Paltrow: I'm No Goody-Goody

'I wish smoking didn't kill you,' she says, then swears and has another drink
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 4, 2009 12:39 PM CST
Gwyneth Paltrow arrives for at a 2008 film premiere.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Gwyneth Paltrow wants to shed her squeaky-clean reputation. “I’m probably less square than people think,” the actress tells Elle. “I wish smoking didn’t kill you. And you know what I had the other day which I loved? A French Martini.” Paltrow also defends recent leg-baring red-carpet looks. “Sometimes you wear a dress because your friend made it,” she says, referring to Stella McCartney.

“I just got out of sweatpants, out of mummy mode,” adds Paltrow, who also cops to swearing in the interview. “I love fashion, but when you’re breastfeeding and you’re … overweight, it’s demoralizing to try to wear good clothes.”