Issue 644

COVER: An update on the due date for BABY SUSSEX! During her first joint engagement of the year alongside PRINCE HARRY, the DUCHESS OF SUSSEX reveals that she is six months pregnant and due at the end of April or beginning of May. Hello! puts the spotlight on the royal couple’s visit to the town of Birkenhead, where baby talk was in full force

ROYAL REPORT: After MEGHAN is announced as the royal patron for four charities – including the National Theatre – Hello! explores how her new roles will help her make a difference in the world

PLUS: A roundup of charities that captured the hearts of your favourite young royals

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND PHOTOS: Inside Irish actor ALLEN LEECH’s star-studded wedding! The Downton Abbey star and his now wife, JESSICA BLAIR HERMAN, share their special day with Hello! and explain how, even though the weather wasn’t on their side, it was everything they could have hoped for. There were puddles on the grass, so Allen’s groomsmen carried me to the aisle,” Jessica reminisces

CRITIC’S CHOICE AWARDS: Hello! takes you inside the annual awards ceremony and shines a spotlight on all the best-dressed stars and the night’s most memorable moments -- including a Best Actress tie for GLENN CLOSE and LADY GAGA

TV EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with True Detective’s MAHERSHALA ALI! Hello! catches up with the first-time Golden Globe winner to chat about landing his dream role in Season 3 of the hit mystery series, and how his late father inspired him. “Growing up, I spent summers with him in New York and picked up on the arts through him,” he says

ENTERTAINING: In her latest cookbook, The Clean Plate, actress and foodie GWYNETH PALTROW serves up healthy recipes (like a delicious veggie grain bowl and a blueberry cauliflower smoothie) that are a hit with her kids and new husband BRAD FALCHUK – and they’re sure to be a hit with your family, too!

LAST WORD… With Golden Globe-winner RAMI MALEK! The Bohemian Rhapsody star opens up to Hello! about playing Freddie Mercury, and his childhood dreams of being an actor: “It’s all I ever wanted to do”

Issue 644 of Hello! reaches newsstands across Canada on Jan. 17; look for it on tablets and iPhones, too!

Issue 644