Gywneth Paltrow calls her separation from Chris Martin a "conscious uncoupling"
Published on Mar 26, 2014 12:03 PM
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow called her split with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin a "conscious uncoupling" as she announced the shock separation after an 11-year marriage.
She titled her post announcing the news on Tuesday "Conscious Uncoupling", on her lifestyle website Goop.com, saying they decided to "remain separate" after battling unsuccessfully to save their marriage over the past year.
The statement - signed "Love, Gwyneth & Chris" - was accompanied by an old photo of the couple, smiling as they lounged on grass.
Soon after the statement went online, Goop.com crashed for several hours after being overwhelmed with visitors.
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