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As a general rule, we try not to, because we think it's important for our readers to see the celebrity as they are, and there are certain agents who might want to rip out the personality of that interview and make the celebrity appear quite anodyne. So we have had instances in which we have agreed to give copy approval because we wanted that celebrity in our magazine, we thought our readers were interested, but when the copy approved piece came back, it just ruined the essence of the whole conversation, so we then refused to run it.

It seems to be something that PRs are pushing for more and more, but as a general rule most people are happy to be interviewed by us. They know we're not going to be nasty to them, so it's just about them showing their personality.

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