Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and her business partners Tracy Anderson and Maria Baum are set to open a new location for their organic cafe 3 Green Hearts in New York. The eatery will open at Anderson's fitness studio on 59th Street on 1 March (17), and will sell coffee, smoothies, juices and prepared meals. They will also introduce a delivery option for New York locals within the next few months.
Quote: "About two years ago I was driving somewhere and this really attractive young guy was next to me in his car. He was probably 28, and I looked at him and literally it was like he looked right past me, like, there was no, 'There’s a pretty girl in that car'. I was like, 'Holy s**t, he just saw a middle-aged lady in a car'." Gwyneth Paltrow on the moment she realised she was middle-aged.
Quote: "I was sitting with my dad, feeling great about my life and everything that was happening, and he was like, 'You know, you're getting a little weird... You're kind of an a**hole... I was totally devastated. But it turned out to be basically the best thing that ever happened to me. What my dad said to me was the kind of criticism where I was like, 'Oh, my God, I'm on the wrong track'. I'm so grateful to him for doing that." Gwyneth Paltrow's late father Bruce brought her back down to earth after her 1999 Oscar win for Shakespeare in Love.
Quote: "Dear @camerondiaz, before the day ends, I bid you a happy birthday, and I hit the ground with gratitude for getting to be one of the women who calls you a best friend." Gwyneth Paltrow wishes Cameron Diaz a happy 44th with a sweet Instragram message beneath a photo of herself with Diaz and their pal Drew Barrymore.
Quote: "Do I miss London? Not in January, can I say that? My hardest time was after the Christmas holiday until the February half term. You know what it's like! There are a few major things that I miss. I felt so alive there and was in awe of the architecture and the history." Gwyneth Paltrow misses calling London home. The Hollywood actress relocated to the U.K. capital while she was married to rocker Chris Martin.
Quote: "I think at Goop.com we're kinda like a trusted friend, so people, as an extension of the brand, come to me and ask me for (skincare) tips or travel tips or health or wellness, beauty, so it's part of what I do now." Gwyneth Paltrow is happy to offer up advice to fans of her Goop lifestyle brand in person.
Quote: "I'm always open to criticism and learning more, but people who are going to criticise should have all of the empirical information, so to say that we're so expensive when we actually have a range across all price points (isn't accurate)." Actress-turned-lifestyle entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow fights back at negative comments suggesting her new Goop skincare products are overpriced.
Quote: "I've been saving my gowns and special things since 12 years before she was born, so I have everything. I have every Oscar dress. Maybe she'll wear it to prom and do a Pretty in Pink thing and resew it and cut it up... I don’t know if I'd let her chop that one up." Gwyneth Paltrow hopes her daughter Apple will wear the baby pink Ralph Lauren gown mum wore to the 1999 Academy Awards to her prom dance.
Quote: "She's one of my favourite people on the planet. We're like family. She's an amazing mother and she's, like, (my son) Ryder's second mom. She's a special woman." Kate Hudson on best pal Gwyneth Paltrow. Hudson presented Paltrow with the Style Icon Award at Monday night's (26Oct15) inaugural InStyle Awards in Los Angeles.
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is godmother to Glee creator Ryan Murphy's son Ford, who was born last year (14). The TV writer/director revealed the news on Friday (09Oct15) as he presented the Iron Man star with a Lifetime Impact Award for her charity work at Variety's Power of Women event in Los Angeles. He told the crowd, "I wanted her (godmother) to be kind and compassionate, spiritual, funny, basically a balm to sooth in this dark and cynical world. It was also important to me that my child's godmother have a best actress Oscar. So I called my good friend Gwyneth Paltrow and I asked her if she would have us and she said yes and I consider my family to be blessed as a result."
Tweet: "Happy birthday @beyonce We loooooove you with all our (hearts)". Gwyneth Paltrow sends her best wishes to her pop pal on her 34th birthday by sharing a photo of the singer and the actress' daughter, Apple, stretching out on a plush carpet.
Quote: "We've gone through really difficult times with it, but we've always said these children are our priority, so what that means is, even though today you hate me and never wanna see me again, we're going to brunch because it's Sunday and that's what we do. Even though we couldn't stay in a romantic relationship, our values are very much around the importance of family and those relationships." Gwyneth Paltrow admits her split from ex-husband Chris Martin and the former couple's ongoing relationship hasn't always been as easy as they have made it look. They split last year (Apr14) but were together again at the BlogHer15 Conference on Friday afternoon (17Jul15) in New York City, where the actress hosted a dinner for staff at her lifestyle company Goop.
Quote: "Anytime I do anything for a while, there's always a 'she's insane' (period). But then people catch on... I almost can't go to an acupuncturist now without them thanking me for introducing the world to cupping." Gwyneth Paltrow on her trendsetting skills.
Quote: "If I'm in a relationship at this point in my life, it's got to be a relationship worth sustaining... I don't have the time or inclination." Gwyneth Paltrow suggests her rumoured romance with Glee producer Brad Falchuk is the real deal.
Quote: "I know that she's the most extraordinary girl who can do everything. Incredible mother! She's raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for my husband's oral cancer foundation - things she doesn't talk about a lot. She's becoming a great environmentalist. I'm so proud of her. I think she's so accomplished that people get kind of intimidated by it. Great cook, great mum, great actress." Veteran star Blythe Danner defends her daughter Gwyneth Paltrow against critics.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated the launch of her Goop pop-up store by treating her assistants and staff to a meal at Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard’s Little Goat Diner in Chicago, Illinois on Tuesday night (28Apr15). Paltrow posted photos from the party on Instagram and thanked Izard for her hospitality: "@stephandthegoat Thank you for the most unbelievable meal last night, you and your team are so talented. What a total dream for us!"
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is teaming up with business partner and trainer Tracy Anderson to open a fitness studio in East Hampton, New York over Memorial Day weekend (23-24May15).
Fact: Actress Julianne Hough has joined the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively by launching her own lifestyle website. The Footloose star's new-look juliannehough.com features everything from home decor to fitness tips to recipes and fashion advice. Announcing the venture on Instagram.com, she writes, "I wanted to design a space where I could connect with you all and talk about the things I'm most passionate about, like staying healthy, recipes, style, home decor and friendship."
Quote: "I never wanted to do a proprietary brand. I wanted it to be its own thing that my children can run one day if they want to!" Actress Gwyneth Paltrow hopes her children with Chris Martin, 10-year-old daughter Apple and son Moses, eight, will one day take over her lifestyle website Goop.com.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and her estranged husband Chris Martin eschewed romance on Valentine's Day (14Feb15) by spending it together with their two children. The former couple was pictured walking arm-in-arm on a beach in California on Saturday (14Feb15) along with their kids Apple and Moses.
Quote: "He is the funniest person I've ever worked with. I wet myself." Gwyneth Paltrow admits working with Johnny Depp on new movie Mortdecai was a challenge because he's such fun.
Quote: "They're very kind and loving people and it also means I get to be around their daughter, who I love so freaking much! She is a powerhouse... She is, like, the boss of everything. And she can do all the choreography to Sia's Chandelier video even though she's just three years old. She's just super smart and I love her so much." Gwyneth Paltrow is a huge fan of best pals Beyonce and Jay Z's little girl, Blue Ivy.
Quote: "I think one of my best qualities... is absolute loyalty to my friends, so if I did know - which I don't - I would not say." Gwyneth Paltrow dodges a question about what actually happened between her close friend Jay Z and his wife Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles during their infamous elevator clash in New York last year (14).
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow showed off her vocal skills on Wednesday (14Jan15) on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon by singing Broadway versions of hip hop songs including Drake's Started from the Bottom, Nicki Minaj's Anaconda and Big Sean's I Don't F**k with You.
Quote: "I have some famous friends... My best famous friend is Cameron Diaz. Jay and Beyonce are my others... They’re the greatest people. They are funny and sweet, and self-aware and really intelligent." Gwyneth Paltrow on her celebrity pals.
Quote: "I've been really lucky in my personal relationships. I look back and think the major relationships I've had were all with really good people who I like quite a bit still to this day." Actor Ben Affleck has nothing but love for his famous exes, which include Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez. He went on to wed Jennifer Garner, with whom he has three children.
Quote: "I think that I am, in my Dna, an actress. It's who I am. I really love it and it's something that is very important to me. And I'm having an incredible amount of fun exploring the entrepreneurial side of myself. It's something that I feel I can do both and I hope that I can be able to do both well." Gwyneth Paltrow has no plans to ditch her acting career despite the success of her lifestyle website, Goop.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated her 42nd birthday with another star-studded birthday party on Saturday (27Sep14). Celebrities seen arriving at her home in Los Angeles included her ex-husband Chris Martin, Kate Hudson, Nicole Richie and Toby Maguire. Paltrow first celebrated her birthday with Cameron Diaz on Friday (26Sep14) at AOC Wine Bar and Restaurant in Los Angeles.
Quote: "Some days I just think I am failing everywhere. Like today, I was making lunch and saying to myself, 'This lunch is so bad,' throwing pasta in the lunch bag, yelling, 'Get in the car.' I was losing my cool. I think it's very hard to try to find the right balance, and I think we all aspire to that balance, but it's easier said than done. It's just a matter of trying your best each day and not being too hard on yourself about things." Actress and lifestyle blogger Gwyneth Paltrow insists her domestic life isn't as perfect as it seems as she adjusts to life as a single mother. She split from her rocker husband Chris Martin earlier this year (14).
Quote: "She just needs to be quiet. She's a movie star. If she were confident in her acting, she wouldn't be trying to be Martha Stewart." Martha Stewart is not fond of Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle website, Goop.com.
Quote: "I still will be in, like, some random hotel lobby somewhere or a store and that song still comes on the radio, it's mortifying! It's a good song and everything but, like, it's just embarrassing when you're somewhere and you have to hear your own singing voice." Gwyneth Paltrow hates to hear Cruisin', her hit Huey Lewis collaboration from the film Duets, when she's out and about.
Quote: "It basically means I have to call my friends... and round them up, or non-friends, or people who hate me and say, 'Please will you come on the show...?' Some people say no, some people can't (do it)." Gwyneth Paltrow on her role as producer of Friday night's (05Sep14) Stand Up To Cancer charity telethon in America. Dave Matthews, The Who, Ariana Grande will perform during the celebrity fundraiser and Paltrow's Iron Man co-star Robert Downey, Jr., Halle Berry, Reese Witherspoon and Ben Stiller will be among the big names presenting segments.
Quote: "This is their first year on the bus. They take the bus and I pick them up from the bus stops... They feel very independent." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow's kids Moses and Apple take the bus to school.
Quote: "I eat meat. I was vegetarian for quite a long time and then for various reasons I changed. My daughter's vegetarian since she was born, so I keep getting tempted to go back. I don't eat very much meat. I felt like you should only eat something that you'd be able to kill... You know, could you kill a fish? I wouldn't like it, but I probably could, so I'll eat the fish. But a giraffe..." British rocker Chris Martin is no longer following the strict vegetarian diet favoured by his estranged wife Gwyneth Paltrow following their separation in March (14).
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow turned the tables on her pal Chelsea Handler and interviewed her as part of the L.A. Live Talks series in Glendale, California on Thursday night (13Mar14). At the top of the chat, the comedienne, who was promoting her new book Uganda Be Kidding Me, revealed she asked Paltrow to interview her because she wanted someone "more interesting than myself", adding, "I needed a friend who was able to speak, and a lot of people in this industry can't." Paltrow joked, "And I'm here to prove you long".
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow helped her two children, Apple and Moses, serve as sidewalk entrepreneurs on Monday (06Jan14) - the Iron Man star looked on as the kids manned a lemonade stand in Pacific Palisades, California. Paltrow greeted neighbours as they purchased drinks and baked goods from her children.
Quote: "For over a decade now, I have had a thick, gorgeous vintage grey cashmere Michael Kors cape, that I always travel with. Funnily enough, I ran into Michael on a flight where he noticed I was rocking his cape, probably in a less chic manner than he would have liked - my six month old daughter and I lay wrapped in it all the way to England." Gwyneth Paltrow on one of the items she has recreated with the top designer for her new winter fashion collection.
Quote: "It (the criticism) doesn't faze her. I think it probably did initially. She said, 'Mom, I'm going to get this all my life. This is how they see me.' I feel she's just extraordinarily accomplished in every area and people don't like that... people who are bored and sit on their a**es all day and just tap away... I don't read any of it, I just find it so disgusting." Gwyneth Paltrow's actress mother Blythe Danner can't understand why her daughter receives so much criticism from the public.
Quote: "Usually by this point in the year, I am well organised, Christmas cards are ready to go, I've got a good jump on the gifts. Not this year. I am overwhelmed and a disaster." Gwyneth Paltrow admits she's not quite ready for Christmas.
Quote: If I meet someone that Apple or Mosie loves, I get totally starstruck... I literally stopped Demi Lovato on the plane and I was like, 'Can I please have my picture with you?'" Gwyneth Paltrow admits she can't control herself when she meets her kids Apple and Moses' heroes.
Quote: "When I was 15 I was madly in love with Keanu Reeves. He still is gorgeous. My mom... was doing a television thing and her make-up artist was dating Keanu Reeves, and I got a signed Polaroid. It was on my desk, on my pin board for years. I think he knows because he participated in this birthday video for me... where he had to say in the thing that he was my crush." Gwyneth Paltrow was obsessed with Keanu Reeves growing up.
Quote: "That was mean, wasn't it? Why am I in cut-off shorts and everyone else is in a suit. It's not fair!" Gwyneth Paltrow wasn't a fan of the tiny shorts she was asked to wear onscreen in The Avengers movie.
Quote: "You know I don't engage to be honest, I really don't. Because it doesn't help me in my creative process." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't pay attention to the criticism she receives from the public.
Quote: "I knew it had permeated when my brother in-law said to me like, 'I hope you're not going to bring back big b**h'. I was like, 'Thanks, Al. Thanks for your support.'" Gwyneth Paltrow on the controversy following her decision to wear a headline-grabbing, flesh-flashing sheer gown - and no underwear - to the April (13) premiere of Iron Man 3. The actress then told chat show host Ellen DeGeneres she had to shave her genitals to make sure there was no hair showing.
Quote: "I'm just very strict about my exercise. (But) it's still incredibly embarrassing to be in front of a crew... It was crazy." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was left red-faced after having to perform a striptease in lacy lingerie for her Thanks For Sharing co-star Mark Ruffalo.
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow checked out her first baseball game last week (ends13Sep13) when she took her kids to the Los Angeles Dodgers' match up against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Quote: "I think it's very much a real condition, disease that people have. I've known a few and it's a very painful and shameful thing for people." Gwyneth Paltrow feels sorry for sex addicts, like the character Mark Ruffalo portrays in her new film Thanks For Sharing.
Quote: "I don't like to be chased around but when I'm with them I think, 'They're not public figures, they're just kids...' and in London there are much different rules about what the paparazzi are allowed to do... It's been an adjustment and my daughter has taken it hard. She just doesn't understand... She feels, like, attacked... I don't think people should be terrorised or put in harm's way." Gwyneth Paltrow on her family's transition to life among the paparazzi in Los Angeles.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and Stella Mccartney recently hosted a star-studded "English garden party" in The Hamptons, New York, to launch their new fashion collaboration. The designer's dad Sir Paul McCartney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cameron Diaz, Paltrow's husband Chris Martin and mum Blythe Danner were among the guests celebrating the new Stella MCCartney x Goop collection, which is available on the actress' Goop.com website.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow is designing a capsule collection for model Liya Kebede's lemlem clothing brand. The range will keep in line with the label's traditional Ethiopian styles and include matching tunics for mothers and daughters.
Quote: "It was all a disaster and now I look like an eight-year-old girl." Gwyneth Paltrow on her waxing experience for the recent Iron Man 3 premiere in Hollywood, when she wore a daring, form-fitting Antonio Berardi gown, which featured sheer side panels.
Quote: "She was wearing a black Michael Kors dress that was sort of like a sparkling bandeau, and her whole stomach was showing. It was really beautiful. It was a little punk-y. She's just so pretty, it's abnormal. I was like, 'Is it weird to be that pretty?' And she was like, 'No.'" Gwyneth Paltrow complimented supermodel Miranda Kerr during the Costume Institute Gala in New York on Monday (06May13).
Quote: "It doesn't matter if we're talking about robots or aliens, it doesn't matter if it's Shakespeare, if you're working with someone of that quality, it's very invigorating as an artist." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on her chemistry with her Iron Man co-star, Robert Downey, Jr..
Quote: "It's hard being married. You go through great times; you go through terrible times. We're the same as any couple." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow insists her marriage to Coldplay rocker Chris Martin has been tested over the years. The couple, parents to two children, will celebrate its 10th wedding anniversary in December (13).
Quote: "I took him and my daughter and 17 of their friends to see a little screening of Iron Man in London and he hugged me for, like, 10 minutes after. It was so awesome... I now have a Lego figure of Pepper Potts; I'm like the best mother." Gwyneth Paltrow's son Moses is a big fan of mum's new movie Iron Man 3.
Quote: "There's a portion of the movie where something bad happens to me, and I lose clothes along the way, so essentially I'm wearing a bra and trousers... Luckily I have a good base because I work out often. I just had to not eat pasta and French fries the night before shooting - which I'm terrible at doing." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow struggled to stay away from her favourite foods prior to stripping off for the new Iron Man 3.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow was unofficially crowned the world's most beautiful woman during a recent appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. People magazine editors announced the actress had dethroned pal Beyonce earlier this week (beg22Apr13) and comedienne DeGeneres decided to give her a proper ceremony on her show, which aired in America on Friday (26Apr13). Three topless hunks handed her a sash and a tiara to mark the occasion as giddy Gwyneth giggled.
Quote: "He is a person who with every year he grows older he gets more integrated and more wise, and more whole as a person. He has really mastered the art of being his own being. He's an incredible person." Gwyneth Paltrow on pal Jay Z.
Quote: "People have this perception that I have this really lucky life, which is very true, but I've had a lot more suffering in my personal life than anyone would ever have any idea about, which I embrace as part of my path... That was just one of the difficult things I had gone through.” Gwyneth Paltrow on her decision to go public about her miscarriage.
Quote: "I had been in England for a month and I was very pale and the make-up artist suggested that I get a spray-tan. It was horrible. I smelled like a stripper for days." Gwyneth Paltrow on her bid to look her best while appearing on Glee.
Quote: "I honestly thought someone was playing a joke on me and I had to re-read the email three times. I was like, 'This can't be true, I've developed dyslexia, I'm not reading this right.'" Gwyneth Paltrow couldn't believe it when she was named People magazine's Most Beautiful Woman.
Quote: "The kids and I take baths together, and thank God they're not saying like, 'We're too told. You're weird,' because I love it. We have the best time." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow enjoys relaxing in the tub with eight-year-old daughter Apple and seven-year-old son Moses.
Quote: "I can't stand the bad press Gwyneth gets. I don't read a word of it because it's all garbage and bulls**t. It's just frustrated people sitting on their hands. Why aren't they out helping feed the homeless?" Actress Blythe Danner hates to read negative reports about her daughter Gwyneth Paltrow, who regularly comes under fire for her strict eating habits and for promoting expensive products.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow missed the Iron Man 3 premiere in London on Thursday night (19Apr13) and was instead spotted partying in New York City at the Tiffany & Co Blue Book Ball. Other stars who turned out for the glamorous party in Manhattan included Kate Hudson, Carey Mulligan and Sarah Jessica Parker, while Robert Downey, Jr. headed the Iron Man cast without his leading lady in London.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has named and shamed as the Most Hated Celebrity in Hollywood in a new poll by America's Star magazine. The Iron Man actress beat Kristen Stewart and Jennifer Lopez to claim the dishonour, while John Mayer and Katherine Heigl round out the top five. Others featured in the countdown include Madonna, Justin Bieber, Anne Hathaway and Kim Kardashian.
Quote: "He loves Iron Man, he is a big fan... I love watching his seven year old brain put together who I am. We were at a Justin Bieber concert and Moses said, 'Maybe Justin knows who you are from Iron Man'." Gwyneth Paltrow's young son Moses is slowly realising his mum is a famous actress.
Quote: "I train all the time. I've got to try and keep this (body) together. I'm 40, I've had two kids and they're making me take my shirt off in Iron Man." Gwyneth Paltrow still endures a punishing workout regime to keep in shape.
Quote: "My one light American Spirit (cigarette) that I smoke once a week, on Saturday night." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on her guilty pleasure.
Tweet: "Our beautiful son turned 7 today. Happy birthday Mosey boy!" Gwyneth Paltrow gives a special Twitter shout-out to her son Moses, who celebrated his special day on Monday (08Apr13). The actress and her rocker husband Chris Martin threw their little boy a star-studded party over the weekend (06Apr13), inviting famous pals including Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz and Gwen Stefani to their California home for the bash.
Quote: "I just found out who Kim Kardashian is six months ago... I came out of my cave, apparently, and then I met her in person. I was glad I knew who she was... She is very nice." Gwyneth Paltrow on meeting the reality Tv star for the first time last week (ends05Apr13).
Quote: "I think that women should support each other especially through pregnancy. It's a difficult time and I think Kim Kardashian looks absolutely beautiful. And we're supposed to gain weight when pregnant, that's how God intended it." Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow defends Kim Kardashian over her weight gain since falling pregnant with her boyfriend Kanye West's baby.
Quote: "He can't have background music on: it has to be 100 per cent of his attention. But if he isn't at home, I turn on the hip-hop - I'm like a bad mutha rapping along to every word as I cook." Gwyneth Paltrow secretly enjoys the times her husband Chris Martin is away from home as it gives her the chance to listen to rap music in the kitchen.
Quote: "I chose the best father. (Chris) is so good to the children and to know that you had kids with such a good man is a real weight off you." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow gushes about her rocker husband Chris Martin's skills as a parent to their two children, daughter Apple, eight, and son Moses, six.
Quote: "There were a few issues; I still love the dress itself but I should have worn a bra..." Gwyneth Paltrow regrets not wearing underwear when she wore a sheer Alexander MCQueen to the Oscars in 2002.
Quote: "When she is working onstage, she has more power than any woman I've ever seen. She would never say it and has never said it, but I feel she knows with every fibre of her being that she is the best in the world at her job." Gwyneth Paltrow is in awe of her best pal Beyonce's powerful stage presence.
Quote: "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.
Quote: "I am not on a detox. I am not on a diet. I know, New Year's cleansing and all that. Not this year. Can't do it. Maybe later in the year. Maybe in the spring." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is still indulging in all her favourite foods.
Quote: "It’s my New Year’s resolution to journal every day." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on her plans for 2013.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has celebrated the 200th issue of her weekly Goop.com newsletter by sharing her favourite holiday feast recipes with readers.
Quote: "For Shakespeare In Love I had to take my shirt off and be naked. I was worried because my grandad was a very conservative person. So before he got in the cinema, I told him that I had to do it because it was a very important role for me and all that. He just said, 'Don't worry, that will be like two eggs in a pan.'" Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was embarrassed about showing relatives her Oscar-winning turn in Shakespeare In Love.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow extended her 40th birthday celebrations with a star-studded dinner in London on Wednesday (03Oct12). Actor Hugh Grant, Tv chef Jamie Oliver and famed photographer Mario Testino were among the guests who dined with the actress at the Riverside Cafe. The Oscar winner was in Portofino, Italy with husband Chris Martin when she turned 40 on 27 September (12).
Quote: "Glee has really revolutionised the culture of our kids in this country. He's made music cool, he's made singing cool, he's made glee club cool, he's made dancing boys cool... It's very powerful. It's not a joke." Mum-of-two Gwyneth Paltrow, who won an Emmy Award for her guest turn as a substitute teacher on the U.S. programme last year (11), praises creator Ryan Murphy for pushing boundaries on the musical teen drama.
Fact: Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz were among the guests who attended a fundraiser dinner for U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign at Mark’s Club in London on Wednesday (19Sep12). The event was hosted by Vogue boss Anna Wintour.
Quote: "We laugh a lot - and at the same jokes. We like the same music and like to do the same things." Gwyneth Paltrow reveals laughter is the key to her strong relationship with her rocker husband Chris Martin.
Quote: "I know now that life is finite, and I want the quality of mine to be more good than bad, my experiences to be more positive than negative." Gwyneth Paltrow vows to make the most of her time on Earth.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow only lets her children Apple, eight, and Moses, six, tune into TV shows in French or Spanish so they learn languages while they watch.
Quote: “She’s been my go-to about where to get things done - grocery shopping, a good mani-pedi, you know, all that. I look up to Gwyneth and how she has been in her life. She’s the real deal.” Kate Hudson turned to London-based American Gwyneth Paltrow for advice when she first started spending time in the U.K. with her British fiance Matt Bellamy.
Quote: "Over the years, I have gotten really good (if I do say so myself) at packing for trips without checking luggage. The trick is to think it through before you go, pack key interchangeable pieces and to not be afraid to wash clothes at the hotel, a local fluff and fold, or even in your sink." Gwyneth Paltrow offers packing tips via her weekly Goop.com newsletter.
Fact: Superstar couple Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have expanded their property portfolio after snapping up a six-bedroom Los Angeles estate, which was on the market for $10.4 million (£6.5 million).
Fact: Hollywood beauty Gwyneth Paltrow has been unveiled as the face of Hugo Boss' new perfume, Boss Black Boss Nuit Pour Femme.
Quote: "When my dad was alive I didn't really need to find the right man because I had him." Gwyneth Paltrow admits love wasn't a priority when her father Bruce was alive. She has since found a soulmate in Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.
Quote: "One of the most famous ones - which I weep to every time I hear it - is 'Fix You'. He wrote that for Gwyneth when her father Bruce died - he missed meeting Bruce by a couple of weeks." Gwyneth Paltrow's mum Blythe Danner cries every time she hears her son-in-law Chris Martin's track Fix You, which he wrote after the death of the actress' father in 2002.
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has become the new face of Swedish fashion label Lindex. The Oscar winner will model the designer clothes in the firm's new spring (12) advertising campaign.
Fact: Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, Courteney Cox and fashion designer Nicole Richie helped their pregnant celebrity fitness trainer Tracy Anderson celebrate the impending arrival of her first child by attending her star-studded baby shower in Los Angeles on Saturday (03Mar12). Glee star Paltrow bought her a $500 (£312.50) high chair and Richie brought a blanket and a bundle of toys.
Fact: New mum Beyonce is to join pal Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon as the fourth member of a fictional movie supergroup. Paltrow will produce and star in Glee creator Ryan Murphy's new film One Hit Wonders, which chronicles the efforts of four singers, who each had a hit song 20 years ago, to find success as a group.
Quote: "I thought Brad Pitt was incredible in Moneyball. He was my favourite for Best Actor." Gwyneth Paltrow pays tribute to her ex-fiance.
Quote: "Beyonce is doing great. She's just a natural at being a mom. And Blue Ivy is stunning, she has the most beautiful eyes." Gwyneth Paltrow gushes about her best pal Beyonce and her newborn daughter.
Quote: "I always hold on to it. I ask it questions; I feel like it keeps me safe. I feel my dad... the energy of his soul. I don't think that evaporates." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow keeps her late father's memory alive by wearing his wedding ring on a gold chain around her neck. The star's dad, director Bruce Paltrow, died of throat cancer in 2002.
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and rocker Chris Martin's children Apple, seven, and Moses, five, are trilingual. The couple's former nanny was Spanish and the kids' current caretaker is French so both tots learned each language at a young age.
Quote: "I've been saving my clothes for her since before she was born. I was like, 'I'll bet you anything I'll have a daughter, and she'll be a really cool butch lesbian and be so above clothes,' and I got a very clothes-obsessed child. So, if she's a lesbian, she's a lipstick lesbian. She doesn't like anything avant-garde at all. She likes anything that's pretty, pretty, pretty or has a bow or a ruffle - or is pink." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is saving all her best designer clothes to pass down to seven-year-old daughter Apple.
Quote: "All I've learned about nutrition and health came from his cancer. I'll probably have a long and healthy life because he didn't." Gwyneth Paltrow gave her diet a complete overhaul when her father, director Bruce Paltrow, died from throat cancer in 2002 at the age of 58.
Quote: "I had a boyfriend who used to cheat on me all the time. I was quite naive. I knew on a cellular level, but I bought his story." Gwyneth Paltrow is no stranger to heartache. The actress is now happily married to faithful Coldplay rocker Chris Martin.
Quote: "I eat whatever I want. I like bread and cheese and wine, and that makes my life fun and enjoyable." Former macrobiotic Gwyneth Paltrow likes to indulge when it comes to food.
Quote: "I'll take my wrinkles. I don't like the Botox thing." Gwyneth Paltrow isn't worried about the ageing process ruining her youthful looks.
Fact: Celebrity fitness guru Tracy Anderson, who has trained stars including Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow, is pregnant with her first child. Anderson tells Us Weekly she and husband Matt Mogol will welcome their first child together in May (12).
Quote: "I make his pancakes for my kids and I can't eat them... because I'll just sob. They're his pancakes and I keep expecting him to be in the room." Gwyneth Paltrow struggles with her late father Bruce's recipes in her cookbook My Father's Daughter.
Quote: "I had this thing: 'I wrote a cookbook? What?' Sometimes I think to myself, 'What was I thinking?'" Gwyneth Paltrow still can't believe she's a culinary author after releasing the book My Father's Daughter in 2011.
Tweet: "Hobbling into bed after way too much deep fried turkey, gravy, biscuits, brussles sprouts, etc. I gave London a soul food whipping. I miss the Usa today! Happy Thanksgiving everyone." Gwyneth Paltrow cooked up her favourite American treats to celebrate Thanksgiving (24Nov11) in England.
Quote: "I just had the summer off with them and now they're back to school again. Then what I'll do is look for more interesting supporting-size parts. I have not starred in a movie since I had my daughter... I would never see them and there's no point." Gwyneth Paltrow on how she juggles motherhood with movie roles.
Quote: "Our best times have been when we are just sitting around in sweatpants, having a glass of wine, chatting about life. B is wise beyond her years. She has taught me the value of speaking your mind. She is clear and honest and true to herself while being respectful. She will be an incredible mother because she is so full of love and she knows who she is." Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow loves spending time with her close friend, pregnant pop superstar Beyonce.
Quote: "She's just in the wrong place at the wrong time. I liked having a seizure. I had to bite on a little piece of Alka-Seltzer (antacid medication), foam at the mouth and bang on the floor." Gwyneth Paltrow enjoyed shooting her death scene in outbreak movie Contagion.
Tweet: "Nursing a horrific hangover at the Jfk. Nothing like starting an overseas flight dehydrated. Where is the dog, I need the hair." Gwyneth Paltrow, who celebrated her 39th birthday on Tuesday (27Sep11), was nursing a nasty hangover as she waited for a flight at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport on Wednesday (28Sep11).
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow is throwing her support behind U.S. President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign by hosting a fundraising dinner at her London home on 4 October (11). Guests attending the Obama Victory Fund event must prove they are U.S. citizens to gain entry to the bash and hand over $7,500 (£4,688)-a-ticket.
Quote: "I was so excited. I just maybe miss my dad because he was nominated nine times and he lost all nine times. The Emmys are a big deal in the Paltrow house, and I was thrilled." Gwyneth Paltrow on her Emmy Awards nomination for her supporting role in Glee.
Quote: "I did not know that she was going to announce it, so I was sitting at a lunch with someone and they said, 'Oh, Beyonce's pregnant?' and I was like, 'No she's not, where did you here that?' And they were like, 'No, she she said it.' When she needs me, I'm there, 100 per cent... She's very happy." Gwyneth Paltrow on learning that pal Beyonce had announced her baby news at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Quote: "I am a great romantic - but I also think you can be a romantic and a realist. Life is complicated and long and I know people that I respect and admire and look up to who have extra-marital affairs. It's like we're flawed - we're human beings and sometimes you make choices that other people are going to judge." Gwyneth Paltrow is open-minded about her pals' affairs.
Quote: "I just did what he told me to do. I liked all that gory stuff. I liked having a seizure and biting a piece of Alka Seltzer and foaming at the mouth." Gwyneth Paltrow enjoyed filming unpleasant scenes for Steven Soderbergh's new movie Contagion.
Quote: "What I love is inspiring people. People come up to me and say, 'I want to have two kids and wear a bathing suit and not feel terrible about myself. I see how hard you work, and it makes me feel like I can do that too.'" Gwyneth Paltrow enjoys motivating the readers of her Goop.com lifestyle newsletter.
Quote: "(He's) a musical genius. It's like living with Picasso and being like, 'Should I make a little something-something?'" Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow refuses to bug her rocker husband Chris Martin with her own music endeavours. The actress has been showing off her vocal skills after successful stints in hit TV musical Glee and her collaboration with Cee Lo Green at the 2011 Grammy Awards.
Fact: Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow shows off her less than glamorous side in upcoming thriller Contagion - she plays a woman on death's door after contracting a killer flu virus.
Quote: "I take them to Pizza Express because I think that's much healthier (than MCDonald's). Don't tell them there are toys!" Healthy actress Gwyneth Paltrow refuses to take her young children to MCDonald's - but does allow them the occasional pizza treat.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has announced plans to launch a channel of cookery programmes on an application for Apple's iPhone.
Quote: "It's the best job I ever had but I don't know if I should go back. They'll have to twist my arm." Gwyneth Paltrow is considering reprising her role in Glee in the future. The actress has received great acclaim playing substitute teacher Holly Holliday on the musical TV series.
Quote: "I have never been very good at handling stress (though a bit of meditation helps), and I wanted some very practical ways of reducing it that I could use during the course of my day. I got some good answers that don’t require a 90 minute yoga class, or flying to a hippie style silent retreat (I’ve actually done one—don’t ask), just simple things that we all have access to." Gwyneth Paltrow on her battles with stress.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow had the best seat in the house for her husband Chris Martin's performance with his band Coldplay at British festival Glastonbury on Saturday night (25Jun11) - she watched the show from the security pit in front of the main stage, just feet from the band.
Tweet: "How the f (sic) do I get these kids off the wii? I swore I would never have one in the house, now they freebase Mario." Gwyneth Paltrow fears her two kids, Apple and Moses, are addicted to video games.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow made a surprise guest appearance at Glee's concert tour stop in New Jersey on Thursday (16Jun11) to perform her now famous cover of Cee-Lo Green's Forget You. Actress Jane Lynch, who plays Sue Sylvester in the all-singing, all-dancing hit TV show, also delighted fans and made a cameo in her signature tracksuit.
Quote: "Gwyneth and I talked about it. It sucked because we did become really good friends and were really close. She was great and told the media, 'Matt is my friend and you will see us out together.'" Matthew Morrison laughs off rumours of a romance with Gwyneth Paltrow.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has joined Twitter.com and Facebook.com in a bid to "join the 21st century". In just hours, she had amassed 13,000 followers on Twitter and 47,000 Facebook friends.
Quote: "(I) don’t know how that rumour got into the papers. It could not be further from the truth. I literally do not have time to bathe let alone start a magazine." Gwyneth Paltrow shoots down reports suggesting she's set to launch a food magazine.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow proved her rapping skills during an appearance on Britain's The Graham Norton Show on Friday (13May11) when she began spitting the lyrics to N.W.A's classic Straight Outta Compton after revealing she was a massive fan of early-'90s hip-hop. The Oscar winner recently admitted she also knew all the words to N.W.A.'s controversial anthem, F**k Tha Police.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow showed off her cooking skills for British TV host Graham Norton on Friday (13May11) by bringing in a vegetable paella for fellow guests Geoffrey Rush and Lady Gaga.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has been named as a brand ambassador for luxury accessories company Coach. She will star in the firm's upcoming 70th anniversary advertising campaign. She says, "I grew up in New York City and I've always thought of Coach as the quintessential New York brand. I'll never forget getting my first Coach bag."
Quote: "It's all my kids' hands and feet and stuff but we don't like to put them out there in the public (domain)." Actress/singer Gwyneth Paltrow kept her two children's faces hidden from full view in photos for her new cook book My Father's Daughter.
Quote: "He always thought I should sing more. He's on such another level, he's such a genius musician and songwriter so it's a little embarrassing to be like, 'Hey, I'm a (singer too)'. He likes it." Gwyneth Paltrow's Coldplay rocker husband Chris Martin is fully supportive of his actress wife's new career as a singer.
Quote: "It's not an accident. It's not luck, it's not fairy dust, it's not good genes. It's killing myself for an hour and a half five days a week. I know if I put in an hour and a half, five days a week, I'm good... If I'm prepping for something or I've been eating a lot of pie, I do two hours a day, six days a week." Gwyneth Paltrow's slender figure is down to rigorous work outs.
Quote: "One of my most negative qualities is the perfectionism that I have. I think that I unconsciously project that because it comes from self-doubt and insecurity and that's the ironic part. I'm so deeply flawed. I'm just a normal mother with the same struggles as any other mother who's trying to do everything at once and trying to be a wife and maintain a relationship. There's absolutely nothing perfect about my life but I just try hard." Gwyneth Paltrow finds it tricky balancing family life with her work load.
Quote: "It's very much a part of the way I think about food. It's American family food; it's very accessible and easy to make. It's mostly on the healthier side, although there are definitely some guilty pleasures in there." Gwyneth Paltrow insists fans shouldn't think her new cookbook, My Father's Daughter, promotes macrobiotic foods. The actress was once a big advocate of the diet.
Quote: "I don't have time to take a shower, how would I have time for that?" Actress-turned-culinary queen Gwyneth Paltrow laughs off reports she's set to launch a cooking magazine following the release of her cookbook, My Father's Daughter.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin celebrated their son Moses' upcoming fifth birthday party with a family outing to Britain's Legoland theme park this week (beg04Apri11). Moses turns five on 8 April (11), just 10 days before Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' daughter Suri turns five.
Quote: "Exercise! Painful, horrible, long exercise. I know from experience that there are no free rides in this world." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow stays active to maintain her slim figure.
Quote: "There isn't any of the glamour. I am just like any other regular mum; cooking, cleaning, wiping butts, picking up after the kids, being a wife and helping the kids with their homework. Mind you, I'm terrible at maths. I can't even do my six year old's maths homework with her." Gwyneth Paltrow opens up about her home life.
Quote: "Never. I think hell would freeze over first. So I guess if I did it would be called the Hell Freezes Over Band." Budding singer Gwyneth Paltrow rules out ever forming a band with her rocker husband Chris Martin.
Quote: "Men with fantastic shoes are either gay or married." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow insists straight men can't possibly have good footwear style.
Quote: "I was so nervous about my performance, I had to drink a Guinness on the way there." Gwyneth Paltrow downed booze to help calm her nerves before she sang at the Oscars on Sunday (27Feb11).
Fact: Anne Hathaway and Gwyneth Paltrow cashed in at the Oscars - they were both paid big bucks to wear designer jewellery. Co-host Hathaway was reportedly paid $750,000 (£500,000) to wear Tiffany & Co. gems onstage, while Paltrow took home $500,000 (£333,000) to wear earrings, a brooch and ring from Louis Vuitton's L'Ame du Voyage collection as she sang Country Strong's nominated Best Song Coming Home.
Quote: "I haven't slept for a week!" Gwyneth Paltrow is suffering from nerves ahead of her performance at Sunday's (27Feb11) Academy Awards. The actress will take to the Oscars stage to sing Coming Home from her latest film, Country Strong.
Quote: "I want to play tiny gigs in a folk band with Chris. That would be delightful. We'd have to go to really small pubs and bars in the country and probably have a secret name so no one would find out. Gwyneth has a great little voice, so she could join too." Actor Simon Pegg jokes about setting up a group with his rocker pal Chris Martin and wife Gwyneth Paltrow.
Quote: "Beyonce is the most talented human being on the planet. She has so much mastery over what she does. It's not even confidence - it's on a whole other level. It's mind-blowing." Gwyneth Paltrow heaps praise on her pop star pal, BEYONCE.
Quote: "In England, people are cool. They're really laid-back and calm. Beyonce did the school run with me once and everyone was fine." Gwyneth Paltrow loves life in her adopted country.
Quote: "At Christmas I was down at my mum's house, I was getting coffee at the grocery store kiosk and this woman came up to me and said, 'Oh my God! You look exactly like Gwyneth Paltrow. Do you get that ever?' I was like, 'I get that all the time! Thank you so much. I appreciate that'. I take it as a compliment." Cameron Diaz is often mistaken for GWYNETH PALTROW.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow has been appointed a special new role - as a brand ambassador for Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier. But the deal is an unusual one for the Hollywood star as she will not be appearing in any promotional advertisements - instead, the Iron Man beauty will serve as a "friend of the brand" and will help with "communication projects", starting with hosting a cocktail party for the firm in Geneva later this month (Jan11), reports WWD.com.
Quote: "I did a little cameo once at the beginning of Austin Powers 3, I think it was, and I got to make out with Tom Cruise. He was an amazing kisser!" Gwyneth Paltrow enjoyed locking lips with action man TOM CRUISE in 2002.
Quote: "You just get really drunk all the time. Which is awesome! At least I did anyway, it's not very professional. There's a Bloody Mary at 10am and you keep it going all day!" Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow reveals how she convincingly played a recovering alcoholic singer in new movie Country Strong.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and U.S. talk show host Jimmy Fallon gave TV viewers a late night laugh on Monday (03Jan11) with the return of their mock hip-hop group, Shazzazz. Paltrow donned a curly blonde wig and doorknocker earrings while she rapped alongside Fallon for a series of music video spoofs they debuted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Quote: "Fried food is my weakness. I don't really have a sweet tooth, but you can fry a cockroach in batter and basically I would eat it." Gwyneth Paltrow loves fried treats.
Quote: "My kids are really into pop music, and it's crazy. They're singing like, 'Throw my hands up in the club,' and I'm like, 'You're four, OK?'" Gwyneth Paltrow laughs off the surprising musical tastes of her two kids with Coldplay rocker Chris Martin.
Quote: "I'm incredibly addicted to her website GOOP. I look at it all the time. I just love like her recommendations and things like that." Glee star Lea Michele is a fan of Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle website.
Quote: "She came in and just blew the roof off this place. I'm telling you, no one has come in and has done what Gwyneth did... She's just so sweet and I can't wait to have her back." Lea Michele is excited about Gwyneth Paltrow's plans to film a second cameo appearance on Glee.
Quote: "I'm sort of p**sed at her... Twenty years I've been in the music business and I don't think I've ever gotten a standing ovation at the CMAs. After all the hard work I've done. After all the time and effort. And then she walks out and sings one song and everybody stands up." Tim Mcgraw jokes about his COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow's success at the recent country music awards, where she performed live on a big stage for the first time.
Quote: "Learning to play guitar was so hard! Luckily my family tolerated me while I was practising. I was pretty bad." Gwyneth Paltrow on perfecting her music skills around her rocker husband Chris Martin for new movie COUNTRY STRONG.
Quote: "She is full of surprises. As an actress, she is so giving and talented. She's super down-to-earth and she makes dirty jokes. She's just a cool chick... She's gorgeous without any make-up on! She came to set at 5am looking really hot." Leighton Meester is full of praise for her COUNTRY STRONG co-star Gwyneth Paltrow.
Quote: "No! No, no, no, no, no! He wouldn't ask me to either. I would be the worst person to come to - I would write the most s**t lyrics of all time. The kids could probably write better songs than me." Gwyneth Paltrow would never help her rocker husband Chris Martin write songs.
Quote: "I like red wine, but I'll drink white, rose... Guinness is my favourite beer, and I love a dirty vodka martini. I'm just a lush, basically. I'll do whatever." Gwyneth Paltrow reveals her drinking habits.
Quote: "I think she did awesome. I didn't really realise how accomplished she was as a vocalist. She sounded great. She sounded better than me!" Soul star Cee-Lo Green was left impressed by actress Gwyneth Paltrow's rendition of his hit song FORGET YOU on hit TV show Glee.
Quote: "When I used to go out with Brad Pitt, he'd say 'You have a good voice for country music.'" Gwyneth Paltrow reveals her former fiance encouraged her to sing.
Quote: "The funny thing about it is, when I look back now, it's nothing compared to what people go through now with the tabloids. I think it's ramped up to a whole other level. It was strange to be followed around and photographed. But in the ensuing 15 years or whatever it has got a hundred times worse." Gwyneth Paltrow is relieved her relationship with former fiance Brad Pitt was not subjected to the same kind of public scrutiny as stars in the spotlight today.
Quote: "The Umbrella/Singin' in the Rain number was incredible fun. The choreographer was amazing and I felt like a kid. It was just so silly to be in the water and I just loved it." Gwyneth Paltrow on her Glee performance, which will air on Tuesday (16Nov10) in America.
Quote: "Like he has time to be my guitar teacher! I think he's doing OK with his day job. I'm not sure he's going to take up guitar teaching. But he was encouraging." Gwyneth Paltrow laughs off reports her rocker husband Chris Martin taught her how to play the instrument for her new movie COUNTRY STRONG.
Quote: "She can deliver the goods. She's a quadruple threat. We knew she could act, we knew she was gorgeous, but she sings and dances amazingly well, too! She's so good. You would never know it. You'd think, 'Oh, she's probably going to have to fake her way through it.' Not at all. She's a hoofer!" Actress Jane Lynch has high praise for Gwyneth Paltrow after watching the Oscar winner perform as part of a guest spot on an upcoming episode of hit TV show Glee.
Quote: "We shot some stuff with her. She's been great. We kind of just showed up on set and were like, 'Oh, hi Gwyneth Paltrow.' She's really sweet, really classy. You look at someone who's an Oscar-winning actress and you think they're going to act a certain way and she's just a regular person." Glee star HARRY SHUM, JR. was impressed with GWYNETH PALTROW when she filmed her cameo role on the hit show.
Quote: "She's not a mere mortal like the rest of us. She's an internet-savvy, chicken-cooking Academy Award-winning octolingual... mother-of-two lifestyle guru... Thanks for making all of us look lazy." Jake Gyllenhaal pays tribute to pal Gwyneth Paltrow at Monday's (18Oct10) Elle Women in Hollywood gala in Los Angeles.
Quote: "When I started out, someone suggested that we finish a meeting in the bedroom. I left. I was pretty shocked. I could see how someone who didn't know better might worry, 'My career will be ruined if I don't give this guy a blow job!'" Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she was once subjected to a leery director.
Fact: Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow, Hilary Swank, Sofia Coppola, Diane Keaton and Jodie Foster will be among the stars honoured at Elle magazine's 17th annual Women in Hollywood gala at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills on 18 October (10).
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter Apple showed off her horse-riding skills at the 35th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show in New York this weekend (04-05Sep10). The six year old competed in Leadline, the division for the event's youngest riders.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter Apple took part in the 35th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, New York on Saturday (04Sep10). The six year old rode in Leadline, the division for the youngest riders.
Quote: "It's humbling. She'll play a better version of me! She's amazing, and she did an incredible job. She's a great singer, actually. I think people are really going to love the movie." Country music singer Faith Hill is flattered she inspired Gwyneth Paltrow's character in upcoming movie COUNTRY STRONG.
Quote: "My husband says I'm better than Bono, worse than The Edge." Gwyneth Paltrow on her guitar-playing skills.
Quote: "Oh My God. I was scared. He's wild and amazing." Gwyneth Paltrow on her intense first meeting with IRON MAN 2 co-star Mickey Rourke, who played Russian conman Ivan Vanko in the action film.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, record producer Mark Ronson and shoe designer Christian Louboutin were among the stars who turned out at London's Claridge's hotel on Wednesday (23Jun10) for the grand unveiling of a line of custom suites decorated by fashion icon Diane Von Furstenberg.
Fact: Penelope Cruz, WILL.I.AM, The Muppets and Gwyneth Paltrow will all unveil stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year (11), according to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's newly-released calendar. Oprah Winfrey, Donald Sutherland, Reese Witherspoon, Latino supergroup Los Tigres Del Norte and Melissa Etheridge will also be among the class of 2011.
Quote: "I love a dirty martini! I used to make my dad his drinks when I was about six." Healthy eater Gwyneth Paltrow indulges in cocktails.
Quote: "She says she either wants to do concerts like Beyonce, or be a baker." Gwyneth Paltrow on her daughter Apple's career plans.
Quote: "It's more abstract the way that they do it; it's not like, 'Today she made me an omelette and it was really terrible...'" Gwyneth Paltrow insists she makes it into husband Chris Martin's Coldplay songs - but not in an obvious way.
Quote: "She's a genius. She's incredible. Her dresses are amazing. I don't really know her, but I think she's doing incredible stuff." Gwyneth Paltrow is full of praise for Victoria Beckham's fashion designs.
Quote: "It's funny, though, because I used to think that the weather talk in England was a way for people not to really talk about their feelings, but actually the weather is a very mysterious thing because it can change so much in one day. You can leave the house and it's warm, then it's freezing cold and raining and now I understand why it's such a topic." Gwyneth Paltrow now understands why Brits in her adopted England spend so much time complaining about the weather.
Quote: "They like cricket too, which I do not understand at all... It is so impossible to understand. It's crazy." Anglophile Gwyneth Paltrow is baffled by cricket - the game her kids, Apple and Moses, love.
Quote: "It's their home... They don't know about the teeth and the bad food yet... The food is actually great there. It had the reputation of having bad food and bad teeth, but that's actually not the London of today." Gwyneth Paltrow pokes fun at her adopted London, where she's bringing up her kids, but insists some myths about the Brits just aren't accurate.
Quote: "Some days you think, 'Oh my God. They're in the bath right now and I'm not there.' And I would cry in my trailer." Gwyneth Paltrow hates being apart from her kids while filming movies.
Quote: "I sort of bet on the group. I thought, 'I bet these guys would be great to work with,' and I was right. If not, well, I can pay my mortgage." Gwyneth Paltrow took her role in IRON MAN to pay the bills - and ended up making some friends on set.
Quote: "Even though it is not a super challenging role for me, just the challenge of keeping up with Robert every day made it so fun and fresh - I was happy to do it." Gwyneth Paltrow struggled to match her co-star Robert Downey, JR.'s energy on the set of IRON MAN 2.
Fact: Stars including Gwyneth Paltrow, Moby and artist/filmmaker Julian Schnabel are supporting a charity drive to bring yoga to underfunded U.S. schools. They are all set to attend a fundraiser in New York on Wednesday (28Apr10) for Bent on Learning. Sean Lennon is slated to perform at the event.
Quote: "Ever since I had kids, I am tired. Whenever I put a movie on the DVD, I always fall asleep in the middle of it." Gwyneth Paltrow finds her role as a mother-of-two exhausting.
Quote: "Chris is terrible. The cheaper the better and I think he's transferred it to (son) Moses. When I try to give my husband a piece of (organic chocolate) Green & Black's, he's like, 'Get that stuff away from me'." Gwyneth Paltrow reveals her husband, Coldplay rocker Chris Martin, has a sweet tooth.
Fact: A group of Hollywood's leading ladies including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, Julianne Moore, Penelope Cruz, Meryl Streep and Naomi Watts have teamed up to share the cover of France's Vogue magazine. All six stars are seen in the photoshoot for Vogue Paris' May (10) issue.
Quote: "I was so bad with the food and alcohol in Nashville. If you saw me naked compared to what I looked like when I did Iron Man 2, when I was exercising... oh God!" Gwyneth Paltrow let her figure go while shooting LOVE DON'T LET ME DOWN in Tennessee.
Quote: "I have this whole other passion, which is homemaking. I always have done, since I was little." Gwyneth Paltrow wants to expand on her acting career by offering up helpful household hints.
Quote: "It's good that she doesn't train Madonna any more. It was too much. She keeps people waiting - it takes up your whole day." Gwyneth Paltrow is relieved she no longer shares her personal trainer, Tracy Anderson, with the pop star.
Fact: Celebrity fitness guru TRACY ANDERSON, who has trained the likes of Madonna, Kate Hudson and Gwyneth Paltrow, has landed her own U.S. reality TV show. The as-yet-unnamed series, which will follow the personal trainer as she whips her A-list clients into shape, is set to premiere this spring (10).
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow's New Year resolution for 2010 is to have some quiet time - she is learning how to meditate, saying, "My brain drives me mental."
Quote: "I got in trouble once... about the Apple thing. I made fun of the Apple name... I've apologised since." Actor Charlie Sheen has apologised for poking fun at the name of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's daughter.
Quote: "I don't think I would be an interesting enough subject. I'm just a typical busy working mother - there would be a lot of school runs, a lot of cooking, a lot of talking on the phone, a lot of emailing." Gwyneth Paltrow is convinced there will never be a movie made about her life.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow is getting into the festive spirit by designing a line of Christmas cards for U.S. charity Robin Hood, which targets poverty in New York.
Quote: "It would probably mean I've been dumped by my wife and I desperately needed money. Hell would not only have to freeze over but skated over and closed up. The Pope would have to declare it didn't even exist. I cannot think of anything worse." Gwyneth Paltrow would have to leave Chris Martin before he could consider releasing music without Coldplay.
Quote: "I had always wanted to work with Robert Downey, JR.. He called me said, 'You should really do this. It's with (director) Jon Favreau, it's going to be a great, and don't you want to be in a movie that people actually see?'" Gwyneth Paltrow reveals how her IRON MAN co-star convinced her to film her first blockbuster.
Quote: "It was my husband's idea to name our daughter Apple and I thought it was really cool. I like unusual names. Moses is a big name. My father was Jewish and his Hebrew name was Moses, so we just thought it was a good name." Gwyneth Paltrow is proud of the names she gave her two kids with husband Chris Martin.
Quote: "I can't drive in heels, so I always take my shoes off. Gwyneth is the best driver in heels ever! I've seen her, and I have no idea how she does it." Liv Tyler is in awe of close pal Gwyneth Paltrow for her ability to drive a car in towering stilettos.
Fact: Coldplay star Chris Martin treated his kids Apple and MOSES to a day out at Disneyland in California on Saturday (04Apr09). The family was without mum Gwyneth Paltrow who is currently filming IRON MAN 2 in Los Angeles.
Quote: "I'd find GWYNETH sitting in a car with headphones on, her eyes closed, almost meditative. JOAQUIN would be sitting there in his brown jacket with tears in his eyes. I'd say, 'What's the matter?' and he'd say, 'Nothing - I'm preparing for the day.'" TWO LOVERS director James Gray on his serious stars Gwyneth Paltrow and Joaquin Phoenix.
Quote: "I havent contributed... I know that Gwynnies going to have some family recipes in her next newsletter. Im an avid reader. I love it." Gwyneth Paltrow's actress mother Blythe Danner is a big fan of the IRON MAN star's healthy living website Goop.com.
Quote: "Chris sort of hides his Grammys. I don't even know where his Grammys are. My Oscar is kind of hidden too... We haven't built a display case or anything. Gwyneth Paltrow insists she and rocker husband Chris Martin are humble about their awards.
Quote: "My husband's in Japan. But I've got JAY-Z, so that's even better." Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow enjoys hanging out with her rocker husband Chris Martin's best pal Jay-Z while he is on tour with his band Coldplay.
Quote: "I'm probably less square than people think... I love Guinness. I never get drunk to the point of throwing up or anything, but I get very warm and talkative." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on how she likes to loosen up.
Quote: "They both have real heart. And they're fundamentally generous. Both of them are spiritually evolved. They're good, good men. They're flawed but they have the same texture on their soul. And they're both musical geniuses." Gwyneth Paltrow is full of praise for her husband Chris Martin and his close pal, rapper JAY-Z.
Quote: "I am who I am. But I can't pretend to be somebody who makes £15,000 a year. That would be completely inauthentic." Gwyneth Paltrow defends her multi-million dollar pay packets.
Quote: "I think anyone who can afford it should be in therapy." Gwyneth Paltrow is urging members of the public to seek psychiatric help.
Quote: "I'm probably less square than people think. I never get drunk to the point of throwing up. But I get very talkative." Gwyneth Paltrow is determined to prove she isn't boring.
Quote: GWYNETH has got something like 800 people that have joined. I hope I can get a membership! I havent seen it yet, but its going to be gorgeous for sure - just like Gwyneths style. Actress Blythe Danner on her famous daughter Gwyneth Paltrow's posh taste for her exclusive up-and-coming New York gym.
Quote: "I feel a bit swallowed up in January, the days are so short, the sky is so close and grey." Gwyneth Paltrow isn't a fan of the British winter.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow, THE Beastie Boys, Cameron Diaz, Eva Mendes, Mike Myers, Liv Tyler and Ellen Page are among a host of celebrities auctioning custom-designed lunchboxes to raise money for the hungry. The online auction runs Friday (12Dec08) through Thursday (18Dec08) on cmarket.com to benefit the Food Bank for New York City and The Lunchbox Fund, which provides lunches to impoverished schoolchildren in South Africa.
Quote: "There's something in the musicality of their world. It's not just what they do, but their rhythm, the way they are together." Gwyneth Paltrow's mother, Blythe Danner, is a fan of her son-in-law Chris Martin's band Coldplay.
Quote: "I have a real thing for, like, fried dough. It's kind of a problem." Gwyneth Paltrow loves doughnuts.
Quote: "I have to work out because, literally, if I try to diet, if I think about portion control... I'll immediately gain, like, instantly five pounds... Maybe it's the idea that you can't have something, the restriction. I just can't do it. I cannot diet." Gwyneth Paltrow.
Fact: Charlize Theron, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway and Sarah Jessica Parker have joined U.S. First Lady wannabe MICHELLE OBAMA on People magazine's coveted 10 Best Dressed Stars list. Fergie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson also make the cut.
Quote: "I just cannot diet. I think maybe it's the idea that you can't have something. I just can't do it. It's worth it to me to do that extra exercise so I can eat what I want and not think about it." Gwyneth Paltrow on how she keeps in shape.
Quote: "America's public image at the moment is really bad, and it's a bummer because over half of Americans are the coolest people on the planet. But they've been so misrepresented." Coldplay's Chris Martin, who is married to American movie star Gwyneth Paltrow.
Quote: "At first I thought, 'Okay, that's it. I'm done...' Then MOSES turned two, which is the most delicious age, and I started thinking, 'Maybe I do want one more.'" Gwyneth Paltrow considers having one more child.
Quote: "People have the wrong idea about me - I'm up for any type of movie. Well, maybe not porn - but anything else." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow prefers to be more covered up in her film roles.
Quote: "You've got to be hungry. If your wife went out with Brad Pitt, you'd want to prove yourself, you know what I mean?" Coldplay star Chris Martin on the pressures of first dating his wife Gwyneth Paltrow.
Quote: "I studied the great ones. I observed them as they walked the red carpet and dealt with interviews - you know Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood and Gwyneth Paltrow." Sean Combs is convinced he has mastered all the important aspects of being an actor.
Quote: "No, really? Well then, I think the shoe manufacturers should give me 1p (pence) for every pair that they sell!" Actress Gwyneth Paltrow reacts to hearing sales of the high heels she wore to the London premiere of IRON MAN have soared since she was photographed wearing them last month (Apr08).
Quote: "I love cheese and we'll make chocolate chip cookies. I've got lots of lovely vices." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow loves indulging now she has ditched her strict macrobiotic diet.
Quote: "It's great sometimes to go to work and think, `Oh, we're just going to have fun.' I wouldn't even know my lines because I would get there and Robert (Downey Jr.) would change everything." Gwyneth Paltrow never knew what to expect on set from her IRON MAN co-star Robert Downey Jr.
Quote: "Could you imagine what would happen if a man was in charge of all that stuff?" Super-organised actress Gwyneth Paltrow takes charge of the family household.
Quote: "It's porn!" Gwyneth Paltrow on her sexy new movie TWO LOVERS.
Quote: "Being pregnant is hard for me; I really don't feel well, I'm very sick. I throw up all the time... (but) we'll see where life takes us." Gwyneth Paltrow on having a third child with husband Chris Martin.
Quote: "My son did say the word paparazzi the other day and he's only two. I found that slightly disturbing." Gwyneth Paltrow isn't happy with one of son MOSES' earliest words.
Quote: "Men measure inches differently than women." Gwyneth Paltrow defends her love of high heels.
Quote: "Flying would be good. I was going to say invisibility, but it's a little dishonest. And X-ray vision is definitely dishonest. There is an ethical line you don't want to cross." Prudish Gwyneth Paltrow on her fantasy super power.
Quote: "Apple is an open person. She's Taurus - grounded, calm, funny. MOSES is Aries. He's the most sweet, sensitive thing, but then he'll kick and karate-chop and spit and tumble. He's a real boy." Gwyneth Paltrow uses astrology to better understand her children.
Quote: "No, I know what to make. I sent her her first macrobiotic chef. Once I was there and they had nothing to eat so I made him steaks on a George Foreman grill and her a salad out of whatever was left." MACrobiotic diet devotee Gwyneth Paltrow insists it isn't difficult to cook a meal for her close friends Guy Ritchie and notoriously picky eater Madonna.
Quote: "Gwyneth Paltrow can eat a lot. She can eat a good amount of food for such a skinny movie star. She can out-eat me in rice dishes, like paella." Heavyweight celebrity chef MARIO BATALI outs the actress as a secret big eater.
Fact: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has had the letter 'C' tattooed on her hip as a sign of commitment to her husband Chris Martin, the frontman of rock band Coldplay. The Shakespeare In Love star had the $120 (GBP60) tattoo inked onto her hip so it can be easily hidden.
Quote: "Everybody got everything kinda wrong but I'm totally fine... It wasn't the stomach flu." Gwyneth Paltrow on her recent mystery hospitalisation.
Quote: "I'd really like to do a film in Spain - I actually speak Spanish." Gwyneth Paltrow dreams of revealing her bi-lingual talents to the world.
Quote: "It wasn't her very first one, but it was one of her first words. She loves it. She even asks for if for breakfast sometimes." Gwyneth Paltrow reveals daughter Apple is a massive fan of calorie-filled dip houmous.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow's fitness trainer, TRACY ANDERSON, has invented a pioneering new Pilates machine, called the Hybrid Body Reformer.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow went online to find the perfect ZAC POSEN Oscar gown, admitting, "I found it on the internet."
Quote: "I was in bed watching his runway show and thought it was nice." Gwyneth Paltrow on how she selected her soft orange ZAC POSEN Oscar gown.
Quote: "No way! I'm done." Mum-of-two Gwyneth Paltrow insists she won't be having any more kids.
Quote: "He's the most gorgeous, powerful, attractive man in the world." Gwyneth Paltrow coos about rapper JAY-Z.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow will be showing off her singing skills again in her new Estee Lauder TV commercial by humming the theme while promoting new fragrance Pure White Linen.
Fact: Gwyneth Paltrow is celebrating her 34th birthday on 28 September (06) by attending a history-making concert at The Royal Albert Hall in London. She will be attending rapper JAY-Z's show - the first ever hip-hop concert hosted by the venue.
Quote: "She's super-cute... and an excellent dresser." Gwyneth Paltrow is a big fan of SIMPLE LIFE star NICOLE RICHIE.
Fact: Embrace frontman DANNY MCNAMARA has named Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow the people he would most like to be with when he dies. The COLDPLAY star helped resurrect Embrace's career when he penned hit track GRAVITY for the band.
Quote: "Gwyneth Paltrow named her baby MOSES, which means every so often he has to go to Israel and say, 'Ok, everybody out of the water.'" Comedian Robin Williams on the responsibility that comes with having a religious name.
Quote: <p>"I think she has the drive and strength that I'll never have, but there is also a side to her that's very soft and lovely. That's where we connect more. In private we're more similar than you would think, but out in the world we're definitely very different." Actress Gwyneth Paltrow analyses her friendship with pop queen Madonna. </p>
Quote: <p>"I really don't like drunk women. I think it's such a bad look. I think, 'Ooh, you're really degrading yourself to be this p**sed (drunk) out in public.'" PROOF actress Gwyneth Paltrow on young women who get caught up in binge-drinking. </p>
Quote: <p>"Our house is always full of music and Apple is a very interesting dancer. She's very hip-hop and R+B. And she really like Natasha Bedingfield." Gwyneth Paltrow reveals the music tastes of her toddler daughter with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. </p>
Quote: <p>"I got sort of tired half way through... both of us. It's a long day." Pregnant Gwyneth Paltrow admits she struggled to stand and pay tribute to pal SIR Anthony Hopkins at the Golden Globe Awards last week (16JAN06). Hopkins was honoured with the CECIL B DeMILLE Award for lifetime achievement. </p>
Quote: <p>"She (Apple) absolutely loves HUNG UP by 'Dadonna' - that's how she pronounces Madonna. She demands to hear it over and over and over." Gwyneth Paltrow reveals her daughter APPLE's favourite new tune. </p>
Quote: <p>"I bumped into Gwynie in the ladies' room and she looked gorgeous. She's a bit further along than I am." Golden Globe-winner Rachel Weisz compared notes with fellow mum-to-be Gwyneth Paltrow in the toilet at Monday night's (16JAN06) awards show. </p>
Quote: <p>"It's not a good look when you have kids." Gwyneth Paltrow on why she has given up smoking for good. </p>
Quote: <p>"I found myself watching - and laughing at - The Two Ronnies this Christmas. If somebody had told me, a few years ago, I was ever going to sit down and enjoy The Two Ronnies, I'd have regarded them as clinically insane." Gwyneth Paltrow is an unlikely fan of the British TV comedy duo. </p>
Quote: <p>"VALENTINO wants me to go out of the house 'done' every day but it's not 1950s Hollywood anymore. That's not my life anymore. I don't have staff around." Gwyneth Paltrow insists she can't maintain a movie star image all the time, despite pressure from the top designers who think she's wasting her stylish talents. </p>
Quote: <p>"If you can eat in a healthy way and keep exercising and get a little something done here and there, why not? I'm sure when the time comes, I'll be in there doing something." Gwyneth Paltrow insists she won't be turning her back on cosmetic surgery if she needs a little nip and tuck. </p>
Quote: <p>"I thought when you love somebody, you can walk down the red carpet holding hands and talking about the intimate details of your daily routine. What I learned is it turns your life into a circus." Gwyneth Paltrow on why she refuses to discuss her marriage to Chris Martin in interviews. </p>
Quote: <p>"I don't know ANGELINA at all. We did a tiny little thing together in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. But she sure seems intense and very captivating." Gwyneth Paltrow is intrigued by ex-fiance Brad Pitt's new love Angelina Jolie. </p>
Quote: <p>"I have a child and she takes up my time. I do things when it's an emergency: when I look like a man, I have a wax." Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow blames daughter Apple for her hairy legs. </p>