In the 25 years since ! was launched, it has been welcomed into the homes of some of the biggest stars and been invited to share in their most magical moments, from wedding days to birth announcements.
The magazine has become, for many celebrities, a trusted friend that has been by their side for some of the most memorable points in their lives. When it came to wishing ! a happy 25th birthday, many of those same stars wanted to send a personal video message.
David Beckham, Joan Collins and Sarah, the Duchess of York, are just some of the famous faces who wanted to congratulate ! on its momentous anniversary and share their memories of working with the magazine.
Both Joan and Sarah were also among the VIP guests who attended a glamorous party in London to toast the publication last week.
They joined the likes of Kimberley Walsh, Denise Van Outen, John Cleese, Bruce Forsyth and Donna Air at the exclusive party at the Wallace Collection, where Rod Stewart himself serenaded the magazine with a surprise rendition of “Happy Birthday”.
the videos to see the stars” video tributes and take an exclusive look inside the ! party.