Gwyneth Paltrow Gushes Over Beyonce’s Talent

Gwyneth Paltrow opened up to Harper’s Bazaar U.K. about being scared to perform at the Country Music Awards and being in awe of Beyoncé’s talent.

Gwyneth enlisted the help of her good friend to get ready to play a country music star in “Country Strong“, but was intimidated by Beyoncé’s gift:

“Beyoncé is the most talented human being on the planet. She has so much mastery over what she does. It’s not even confidence – it’s on a whole other level. It’s mind-blowing.”

“I watched her [perform] a lot to see how she did it, and I was like ‘S—! I can’t do that!’ ”

I wonder if her former BFF Madonna will be hurt by her interview? It’s gotta sting a little to hear her rave about Beyoncé’s talent like that?

She reflects on the days leading up to her CMA performance:

“Two weeks before I did it, I was dying. I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t eat. I was like, ‘Why would I say yes to this? What is wrong with me? What kind of maniac would agree to do this?’ ”

She’s proud that she went through with it:

“It was one of those nights I’ll look back on and think, ‘Wow, I can’t believe I actually pulled that off.’ ”

Did you catch Gwyneth in “Country Strong“? What’d you think of it?

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