Gwyneth Paltrow is not “Setting Fire to the Rain” like the remainder of us delicate souls after a nasty breakup.
Nope. The Goop founder simply revealed how she stays buddy-buddy together with her previous flames, and I’m taking all of the notes.
Over the weekend, the Academy Award-winning actor took to her Instagram story to reply a couple of questions from her followers, with one asking, “Are you still friends with your exes?”
For context, Gwyneth’s outdated flames embrace a couple of main males which are extra than simply family names.
In 2003, she married Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, with whom she shares two youngsters, their daughter Apple, 18, and son Moses, 16. They formally divorced in 2016.
So, the Emmy-winning Glee alum responded as to whether she stays pals with these exes with, “Pretty a lot. I actually imagine in acutely aware uncoupling. When you spend significant time with somebody, it’s good to have it morph into friendship. I don’t wish to have dangerous blood with anybody, ever (if I can assist it).”
Conscious what? Apparently, the MCU alum has been popularizing this time period, coined in 2009 by writer and marriage and household therapist Katherine Woodward Thomas, for a scorching minute now.
Gwyneth first used the phrase when she introduced her cut up from Chris Martin on her life-style web site, in a publish titled “Conscious Uncoupling,” the place she additionally addressed the character of their relationship.
In the publish, she mentioned, “We have been working hard for well over a year, some of it together, some of it separated, to see what might have been possible between us, and we have come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much, we will remain separate.”
“We are parents first and foremost, to two incredibly wonderful children, and we ask for their and our space and privacy to be respected at this difficult time.”
“We have always conducted our relationship privately, and we hope that as we consciously uncouple and co-parent, we will be able to continue in the same manner,” she mentioned.
As for ex-boyfriend Ben Affleck, she responded to a fan query in July 2022 about how she felt about his elopement with Jennifer Lopez, to which she responded, “Love!!! So romantic!!! Very happy for them.”
A month earlier than, whereas she interviewed ex-fiancé Brad Pitt, about his clothes line, God’s True Cashmere, he mentioned, “It’s lovely to have you as a friend now. And I do love you.” Gwyneth responded, “I love you so much.”
Today, Gwyneth is fortunately married to producer Brad Falchuk— however it’s spectacular she’s capable of preserve the peace together with her outdated companions. That’s not for everyone.