Gwyneth Paltrow’s Daughter Apple Celebrates Her 12th Birthday with Blue Ivy

05/15/2016 at 09:25 AM ET

Gwyneth Paltrow‘s kids are growing up right before our eyes!

The Oscar-winning actress celebrated daughter Apple‘s 12th birthday on Saturday with a sweet Instagram note and what looked like an even sweeter birthday brunch with other famous kids.

Apple Martin
Source: Gwyneth Paltrow/Instagram

“Here she is 10 years ago today on what was her second birthday. Happy birthday, Apple Martin, great love of my life,” Paltrow, 43, wrote alongside a photo of a 2-year-old Apple wearing pink face paint.

Paltrow also shared a photo from Apple’s “birthday brunch,” which included a shot of the tot standing with a group of friends — including Beyoncé and Jay Z‘s daughter Blue Ivy, 4.

“Birthday brunch squad #godsistersandbesties,” Paltrow captioned the photo.

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The actress’ eldest child already bears a striking resemblance to her famous mom — something Paltrow has documented on Instagram before. In February, the actress shared an artsy selfie with her daughter, with Apple’s hair tousled to mimic her mom’s ‘do.

Crushed it. #rainbowdancecompetition #🍎

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Earlier this month, Paltrow also shared a shot of Apple wearing a dance costume and walking in a parking lot, writing, “Crushed it. #rainbowdancecompetition.”

— Maria Mercedes Lara

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Guest on

People, Apple is 12 not 10!

lolpeople on

“10th birthday”
“10 years ago on her 2nd birthday”

COME ON EDITORS

Cheryl S. on

Someone over at People Mag can’t do simple addition. 10 + 2 = 12. Apple is 12 not 10.

Guest on

She’s 12.

Guest on

So, she’s 12 and has to have a birthday party with a four-year-old just because their mothers are best friends! Poor Apple!

Busta on

Such a dumb caption. A 12 year old being “besties” with a 4 year old?? Um, no. More like, the 12 year old Apple has to babysit Blue Ivy because their parents are friends. How awkward too, to have a 4 year old at your slumber party when you are turning 12. That would seriously limit what they could do, in terms of staying up late, conversation and what movies to watch. Gwyneth is so fake and nauseating – does she ever think of anyone other than herself and how “cute” she thinks it looks for Apple to be fake friends with Beyonce’s daughter?? Poor girl should be allowed to have a party with her actual friends and not have this nonsense splashed all over social media by her desperate attention seeking mother.

Jamie on

Hmm….Paltrow must be desperate to put it out there that her kid is friends with Beyoncés kid. Would you as a 12 year old want to celebrate your birthday with a 4 year old??? I guess if mommy needs a photo op to stay relevant and hip you just go along with it. I’m guessing the birthday party with her real friends won’t be documented on social media because their parents are famous. So lame. No one cares about this lady so she is pimping kids out to stay cool and in the news.

Anonymous on

Seems like a few of the people leaving comments are the ones who can’t count… or maybe just can’t grasp what the article actually says.

st on

Glad so many passionate fans of Apple cleared up the confusion of how old she is! We wouldn’t want to make her younger than she actually is! (sarcasm intended)

Lol readers on

It seems like a few of the people who are leaving comments are the ones who can’t count… or maybe they cannot understand what the article is actually saying.

Anonymous on

Did “Jesus Christ!” Have anything to do,with this? NO! Let’s show some class and leave comments like that and other expletives out of this mundane and ridiculous “conversation”. Find something better to do,with your Sunday.

Marc on

These people are sick and pathetic!

ellie on

Why is Blue in the middle? Just to show she was there? That is ridiculous!

As for the fact she is celebrating her birthday with a 4 years old it’s not chocking, she probably has several parties and it’s fun to have one with family friends, even if they are not your age. I loved having parties with my friends but also parties with my famil, where we had our family friends who are just like a family for us, and it was so much fun!!

Kelly on

Just curious @Harry. How is Blue Ivey any less cute than the kid standing to her left, or right? Again, these are children. Is it really necessary to comment on your perceived attractiveness of a four-year-old?

Anonymous on

The party was for “besties and god sisters”. Apple loves Blue Ivy like a little sister. The few videos of them together are very sweet; Apple and Blue Ivy are super affectionate with each other, none of you ever had a little cousin, sister, or family friend you thought was the sweetest? I don’t find it odd at all and Apple probably wanted her little person there, the few pics on Instagram look like all the girls are having fun. It also seems really casual like the girls are just playing around the house. Jeez, people make every little thing into a way to criticize someone.

Ellesly on

The party was for “besties and god sisters”. Apple loves Blue Ivy like a little sister. The few videos of them together are very sweet; Apple and Blue Ivy are super affectionate with each other, none of you ever had a little cousin, sister, or family friend you thought was the sweetest? I don’t find it odd at all and Apple probably wanted her little person there, the few pics on Instagram look like all the girls are having fun. It also seems really casual like the girls are just playing around the house. Jeez, people make every little thing into a way to criticize someone.

jessiemaystorm on

Apple is stunning! That photo of her with her mama is so beautiful.

Zol on

Nothing wrong a 12 years old is a best friend with a 4 years old. Apple has known Blue Ivy since she is a little kid.