15 Secrets and Scandals Involving Gwyneth Paltrow!

Gwyneth Paltrow – who just separated from her husband Chris Martin –has become one of the most controversial figures in Hollywood. When her career began, everyone loved her; however, over the last several years, she has proven herself to be an elitist, which very few people respect. In celebration of the women we love to hate, here are 15 secrets and scandals involving Gwyneth Paltrow!


Gwyneth Paltrow and Winona Ryder were best friends back in the ‘90s; however, that friendship is rumored to have ended because Paltrow stole the Shakespeare in Love script from Ryder’s apartment.

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In 2012, the Oscar-winning actress allegedly had a fight with Kate Moss when they were celebrating Sir Phillip Green’s 60th birthday in Mexico. The supermodel reportedly asked the Oscar-winning actress why she was jogging to which Paltrow replied, “So I don’t look like you when I get old.” Moss is said to have thrown some chips at her and shouted, “Why don’t you eat some f**king carbs?!”

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Apparently the “Shakespeare in Love” actress smelled pretty bad at the Met Gala last year. She refuses to use traditional deodorant because of the dangers of aluminum-based deoderant and rumor has it that some guests at the event were put off by her body door.

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In 2009, Star Magazine reported that Chris Martin had cheated on Gwyneth Paltrow with Kate Bosworth. They were spotted at a U2 concert getting a little too cozy. The lead singer of Coldplay reportedly told his wife that Bosworth reminded him of a younger version of her. Ouch!

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Even though Gwyneth Paltrow claims to have written her cookbook “My Father’s Daughter” herself, rumors swirled that she actually hired a ghostwriter.

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Gwyneth Paltrow has repeatedly lied about her smoking habit. She had said that she smokes once a week and also that she only smokes at parties. Considering what a health nut she is, neither sounds that healthy!

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Madonna were BFFs, but rumor has it that they fell out a few years ago over their personal trainer, Tracey Anderson. On her website Goop, the Oscar-winning actress seemed to publically discuss her dislike of her former friend when she asked visitors for help on what to do “when you don’t like a friend any more.”

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The “Talented Mr. Ripley” actress has admitted to trying Botox, but stopped after claiming that it made her look like Joan Rivers. She is using does laser and collagen treatments right now, but that is as far as it goes.

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The stunning starlet was left with brittle bones after 11 years of following a strict macrobiotic diet.

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s gluten-free and low carb meal plans, as detailed in her cookbook “It’s All Good,” were slammed for encouraging a $300 a day meal plan.

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The “Country Strong” actress launched a very public feud with Vanity Fair in 2013. When the magazine decided to write a piece on the love/hate relationship everyone has with Paltrow, she reached out to all of her celebrity friends demanding that they don’t give the magazine any quotes or comments and she also recommended that they boycott the publication as well.

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The “Contagion” star made her kitchen into a pasta, bread and rice-free zone, which left her husband and children “with that specific hunger that comes with avoiding carbs.” According to top nutritionist Ian Marber, banning carbs from your children’s diet is a bit extreme. “Educate children on the value of the complex ones and warn them about the simple sugary ones, but don’t ban them,” he said.


The “Country Strong” actress and her husband were rarely photographed together over the course of their marriage, which seemed to suggest that things might not be so rosy between the couple. Paltrow brushed it off. “It doesn’t behoove us to be a public couple,” she told ELLE UK in 2009. “He certainly doesn’t want that. We’ve never ever walked down a red carpet together, we never will.”

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The “Shallow Hal” star has an interesting attitude about cheating. Some of her remarks have made some people wonder what goes on in her marriage. “I would like to think I would be forgiving/and or forgiven [for cheating],” she said.

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Gwyneth Paltrow is rumored to have had more than one affair during her marriage to Chris Martin. In 2008, she reportedly had an affair with Miami hotel owner Jeff Soffer and, more recently, she was rumored to be having an affair with businessman Kevin Yorn. The “Iron Man” actress reportedly cheated on Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck as well.

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Cate has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature and has been the Managing Editor of Fame10 for more than 6 years. Despite having a love for the works of Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Lord Byron, she also has an intense fascination with pop culture. When she isn’t writing for Fame10, she’s planning her next big adventure in Southeast Asia.