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“We had some real, underlying issues”: Joel and Kelly on the realities of a very modern, Hollywood romance

By Allyson Shiffman
Joel & Kelly

Photo: Ellen von Unwerth

Joel Kinnaman and Kelly Gale can’t keep their hands off each other. Outrageously attractive and unabashedly in love, the recently-engaged Swedish power couple are a fairytale come to life. But, as it turns out, the road to happily ever after was filled with plot twists, obstacles and a proposal that played out considerably different from how it appeared on Instagram. Ellen von Unwerth captures their steamy love story at the Kinnaman’s country house for Vogue Scandinavia's anniversary issue