Go behind the scenes of Ben Hardy's Attitude cover shoot

After catching the world's attention with his steamy Attitude cover shoot in summer 2014, Ben Hardy is back for round two in our brand new Summer Issue - in shops and available to download now. Across an exclusive 10-page spread, the 25-year-old X-Men star discusses his burgeoning Stateside career and why he’s proud to star in a franchise which has for so long been associated with the gay community’s own struggle for acceptance. ben hardy 2 "I remember [director Bryan Singer] saying that was one of the attractions of doing the first X-Men film," Ben tells us. "He felt it was something that could relate to those movement and to that kid at school who deosn’t feel like he belongs, doesn’t feel like a part of society, feels like an outcast, or feeling like they’re not a part of society." To celebrate Ben's regturn to the pages of Attitude, we thought we'd give you a special behind the scenes peek at his exclusive cover shoot, which is approx. 97% bicep: You can read the Ben’s full interview and check out his stunning new shoot in the new issue of Attitude, available to download from, in shops, and to order straight to your door from Also in Attitude’s Summer Issue, alongside all your usual news, reviews, fitness & travel:
    • In a special feature we examine the issue of race, the LGBT community and the media, to see what’s working and what’s not.
    • Nathan Sykes talks life after The Wanted, touring with the Little Mix ladies and his ever-growing gay fanbase.
    • Welsh actor Alexander Vlahos gives us the scoop on BBC2’s new graphic, gay sex-filled French period drama Versailles.
    • We catch up with star of The Voice and Kinky Boots Matt Henry, fresh off his ‘Best Actor’ victory at last month’s Olivier Awards.
    • As Meryl Streep returns to the screen as Florence Foster Jenkins, we look back at the career of this modern Hollywood icon.
    • We put drag in focus with an exclusive look as the stunning images of Magnus Hastings’ new photo book Why Drag?
    • Bryan Sipe, wirter of Jake Gyllenhaal’s new film Demolition, tells Attitude about overcoming loss, personal identity, and why a gay teen was central to the film’s plot.
    • Former Dragon’s Den star and interior designer Kelly Hoppen sees whether she can pass for a homo in How Gay Are You?
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