What Katie Didn’t Know – Tom Cruise and Scientology

In the fall of 2004 Nazanin Boniadi was allegedly selected by officials in the Scientology organization to be Tom Cruise’s next girlfriend. Her never-before-told story—of the months inseparable from the star (and his watchers), before she fell out of favor—reveals a complex dynamic that also affected Cruise’s relationships with Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, and, now, Katie Holmes.

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Mia’s Story: Farrow on Woody Allen

Whatever you already know about this tangled and painful situation, you’ve only heard half: the case against Mia Farrow. This is the other half and it isn’t any prettier. It concerns Woody Allen’s behavior and what it has done to Mia Farrow and the 11 children involved. The author breaks new ground on one of the year’s most shocking stories.

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Leveraging the Stars: Doubts About a Hollywood Money Manager

For wealthy young Hollywood—Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Cameron Diaz, among others—the cool money manager was Dana Giacchetto. But with his breezy accounting, media hotdogging, and risky ventures, such as the multifaceted Paradise Music & Entertainment, the high-flying, Prada-suited 37-year-old appears to have invested way too heavily in glamour.

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The BBC Blame Game Jimmy Savile

Tracing the Jimmy Savile pedophilia scandal in its entirety—including ongoing inquiries, in which executives have avoided taking responsibility and few have been axed—V.F. special correspondent Maureen Orth investigates why an exposé on Savile’s misdeeds mysteriously never aired. Speaking with many of the story’s key players, including BBC producers, the erroneously accused Lord McAlpine, and current New York Times C.E.O. Mark Thompson, Orth examines the consequences of “Auntie Beeb’s” finger-pointing at everyone—and at no one.

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