Chris Martin has spoken out about his divorce from Gwyneth Paltrow and he described their “conscious uncoupling” as a “very wonderful separation-divorce”.
The separated in April last year and he revealed in at interview with The Sunday Times that he had “lived a lot of life” since the split.
He added that their divorce was “a weird one” as they still remain close and far from bitter about it.
They share two children together, Apple, 11, and Moses, 9, and still go on family vacations.
“So I was with them, and it was just lovely,” he added about a recent trip away.
Although, his bandmate Phil Harvey recalled a time where he was worried about Chris.
“We were all worried about him – the band, his family. When someone’s really, really low and on their own a lot, as a friend, your mind goes to the worst-case scenario. That period didn’t last for ever, but there was a time when we were all regularly checking in on him, just trying to make sure he wasn’t on his own.”
Chris also said he had to adjust to life outside of marriage and as a result made a few lifestyle changes including giving up vegetarianism, “If Rocky eats it, I do too,” he said.
Close friend Simon Pegg joined him in the interview and said that not only is Chris not a “shoegazing miserablist” he is in fact “very, very silly” but he also suffers from being too humble and apologetic.
“It’s very sweet, but sometimes it’s just like, ‘Chris shut the f*** up and stop apologising’,” he said. “Me and Gwyneth used to go see them live, and he’d start playing some song and go, ‘Sorry about this, we’ve got to play it’, and Gwyneth and I would look at each other and go, ‘For God’s sake, of course you f****** have to – everybody in the audience wants to hear it!’”
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