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Gwyneth Paltrow blamed herself for Brad Pitt split: ‘I made a big mess’


Gwyneth Paltrow dated Brad Pitt before he met Jennifer Aniston. They were engaged to be married, but things did not work out for them, and she blamed herself for that.

Gwyneth Paltrow is one of the beautiful celebrities in Brad Pitt’s life. The two planned to spend forever together. However, they broke up even before they tied the knot.

Gwyneth Paltrow blamed herself for Brad Pitt split

Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow met in 1997 when they filmed the thriller movie Se7en. He was already 31 and one of the biggest names in Hollywood. Meanwhile, she was only 22 and relatively unknown in the industry.

In a 2003 interview, Paltrow recalled her relationship with Pitt and took the blame for their split. Even if they did not end up together, she was thankful that she had the chance to be with the Ad Astra star.

“I’m so lucky that I spent time with Brad, somebody who was such a good person!” she said, as quoted by ABC News.

“Especially when I was, like, such a mess… My kind of internal stuff really tripped up that whole relationship. And I felt really responsible, and also like I was the architect of my own misery. … I just made a big mess out of it… I was very upset for a long, long time.”

Paltrow felt Pitt was too good for her

In an interview with Howard Stern’s SiriusXM on Jan. 14, 2015, Paltrow opened up about her exes Brad Pitt and Ben Affleck. Again, she blamed herself for their separation.

According to the Iron Man star, her dad, late director Bruce Paltrow, was “devastated” with their 1997 split. However, she felt that she was too young at the time.

“I was such a kid, I was 22 when we met. It’s taken me until 40 to get my head out of my ass. You can’t make that decision when you’re 22 years old… I wasn’t ready, and he was too good for me,” Paltrow said per Us Weekly.

“I didn’t know what I was doing.”

Gwyneth praised Brad Pitt after split

Gwyneth Paltrow had nothing but praises for her ex even after their split. She recalled how she fell in love with Brad Pitt.

“I definitely fell in love with him,” Paltrow said in 2015 when Pitt was already married to Angelina Jolie.

“He was so gorgeous and sweet. I mean, he was Brad Pitt!”

Pitt and Paltrow’s toxic split

Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow got engaged in 1996. Things went well for the then-couple. However, it didn’t last long.

According to The, they had a toxic split. Paltrow allegedly cheated on Pitt with John Hannah, her co-star in Sliding Doors.

Eventually, Pitt and Paltrow broke up in 1997. Pitt went on and met Jennifer Aniston. Meanwhile, Paltrow moved on in Ben Affleck.

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