Paltrow identifies with obsessive lover role in new movieJune 17th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she could relate to her role in “The Lovers” because she was once obsessed with her ex-boyfriend. Paltrow, who is now happily married to the rock band Coldplay’s lead singer Chris Martin, plays a woman obsessed with marrying a man. Paltrow revealed that once she was obsessed with her ex-boyfriend who would disappear for long periods of time.
Contactmusic.com quoted her as saying: “Mmm… yes I have felt obsessive love. When I was younger I fell in love with someone. He wasn’t married, but he was into drugs. So he wasn’t around when I needed him because of that. I became quite obsessed with why he didn’t turn up when I wanted him to.
“I was raised by people who love me and I always felt good about myself, but I still got caught up - during that relationship - with thinking that he wasn’t there because there was something wrong with me. I just couldn’t understand why things weren’t working out.”