Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has a knack for staying in the news — and it’s not just due to her film roles. The actress is turning 2015 into the year when she becomes less of an ice queen and more of a, well, human. And she kicked it all off by dancing in a ruffled bikini, rapping, and even exercising on the beach, reported Us Weekly.
Paltrow’s hearty-party pleasures took place in Mexico, where she celebrated her socialite pal Crystal Lourd’s 50th birthday. Joined by her 10-year-old daughter Apple and 8-year-old son Moses, Gwyneth danced on the beach in a ruffled bikini.
A source noted that the actress known for her slim figure even gulped down margaritas freely.
“She was drinking margaritas [and] dancing on the beach. They stayed on the beach all day long. Her kids didn’t want to get out of the ocean except to have lunch.”
Paltrow has talked at length about exercising faithfully with celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson. And although her trainer didn’t accompany the family to Mexico, Gwyneth even practiced her tough toning exercises on the beach, reportedly while rapping.
In addition to exercise, as the Inquisitr reported, Paltrow follows a Paleo-style low-carb diet. For Gwyneth, that means no grains, no gluten, no sugar, no processed foods, and no dairy.
As shown below, she also believes in the Ayurvedic practice of oil-pulling.
“I just started ‘oil pulling,’ which is when you swish coconut oil around [in your mouth] for 20 minutes, and it’s supposed to be great for oral health and making your teeth white.”
Shailene Woodley also practices this teeth-whitening technique.
“It really makes your teeth whiter, because the plaque on your teeth is not water soluble, it’s fat-soluble. So the lipids have to dissolve in fats, which is why oil works in your mouth,” she clarified. “I prefer sesame oil, but they’re both good.”
But Gwyneth hasn’t always followed a healthy diet or had that sleek physique. Her trainer, Tracy, says that before she worked with her client, Paltrow was 35 pounds overweight.
“Gwyneth is lucky because she’s really tall, so she can hide it really well in clothes, but she had significant problem areas,” recalled Tracy. “I felt so badly for her, and thought I could really help.”
At 42, Paltrow shared the results of Tracy’s help by wearing a side-boob-revealing gown at the Los Angeles premiere of her new film Mortdecai, reported the Daily Mail.
Watch the trailer for the film, in which Gwyneth stars with Johnny Depp, below.
But it’s not just her body that Paltrow is revealing more of in 2015. She’s also sharing what really goes on inside her mind, reported E! News.
Gwyneth shocked fans recently with her candid Howard Stern interview, dishing on Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck, and oral sex.
“That’s me!” Paltrow defended herself against accusations that she had talked too freely.
“You know, normally when you do an interview, it’s 10 minutes or one question so when you have an opportunity to talk and be yourself. I think myself was able to come out.”
Part of that “coming out” included in-depth discussions of her views on sex. She responded with a raunchy joke to Howard Stern’s comment that some men are insecure dating famous women.
“It depends on how many blow jobs you give them,” said Gwyneth.
In addition, as the Inquisitr revealed, Paltrow discussed for the first time her use of hard drugs. She confessed to Andy Cohen that she had taken Ecstasy.
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