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You’d think she might be jealous, at least a little. But Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence can rest assured that Gwyneth Paltrow approves of his rebound relationship.

A source reveals that the Oscar-winning Goop founder, 41, wishes only the best for Martin, the father to her two children, Apple, 10, and Moses, 8.

“Her take is, ‘Hey, he could do worse,'” the pal says of Paltrow’s feelings about Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence dating. “She just wants him to be happy.”

He could definitely do worse than the Hottest Woman Alive. A tad worse.

Jennifer Lawrence at Her Final X-Men Premiere

Since her “conscious uncoupling” with Martin in March, Paltrow and he have remained close. She even gave him shout-out in her Ice Bucket Challenge video.

The amicable feeling is mutual, it appears, from Martin’s standpoint.

Speaking about their post-breakup life during a radio interview in July, Martin said, “We’re friends and proud parents. There’s lots of love, and that’s it.”


The mom of two, for her part, has moved on with Glee co-creator Brad Falchuk, so perhaps she’s happier than ever and has no reason to be upset about J-Law. 

Still, you have to wonder if she feels upstaged, even a tiny bit.

After all, this is a talented, charming, much younger woman he supposedly became smitten with because she’s the complete opposite of Gwyneth Paltrow.

And a woman who looks like this. Just saying …