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    Katarina Johnson-Thompson on talent, potential and rapping Lizzo

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    Anya Taylor-Joy on the very real impact of negative self-talk

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    Ant & Dec on the one thing they’d like to be remembered for

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Russell Tovey on why role models are so important

The Sherlock actor answers our existential questions.

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Sinéad Burke on the changes she wants to see in fashion

“I want people who have felt excluded from fashion to be part of it.”

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La Roux doesn’t care if people like her anymore – and for good reason

“Some of the most successful people on the planet are the people I respect the least.”

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Sex Education 2’s Ncuti Gatwa on why the barbershop is his happy place

“The barbershop is a place for black men to socialise, catch up and bond,” he explains.

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Strictly Come Dancing’s Oti Mabuse on the book that helps her stay positive

“Do what you need to do to be happy, but it shouldn’t be at someone else’s cost.”

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RuPaul’s Drag Race star The Vivienne reveals the hardest lesson she’s ever had to learn

“I don’t care who likes me.”

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

The 23-year-old singer answers our existential questions.

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Tomi Adeyemi on fate, philosophy and the futility of greed

The bestselling author answers our existential questions

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

“Great love comes with great pain.”

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

“Sometimes you have to accept your mistakes. Especially if you’ve hurt someone.”

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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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Radio DJ Alice Levine
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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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