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Gwyneth Paltrow reveals why she forgets which Marvel films she's in: 'I haven't seen many of them'

Oscar-winner had no idea she was in Spider-Man: Homecoming

Jacob Stolworthy
Thursday 10 October 2019 08:55 BST
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Gwyneth Paltrow forgot she was in a Spider-Man movie she also hasn't seen the film

Gwyneth Paltrow has explained why she can’t remember which Marvel movies she’s starred in.

Earlier this year, the Oscar-winning actor – who played Pepper Potts in 2008 film Iron Man right through to Avengers: Endgameforgot she was in Spider-Man: Homecoming during an appearance on Netflix show Chef’s Table.

It was also revealed by studio boss Kevin Feige that she had no idea Samuel L Jackson was a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe despite starring in five films with him.

“It is confusing because there are so many Marvel movies, and to be honest, I haven’t seen very many of them,” Paltrow told Elle.

“It’s really stupid and I’m sorry, but I’m a 47-year-old mother,” she continued, adding she had no idea her forgetfulness has become a “joke” on the internet.

You can see our ranking of every Avengers character, from worst to best, here.

Paltrow currently stars in Netflix series The Politician.

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