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Salma Hayek Didn't Think It Was Possible to Be Happily Wed | Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Didn't Think It Was Possible to Be Happily Wed

Originally posted 09/25/2012 05:00PM

Salma Hayek is happily married these days, but looking back, she didn't believe such a feeling would be possible.

"I didn't think marriage worked," she tells More in its October issue cover story. "I thought everybody who was married was secretly miserable – that it was something they just put up with for their children."

But since saying "I do" to French billionaire François-Henri Pinault on Valentine's Day of 2009, the actress, 46, sees things very differently.

"I have a master of decision-making helping me out, so of course my life and my career are better," she explains.

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Are Pantsuits the Hot New Style Statement? | Jaime King, Kate Hudson, Salma Hayek

Are Pantsuits the Hot New Style Statement?

Originally posted 09/15/2012 01:00PM

Kate Hudson and Halle Berry are two style stars who worked the menswear-inspired trend quite well this week


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Linda Evangelista Settles Child-Support Case

UpdatePosted 05/07/2012 08:30PM

Linda Evangelista Settles Child-Support Case

Originally posted 05/07/2012 03:15PM

With Linda Evangelista about to take the stand Monday for the second day, lawyers reached a settlement in the nasty child-support case between the supermodel and French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, who's now married to Salma Hayek.

The terms of the surprise deal were not immediately known, according to the New York Post, which first reported the settlement. Outside the courthouse Monday, Francois-Henri Pinault's lawyer, David Aronson told reporters, "Everybody's glad for the sake and the benefit of the child that it's done."

A rep for Evangelista had no comment. After court Evangelista and Pinault, who had barely made eye contact during the trial, were seen talking to each other.

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Linda Evangelista Child-Support Case Grows Ugly

Linda Evangelista Child-Support Case Grows Ugly

Originally posted 05/04/2012 11:30AM

And the claims are flying.

The lawyer for supermodel Linda Evangelista, who is seeking $46,000 in monthly child-support payments for her 5-year-old son Augie with French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault, reportedly asserted in a Manhattan family courtroom Thursday that Pinault "suggested she terminate the pregnancy."

Speaking in court, Pinault – since 2009 the husband of Salma Hayek – said he was "not involved in the decision" to have the child, but assured Evangelista he would "recognize the baby," reports New York's Daily News.

His lawyer later denied the claim that Pinault suggested the pregnancy be terminated.

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Salma Hayek Will Be 'Knighted' in France | Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek Will Be 'Knighted' in France

Originally posted 01/02/2012 04:25PM

Salma Hayek: Knight?

The Puss In Boots actress was among those named by President Nicolas Sarkozy to receive the Légion d'Honneur Sunday. Hayek, 45, will enter the five-tiered honor academy with the grade of Chevalier or "Knight."

Announced in the President's official New Year's list, Hayek will receive a formal induction, which involves a Presidential medal pinning. Her induction will likely occur at the Élysées Palace within the next two months, says a source.

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PEOPLE's Review: Puss in Boots Is Fun Fur All

Puss in Boots Is Fun Fur All: PEOPLE Review

Originally posted 10/28/2011 07:00AM

It's no easy trick giving a minor character a story substantial enough to warrant its own film (see: Cars 2: The Master Mistake).

But the Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots lands solidly by dosing a proven formula with new flavor.

Puss (Antonio Banderas) gets a lead on a legendary treasure: the goose that lays golden eggs atop Jack's beanstalk.

To get it, he'll need to team up with his shifty boyhood buddy Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and the bad egg's sidekick Kitty Softpaws (Salma Hayek).

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PHOTO: Salma and Valentina Get Fishy! | Salma Hayek

Spotted: Salma Hayek and Daughter Valentina Meet and Greet Dolphins

Originally posted 10/17/2011 03:30PM

So nice, they did it twice!

While visiting the Miami Seaquarium Saturday, Salma Hayek and daughter Valentina Pinault, 4, got up close and personal with a pair of dolphins.

As a trainer looked on, Hayek went barefoot and scrunched down so she could be closer to the tank, while a more reserved – but excited – Valentina stayed standing a few feet away.

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Salma Hayek: 'I'm Nobody's Barbie' | Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek: 'I'm Nobody's Barbie'

Originally posted 10/06/2011 10:15AM

Just because Salma Hayek is married to a powerful businessman doesn't mean she's given up her independence.

"I work hard, I make my own living and I love it. I like having financial independence," Hayek says in the November issue of Redbook. "I don't ever want to have to depend on anyone completely. But when I have troubles sometimes, it's nice to have someone there to help."

Luckily, Hayek can rely on her husband, French billionaire François-Henri Pinault, if need be. Has being married to the CEO of luxury goods firm PPR (which owns Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent) influenced her style?

"I like to play fashion with him, but I'm nobody's Barbie," Hayek, 45, says.

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Pigeonholed! Salma Hayek & Valentina Have Gone to the Birds | Salma Hayek

Spotted: Salma Hayek & Valentina Play with Pigeons in Venice

Originally posted 09/16/2011 04:20PM

Salma Hayek has made some famous feathered friends: the notorious pigeons of Venice's Piazza San Marco.

Earlier this month, the actress spent time in the Italian city with her husband, François-Henri Pinault, and their daughter Valentina, who turns 4 next week. The trio took in the city sights by gondola and mingled among tourists (and hundreds of birds) in the square.

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Salma Hayek's Husband Speaks Out About Child-Support Case | Henri Pinault, Linda Evangelista, Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek's Husband Speaks Out About Child-Support Case

Originally posted 09/11/2011 02:25PM

Salma Hayek's husband has broken his silence in the big-money child support dispute over his child with supermodel Linda Evangelista.

François-Henri Pinault is refuting claims by Evangelista's lawyer that the French businessman has been "paying zero" toward raising the now-4-year-old boy. Evangelista is seeking $46,000 a month in support.

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