Israel’s own Gal Gadot named GQ magazine’s ‘Wonder Woman of the Year’

In Los Angeles, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin, congratulated Gal Gadot on her  achievements, saying, “I am so proud and pleased to see you here, a true and beloved ambassador of the state of Israel.”

By Israel Hayom Staff


Israeli star Gal Gadot marked another achievement this week as she was selected to grace the cover of GQ magazine’s “Men of the Year: The New American Heroes” December issue.

Sharing the four-cover issue with three men, Gadot was named “Wonder Woman of the Year” by the magazine – a reference to the record-breaking film “Wonder Woman,” in which she starred.

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According to a teaser released by the magazine, Gadot spoke to GQ about her military service in Israel, how she is handling her sudden fame, the challenges posed by her Israeli accent as an actress working in Hollywood, and more.

The Israeli actress joined football player Colin Kaepernick, comedian and television host Stephen Colbert and basketball player Kevin Durant on the cover of the men’s magazine, formerly known as Gentlemen’s Quarterly.

President Reuven Rivlin meets Israeli actress Gal Gadot at the premiere of ‘Justice League’, in Los Angeles, on November 13, 2017. – Photo by Mark Neyman, Israel’s GPO

President Reuven Rivlin, currently visiting Los Angeles, on Tuesday congratulated Gadot on her recent success, saying, “I am so proud and pleased to see you here – a true and beloved ambassador of the state of Israel. You have managed to put us, too, at the peak of the global film industry, with grace, values and an Israeli smile.”


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