Gwyneth Paltrow: ‘My best decision yet? To marry my husband’

She has a glittering acting career and an Oscar to her name, but Gwyneth Paltrow says her ‘best decision’ to date was ‘to marry [her] husband.’


by Abi Hooper |
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The 40 year-old actress spoke about her marriage to Coldplay front-man Chris Martin as she shared her ‘guilty secrets’ with a UK lifestyle magazine.

She also said that the couple’s two children, Apple, nine, and seven-year-old Moses, are her ‘best achievement.’

Gywneth and Chris in 2003
Gywneth and Chris in 2003

She added: 'I was really lucky to have two healthy children, and I enjoy the process of raising them and watching these amazing human beings start to come out and be themselves.'

A self-proclaimed domestic goddess - who started her own lifestyle publication ‘Goop’ which offers parenting, nutrition and fashion advice - admitted her ideal day would be one spending quality time with her family.

I've learned more about myself being married than anything else

She said in the interview: '[My best Saturday morning would be] Sleeping in and then having a really lazy day with the family, cooking, laughing and hanging out.'

She and husband Chris are renowned for having been very private about their relationship in the past – even turning up to red carpet events separately – but Gwyneth has been more open about her marriage recently.

Appearing on the Chelsea Lately Show in May, Gwyneth revealed her tip for resolving a marital row was to ‘Go at him with love and you give him a blowjob.’

The same month, she told a UK magazine that her relationship with musician Chris had been through ‘tough times,’ but said that being married had taught her more about herself than anything else.

She said: ‘I've learned more about myself being married than anything else. I hate to say, “We've got it worked out,” because you never know what's going to happen, but we laugh, we're good friends, we like to do the same stuff.’

The couple will have been married for ten years in December.

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