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Although it’s been almost 10 years since Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin decided to “consciously break up” Iron Man The actress still has a lot of love for her rock star ex-husband. While flirting with her former A-list flames during the Wednesday (May 3) episode of Alex Cooper Call her father podcast, Paltrow revealed the sweet reason why her relationship with Coldplay still feels different than any of her other romances to this day.
“When I met him, there was something so profound about it,” Paltrow recalled first crossing paths with Martin, with whom she shares 18-year-old daughter Apple and 17-year-old son Moses. “And I couldn’t quite put my finger on it because it felt so different from my other relationships.”
“It’s not that the relationship itself was any healthier than my other relationships,” the actress continued. “I just think I had this deep calling on some level. I knew he was going to be the father of my kids, maybe or something. It was a very strong feeling.”
Paltrow first met Martin in October 2002, two months after the release of Coldplay’s Breakout album a rush of blood to the Head. They tied the knot in December 2003 and remained together until 2014, when the couple announced via a joint statement that they had decided to separate after more than 10 years of marriage.
“It is with hearts full of sadness that we have decided to separate,” they wrote at the time. “We worked hard for over a year, some together, some apart, to see what might have been possible between us, and came to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain apart. … We have always conducted our relationship privately, and hopefully we can Continuing in the same way as we separate on purpose and gaining confidence.”
on Call her fatherPaltrow also recalled how she and the “Yellow” singer were rumored to be dating before they met, simply because she was seen attending a Coldplay concert. the Shakespeare in love The star had already become a huge fan of Martin’s music, and when they finally met backstage at another show, Paltrow recalled that her future husband “was like a tiger jumping around.”
“It was very nice,” she added. “I met him when he was 25, and I had just turned 30.”
Paltrow, now married to TV producer and writer Brad Falchuk, played the game “Brad or Ben,” in which the Goop founder had to compare the talents of her ex-boyfriends Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck. When asked which B name was best in bed, Paltrow said, “Brad was such a major love chemo in your life, as he was then, and then Ben was technically excellent.”
“God bless J.Lo and everything she does there!” Cooper replied, pointing to Affleck’s now wife.
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