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Gal is GQ’s Wonder Woman of the Year!

Gal is GQ’s Wonder Woman of the Year!

Gal is GQ‘s Wonder Woman of the Year! Check out the cover below.

Colin Kaepernick, Stephen Colbert, Gal Gadot, and Kevin Durant Are GQ’s 2017 December Covers

GQ – A basketball god, a Wonder Woman, a late-night legend, and a football superstar who sparked a protest revolution: All four are GQ’s 22nd-annual Men of the Year issue honorees.

Gal Gadot is GQ‘s Wonder Woman of the Year. GQ sent Caity Weaver to the beaches of Israel to visit the superhero incarnate, who spoke about being recognized, egg sandwiches, accents, and putting her Israeli armed forces defense training to work. Come back Wednesday for Gal Gadot’s cover story.

Gal Gadot is GQ’s 2017 Wonder Woman of the Year

The woman who kicked ass and changed superhero movies forever.
When real-life wonder woman Gal Gadot smashed up the big screen in this summer’s blockbuster hit Wonder Woman, we knew superhero movies would never be the same. Gadot, a former soldier in the Israeli army and the winner of the 2004 Miss Israel pageant, hit Hollywood as a fresh face for American audiences, so GQ writer Caity Weaver travelled to Tel Aviv to find out more about this real-life wonder of a woman. Between beach days, egg sandwiches, and a litany of Danishes, Gadot talks about breaking into Hollywood, life as one of the most famous people in Israel, and being a real-life badass, as Weaver discovers when she tries to get Gadot to show her some moves:

“This is what happens when you attempt to ambush Wonder Woman: The instant your hands fall upon her, she’s already holding them—your hands are her hands now. The next second is a blur,” she writes. “Your body goes earthward, and your arms get trapped by hers, forcing you to crumple over… You are at Wonder Woman’s mercy.”

Come back on Wednesday, November 15 for the full story on Gadot—including the definitive answer on how to pronounce her name—and to see all her photos from her photoshoot with Cass Bird.

Glamour Magazine (UK)

Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot tells GLAMOUR that she nearly quit acting

GLAMOUR MAGAZINE – Gal Gadot is your brand new GLAMOUR cover star, and in the December issue, the Wonder Woman actress shockingly admits that she nearly quit acting.

She told GLAMOUR: “Before I got Wonder Woman, I was thinking about never coming back to Los Angeles, [I thought I’d] stay in Israel, work as an actress here and there, go back to university and do something else. Because there had been so many ‘no’s. You go to the audition and you have a callback, then another callback and then a camera set-up, and people are telling you your life will change if you get this part. And then you don’t get it. I reached a place where I didn’t want to do that anymore. My husband has a lot of work in Tel Aviv, and we had a daughter, so taking them to LA to fish for work put a lot of pressure on me. I was like, ‘Why am I doing this?’ Hearing no, over and over, I was thinking, ‘What am I good for?’ And that’s when I got Wonder Woman.”

If that’s not proof that ‘everything happens for a reason’, we don’t know what is!

The 32-year-old, who shares two children with husband Yaron Versano, also revealed to GLAMOUR that she felt relief when her law career didn’t pan out the way she had intended it to.

Gal Gadot on Becoming “Wonder Woman”

Gal Gadot on Becoming Wonder Woman, the Biggest Action Hero of the Year

The former Israeli combat instructor and ex-pageant queen had given up on acting when she landed the role of a lifetime

ROLLING STONE – Wonder Woman herself is about to bless my unborn child. “Can I?” she asks, before spreading her long fingers around my pregnant belly. Her hands feel warm and maternal. She holds my gaze, unwavering. “Girl or boy?” she asks. “Girl,” I tell her. Her smile widens. “Being a woman is a strength,” she says. “In so many ways

Oddly, this is not a dream; it’s a lunch at the Chateau Marmont. Gal Gadot is ostensibly here to talk about her rise from almost total unknown to an iconic, worldwide symbol of all that is good and powerful as the first-ever feature-film incarnation of Wonder Woman. But it’s hard not to see elements of the superheroic in the way she just is. Never mind that she was up at 5 a.m. with a four-month-old (“Dude, it’s exhausting, but it’s the best”); in person, her aura hovers somewhere between Earth mother and glamazon. Her accent is Bond-worthy and cloaked in the smokiness of her voice. Her Wonder Woman performance so convincingly embodies both the badassness and the overwhelming decency of the character that she may as well be a walking, talking rebuff to the misogyny of the Trump era – so much so that it was reportedly not uncommon to see women weeping openly in theaters as they watched her onscreen. Most of the world may not yet know how to pronounce her name (it’s “gadott,” not “gadoh”), but Gadot can hardly bother herself with such frivolous concerns. “I like it when it’s calm and there’s a harmonic type of atmosphere,” she tells me. And later: “You should find your neutral place with yourself.” In her presence, these things seem possible, even probable.
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Gal Gadot for W Magazine

Gal Gadot Listened to Beyoncé to Prepare for Her Wonder Woman Audition

On June 2, Gal Gadot, a former Miss Israel, will become the first woman to headline a superhero film in more than a decade when she appears as Wonder Woman. Like her comic book alter ego, Gadot is stunning and skyscraper tall, with a gracious, lovely demeanor. Even without her lasso and shield, she looks as though she could save the world.

On the day we met, she was channeling her powers into decorating a cake. (Who would’ve guessed that the actress had such a way with fondant?) “I want to start with a blue cake,” Gadot said definitively, as we entered Duff’s CakeMix, in Los Angeles. She was wearing simple black pants, a navy sweater, and classic black Gucci loafers.

Although she was six-months pregnant with her second child, the baby bump was nearly undetectable. Gadot, who has a doelike quality, wasn’t wearing makeup and her dark hair was pulled back in a ponytail. “You couldn’t have invented a more perfect ­Wonder Woman than Gal,” Patty Jenkins, the film’s director, told me later.

“It sounds strange, but Gal is so clean—so pure—but it’s not for lack of wisdom or information. Like Wonder Woman, she is beautiful, kind, and strong. It’s a choice to stay so spiritually clean. Gal instinctively understands that choice.”
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