Gwyneth Paltrow doesn’t 'give a f***' about ageing

Despite her Goop firm being laden with beauty products, its founder Gwyneth Paltrow insisted she doesn’t “give a f***” about ageing now she’s in her 50s.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow doesn’t “give a f***” about ageing now she’s in her 50s.

The Oscar-winner, who turned 51 in September, admitted she had already “really flipped out” about maturing after her 40th birthday, but now that she is older she is beginning to care less and less about ageing and how she’s viewed by others.

She told online magazine Bustle: “Fifty was great. I was concerned I was going to feel a lot of grief or fear because I remember when I turned 40, the anticipation… I really flipped out.

“I didn’t have that at all at 50. I was like, “I love my friends. I love my husband. I love my kids. Yeah, my job is hard. But this is good’... it’s like, I don’t give a f*** what anyone says about me, thinks about me, this is who I am. I felt like 50 was a deepening into myself.’ “And, apparently, that just keeps getting better.”

Gwyneth – who has 19-year-old daughter Apple and 17-year-old son Moses with her Coldplay frontman ex-husband Chris Martin, 46, and has since gotten remarried to 52-year-old TV producer Brad Falchuk – also admitted she found leaving her 30s behind “so jarring” because it was when she began seeing the years on her face.

She added: “I think that’s also why turning 40 was so jarring, because that’s when I started to notice crow’s feet and this and that. It’s so interesting to me how until you have that, you somehow think you’re never going to have that. You think you’re going to be impervious, and it seems like this whole thing that other people are needlessly worrying about.

“Then you’re like, “Oh, my God, my face.” So it’s double-pronged for me.

“I am constantly in an exercise of embracing where I am and also embracing this painful thing of not being young and beautiful. Sometimes I almost think of it as a person that I’m hugging, like, “This is supposed to happen. This is OK’.”

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