Gwyneth Paltrow has made quite a few eyebrow-raising comments that have sparked mixed reactions from the Goop founder’s fans.
Here’s a look back at some of the most controversial quotes by 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” by one Twitter user following a 2018 interview. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)
The “Avengers: Infinity War” actress came under fire and was even called “out of touch” by one Twitter user following a 2018 interview with The Wall Street Journal in which Paltrow seemed to take credit for yoga’s popularity.
2. On comparing mean online comments to war
In May 2014, Paltrow was at the Code Conference in California to promote her lifestyle brand Goop when she compared internet trolls to war.
“You come across [online comments] about yourself and about your friends, and it’s a very dehumanizing thing,” she stated. “It’s almost like, how in war, you go through this bloody dehumanizing thing, and then something is defined out of it.”
3. On claiming she has it harder than moms with ‘regular jobs’
Paltrow was hit with backlash again in 2014 following a March interview with E! 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 a “regular job.”
4. On her haters
In a 2009 interview with Elle UK, the Acadamy Award-winning actress shrugged off her naysayers, telling the magazine (via the New York Post): ‘I am who I am.’ (Elle UK)
In a 2009 interview with Elle UK, the Acadamy Award-winning actress shrugged off her naysayers, telling the magazine (via the New York Post): “I am who I am.”
“I can’t pretend to be somebody who makes $25,000 a year,” she added.
5. On aging when she was 29
Gwyneth Paltrow attends ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ Los Angeles Premiere at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. on December 6, 2001. (SGranitz/WireImage via Getty)
A then-29-year-old Paltrow reportedly exclaimed to the NY Rock (via E! News) in 2001 that “beauty fades.”
“I just turned 29, so I probably don’t have that many good years left in me,”
7. On using psychedelics
Gwyneth Paltrow said she once took MDMA with Brad Falchuck before they were married. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
During an episode of her Netflix series “The Goop Lab,” the “Shakespeare in Love” star admitted to having used psychedelics with Brad Falchuck before they were married.
8. On Marvel films
Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted to not watching many of the films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (Phillip Faraone / Stringer/ Getty Images)
Paltrow irked fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2019 when she revealed she was unaware of which flicks she had even appeared in.