Working Retail Taught Me Everything I Need to Know About People

People say that “everyone should work retail or service at least once in their lives.” I couldn’t agree more. Like many people, some of my first jobs were retail service gigs. One in a department store, another in a bookstore. I’ve long since moved on, but I learned a lot about the nature of people—and how that battle… »8/26/15 2:04pm8/26/15 2:04pm

People Is So Thirsty for the Ben Affleck-Jen Garner Divorce Exclusive

Rumors about Jennifer Garner and her husband Ben Affleck’s impending divorce have been swirling for years (remember the Blake Lively car ride?). But they’ve picked up again with a vengeance, after a Radar report that Ben spent Jen’s birthday alone, in Canada—Canada!—without his wedding ring. So if the divorce is just… »6/22/15 2:25pm6/22/15 2:25pm

Chris Pratt Will Probably Be People's Sexiest Man Alive

Oh hello Chris Pratt, it is you on the cover of GQ's December issue, a magazine that has proclaimed you A Man of the Year. (Other covers: Steve Carell, Ansel Elgort, Dave Chappelle, Michael Sam and Shailene Woodley. Interesting.). Which means only one thing: the odds that you will be People's SEXIEST Man Alive are… »11/18/14 11:30am11/18/14 11:30am

FYI readers of InStyle, Time, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly and People: Time Inc. is offi

FYI readers of InStyle, Time, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly and People: Time Inc. is officially being spun off from parent company Time Warner, leaving the publications' fates even more in flux. The new company is already $1.3 billion in debt and the editorial budget across all titles is being cut 25%, yet… »6/09/14 10:30am6/09/14 10:30am

People Accuses Wrong Asian Woman of Dating Sergey Brin

Just imagine the scene: news breaks that one of the most influential figures in the history of technology is having an affair with an underling. But instead of choosing one of the many photos Amanda Rosenberg herself uploaded, People magazine apparently seizes the first snap of a woman in Google Glass it can find. »9/11/13 9:59pm9/11/13 9:59pm

Most Hated Star Gwyneth Paltrow Named World's Most Beautiful Woman

Well looky here. Gwyneth Paltrow landed the cover of People magazine this week; she's being called The World's Most Beautiful Woman. Ludicrous for a few reasons, including the fact that the editors at People did not meet all of the women in the world. But also: This cover comes just two weeks after Star magazine named »4/24/13 10:25am4/24/13 10:25am

People Invites You to Gawk at Zooey Deschanel Without Makeup

People magazine's Most Beautiful issue features Beyoncé on the cover, but inside, there are pages and pages of more Beautiful People, including a 10-page spread of female celebrities photographed wearing "not a drop of makeup." Ben Watts shot intimate, natural portraits of Rose Byrne, Julie Bowen, Paris Jackson, Zooey… »4/26/12 2:55pm4/26/12 2:55pm