Chris Martin: I Was a 'Loser' Before Gwyneth
Coldplay frontman actually discusses relationship with wife
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 17, 2011 10:48 AM CDT
Gwyneth Paltrow and daughter Apple watch Coldplay singer Chris Martin perform on stage at 'Live 8 London' in Hyde Park on July 2, 2005 in London, England.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Chris Martin is notoriously private when it comes to his relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow—but that all changed this weekend. In a CBS News interview that aired yesterday, the Coldplay frontman admitted that his marriage is actually his first serious relationship. Going from "being a loser to going out with an Oscar winner" is a "giant leap," he added. "Let’s face it: It’s like winning the lottery."

And that was the second time Martin talked about his wife in as many days: In an interview published in the Daily Mail Saturday, he said Paltrow is “a good actress. I am biased but I am also right. The Royal Tenenbaums is one of her best performances." He also addressed her recent comments implying that cheating on your spouse isn’t so bad. “Did she say that? I don’t read any of these things,” he said, before joking, “Right, well, I’m a notorious love rat and I think that’s what she’s going on about.” Click for more.

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pg13
Oct 18, 2011 3:20 AM CDT
Kiss of death to a marriage: when your car gets an "I love my wife" bumper sticker.
MDD
Oct 17, 2011 4:30 PM CDT
You still are a loser, but now you are a loser with a Hollywood whore!
Observer
Oct 17, 2011 3:12 PM CDT
This dude is pussified to the max. Paltrow is grotesque. The last male that was interested in her was the german shepherd sniffing her twat for drugs in Heathrow. This pathetic plea is a certain indicator of a failed marriage that is already over except the lawyers settlement. Can't you just hear Paltrow complaining about everything... what a skinny fake douchebag. Oh, I mean Country Music Recording Artist.