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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin split: Actress thanks fans via chicken recipe as Martin's dad explains 'conscious uncoupling'

Meanwhile, Chris Martin's dad explains 'conscious uncoupling' and addresses affair rumours

Bizarre headline. Bizarre way to break the silence after a major personal announcement.

But we wouldn’t expect anything less from Gwyneth Paltrow, whose website is no doubt experiencing another server-crippling surge in demand thanks to a note she left on the end of a chicken recipe.

Following up from her ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ message, which announced her separation from husband Chris Martin, she posted ‘One Bird, Three Meals’.

“Our moms were raised by depression-era ladies who used a single tea bag for two cups of tea and never met a leftover they didn’t eat,” it read.

“This issue of three delicious chicken recipes is in honor of our grandmothers, who taught us the good old-fashioned art of not wasting a scrap.”


So far, so GOOP-like. But it’s the following that has sent viewing figures soaring.

”P.S. CM and I in deep gratitude for the support of so many,“ she added.

The miniscule message follows a lengthier statement from Chris Martin’s dad earlier, who told the Daily Mirror earlier that although the news about the pair’s impending divorce was ”sad and upsetting”, they were “still great mates”.

“If you are married you know you have good days and bad days. We all have our ups and downs,” Anthony Martin said.

“It is sad because there are our two grandchildren. But it is all very amicable between them.”

“I don't know anything about that,” he said, in response to cheating allegations.

He did, however, know a little about ‘conscious uncoupling’.

“It's all in the statement - the expression that was used - conscious...” He added: “I am very proud of what they have achieved in their lives.”