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Gwyneth Paltrow opens up about daughter Apple leaving the family home

The GOOP creator has a lot of milestones handy


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Ahad Sanwari
Ahad Sanwari - New York
Senior WriterNew York
September 26, 2022
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Gwyneth Paltrow has a lot to look forward to as she awaits her milestone birthday on 27 September when she turns 50.

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However, something recent that she wasn't excited about was seeing her oldest child, daughter Apple, leave the family home for college.

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In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, the GOOP creator opened up about not only the process of running her multi-million dollar wellness empire, but balancing that with family life as well.

When asked how she felt about her 18-year-old's departure, she said: "Oh wow, that is…I know it sounds nuts, but it feels almost as profound as giving birth."

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The Marvel star also shared her thoughts on her amicable relationship with the father of her two children, Apple and Moses, Chris Martin.

"He's completely my family and I love him," she said. "He would do anything for him, I would do anything for him, we would do anything for our kids.

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Gwyneth opened up about seeing her daughter leave for college

"We really did commit to wanting our children to be as unscathed by the divorce as possible."

Gwyneth elaborated more on her thoughts on the various changes happening in her life, primarily turning 50, with her latest blog post.

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Alongside a photograph of her in a string bikini, jumping for joy in her garden, she opened up about the ways she wanted to see her life change.

"I would like to slow down. I would like to retreat a little bit. I would like to make my circle smaller," she listed off, talking even more about learning to calm herself down and open up more to her husband, Brad Falchuk.

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The actress compared Apple's departure with giving birth

She ended by talking about her children, assuring them that they "are the greatest accomplishment of my life" while wishing for them to grow as old and wonder about the same things she did.

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