Gwyneth Paltrow Asked Robert Downey Jr. What It’s Like to Be So Drunk


Gwyneth Paltrow went on Chelsea Handler’s Big Interview Special last night to promote Country Strong and continued to confound our love-hate meter. She talked about how hard it was for her to stop working out for the film (hate), but also how her kids have crazy accents and how much she likes drinking. Anyway, when asked by Handler how she pretended to have a serious alcohol problem, like her Country Strong character, Paltrow mentioned (as she has before) that she did what anyone in her position would do: She e-mailed Robert Downey Jr. “I didn’t understand how you could do something so crazy one night and kind of wreck lives in your wake and wake up and expect to be back to normal. So I actually e-mailed Robert Downey Jr. who has been sober for a long time, I was like, explain to me addiction, and he wrote me the most amazing e-mail and he helped me understand it.” Celebrities, just like us! [E!]