Photo: Reuters
Gwyneth Paltrow
Photo: Reuters

Report: Gwyneth Paltrow mulls conversion to Judaism

'I really am a Jewish princess!' American actress says in old interview, hinting reported conversion has been long in the making.

Gwyneth Paltrow is reportedly converting to Judaism after breaking up with Coldplay front man Chris Martin, sources were quoted as telling the New York Post's Page Six.



According to the report, the actress, who is the daughter of a Jewish film producer, is "quietly converting after years of following Kabbalah," the report further sited her long term friendship with Michael Berg, the co-director of the Kabbalah Center, as another reason for her alleged conversion.


A representative for Paltrow did not confirm the report.


Born to Jewish film producer Bruce Paltrow and a Christian mother, Blythe Danner, Paltrow told the New York Post she was raised both Jewish and Christian, which she was quoted as saying “was such a nice way to grow up."


Gwyneth Paltrow (Photo: Getty Images)
Gwyneth Paltrow (Photo: Getty Images)


The report detailed Paltrow's documented history with her Judaism, linking to a 2011 appearance on the NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? and a 2006 Guardian report in which she her family as descending from a long line of influential east European rabbis.


“Like, 17 generations of rabbis - you see, I really am a Jewish princess!" she was quoted as telling the Guardian.


The paper further quoted Paltrow was saying she wants to raise her two children – Apple, 10, and Moses, 8 – as Jews, and even offered a quote from her 2013 cookbook in which she claimed she was “the original Jewish mother” citing her love of cooking for guests.


פרסום ראשון: 09.08.14, 15:58
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