Up Front: Taraji P. Henson, Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon & More Light Up July Newsstands

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Taraji P. Henson in Allure Magazine, July 2015

Taraji P. Henson in Allure Magazine, July 2015

By: Isha Cole

June flew by, didn’t it?? Check out these beautiful Gen-Xers covering our favorite mags for the sizzling month of July.

Michelle Obama
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The First Lady of the United States, the classy and graceful Michelle Obama is the guest editor and cover woman (of course we will not use girl when referring to the President’s wife) for More’s July/August “Impact” issue.

As the guest editor, Mrs. Obama added her personal touch by helping to choose the columns, articles, and made sure the content empowered the readers. In a candid conversation with the magazine, Mrs. Obama and actress Meryl Streep join together to discuss many topics, including female mentors and how they were inspired.

Zoe Saldana
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Zoe Saldana looks stunning on the cover if Instyle in a pretty blue and white print Dolce & Gabana dress. In her talk with the magazine, she discusses her husband’s decision to take her last name, motherhood and her amazing post-pregnancy body after giving birth to her twin boys last year. Saldana also speaks on the controversy surrounding her role in the upcoming film Nina, in which she stars as singer Nina Simone. 

Taraji P. Henson 
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Empire star Taraji P. Henson embraces all diva on the cover of beauty magazine, Allure. Yes, Ms. Henson channeled her inner Diana Ross circa the ’70s era, big hair and all, photographed by Carter Smith. 

Check out Taraji as she dishes about doing hair as her side hustle in college, Terrance Howard’s legal issues, and her rules for not dating Hollywood co-stars. Henson will showcase more of her undeniable talent in her upcoming role in the film The Best Of Enemies, which is based on the true story of civil rights activist Ann Atwater.

Mark Wahlberg
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Actor / producer Mark Wahlberg shares his hot-bod secrets in the July/August issue of Men’s Fitness, and also discusses his work with the Entourage movie, Ted 2 and more. He also gave the Men’s Fitness blog some at-home workout tips for arms… so nice!

Kim Kardashian
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Mrs. Kardashian West, who is currently pregnant with baby number two, is on the cover of Glamour. In this story, Kim chats about being a role model, shooting the 10th season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, her feelings on Caitlyn Jenner and more. Along with this interview, she penned a letter to her future self for the year 2025 and recorded it on video.

Also, be sure to checkout Glamour U.K. as they nabbed up two gorgeous actresses Kerri Washington and Kate Hudson in their collectible four-cover issue.

Reese Witherspoon
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After covering Marie Claire in January, actress/ producer Reese Witherspoon is now gracing Australia’s edition of the classic lifestyle magazine, discussing topics like her fight for better roles for women in Hollywood.

It was recently reported that Witherspoon’s production company is set to develop an adaptation of Garth Callaghan’s memoir Napkin Notes. This southern bell also recently created a lifestyle brand, Draper James, which pays homage to her country roots.

Jillian Michaels
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Fitness guru Jillian Michaels rocks the cover of Shape this month with some inspirational conversation. She also offers some tips for a ‘Fat-Melting Bodyweight Workout‘ exclusively with Shape.com.

Stella Tennant 
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Vogue U.K. has British model Stella Tennant, now 44, as the face of their magazine this month. The “Ageless Style” issue celebrates dressing well despite your age, and embracing it.

Paloma Faith
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Vivacious British singer/songwriter/actress Paloma Faith is the cover girl for Cosmopolitan U.K. In her interview for the magazine’s “Love” issue, Faith talks openly about her heartbreak, sex, trusting your gut feeling, family, and more. After declining the offer two years ago, Faith is currently in talks again to be next female coach on the BBC talent show The Voice.

Magdalena Boczarska
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Polish television and film actress Magdalena Boczarska is absolutely slaying on her home country’s issue of Elle this month. The shoot for this story took place from the rooftops of office buildings to the streets around the beautiful city of Warsaw. The layout showcases designs from Stella McCartney, Celine, and Kenzo.

Elle Macpherson
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Famed Sports Illustrated cover girl Elle Macpherson is shining in white on Australia’s Harper’s Bazaar annual “Luxury” issue. In her interview set in Bahamas, the blonde beauty discusses being fulfilled in her life, her new wellness brand WelleCo, and taking care of her body. After her relationship ended with the father of her two children, Macpherson bounced back and found love again in her now husband billionaire Jeffrey Soffer.

Here’s a fun fact about the issue: Macpherson had a Givenchy gown flown to the shoot via private charter. Must be nice!

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Ice Cole

Hey, Miss Ice Cole here! I'm a Jersey girl, sports lover, and media junky! I'm a former radio personality and I've been freelance writing for many years. I love talking to people, so of course interviewing is my passion! Keep in touch with me via social media! There's so much more to come!