Gwyneth Paltrow Breaks 13-Year Silence on Brad Pitt

In Celebs by KGaz , on Saturday, December 25, 2010, 5:19 AM (PST)
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Gwyneth calls her Brad romance "strange."

Before she married one of Britain's cutest rockers, Gwyneth Paltrow loved some of Hollywood's most famous princes. Remember 15 years ago when we thought she and ex-fiance Brad Pitt were in it for eternity? Now Gwyneth's dishing for the first time on what was really going through her head.

From 1994 to 1997, Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Pitt dated. They were engaged for just six months before it was reportedly Paltrow who called it off. She said at the time that she was "such a mess" during that period of her life (she was just 22 when they first linked up), and after she and Brad split she felt guilty for having broken his heart.

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Somebody once broke Brad Pitt's heart? Yep, that's the story. And while Gwyneth has dodged explicitly mentioning Brad for the past decade and a half, she once said she was ashamed of how she'd spoken about their early relationship in the press. Paltrow was once quoted saying, "I said things about being in a relationship [with Brad Pitt] that felt wrong to me even as I was saying them."

So no wonder she's stayed mum for the last 13 years...but in an E! special that aired Wednesday night, Paltrow revealed that looking back, she finds those her super-high-profile ex-romances so weird. "It was strange to be part of a public couple," Gwyneth says.

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Not that her marriage to Chris Martin exactly takes place under a rock, but we're noticing more and more how rarely these two are seen together. For the past two years there have been on-and-off buzzings of a quiet split between Gwyneth and her hubs -- has her Coldplay lover gone cold? -- but 2011 could mean a new leaf: word has it Gwyneth will kick off the year by joining Chris Martin and Coldplay onstage in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve.



Doesn't this make you nostalgic for the Gwyneth we knew before she was married? That's when the world fell in love with you, Gwyneth: give us more circa-90s scoop!

Flip through our Gwyneth Paltrow slideshow, and hit the blue links for more.

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