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US actress Gwyneth Paltrow prefers British dinner talk
AFP via Yahoo ^ | 12-02-06 | Staff

Posted on 12/02/2006 8:37:23 AM PST by veronica

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1 posted on 12/02/2006 8:37:25 AM PST by veronica
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To: veronica

Of course, Madonna recommended to her to have her baby in the States because the health care system in England sucks.


2 posted on 12/02/2006 8:39:03 AM PST by MarkeyD (The tree of liberty must from time to time be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: veronica

to Miss Paltrow: Oh bugger off you Brit wannabee!


3 posted on 12/02/2006 8:40:08 AM PST by YaYa123
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To: veronica

So she admits her Hollywood crowd is stupid?

LOL, she surely has never dined with any normal Americans.


4 posted on 12/02/2006 8:40:15 AM PST by roses of sharon
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To: MarkeyD
Gwyneth snubs UK hospitals
5 posted on 12/02/2006 8:40:18 AM PST by MarkeyD (The tree of liberty must from time to time be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots.)
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To: veronica

Well then Gwyneth you should become a citizen of GB, and pay their taxes.


6 posted on 12/02/2006 8:40:59 AM PST by mrmargaritaville
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To: roses of sharon

"The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans,"

What an utterly idiotic thing to say.

TC


7 posted on 12/02/2006 8:41:17 AM PST by Pentagon Leatherneck
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To: veronica

Fine. I'm glad she's happy. With a little luck she will renounce her citizenship and we'll have one less lib.

Maybe American "table talk" is about things we can have an effect on, rather than bitching about things we can't do jack about.

IOW, don't let the door hit you on the way out, Gwyneth.


8 posted on 12/02/2006 8:42:29 AM PST by Felis_irritable
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To: veronica
"The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans,"

The bloody b**ch!

9 posted on 12/02/2006 8:42:31 AM PST by TightyRighty
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To: veronica
"I love the English lifestyle, it's not as capitalistic as America. People don't talk about work and money,

The problem isn't with America, but with the particular (Hollywood) circles within which Paltrow traveled in America.

10 posted on 12/02/2006 8:42:44 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: veronica

There must be a Bull S. somewhere in her BS.


11 posted on 12/02/2006 8:43:09 AM PST by GOPologist (When one lowers himself to argue with a fool, then you don't know which one is the fool.)
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To: YaYa123

She's a vacuous, skinny, flat-chested air-head...nothing in there, folks! Let's move along and find someone worth gossiping about....


12 posted on 12/02/2006 8:43:10 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: veronica

Then why don't you give up every American dollar you made huh?

Or is that you just like to take advantage of us capitalist pigs?

DA!


13 posted on 12/02/2006 8:43:33 AM PST by Almondjoy
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To: veronica

LOL! Millionaire actors mocking capitalism. Might as well read an article about what Lindsay Lohan thinks about the United States, that's how much I care about the overrated Gwyneth Paltrow. Her mother has more class in her pinky than Gwyneth has in her entire body.


14 posted on 12/02/2006 8:43:33 AM PST by Hildy (RUDY GUILIANI FOR PRESIDENT IN 2008)
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To: veronica

She's a memeber of the leisure class. One musn't take her too seriously.


15 posted on 12/02/2006 8:44:20 AM PST by zarf
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To: veronica


I wish that all the Hollywood empty-headed, self-righteous goons would all move to England. And that includes their media who thinks that we are interested in what they have to say. UGH!


16 posted on 12/02/2006 8:44:45 AM PST by BlueAngel
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To: YaYa123

They are just so much more sophisticated than we are....

17 posted on 12/02/2006 8:44:54 AM PST by veronica (http://images20.fotki.com/v360/photos/1/106521/3848737/gladysPSCP-vi.jpg)
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To: veronica

What a graceless (very bad word). Dinner talk? Nice loyalty to her native country, which made her rich and famous. I'm sorry, but she's just not that attractive and in different circumstances, with different parents, would be a bit player not a movie star. She wins the Dixie Chicks Patriot Award of the Week.


18 posted on 12/02/2006 8:45:00 AM PST by 3AngelaD (ic.)
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To: Pentagon Leatherneck

I considered the source and their company, thought about it for five seconds and then laughed.


19 posted on 12/02/2006 8:45:14 AM PST by Loud Mime (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. - Voltaire)
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To: veronica
I love the English lifestyle, it's not as capitalistic as America

Then become an English subject instead of a sovereign American citizen.

20 posted on 12/02/2006 8:45:44 AM PST by mjp
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To: Mr. Mojo

But she didn't hestitate at all to participate in capitalism and enjoy its benefits. What a hypocrite.


21 posted on 12/02/2006 8:46:41 AM PST by 3AngelaD (ic.)
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To: veronica

If you're getting "advice" from Madonna, then you're on the highway to oblivion.


22 posted on 12/02/2006 8:47:02 AM PST by Black Guy who is a Republican
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To: veronica

Memo to Gwyneth: Get the hell out!


23 posted on 12/02/2006 8:47:08 AM PST by indthkr
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To: veronica

If they are so intelligent, why is their dentistry third world?


24 posted on 12/02/2006 8:47:10 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: veronica
"I like living here because I don't fit into the bad side of American psychology. The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans," the 34-year-old added.

With talk like, this I suspect she's getting ready to run for president as a Democrat.

25 posted on 12/02/2006 8:47:31 AM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The only good Mullah is a dead Mullah. The only good Mosque is the one that used to be there.)
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To: MarkeyD

Miss Paltrow decries America's capitalist system, but hypocritically runs back to the States to have her baby. If you believe in British style socialism, shallow Gwyn, why didn't you use their "vaunted socialist health care system?"


26 posted on 12/02/2006 8:48:03 AM PST by AdvisorB
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To: Hildy
I very much doubt that working-class Brits discuss the deep philosophical issues at dinner that Gwyneth and "Madge" do. I suspect they discuss such things as paying the rent (gasp!), and other such mundane matters.
27 posted on 12/02/2006 8:48:04 AM PST by veronica (http://images20.fotki.com/v360/photos/1/106521/3848737/gladysPSCP-vi.jpg)
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To: veronica
"I like living here because I don't fit into the bad side of American psychology. The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans," the 34-year-old added.

The Brits are too kindly to nits like Paltrow, she obviously failed Manners 101........

28 posted on 12/02/2006 8:48:16 AM PST by yoe
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To: PALTROW

"it's not as capitalistic as America. People don't talk about work and money"

Do you have any idea what keeps people alive, you frigging moron?


29 posted on 12/02/2006 8:49:22 AM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: veronica

With a mentor like Madonna, what else can we expect. Sad little rich desperate women searching for meaning in their materialism and self-centeredness must insult others to maintain their sense of superiority.


30 posted on 12/02/2006 8:49:55 AM PST by The Ghost of FReepers Past (Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light..... Isaiah 5:20)
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To: veronica

And Ms. Paltrow are going to change your citizenship so you can pay the sky high taxes that Brits pay? Or do you like the lower taxrates of uneducated America?


31 posted on 12/02/2006 8:50:01 AM PST by GreyFriar ( (3rd Armored Division - Spearhead))
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To: veronica

What does the life-style of upper-crust Britain, or for that matter, upper-crust America, have to do with capitalism?

Captains of industry do not, for the most part, dine with sophisticates and artistic intellectuals except at some function, where they normally end up segregated to separate parts of the room, and maintain separate conversations. The Fabian socialists, with whom Gwyneth Paltrow would seem to be naturally attracted, are not restricted to the British Isles, by any means.


32 posted on 12/02/2006 8:50:13 AM PST by alloysteel (Facts do not cease to exist, just because they are ignored. - Aldous Huxley)
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To: veronica
I imagine Gwyneth must have found herself in the company of a lot of nouveau riche folks in Hollywood who could not resist boasting about their wealth.

She is correct in saying that talking about money - the accumulation or the lack thereof - is a taboo in British society.

33 posted on 12/02/2006 8:50:25 AM PST by Churchillspirit (We are all foot soldiers in this War On Terror.)
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"The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans,"

How would she know? She isn't exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer. And then there's her friends ....


34 posted on 12/02/2006 8:50:30 AM PST by opocno (France, the other dead meat)
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To: veronica
She said having US pop star Madonna, 48, who married British film director Guy Ritchie six years ago, nearby was another advantage to living in London.

Well, I was trying to take an intelligent, enlightened look at what she was saying up to that point...

35 posted on 12/02/2006 8:51:08 AM PST by Prodigal Son
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To: veronica

I think she as a very good point.

I imagine sitting down to dinner in Hollywood is just as she describes... very shallow, money-centric, idolatry.


36 posted on 12/02/2006 8:51:35 AM PST by Paloma_55 (I may be a hateful bigot, but I still love you)
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To: Mr. Mojo

And let it be noted that Paltrow never experienced real life. She was born in the Hollywood set.


37 posted on 12/02/2006 8:53:24 AM PST by AmishDude (I coined "Senator Ass" to describe Jim Webb. He may have already used it as a character in a novel.)
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To: Pentagon Leatherneck
"The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans,"

What an utterly idiotic thing to say.

Consider that Ms. Paltrow may well be referring to her Hollywood buddies. In which case, it wouldn't be idiotic, it would be true.

38 posted on 12/02/2006 8:53:38 AM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: veronica
Those comments remind me of a time during the '30s when Hollywood had everyone speak with a British accent to sound "better educated and more cultural."

Perhaps Ms. Paltrow would be happier if those filthy, ragged and bloodied rebels had lost to Lord Cornwallis.

Note to Gwynethhhhhhhhh - honey hang out where you are and please keep Madonna and all of the other wannabe snobs with you.

39 posted on 12/02/2006 8:54:13 AM PST by zerosix
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To: veronica

I can say proudly, I have not watched, nor payed for a Hollywood movie going on about ten years now.

Never again will these jerks see my money.


40 posted on 12/02/2006 8:54:23 AM PST by kjo
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To: veronica

This is simply another case of an American airhead who is easily fascinated by people with an accent different than her own.


41 posted on 12/02/2006 8:55:37 AM PST by musical_airman (Reform the US Airline industry- refuse to fly with muslims on board.)
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To: veronica
A few days ago I was in a store and saw her picture on one of the check out aisle magazines. At that time I wondered what anyone ever saw in her. As far as looks go, she isn't that attractive. And thats after she's all made up. She has absolutely no figure. Her personality seems kind of pouty and whiny. As an actress, she seems mediocre, at best.

So what is it, that the media feels compelled to ooh and aah over?

42 posted on 12/02/2006 8:55:45 AM PST by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: veronica

What sophisticated conversation could a Hollywood actress possibly have? What a moron. But, I guess those who purchase tickets to her films are sophisticated, at least during the 90 minutes she's on screen. And, Madonna? She's pure trash. Can you just imagine the "sophisticated" dinner conversations between those two? Arrggghh! I'd rather eat nails or drink very heavily.


43 posted on 12/02/2006 8:55:59 AM PST by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: veronica

"The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans,"
Gwyneth, you can just Edith me.


44 posted on 12/02/2006 8:57:26 AM PST by duckman (I refuse to use a tag line...I mean it.)
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To: veronica
The British are much more intelligent and civilized than the Americans

Isn't that what Cornwallis said

45 posted on 12/02/2006 8:58:43 AM PST by vbmoneyspender
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To: Paloma_55
I imagine sitting down to dinner in Hollywood is just as she describes... very shallow, money-centric, idolatry.

Paltrow is Hollywood royalty, as they say. It was all handed to her on silver platter. Her father was an A-list TV writer/producer, her mother a highly regarded stage and screen actress. Struggle, the need to make make money, putting food on the table, these are foreign concepts to her. Her noblesse oblige attitude reminds of the scene in The Aviator, when Howard Hughes dines with Katherine Hepburn's family. Hughes is talking about his projects, and the money involved, and Mrs. Hepburn blanches.

" We don't care about money here.

Well, that's because you have it.

Would you repeat that?

You don't care about money because you've always had it."

46 posted on 12/02/2006 9:00:42 AM PST by veronica (http://images20.fotki.com/v360/photos/1/106521/3848737/gladysPSCP-vi.jpg)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

"With talk like, this I suspect she's getting ready to run for president as a Democrat."


The hate America DUngheap crowd must be enjoying this, given that they hate America more than shallow Gwyneth.

In sum, I wouldn't give much credence to anyone who would name their child, Apple.


47 posted on 12/02/2006 9:02:47 AM PST by AdvisorB
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To: MarkeyD
Of course, Madonna recommended to her to have her baby in the States because the health care system in England sucks.

Thanks for the link -- that is an AMAZING detail! Yeah, Gwyneth loves the UK but doesn't actually want to live like a Brit if she has the wherewithal to hop on a plane and crash in L.A. until she has her children. If only she could fly from L.A. to London every night while she's expecting so she could have some intelligent conversation at din-din time.

48 posted on 12/02/2006 9:03:12 AM PST by L.N. Smithee (Rats don't abandon a sinking ship, those who abandon a sinking ship become 'Rats.)
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European-centric, racist twit.


49 posted on 12/02/2006 9:03:14 AM PST by LongElegantLegs (...a urethral syringe used to treat syphilis with mercury.)
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To: veronica

How do you like American money???


50 posted on 12/02/2006 9:06:48 AM PST by Chi-townChief
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