The ‘Great Expectations’ actress celebrates her 49th birthday
Over the years, Gwyneth Paltrow has made some eyebrow-raising comments that have generated mixed reactions from fans of the Goop founder.
Here’s a look at some of the most controversial quotes from the 49-year-old star:
1. On taking credit for the yoga trend
The “Avengers: Infinity War” actress came under fire and was even called “out of touch” after a 2018 interview by a Twitter user. wall street journal In which Paltrow was seen taking credit for the popularity of yoga.
“I’m sorry if this turns out to be wrong,” she told the outlet, “but I recently went to L.A. to do a yoga class, and the 22-year-old girl behind the counter was like, ‘Have you ever done yoga before? ?’ And literally I turned to my friend, and I was like, ‘You have this job because I’ve done yoga before.’”
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2. Comparing Average Online Comments to War
In May 2014, Paltrow was at the Code Conference She compared internet trolls to war when promoting her lifestyle brand Goop in California.
“See you [online comments] about yourself and your friends, and it’s a very dehumanizing thing,” she said. “It’s almost like, in war, you go through this bloody inhuman thing, and then it defines something “
3. Claiming that she is tougher than moms with a ‘regular job’
paltrow was hit with backlash again in 2014 after a March interview with And! News, during which the Hollywood movie star — who has two children with ex-husband Chris Martin — claimed she has a harder parenting job than moms who work “regular jobs.”
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“I think it’s different when you have an office job, because it’s routine, and, you know, you can do everything in the morning, and then you come home in the evening,” she told The News. told the outlet.
“When you’re shooting a movie, they’re like, ‘We need you to go to Wisconsin for two weeks,’ and then you work 14 hours a day, and that part of it is very difficult. ,” Paltrow continued. “I think having a regular job and being a mom isn’t like that — of course, there are challenges — but it’s not like being on set.”
4. On his haters
In a 2009 interview with Elle UK, the Academy Award-winning actress shrugged off her detractors, telling the magazine (via) New York Post): “I am who I am.”
“I can’t pretend to be someone who makes $25,000 a year,” she said.
5. What he and his family eat
Paltrow, who has released several cookbooks over the years, has opened up on what foods are off-limits for both herself and her two kids.
During an iTunes concert in 2011, Paltrow reportedly said that she “prefers to smoke crackers rather than eat cheese from a tin,” according to us weekly. According to the outlet, during an appearance on “Conan O’Brien” six years ago, Paltrow also said that she “would rather die than let my baby eat cup-a-soup.”
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6. On aging when he is 29 . had
A then-29-year-old Paltrow reportedly asked for NY Rock (via) And! News) in 2001 “Beauty Fails.”
“I just turned 29, so I probably haven’t had so many good years left,” she said.
7. On the Sun
Paltrow once reportedly questioned whether the sun’s rays were really harmful.
“We are humans and the sun is the sun – how can that be bad for you?” She asked the British Cosmopolitan (via) people magazine)
“I don’t think anything that’s natural can be bad for you,” she said.
8. On Using Psychedelics
During an episode of her Netflix series “The Goop Lab,” the “Shakespeare in Love” star admitted to using psychedelics with Brad Falchuk before marriage.
“It was a very emotional experience,” she recalled using MDMA, according to People. “The person people think of me as is inherently painful.”
9. On Marvel Movies
Paltrow upset Marvel Cinematic Universe fans in 2019 when she revealed that she was unaware of which flicks she appeared in.
She admitted that she had never seen “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and later doubled down in an interview with Elle magazine, admitting that she had not seen many of the films in the franchise.
“I never read stuff,” he said in 2019. “But it’s confusing because there are so many Marvel movies, and to be honest, I haven’t seen a lot of them.”