Paltrow Depression Confession

Actress didn't realize it was post-baby blues until she got through it
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 17, 2008 1:00 PM CDT
Paltrow Depression Confession
U.S. actress and Prince's Trust Ambassador Gwyneth Paltrow arrives for the Prince's Trust 'Celebrate Success' Awards ceremony in London, Tuesday, March 18, 2008.    (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

News flash: Gwyneth Paltrow is human like everyone else. In the latest issue of Vogue, the Oscar-winning mother of two comes clean about her bout with depression after giving birth to her second child with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, E! online reports.

“I had postnatal depression after Moses,” Paltrow, 35, said. “I didn’t know I had it until after it was over. I just didn’t know what was wrong with me. … I felt really disconnected. I felt really down; I felt pessimistic.” Paltrow blames part of it on suspending her pre-baby acupuncture and massage treatments. (Read more Gwyneth Paltrow stories.)

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