Gwyneth Paltrow’s making quite a name for herself as an over-sharer. Or maybe all her Goop posting about uncoupling from Chris Martin gave a taste for divulging that she found she liked. The “View from the Top” star decided to continue her campaign of candor during a visit to Howard Stern’s satellite radio show. For instance, care to learn more about the demise of her engagement to Brad Pitt? “I was such a kid. I was 22 when we met. It’s taken me until 40 to get my head out of my ass,” she says. “You can’t make that decision [to get married] when you’re 22 years old … . I wasn’t ready, and he was too good for me … . I didn’t know what I was doing.”
But totally not too good for her? Ex-boyfriend Ben Affleck. “He was not in a good place in his life to have a girlfriend,” Paltrow says of their relationship, though she does at least deign to approve of Affleck’s eventual choice of a wife, Jennifer Garner. “Not only is she beautiful [but] she is so warm and she cooks and is so into her kids. And she’s hilarious,” she says. “I had a girls’ dinner before the summer and she came over. She’s my neighbor. I really like her a lot.” So now you know.
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