"Mum, we've discussed this." Apple Martin is every daughter who is over their mum on Instagram.

It seems that Oscar-winning actor and Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow can have normal parent-on-social-media experiences like every other person posting snaps of their beloved offspring online.

This week, the 46-year-old proud mum of 14-year-old Apple and 12-year-old Moses posted a photo of herself with her daughter at the snow. It was a simple picture of the pair together on an (albeit glamorous) holiday, but in somewhat typical teen fashion – and even though she was almost unrecognisable in her ski gear – Apple wanted no part of it.

Paltrow captioned the photo with an emoji apple, skier, and heart – but that didn’t get quite the reaction that Paltrow was perhaps hoping from her daughter, because the teen responded in the comments, “Mum we have discussed this. You may not post anything without my consent.”


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Defending herself, Paltrow wrote back, “You can’t even see your face!”

The exchange was a sweet and genuine glimpse into the pair’s relationship.

Gwyneth Paltrow, who shares her children with former husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, typically doesn’t share photos of her children on her social media feeds, making this post, and previous below ones, rare.


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Noooooo summer don’t go

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Paltrow and Martin were married from 2003 to 2016. Since their separation or “conscious uncoupling” as they termed it, the former couple have remained friends, regularly sharing positive updates on their amicable, co-parent relationship.

So good is their relationship, which they maintain for their children, that when Paltrow married director Brad Falchuk in 2018, Martin joined them on their honeymoon.


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Sunday brunch #modernfamily

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At the time, Paltrow explained, “We just took our honeymoon in the Maldives and we had a big honeymoon over Christmas.

“So, my new husband and his children, my children, my ex-husband, our best family friends [all went]. It was a very modern honeymoon. It was great. We had such a good time.”

She further added, “We just wanted to minimise the pain for the kids. They just want to see their parents around the dinner table, basically, so we try to keep that.”


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Happy Father’s Day cajm, you are a ray of sunshine ☀️.

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In recent years, Gwyneth Paltrow has travelled the world with her two children to watch Martin in concert. The pair have also taken their children on multiple family trips together, including a trip to Disneyland for their daughter’s 12th birthday.

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