Gwyneth Paltrow describes the reasons why she has no immediate plans to return to acting.
The Oscar winner announced in 2020 that she is “semi-retired” from acting as she continues to oversee her lifestyle empire, Goop.
While sitting with model Naomi Campbell for her show “No Filter With Naomi”, Paltrow (48) recently answered the question she has repeatedly asked about her career: What does it take to get her back in front of the camera one day? ?
“And I said I should be the f – king writer!” Paltrow revealed via the Daily Mail, noting that this means she would only accept a role if it was a request from her husband, director Brad Falchuk, 49.
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“But it’s like that,” Paltrow added. “If my husband writes something and he wants me to do it, then I do it.”
Paltrow also admitted that there is another exception.
“I could never say never. I want to go back on stage one day. I really loved doing theater,” Paltrow explained.
The “Emma” star then shared her reluctance to take on film roles coming from feeling uneasy in the spotlight despite her decades-long success in the industry. Only 26 years old, the star received an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his performance in “Shakespeare in Love”. In 2011, she won an Emmy for her guest role in “Glee.”
“I have actually not been so comfortable being a public figure or being in front of the camera, even though I have done so for so long,” the star said, noting that she has come to that realization “later in life.”
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“There’s a part of me that feels really shy and doesn’t feel like I’m extroverted, of course,” Paltrow added.
In early 2020, Paltrow appeared on the Golden Globes to support his Netflix show “The Politician,” which received two nominations. The show was co-created by Falchuck and one of only two roles that Paltrow took on in 2019, the other was Pepper Potts in “Avengers: Endgame.”
It was there that Paltrow admitted in an air interview with Ryan Seacrest that she was working on “The Politician” because the request came from her husband.
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“I said, ‘I’m Goop from head to toe,’ but he’s very charming,” Paltrow said. “He’s very convincing.”
Meanwhile, Paltrow’s very own Goop landed its own documentary series titled “The Goop Lab”, which was released on Netflix in January 2020.
Fox News’ Nate Day contributed to this report.