Now, we all know that Gwyneth Paltrow is a good mother. We know this because she waxes lyrical about not feeding her children terribly nasty things like carbohydrates and such like and she writes books about her fastidious approach to feeding her sprogs. We also know this because she names her children after really healthy things, like Apples. However, in her latest interview with the Evening Standard, Gwyneth went to great lengths to explain that she is also a “bad mutha,” when she pleases.

Gwyneth explained that she takes the opportunity, when hubby Chris Martin (of Coldplay) is out of the house, to crank up the hip-hop and says she’s a dab-hand at rapping along with the genre’s finest. Chris prefers to cook in silence, it seems but that’s not Paltrow’s way. No sir. ““He can’t have background music on: it has to be 100 per cent of his attention. But if he isn’t at home, I turn on the hip-hop — I’m like a bad mutha rapping along to every word as I cook.” We’re struggling to imagine Gwynnie churning out verses like a gangster, so we’re just going to take her word for it, in the apparent absence of any YouTube proof.

Paltrow has just published a new cookbook entitled It’s All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great. She makes it sound so easy (we’re not convinced). 

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow - raps like a bad mutha, this one.