What we’re all talking about this month

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That’s A Wrap… ON LOVE

When the cameras stop rolling, does the love fizzle out, too? This certainly seems to be the case for these ex-couples who met on set, fell quickly in love, and then severed ties afterwards

1. Song-Song Couple

This duo were the darlings of the K-drama world when they starred in Descendants of the Sun in 2016. They tied the knot shortly after but their fairy tale came to an abrupt end when JoongKi filed for divorce after just two years of marriage.

2. Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

After meeting on the set of Mr & Mrs Smith, Brad ended his marriage to Jennifer Aniston and soon Brangelina became Hollywood’s hottest couple. They had a seemingly happy union before a shock divorce announcement following their 12year relationship.

3. Fan Bingbing & Li Chen

These Chinese superstars first met on the set of 2014 period drama, Empress of China, and announced their engagement in 2017. Since then, Bingbing has gone through a tough time with her tax evasion scandal and the stress proved too much for the photogenic couple who parted ways last June.

4. Johnny Depp & Amber Heard

Sparks flew when these two starred opposite each other in The Rum Diaries in 2009. They were married in 2015 for two years before those sparks turned into a raging fire after abuse allegations surfaced and the two called it quits.

5. Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams

They reportedly hated each other while starring in 2003’s romance drama The Notebook, with Ryan even calling for producers to recast Rachel. They overcame their differences and dated for three years after the movie wrapped, but broke up in 2007.

6. Emma Stone & Andrew Garfield

Emma was the leading lady in Andrew’s life for four years after they met on the set of The Amazing Spider-Man. The pair ended their relationship in 2015 due to “conflicting work schedules” but have stayed firm friends.

7. Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe
Reese and Ryan married in 1999 after being introduced on the set of teen romance, Cruel Intentions. They have two children, Ava and Deacon, but things fizzled by the early 2000s and they announced their divorce in 2007.
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Taste The Rainbow

Why choose one colour to wear, when you can wear them all? These red carpet stars are luminescent in their pastel rainbow dresses

Which Mooncake Are You?

Fruity snowskin, baked with two yolks, or just plain lotus seed – fi nd out which mooncake suits your personality this MidAutumn Festival

What would you rather be doing right now?
A. Going on a fabulous shopping spree
B. Taking a nap
C. Binge watching a TV show onNetflix
D. Drinking with friends

E. Cooking up a meal

Where can you be found on weekends?
A. Home
B. Michelin-starred restaurant
C. Supermarket
D. Volunteering

E. Bar

Which country do you want to visit?
A. Japan
B. New Zealand
C. France
D. Iceland

E. Indonesia

Which animal do you like?
A. Rabbit
B. Cat
C. Bird
D. Dog

E. Fish

Who would you swap lives with for a day?
A. Dalai Lama
B. Duchess Catherine Middleton
C. Gong Li
D. Michelle Obama
E. Jamie Chua
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Baked Mooncake with Double Yolk and White Lotus Paste: A homebody who loves nothing better than to curl up with a good book in the comforts of your own home, this beloved traditional mooncake will keep you coming back for seconds. Get it at InterContinental Singapore.
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Bandung Snow Skin Mooncake: Perfectly poised at every turn, you never put a step wrong in the fashion department. This pretty-in-pink and rose-scented snow skin mooncake will delight your senses and appeal to the prim and proper side of you. Get it at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore.
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Charcoal Black Sesame Seed Paste with Melon Seeds: Mystery is the name of the game for you and people often tell you that you are an enigma. Keep them on their toes with this inky-black offering that has slivers of auspicious melon seeds found within. Get it at Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore.
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Snowskin Mao Shan Wang Durian: You’re a world traveller who likes to collect experiences, not material items. Made with premium Mao Shan Wang durians, this snowskin mooncake will appeal to your adventurous side. Get it from The RitzCarlton, Millenia Singapore.
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Blue Pea Flower with White Lotus Seed Paste and Melon Seeds Snowskin Mooncake: Exotic and daring, you love to stand out from a crowd just like this stunning mooncake that makes use of local ingredients that excites the eyes and stuns the taste buds. Get it at Goodwood Park Hotel.
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Forever Friends

Fame and fortune may come and go but these celebrity friendships have stood the test of time. In celebration of National Women’s Friendship Day on September 18, we look at the awesome twosomes who put sisters before misters:

1. Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King have taught us that it is okay to have a small circle of friends that you trust rather than a big group of acquaintances that you don’t know all too well.

2. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are long-time buds who both think that best friends should empower each other to dream bigger.

3. Charlene Choi and Joey Yung prove that two are better than one when it comes to tackling the highs and lows of the entertainment industry head-on.
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Karaoke Queen
Turn up the volume at your next KTV session and impress your girlfriends with these singing tips from Michael Bolton. The crooner will soon debut his reality singing competition, Michael Bolton’s Asian Dream 
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“Getting eight hours’ sleep is non-negotiable to be fullvoiced. Get into bed, do the math and don’t get out until that hour arrives where you’ve had your rest.”


“If you take care of your instrument you can have a long career, and that includes not drinking alcohol.”


“Every night before a big performance, I have a lengthy 12-minute vocal routine to warm up my chords and get me ready to go on stage.”


“Most singers will say they still get butterflies in their stomach before they walk out on stage. I think it's good to be excited.”


“I try to stay away from eating anything that’s fried or oily or something that’s going to coat my vocal chords.”
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Hot Wheels, Hotter Hunks

The Formula 1 Grand Prix returns this month, and just as the tracks heat up, we find out which hunky driver will win the race for our hearts

1. Lewis Hamilton
2. Daniel Ricciardo
3. Sebastian Vettel
4. Carlos Sainz Jr.
5. Nico Hülkenberg
6. Sergio Pérez
7. Max Verstappen