The Colombian singer Karol G, wearing a Loewe shirt and shorts and a belt from Maison J. Simone.

Karol G: ‘A heartbreak can destroy you’

The Colombian queen of reggaeton has worked very hard to reach the top. She is a beast of her time. In art, business and narrative. Known as ‘La Bichota,’ she is a proponent of money, sex and feminism. With her latest album about sentimental breakups – ‘Mañana será bonito’ (Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful) – the star from Medellín’s ‘big bang moment’ has arrived

Javier Bardem and his wife, Penélope Cruz, in character as Pablo Escobar and Virginia Vallejo.

Javier Bardem: “Evil has its appeal”

Often cast as the villain of the piece, the Spaniard is one of the most highly respected actors of his generation. The soon-to- be-released ‘Loving Pablo’ sees him playing drug baron Pablo Escobar, but as he explains in this interview, having two children is proving a bigger challenge than any other role he has played so far


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