Gwyneth Paltrow: Moses is 'Very Specific' About Likes, Dislikes

03/20/2009 at 05:00 PM ET
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The definition of grace under pressure, actress Gwyneth Paltrow revealed at Tuesday night’s premiere for Valentino: The Last Emperor that she flew across the pond specifically for the event with her two children in tow — 4 ½-year-old Apple Blythe Alison and 2½-year-old Moses. “It was hectic getting ready,” she admitted. “My kids are really jet-lagged, and my son had a meltdown…But we got out the door.”

Barely! Gwyneth said that the clips used to pin her hair back as a makeup artist styled the 36-year-old Two Lovers star were a source of great concern for Moses. “He hated them,” Gwyneth said. “He was livid.” What’s more, Moses was no fan of Gwyneth’s Valentino gown, either! “He did not like it…he’s very specific.” Fortunately, from the sound of things, Apple was a more forgiving audience. Reveals Gwyneth,

“My daughter really liked it. She also chose my [pink] nail polish color.”

Apple and Moses are Gwyneth’s children with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, whom she wed in 2003.

Two Lovers is in theaters now; Valentino: The Last Emperor is in limited release.

Source: PEOPLE

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momof3 on

That’s so cute…my 2 year old does NOT like it if I have anything on my face or head ( sunglasses, hairband, hat). He gets very upset and the item has to be removed IMMEDIATELY:)

Heather on

I love the image in my head of Gwyneth getting ready for this big fancy affair with her two toddler at her feet, and then asking for their approval on her look. Such a great mom!

Nina on

I love her and I am just waiting for someone to turn this into a Gwyneth bash just like every other post about her…

martina on

The definition of grace under pressure? You must be kidding. Grace under pressure is dealing with real challenges – NOT getting ready for a fancy event, and having a child that disapproves of your Valentino gown.

Natasha on

Well, it has started Nina, unfortunately.

g!na on

Natasha, i think i will add to that! lol. When did we start letting kids rule our life! If i have sunglasses on and my daughter doesn’t like it or if i’m wearing a dress she doesn’t like i’m not taking it off! My child learns to respect me and my wishes as i respect her and her wishes!

Lilly on

Lighten up… he’s at “the terrible twos,” which are no fun for anyone. Sounds like Moses was having a bad day, every toddler has one. I’m glad Apple was sweet (no pun intended).

martina on

I really have trouble seeing how my comment was “bashing” Gwyneth. It was clearly a commentary on the choice of words in the article.

Kelly on

Gina, what you said doesn’t make any sense. If she doesn’t like what you’re wearing her “wishes” would be that you take it off, yet you said you don’t care if she doesn’t like it? Maybe it’s just a bad example.

jaQ on

aw, it sounds like i can relate to gwyneth in moses’ behaviour! my daughter was born just one day befor ehim, and boy is she a “specific” little girl, with her likes and dislikes. lol- verrrrry spitrited!

i love to hear about moms like gwyneth, whose children are cimilar in age to my 3 & 5 year olds.🙂

jaQ on

goodness, excuse my typo-laden post… i do know how to spell, everyone!😀

hermitcrab on

her son is quite a character!!

Molly Mae on

Why would you drag young children all the way across the Atlantic just so you could walk a red carpet. Is putting your kids through extreme jet lag and meltdowns really worth it?

g!na on

kelly, i think my comment makes more sense if you read momof3 Says: post! I meant to say if my daughter hated my sunglasses 7 i like wearing them, i’m not going to remove them because it’s what i like! I don’t let my daughter rule my life never! She’s a very good child who never gives me any problems♥

CelebBabyLover on

Molly Mae- Maybe she saw no reason to seperate her children from their mommy. Given his age, Moses may very well be going through a phase where he is super-attatched to Gwyn and has a very hard time when she lives for even a day or two.

toomuchthought on

Maybe she doesn’t want to leave her children with a nanny for several days and opted to bring them with her…not to mention they just recently had a birthday party for Moses in California…and she didn’t change the hair or the dress so it’s not as if she’s letting her 2 year old make her decisions. Lighten up people she’s just trying to talk about her time with her kids.

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