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Mabel McVey on family, fate and the Destiny’s Child reunion she’s dreaming of

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    Tomi Adeyemi on fate, philosophy and the futility of greed

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    Joséphine de La Baume on training herself to forget her greatest loves

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    Luke Evans reveals the hardest lesson he’s had to learn about himself

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Exclusive: Jameela Jamil on the joys of not caring what people think

“That’s the most glorious thing about turning 30, bleeding out all the fucks I had to give.”

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Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk expertly explains why self-love is so vital

“If you can’t love yourself, then how the hell are you going to love anybody else?”

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Rochelle Humes brilliantly explains why she’d rather be respected than liked

This Morning’s Rochelle Humes has given us some serious food for thought…

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Gemma Chan gets real about how the media can warp our ideas about beauty

“Beauty is subjective but we’re influenced by the images we’re exposed to,” says the Crazy Rich Asians actress.

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Angela Scanlon morbidly admits to fantasising about her own funeral

Angela Scanlon wants “a full Irish Catholic affair with open casket, three-day wake, crying, roses and muck, singing, whiskey, the works.”

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Alice Levine on the pain of being a chronically late person

“I lie five to 10 times a day, usually related to my estimated time of arrival.”

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Sara Cox talks ouija boards, tortoises and OPKs (Other People’s Kids)

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will the radio DJ make of our existential questions?

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Activist Gina Miller on Brexit, death threats and making your own luck

“I’m tough enough to withstand whatever was going to be thrown at me.”

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Comedian Simon Amstell on the book that changed everything

It's a classic for creativity

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Trixie Mattel on love, lies and the one thing she NEEDS to know before she dies

What will the RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars winner make of our 22 existential questions?

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Dolly Alderton gets real about love, monogamy and the books that changed her life

“I don’t want to lie on my deathbed with FOMO,” says the Everything I Know About Love writer.

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Katharine Hamnett talks Brexit, secret cigarettes and recycled swimsuits

Determined to change the world for the better, what will the fashion designer make of our existential questions?

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Livia Firth wants to be remembered for being unapologetically outspoken

The environmental fashion campaigner hopes that “she never shut up” is written on her tombstone

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Sex Education star Emma Mackey gets real about learning to say no

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will actress Emma Mackey make of our existential questions?

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Author Sarah Knight reveals why she doesn’t believe in fate

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will author Sarah Knight make of our existential questions?

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Comedian Mae Martin on her greatest fear and loving Bette Midler

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will the comedian make of our existential questions?

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Jo Malone nails why it’s more important to be respected than liked

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will the perfumer make of our existential questions?

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The host of the Guilty Feminist podcast reveals the one lie she tells for self-care

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will the comedian and podcaster make of our existential questions?

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Emily Ratajkowski reveals the one talent she yearns for

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will the model make of our existential questions?

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Jessie Ware explains why she dreams of being an effortless host

From her thoughts on the meaning of life to her greatest fear, what will the singer make of our existential questions?

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