Vanity Fair is going through with a story on Gwyneth Paltrow that she apparently hates. You never knew the magazine was so gangster, did you?
It all started last year, when Paltrow emailed friends telling them not to cooperate with the glossy for a story about her. More recently, when Graydon Carter — Vanity Fair’s editor-in-chief — was asked about the drama, he brushed it off. “In any given week, I can expect to hear from a disgruntled subject in Hollywood, Washington, or on Wall Street,” he explained. “That’s the nature of the beast.”
Why does Paltrow want the article killed? Page Six says it’s because it will speculate that Paltrow had an affair with Miami billionaire Jeff Soffer in 2008. Paltrow has been married to Coldplay’s Chris Martin since 2003.
Whatever the piece reveals, Paltrow’s fuss is one of the main reasons it’s being published. “Well, she sort of forced my hand,” Carter told the Times of London.
Picture Carter rollin.