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Gwyneth Paltrow: I'm Proud to Be American
People via AOL ^ | 4 December 2006 | Julie Jordan

Posted on 12/04/2006 2:34:36 PM PST by Racehorse

Gwyneth Paltrow is "deeply upset" over stories claiming she made anti-American remarks, and tells PEOPLE exclusively that she never said anything against her native country.

"First of all I feel so lucky to be American. When you look at the rest of the world, we're so lucky, and that's something my dad always instilled in me," Paltrow tells PEOPLE. "I feel so proud to be American."

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"I felt so upset to be completely misconstrued and I never, ever would have said that," says the 34-year-old Oscar winner. "I definitely did not say that I think the British are more intelligent and civilized than Americans. I am a New York girl, that's how I always think of myself and see myself."

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"This is what I said. I said that Europe is a much older culture and there's a difference. I always say in America, people live to work and in Europe, people work to live. There are positives in both," says the actress, adding, "Obviously I need to go back to seventh-grade Spanish!"

(Excerpt) Read more at people.aol.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: americahaters; celebrities; celebrityairheads; coldplaysucks; dixiechicked; gwynethpaltrow; hatefulhollywood; hollyweird; limousineliberals; paltrow; patriotism
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Is she or isn't she . . . proud to be an American?
1 posted on 12/04/2006 2:34:38 PM PST by Racehorse
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To: Racehorse

Looks like her agent got to her.


2 posted on 12/04/2006 2:35:02 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Racehorse

Damage control.


3 posted on 12/04/2006 2:35:58 PM PST by Huck (Soylent Green is People.)
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To: Racehorse
I definitely did not say that I think the British are more intelligent and civilized than Americans.

Now she pissed of the Brits.

4 posted on 12/04/2006 2:36:15 PM PST by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: Racehorse

Hey Gwyneth!

Does the name 'Natalie Maines' mean anything to you?


5 posted on 12/04/2006 2:37:14 PM PST by GourmetDan
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To: Racehorse
From the (many) other threads, a lot of freepers stated that Paltrow is from Hollywood.
6 posted on 12/04/2006 2:37:46 PM PST by Jedi Master Pikachu ( For the Republic.)
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To: dfwgator
Either way, she recanted/apologized/denied the remarks, so I'll give her the benefit of the doubt.

The Ditsy Chix, on the other hand..."Pride cometh before the fall, and a haughty spirit before destruction"

7 posted on 12/04/2006 2:37:59 PM PST by jimmyray
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To: Racehorse

"Is she or isn't she . . . proud to be an American?"



I'm not sure, but I think some pictures would help me figure it out. : )


8 posted on 12/04/2006 2:38:04 PM PST by AuH2ORepublican (http://auh2orepublican.blogspot.com/)
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To: Racehorse

The civilized people are the ones ya really have to watch out for


9 posted on 12/04/2006 2:38:20 PM PST by woofie (This area deemed a failure, Something new and witty will no doubt emerge)
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To: dfwgator

Her agent is smart. No need for her to go the way of the Dixie chicks. What she said was a crack against the US which should be more dangerous to her career than one against Bush. She needed to do something.


10 posted on 12/04/2006 2:38:27 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: finnman69

How?


11 posted on 12/04/2006 2:38:29 PM PST by Jedi Master Pikachu ( For the Republic.)
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To: Racehorse

She is a liar.


12 posted on 12/04/2006 2:38:37 PM PST by SolidWood
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To: Racehorse

Heh, heh. Too Late!!! We'll never forget!!! Kind of like how your ilk ridiculed Dan Quayle. You will forever be a traitorous wench. Bawaahhhahahhhahhhh.


13 posted on 12/04/2006 2:39:16 PM PST by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, thats how you sell clothing.)
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To: Racehorse

Groveling Gwyneth Poltroon. We know what you said, sweetie.


14 posted on 12/04/2006 2:39:24 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Racehorse

Maybe she should've had dinner more often with people who aren't ashamed to be American.


15 posted on 12/04/2006 2:39:40 PM PST by Lonely Bull
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To: Racehorse

Gwen, stfu b*tch and stay over in EUrabia.


16 posted on 12/04/2006 2:39:45 PM PST by MARKUSPRIME
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To: jimmyray

Yep.


17 posted on 12/04/2006 2:40:13 PM PST by gogeo (Irony is not one of Islam's core competencies (thx Pharmboy))
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To: Racehorse

Someone explained the Dixie Chicks effect...

Semper Fi


18 posted on 12/04/2006 2:40:45 PM PST by river rat (You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Racehorse
By apologizing she proves she has one more brain cell than Maines.
19 posted on 12/04/2006 2:41:16 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Racehorse
By apologizing she proves she has one more brain cell than Maines.
20 posted on 12/04/2006 2:41:22 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Racehorse

When a neo-lib Hollyweirdo claims that they love being an American, the "America" they're speaking of is the "North American Union" district of the New World Order.

Translation...Gwyneth Paltrow : "I love being a 'privileged slave' in the North American Union."


21 posted on 12/04/2006 2:41:56 PM PST by bigdcaldavis (Xandros : In a world without fences, who needs Gates?)
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To: AuH2ORepublican
I'm not sure, but I think some pictures would help me figure it out. : )

There have been nekkid pictures of her floating around the 'net for years. Too skinny and not a real blond.

22 posted on 12/04/2006 2:42:58 PM PST by CholeraJoe (Spork weasels ain't afraid of nuthin' but running out of sardines.)
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To: AuH2ORepublican
"I'm not sure, but I think some pictures would help me figure it out. : )"

You naughty little boy (Brit accent!)


23 posted on 12/04/2006 2:43:31 PM PST by avacado
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To: Racehorse
Gwyneth Paltrow has made similar comments in the past. I know because I wrote her off at the time.

I disagree with Sean Hannity...I think she is a good actress, but she has made unequivocal statements about the US and Europe before and in English.

Upshot for Gwyneth: US...bad; Europe...sophisticated.

Oh, to be able to afford Lexus/Nexus....
24 posted on 12/04/2006 2:43:52 PM PST by hummingbird (All opinions spoken from my armchair and have no actual bearing on the war.)
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To: Jedi Master Pikachu

She's from NYC. We grew up around the corner from one another.


25 posted on 12/04/2006 2:44:06 PM PST by perfect_rovian_storm
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To: Racehorse
Well, I for one, will give her credit for stating unequivocally that she is proud to be an American. I'll take her at her word. I distrust the media enough to know that they have cooked up some good copy now and then.
26 posted on 12/04/2006 2:45:33 PM PST by Obadiah
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To: Racehorse
Gwyneth Paltrow is "deeply upset" over stories claiming she made anti-American remarks...

Who cares?

You're an airhead and you make lousy movies.

Or at least I've heard your movies were lousy.

I've never watched one and now, since you opened your mouth ala "Ditzy Chix", I doubt that I ever will.

Another limousine liberal that realized too late that nobody wants to hear their damn opinions, they just want them to entertain and shut up.

27 posted on 12/04/2006 2:46:31 PM PST by OldSmaj (Death to Islam. I am now and will always be, a sworn enemy of all things muslim.)
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To: perfect_rovian_storm

Appreciated.


28 posted on 12/04/2006 2:49:41 PM PST by Jedi Master Pikachu ( For the Republic.)
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To: Racehorse
Gwyneth Alpo

29 posted on 12/04/2006 2:50:13 PM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: OldSmaj
I loved her in 'Seven.'

Because her head ends up in a box.

30 posted on 12/04/2006 2:51:16 PM PST by lugsoul (Livin' in fear is just another way of dying before your time. - Mike Cooley)
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To: lugsoul

So which fruit is she going to name her next kid?


31 posted on 12/04/2006 2:52:45 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Anti-Bubba182
Her agent is smart. No need for her to go the way of the Dixie chicks.

10% of nothing is nothing.

32 posted on 12/04/2006 2:53:09 PM PST by gridlock (We just got dumped. McCain and Rudy are Rebound Guys. Let's not marry the Rebound Guy.)
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To: Racehorse

33 posted on 12/04/2006 2:53:46 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Jedi Master Pikachu

Her parents were definitely Hollywood.


34 posted on 12/04/2006 2:55:17 PM PST by Howlin (Pres.Bush ought to be ashamed of himself for allowing foreign countries right on our borders!!~~Zook)
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To: gaijin

Porker Natalie through the wonders of Photo Shop.


35 posted on 12/04/2006 2:56:45 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Racehorse
Gyneth loves American food.


36 posted on 12/04/2006 2:59:57 PM PST by RGSpincich
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To: Racehorse

"I felt so upset to be completely misconstrued..."
You weren't misconstrued...you were quoted.


37 posted on 12/04/2006 3:00:01 PM PST by Buck W. (If you push something hard enough, it will fall over.)
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To: GourmetDan

Mad TV had a skit on the Hicksie Dicks last Saturday night


38 posted on 12/04/2006 3:01:36 PM PST by Republicus2001
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To: Racehorse

Put her on tour with the Dixie Chicks.


39 posted on 12/04/2006 3:02:08 PM PST by toddlintown (Six bullets and Lennon goes down. Yet not one hit Yoko. Discuss.)
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To: bigdcaldavis

Your post is more bullshitty than her comment.


40 posted on 12/04/2006 3:02:42 PM PST by justshutupandtakeit (If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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To: Racehorse

She is an anti-American lefty on the order of Michael Moore. She has a very long history of saying anti-American things.


41 posted on 12/04/2006 3:03:17 PM PST by Hendrix
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To: avacado

Well that is enough evidence for me, I believe her!


42 posted on 12/04/2006 3:03:34 PM PST by Joe Miner
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To: Racehorse
This is from the accompanying article from Drudge's site.

"She[Gwyn] will be pleased to know that not everyone in America was displeased with her latest comments. A British expatriate rang in to one programme[some talk show] to say: 'Quite frankly, she’s only stating the obvious, as anyone who has spent a long time in the United States can testify.' "

What is this English prick doing in America for "a long time" if he dislikes it so much here ? Typical European hyprocisy. They will b**ch at and bad mouth America all they can, but at the first opportunity they will drop everything to come here.

43 posted on 12/04/2006 3:03:40 PM PST by HarmlessLovableFuzzball
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To: Racehorse

Compare Gwyneth's apology in timing, venue and content to that historically pathetic weaseling squeezed out of Kerry on some dead end web site read only by Osama Bed linen.
I say she's earned a pass.


44 posted on 12/04/2006 3:04:38 PM PST by TET1968 (SI MINOR PLUS EST ERGO NIHIL SUNT OMNIA)
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To: hummingbird
Here's some past comments; there are more floating around:

February 13, 2006
Gwyneth Paltrow Keeps Opening Her Mouth

http://socialitelife.com/2006/02/13/gwyneth_paltrow_keeps_opening_her_mouth.php
45 posted on 12/04/2006 3:04:41 PM PST by hummingbird (All opinions spoken from my armchair and have no actual bearing on the war.)
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To: lugsoul
I loved her in 'Seven.'

Because her head ends up in a box.

Understood. I liked Leo DiCrappio in Titanic because he died a slow agonizing death ...

going to see it was one of those things a married man has to do from time to time if he doesn't want to have to sleep outside on the stick pile.

46 posted on 12/04/2006 3:07:07 PM PST by tx_eggman (Democrat Campaign Slogan - 2006: "Bring Out The Gimp!")
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To: Racehorse

"Obviously I need to go back to seventh-grade Spanish!"

Gwynnie, obviously you need to shut your pie hole.


47 posted on 12/04/2006 3:10:25 PM PST by fleagle
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To: GourmetDan

Get over it all of you!

She was quoted in a Portugese paper that translated her from Spanish of which she has poor command. The Portugese papers are notorious for their lax interpretation of celebrity quotes, just go ask anyone with an interest in Eurpoean football
.
If you are all going to get so offended when someone expresses an opinion (translated through three different languages)you don't totally agree with then don't go pissing and moaning when Athesists get "offended" by Christmas.

You can't have it both ways.


48 posted on 12/04/2006 3:10:39 PM PST by Wil H
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To: Racehorse

Well, I'm glad that little dummie finally realized I ain't no dufus! She thinks those Brits are so intelligent? OK, how come they are about to lose their country to a bunch of muslim savages? And how come in a few years, at most, you will be running back to the USA because the muzzies want to kill you? Huh? How about that, Ms Paltrow???


49 posted on 12/04/2006 3:10:41 PM PST by Continental Soldier
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To: avacado

OK, I believe her. : )


50 posted on 12/04/2006 3:11:24 PM PST by AuH2ORepublican (http://auh2orepublican.blogspot.com/)
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