"She is incredible; she's a great friend on every level. I think for us, protecting our daughters is so important and... keeping things on our own terms, so I will still be protective and make sure (Blue Ivy) has a childhood and a great time." Beyonce gushes about her best friend Gwyneth Paltrow, who shared motherly advice with the R&B superstar upon the birth of her baby girl Blue Ivy a year ago.