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Gwyneth Paltrow says “fk you” to Bill Clinton for falling asleep during 'Emma'

Gwyneth Paltrow says “fk you” to Bill Clinton for falling asleep during 'Emma'

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Gwyneth Paltrow had some choice words for former President Bill Clinton after he fell asleep snoring during a screening of her 1996 hit film “Emma.”

During the appearance On “hot” The Oscar-winning actress was asked Thursday about rumors that Clinton “passed out” during a screening at the White House.

“Real.” “He was snoring right in front of me,” Paltrow, 51, confirmed to host Sean Evans. “I thought, ‘Wow, I think this is going to be a really successful movie.’ But it was. Fuck you, Bill Clinton.”

Gwyneth Paltrow had some choice words for former President Bill Clinton after he fell asleep during a screening of her 1996 hit film “Emma.” First we celebrate / YouTube

In the hit film, Paltrow plays Emma Woodhouse, a young woman in 19th-century England who focuses on setting up her friends with romantic partners.

The film was a huge success at the box office, grossing nearly $40 million worldwide on a production budget of less than $8 million.

She received two Academy Award nominations. one for the costume design and one for the original score, the latter winning.

Elsewhere during her conversation with Evans, Paltrow criticized superhero movies for lacking originality, even though she starred in the “Iron Man” movies.

The mother of two said there is an active focus on quantity over quality in the Marvel franchise.

According to Paltrow, the former president began snoring during the film screening at the White House. Getty Images

“If you look at the industry as a whole, there's been a big push toward superhero movies,” she explained.

“I mean, you can only create so much good work that feels really original, and yet there's still, you know, always trying to reach as many people as possible, which sometimes gets in the way of quality or specificity or real perspectives.”

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Paltrow added that some of the films she was involved in during her illustrious career would not be greenlit today.

Emma was a box office hit, grossing nearly $40 million worldwide on a production budget of less than $8 million. © Miramax/Courtesy Everett Collection

“So, I mean, you're absolutely right,” she added. “I grew up doing these films, and sometimes I lament that fact. Like, I look at some of the films I made in the 1990s and I think, 'This wouldn't get made now.'

Since then, Paltrow has stepped away from acting and shifted her focus entirely to her successful lifestyle brand Goop, which she launched in 2008.

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