by Shahlin Graves

It seemed fitting that on Coup De Main's first ever date with UK boyband THE WANTED, that we pit them against each other in the ultimate test of their friendship [and psychic powers], in order to truly understand what makes them tick [and worthy of being potential future husbands for all of their New Zealand fans].

EXHIBIT A: JAY MCGUINESS vs. TOM PARKER vs. NATHAN SYKES vs. SIVA KANESWARAN vs. MAX GEORGE.

"Everyone's got their own tactic. Everyone's out for themselves, it's disgusting! Nobody is telling the truth!! I SHOULD HAVE LIED."







videographer: MIKE BRAID.

EXHIBIT B: A FITNESS [AND SELF-PORTRAIT/ART] EXAM.

photographer: STEPHEN TILLEY | concept & styling: KYLIE COOKE | Make-up by AMBER D for M.A.C Cosmetics assisted by ROANNA GROVER | Hair by DANNY PATO and ALEX LOVICH for D&M using Davines | stylist’s assistant: ZEENAT HATIM | models: Laura, Nicole & Olivia from 62 Models.

EXHIBIT C: 'BATTLEGROUND' FACES.

EXHIBIT D: MY 'I ♡ NEW ZEALAND' FACE.

See video