Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Hey, we've got
a new word for --
breaking up --
not sleeping together.
When the beautiful, always perfect-looking Gwyneth
Paltrow said "uncoupling," a lot of people cringed. It seemed to be a somewhat snobbish way to separate the breakup of Gwyneth and her husband from what regular people do.
It hit the headlines. Joan Rivers immediately hated it. People said it was weird -- the famous movie star avoiding straight talk, and being rather pretentious.
Well, she's never been a palsy-walsy, friendly star -- we've certainly applauded the 41-year-old Paltrow, enjoyed her hauteur, and things she's chosen to do that represent her taste.
Click -- read what Wikipedia refers to as her breakthrough into stardom -- the list of films that won Gwyenth Paltrow awards, rave reviews, and the reputation for being a very cultured, polished, elegant woman, who's something of an non-conformist.
Like the website Paltrow created -- GOOP.com -- where, as an author of two cookbooks, she comments about what to eat and why it's nutritious and important. It's a catchy title -- not pretentious -- a fun word she picked probably trying to be precise and truthful.
Okay, married for eleven years to Chris Martin, lead vocalist of "Coldplay," with whom she has had two children, (inventively named Apple and Moses), they've UNCOUPLED.
Yes, it was actually a graceful way of announcing to the press that they were moving out of their mansion in London, and heading back to LA, where they weren't going to be sharing a home, or a bedroom.
Hey, I admire her detaching herself from concepts, behavior patterns, and all the raised-eyebrow questions that reporters and fans will continue to ask and wonder about.
Yay Gwyneth Paltrow, for boldly doing what she's been doing for years in that not paly-waly, but wonderfully cool way of hers -- inspiring us to do what she does and just be what we really are.