with Cosmopolitan, Willis opened up about her career – the initial struggles and her current presenting gigs, her relationship with her husband – Matt, and everything else in between.

 

On the secret to her 12 years relationship with Matt:

“We like each other,” says Emma. “We have a lot of fun and neither of us thinks of ourselves as grown-ups. We’re also both working class people who are like, ‘Sh*t, this is good, we’ve done alright.’ He keeps me young and I keep him sensible.”

Awww, love the sound of their relationship.

 

On landing the Big Brother presenting gig:

“I didn’t audition,” she says. “When my agent called to tell me I’d been offered it, I was like, ‘What? Are you sure they’ve got the right Emma? Did they mean Emma Forbes because I’ve never even met them?'”

 

I find this so inspiring. Hard work does pay off eventually.

 

What do you think of Emma Willis on the cover of Cosmo?

 

Michelle Williams Covers ELLE Magazine January 2017

The lovely Michelle Williams is on the cover of ELLE Magazine January 2017 issue and she looks good. I remember seeing Michelle Williams for the first time on the TV series – Dawson’s Creek,Β I have followed her acting career since then and although she has gone quiet in the last few years, she is definitely a talented actress.

 

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Here are a few excerpts from her interview with ELLE Magazine –

Being open but setting boundaries

“It’s not naturally my inclination to be a boundary draw-er,” she says, shutting her eyes and pinching the bridge of her nose. “I’m like, ‘Open up all the doors and the windows and let everybody in.’ That’s the aim of my work, too.” But this isn’t acting. “It’s been a really, really long time since I’ve been in an interview. But I have better boundaries now. I feel less susceptible to emotional wreck-diving to come up with explanations for everything.”

 

This quote explains why I have seen and heard little about her in the last few years. I can see what she means. Being open and having boundaries can be tricky but boundaries are needed for a normal sane life.

 

Tabloids and having an authentic life

“If you feel like people are watching you, it’s impossible to have an authentic experience of being alive,” Williams says. “There’s a performative aspect and a guardedness, and that’s just death. I don’t know how to live like that, and I don’t know how to give a life to my child like that.”

 

I can never understand how these celebs cope with the press all up in their business every time. It must be very hard for many.

 

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I think this picture right here is so beautiful. The hair, makeup and pose is just perfect. I love me some Michelle Williams anytime.

 

What do you think of this issue and cover girl? Are you a fan? Do you struggle with being open but having boundaries?

Keira Knightley Covers Harper’s Bazaar December 2016

The beautiful Keira Knightley covers Harper’s Bazaar December 2016 issue and she looks amazing on the cover as usual. I have had my eye on this British actress for years now. I admire her passion and dedication to her career, and I love the fact that she hasn’t aged at all. I wonder what these celebs are drinking. Whatever it is, I want it!

 

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Keira wears Chanel on the newsstand cover, photographed by Alexi Lubormirski

 

I have seen many of Keira Knightley’s movies. My favourites are Pride & Prejudice, Love Actually, Pirates of the Caribbean and Atonement. I think she is a talented actress, and I like the fact that she is not everywhere (if that makes sense). I can’t remember the last time I have seen her on a magazine cover, or read her story in the press. She is so elegant, a true English Rose.

In an exclusive interview with Harper’s Bazaar, the 31-year-old talks candidly about gender inequalities, childcare and her family.

Here is a quote from her interview –

On the cost of childcare:

‘One of the things that is so shocking in this country is that childcare is unbelievably expensive. It should be, it’s an amazing thing if you’re good at it. It’s incredibly difficult, it should be well paid. But there is no option for a woman to go back to work unless she’s being paid really, really well and can afford full-time care before [her child can] get into nursery. I think I’ve become unbelievably aware of that and how lucky I’ve been to be able to afford really good childcare, because otherwise it would be at least four years out of my career. I wouldn’t be able to get back to where I’d been if I’d taken four years out. I think that’s the same for most women. And I think that’s really hard.’

I can so relate. We parents all know how expensive childcare can be in the UK. I couldn’t afford to go back to work after having my kids. The childcare fees (a registered nanny is what I wanted) would have been more than salary then so it was pointless. Plus I HATED my job and the long commute. It wasn’t what I trained in, so I didn’t have a proper career to miss.

My decision to not return back to my old job was very easy to make but the journey has been far from easy. I am not Keira Knightley, so the road has been rough but I am happy I went through it because it made me more determined to succeed.

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Keira wears Chanel on the newsstand cover, photographed by Alexi Lubormirski

What do you think of this Harper’s Bazaar cover? Are you a fan of Keira Knightley?