Gwyneth on Chris Martin: He's 'Like My Brother'

That's not weird at all
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 2, 2016 10:42 AM CST
This Jan. 11, 2014 file photo shows actress Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and her husband, singer Chris Martin at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti Home Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – Gwyneth Paltrow continues to paint the sunniest of pictures of her post-conscious-uncoupling life with Chris Martin, but the description she gives Glamour in a new interview may be the most interesting one so far. "We're still very much a family, even though we don't have a romantic relationship. He's like my brother," she says, explaining that the two of them and their two kids still spend quite a bit of time together, even staying in one another's houses and spending holidays together (not to mention collaborating on songs together).

"The ideal is to stay married. But if you can't stay married, wouldn't the ideal be that you could still be a family and you could put aside your own stuff long enough to explore—what is this new family and who am I in it?" Paltrow muses. "And Chris is a great ex-husband 'cause he's a very, very willing partner in how to do that." She adds that, though she's "very independent," she does see the value in having a husband, and though she's not quite divorced yet, she could perhaps see herself getting married again someday. (Click to see what she has to say about her other famous exes.)

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