The actress says they were linked before they had even met

Gwyneth Paltrow has talked about when she met Coldplay frontman husband Chris Martin for the first time – and she says the media reported that they were together long before they had even met.

The speculation first started in 2002, and the pair finally got married in 2003.

‘It’s funny because people had started writing that we were going out and we had never even met,’ says Gwyneth, 40.

‘And then he was in Los Angeles doing a concert and an actress that he had a crush on was supposed to come to the concert. 

‘When she didn’t show up, he was so annoyed that he said, “Oh, this is for my girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow.”‘

Gwyneth tells The Sun: ‘Then people were saying “What’s going on?” I was like, “I’ve never met this guy, I’ve no idea!”‘

Eventually, Gwyneth went to one of Chris‘s gigs, and so much had been written about them that his assistant came and invited Gwyneth backstage. 

A year later, the notoriously private couple wed and they now have two children Apple, eight, and Moses, seven.

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