Gwyneth Paltrow cuts off a school bus full of peasant children, because of course

Before we get into the Goopy eye-roll over Vanity Fair, let’s watch this video that began making the rounds yesterday. Gwyneth is on a Vespa scooter with Apple (they’re both wearing helmets) and Gwyneth CUTS OFF a school bus. Like, she’s really lucky that schoolbus didn’t hit her. She’s an idiot:

YIKES. This is just further proof that Gwyneth is better than all of us. She can cut off school buses and nothing happens.

As for the Vanity Fair stuff, the New York Times had an especially dishy piece yesterday about that story VF was trying to do about Gwyneth a few months ago, and how Goop shut it down because she considers VF to be too déclassé and très peasanty. You can read the full piece here, but here are my favorite parts:

*Gwyneth emailed all of her friends, writing: “Vanity Fair is threatening to put me on the cover of their magazine. If you are asked for quotes or comments, please decline. Also, I recommend you all never do this magazine again.”

*More actors are following Goop’s lead! Allegedly. “Everyone grovels to [VF editor-in-chief] Graydon and other writers there and covets invitations to their parties,” said Leslee Dart, a publicist whose clients include Tom Hanks, Woody Allen and Meryl Streep. “They’re going to be in for a rude awakening. I don’t think people care the way they used to anymore. It’s not important to them to grovel as they once did.”

*Gwyneth could merely tweet her peasants, if she so chooses: The chill between the magazine and Hollywood is one indication of how much the relationship between celebrities and the media has changed. Celebrities and their publicists can now circumvent traditional media outlets and communicate with their fans directly through Twitter and Facebook. “Magazines are less relevant,” Ms. Dart said.

*“There was a time when Vanity Fair could anoint someone,” said Janice Min, editorial director of The Hollywood Reporter. “They do a lot of retro covers that make it feel not urgent to read.” Ms. Min’s magazine has been mounting a campaign to compete directly for the kind of soft-focus celebrity coverage that once was a hallmark of Vanity Fair.

*Harvey Weinstein doesn’t care about Gwyneth anymore: Harvey Weinstein, who said he reads Vanity Fair for film ideas, said a mention in its pages was “the Good Housekeeping seal of approval in the media world” for a movie. “Nobody in our industry can put together a guest list like Graydon Carter,” Mr. Weinstein said.

[From The NYT]

Granted, I bitch about Vanity Fair’s nonstop dead-celebrity covers and frankly boring tech-industry pieces, but I’m out here in the cheap seats. I really don’t think a celebrity – someone like Gwyneth, who is currently more famous for Goop.com than her acting career – can try to act all high and mighty about never, ever deigning to appear in VF again, especially considering her naked pandering to People Mag, Good Housekeeping and many other publications. I would have enjoyed a tell-all VF piece about Gwyneth, but mostly I just want VF to start putting living celebrities on their covers.

Photos courtesy of WENN.

 

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  1. ALG says:

    Chris Martin is equally as bad. Once the bus stops, he zips out after her. Are these people incapable of waiting, you know, for a bus full of children to pass before heading home? What are they even doing here? I thought England was SO MUCH BETTER than the US. I’m shocked that she has her kids in a school here.

  2. MoxyLady007 says:

    Yeah. She eats organic to live a long healthy life and then cuts off a school bus. That’s GOOP in a nutshell.

  3. Eleonor says:

    Like if Maryl Streep has nothing better to do than boycot VF only because Goop has said it. I call BS this thing.
    For the video: Goop can’t drive.

    • yikes says:

      Yeah, it smells off- I recall when this VF versus GP story hit a few months ago that a bunch of people called BS bc she has the same million dollar PR guy as Aniston. To his credit, he stops at nothing to get his people press. If one of his has-beens isn’t getting the attention they CRAVE (& can’t do so it through talent or good art), he will even plant negative stories so they can be later denied- 2 stories for the “price” of one. I usually think that GP is pretty harmless, but, this latest incident shows that her extreme selfishness and sense of entitlement can lead to VERY reckless behavior- she’s gross.

  4. Nicolette says:

    Of course she would do something like that. Don’t you know who she is? She’s Gwyneth Paltrow, and the rest of us are just the little people. Traffic should stop, the seas should part, and everyone should pay homage to her for gracing this planet with her presence.

    Please.

  5. brin says:

    That was horrifying…she’s damn lucky but so reckless.

  6. s says:

    It’s sort of amazing to me that she’s still famous at all. Maybe it’s because I get all my celebrity gossip from this website only, but she seems pretty universally reviled. I have to wonder what kind of people are out there reading her “life advice” with any seriousness and purchasing the made-in-china garbage she peddles at a 5000% markup on her website.

  7. pao la says:

    Kaiser I love your selection of pictures you put on when you don’t like someone :D

  8. silken_floss says:

    I love that you used picture of Goop lol. It always makes me laugh :)

  9. epiphany says:

    What a pretentious, entitled idiot! Of course, endanger the children of the peasants, there’s too many of them as it is! Got my blood boiling to see some *ss kissing media outlets are making it sound like it was the bus driver’s fault – ‘Gwyneth Paltrow Almost Hit By Bus’ – when it was the other way around!

  10. Lindy79 says:

    I know its awful and please don’t hate me but I snorted so loudly at this on Dlisted last night when Micheal K said
    “Apple Martin almost became Apple sauce”

    All joking aside, the fact she (or Chris Martin) doesn’t even stop or seem to acknowledge how dangerous what she did is, says it all really, she doesn’t even seem to check before pulling out.

    I can’t even see any paps other than the one filming from across the road but I have no doubt whatsoever that she will use that as her excuse “I was trying to get my child away from the press who were hounding me”. If, god forbid, the bus had hit her, it would have been the bus drivers fault.

    • Vesta says:

      Don’t worry, I admit laughing at that too, and thinking “not just any generic budget apple sauce but very special organic apple sauce”. In my eyes she and ChrisM both act so recklessly, that I kind of don’t even know what to say. Yeah, they have helmets, but everything else is just so wrong.

  11. janie says:

    This idiot should have been arrested! What’s wrong with her husband?? I’m shocked by how reckless she is… I’ll bet this is common for lady goop!

  12. lisa says:

    taking two scooters to go pick up kids seems less simple than just taking 1 car

    the kids’ safety is pretty much dependent on the strength of their grips

    • mia girl says:

      In some ways having the two scooters is simpler, because you can lane split (which I believe is legal in CA) and get through traffic faster. If they were in a car they would have to wait in LA traffic like everyone else.

      That’s what is going on in this video. She darted out (without looking- idiot) in order to move ahead of all the other waiting cars and get to the front of the intersection.

      Waiting is for peasants!

  13. lucy2 says:

    Wow, did she even look to see if a car was coming? Unbelievable to drive like that, but even more so with her kid.

    The VF stuff started when all the “Everyone Hates Gwenyth” headlines were happening, and she’s scared that a legit media source will point out all her hypocrisy and BS. But rather than just ask everyone for privacy, she wants the reputation of the magazine, and the entire INDUSTRY trashed. Classy.

  14. Anna says:

    Maybe this will result in Graydon putting out a REALLY juicy peace about Gwynnie out of spite. But Min’s quote is spot-on – there’s no sense of urgency with VF any more, most issues seem like a collectible special edition on over-parsed icons, that looks good stacked, not read.

    • Liberty says:

      Yes. I used to read VF then got bored. It seems very…90s? They waste their good investigative reporters, rehashing nonsense about how many boobs JFK saw. Why? Even I could give them a list of juicy meaty tales going on now, today, to look at.

      They could lead the way in hot gravy stories again. But it seems they might prefer to wait until someone in 2043 wants to write about what happened in 2013. I don’t mind the tech stories, I like them, but, you can read much of the content online by the time they put a story together.

      Other stories seem rehashed in VF-speak, versus hunted and gathered. They have a lot to offer as a magazine, good bones, and I wish they’d use them again.

    • Trashaddict says:

      I actually enjoy their well-heeled crime stories. Those are my favorite. Along with rich family in-fighting over inheritances, upper-class neuroses, etc. And oh, do I miss Christopher Hitchens! The world is an emptier place for us curmudgeons without him. Yeah, it’s an older demographic. Since the younger demographic includes Miley Cyrus and Kim Kartrashian, I’m not crying in my beer….

  15. dorothy says:

    What a total idiot she is. She could have killed both herself and her child! All of that because she’s impatient?

  16. kingkayski says:

    That is by far the most stupid thing i’ve ever seen a mother could do to her child and other peoples children,so so stupid!

  17. Sloane Wyatt says:

    OMG! Goop endangered her OWN child as well as a whole schoolbus full of kids! She is full of an overweening sense of privilege rich people think they have over others of a “lower station.”

    In a recent study, entitled rich drivers cut off other cars 29.6% of the time and failed to yield 46.2% of the time, while lower class drivers did so only 7.7% of the time and not at all, respectively. – http://www.allgov.com/news/unusual-news/surprise-studies-show-rich-people-are-more-unethical-than-poor-people-130303?news=847234

  18. Faye says:

    I usually mock Gwyneth in good humor on these posts, but there’s nothing even vaguely funny about this. That was horrifying to watch. If the driver of the bus had been driving just a bit faster, or if she had been a few seconds off, her daughter would be dead (to say nothing of potential injuries to kids on the bus, if it had braked hard). And Chris Martin is no better! I think even her posse of “You criticize Gwyneth because you’re so jealous” defenders would have to acknowledge how bad this is.

    The sad part is she and Martin are probably patting themselves on the back over how much more environmentally friendly they are in their Vespas than that dreadful plebian school bus.

    • StormsMama says:

      Terrifying and inexcusable

    • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

      Yes, I thought the same thing about the ‘environmental awareness’. Man alive. To say nothing of the potential havoc that would have been caused if the bus ended up swerving into another lane of traffic. Everyone involved and not directly involved is just plain old lucky that the bus driver was so alert and quick with the reflexes.

    • Dorothy says:

      Yeah that whole “you’re jealous thing is so hateful and not true. There are a lot of WONDERFUL women out there if we were to be the jealous type. And yes we have lives, are pretty and a hell of a lot kinder than that wench. Only thing jealous of is I will admit her money. But she has literally ruined lives to get it so guess she can keep it – not worth that to me. And lots of us used to be jealous about Chris but he is not acting like a man or a father – so sad because he is nice and does want out and best for kids for sure but just can’t figure it out. He really isn’t as bad as her, ask anybody but EVERYONE is furious with him too for not leaving her by now.

      • Faye says:

        @Dorothy – The “you’re just jealous” retort really irks me, which is why I couldn’t resist needling those people who use it here.

        Regarding Chris Martin, he doesn’t give as many interviews as her, so I can’t form an overall assessment of him. However, I was referring to this situation, where he pulled out right after her with Moses and didn’t seem too concerned with safety either.

      • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

        You’re so right about the hater thing and it bothers me to no end. When I hear someone say ‘hater’, here’s how I interpret it:

        ‘How dare you not duplicate the kind of fanatical devotion that I hold towards a stranger and make comments in response to their behaviour when I have not given you either expressed written or implied oral permission to speak on the topic of my obsession? Since I’m not mature enough to accept that someone will hold opinions different from mine, I’m too lazy to formulate a real response, I’m too fixated to let it go and I’m too inarticulate and blinded to address people in a more reasonable manner, I’m going to toss out an ad hominem insult to you so that you feel properly shamed by what you have done.’

        People can debate and argue, that’s fine, but once you start in on the ‘haterade’ you’ve outed yourself as having nothing of merit to say.

      • Dorothy says:

        Faye and Yo Mama thanks really it is “irksome” Faye and I AM jealous – jealous I did not word what I said as well as you Yo Mama!!!WELL SAID. Anyway gotta go but did you guys hear they are trying to cover up and will probably get away with the fact the neither Mommy Dearest Paltrow or Daddy Problem Unknown Martin even HAVE CA valid CA driving licenses of any kind????????

  19. Pastyousayyouneverknew says:

    What an absolutely idiotic person, I haven’t fully disliked her until this moment, what kind of a costly stunt was that? What was she thinking?

  20. chloe says:

    Not only is she endangering her children’s lives, but what if the bus driver had to swerve to avoid hitting her and went into traffic. I always get the feeling that Gwyneth thinks she’s entitled Hollywood royalty, she’s dated big stars, married a rock star, and blew her way into a Oscar (yeah I went there)and now she thinks she’s Martha Freaking Stewart mixed with Earth Mother. I’m not buying any of it. As for the Vanity Fair stuff, I applaud any publication that want’s to do some real investigative journalism, but I also feel that if you are going to write a negative story about a star don’t expect them to do interviews with your publication or show up at your parties.

  21. Mia 4S says:

    Since no one was hurt I can laugh because in every tabloid for the next few days she will be called a bad mother who endangers her daughter. Will there be a Goop segment on this?

    The fact that she went out so hard against Vanity Fair makes me very curious! What is she scared of? Stories on her husband’s cheating? Old news. Stories that she doesn’t actually eat the way she claims? Duh. Something on the fact that she is only still relevant because of a comic book movie? Gasp!

    All she accomplished was looking insecure.

    • LAK says:

      Me too. I wonder what she is hiding from VF.

      VF seems to have changed direction recently in terms of flattering it’s article subjects. More critical,less white washing and flattery.

      They’ve had 4 consecutive editions so far along those lines starting with Tom Cruise (wife auditions), Brad Pitt(WWZ fiasco), Diana (hopeless love affair, emphasise on spoilt princess), current edition with Kate Upton is less than flattering to everybody, from Kate Middleton, Spanish Royal family, establishment millionaires/Billionaires, Julian Assange, Roman Polanski etc.

      The entire magazine is now full of less than flattering portraits of the usual suspects.

  22. Tiffany27 says:

    Maybe I missed it in the article, but what’s her beef with Vanity Fair?

  23. DCJ says:

    This is really bad, but honestly, I can’t figure out how it was filmed. Was someone walking on foot through the traffic?

  24. eliza says:

    Vanity Fair is the only magazine I actually buy.

    Am I mistaken but isn’t it a law that school buses have th he right of way? I know in my state you can get fined pretty heavily for even following too closely. I know it is illegal to pass a bus when stopped allowing children off. I imagine the same applies to cutting a school bus off, particularly with a child.

    I am not a mom, but it seems to me a Vespa is a tad dangerous to be riding in traffic with a child.

  25. Cora says:

    They may have had helmets on but those children were not wearing proper gear AT ALL. They had exposed legs, ankles, arms and hands. If they got into even a minor accident, those babies would lose their skin.

    • Lindy79 says:

      That’s what I thought, they have so much skin exposed. It reminds me of when you see people on holiday on mopeds in bikinis etc. I’ve seen so many people with horrible marks on their legs where they went over, it freaks me out.

      How the feck are 2 Vespas safer and more environmentally friendly than say an electric car?

    • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

      I thought that as well but didn’t bother bringing it up. When I thought, ‘What is she wearing?’ that question had layers, my friend. I’m just glad that no one was hurt.

  26. Justme says:

    Maybe VF doesn’t have the pull it once had, but like all magazine articles, bits and pieces and quotes will make it on websites all over everywhere like CB as is the norm now. So even if people read VF so much, they will be VERY AWARE of the article. LOL, what the heck is she hiding?!! I think by trying to stop it, that has spiked curiosity more!!

    And for someone who is all about healthy living, she has HORRIBLE skin and hair, like she is undernourished.

    As for this bus incident, it’s AWFUL and so dangerous. She’s a self-entitle idiot (watch for the “we were being hounded by the paps and had to get away” in 3, 2, 1.

    And doesnt anybody else think it’s telling that she is leading and Chris is following behind her. Goop wears the pants.

  27. Justme says:

    Even if people *DON’T* read VF so much…

    (sorry, speed-typing!!)

  28. CarolinaBelle says:

    The irony if she had been killed had been by a PUBLIC school bus. A busload of peasant children! Glad that she and her daughter are fine nonetheless!

  29. Aud says:

    She is a vainglorious dolt of the highest order.

  30. fabgrrl says:

    It’s bad enough cutting off a school bus, but the kids inside probably would have been okay in a crash. I mean, the bus wasn’t going fast, and a vespa isn’t going to cause much of an impact, and a school bus has those high padded seats. The person she really put in danger was her daughter! Apple could have been crushed!

  31. Brooke says:

    Miss the Tina Brown days of Vanity Fair when it was juicy and immediate. Such a snore now, hardly ever ready it or buy it. And Graydon Carter was much better at editing Spy magazine!

  32. Bird says:

    She can’t have seen that bus, for whatever reason. No one would just pull out in front of a bus, RIGHT???? I can’t accept this.

    • mia girl says:

      She simply did not look. At all. Very reckless.

      Message to Goop – You are riding that Vespa on the streets of LA, not a leisurely beach road in the Hamptons. You just can’t go “weeeeeeee” all the way home.

      Get your head out of your a** and be mindful of the dangers of driving in traffic a major city.

  33. Jaded says:

    She didn’t even look behind her when she took off – WTF?????

    Bad mom Goop, you are a BAD MOM!!!

  34. Frida_K says:

    Other mothers’ children were on that bus. What if one of those kids got hurt when the bus braked quickly? If Goop is so self-absorbed that she doesn’t even care about putting her own child in danger, that’s her issue I guess. But when she puts other parents’ children in danger, that’s when I want to pop her one in the mouth.

    I can’t stand her.

  35. Jayna says:

    That was horrifying. And even past that, picking up your kids on a Vespa with no protective gear on them driving on the streets of LA. Idiots. If that bus had hit them, that little girl could have been really hurt or if the bus driver swerved the side and clipped them, could have taken off her leg. Her husband must have been furious with her.

  36. vixo says:

    This video is horrifying! Goop should rethink her PR strategies, nobody likes her and this episode doesn’t help. She shouldn’t start wars with magazines because soon she’ll be only remembered as a pretentious has been who won an undeserved Oscar.

  37. TherapyCranes says:

    I don’t think she was acting entitled. I don’t even think she saw that school bus. It is a terrible video that shows how she endangered her daughters life but I don’t see it as pretentious.

    • Sloane Wyatt says:

      How can you not see a school bus when you’re passing it and cutting it off?

    • Sachi says:

      She didn’t see the school bus because she didn’t bother to look, like all drivers should do before changing lanes.

      Reckless driving and endangering her child as well as likely causing distress to the bus driver who has the lives of 20-25 children in his/her hands during that time. The bus abruptly stopped as she cut off in front of it. She could have been hit had the driver not stopped properly or it was another vehicle going faster than the bus. You can bet she’d be suing the driver if she or her daughter got harmed. Notice she didn’t even acknowledge the bus braking to let her pass. She must have heard the tires and engine, the bus was less than 3 feet away from her when she cut in front.

      She’s an idiot. Of course she was acting entitled. She behaved like she owned the road and there couldn’t be a possible vehicle coming behind her, so no need to make sure it was safe to change lanes.

      • Sloane Wyatt says:

        When I’m driving my car with the windows rolled up and the radio blaring, I KNOW when I’m passing a truck or a truck sized school bus. My point is you hear and see the immense vehicle size without having to look.

        I’m not buying that scooter riding G-Poo didn’t know she was passing a BUS.

      • Sachi says:

        Sloane Wyatt – no kidding. The large yellow school buses in my city are incredibly loud, like they’re made of thin metals. You can hear them coming from 20-30 feet away, they make a different sound than oncoming cars.

        Gwyneth didn’t see the bus because she didn’t look. End of. It wasn’t like the bus came out of nowhere. People excusing this as “Oh, she couldn’t have known the bus was coming.” are wrong because not looking behind you still violates the rules of traffic about changing lanes.

  38. Mrs.Darcy says:

    I was pretty shocked by how bad this is – I almost could give her the benefit of the doubt/that MAYBE the bus driver signalled her to go, except she appears to actually cut him off, to a slightly lesser extent does Chris. But maybe they are just being “European” drivers with their Vespas?! I will be curious to see if she addresses this because it does look very bad.

    And yet it is interesting to me that no major news agencies have picked this one up – remember the furore when Britney drove with her kid in her lap? This to me is far more reckless and yet very little press coverage other than gossip sites. Hmmm. I guess there are different rules for Gwyneth.

    • boredsuburbanhousewife says:

      Yes, I ‘ve noticed that the paps smell blood in the water with all of the recent publicity about Goop’s attitude, the hate for her etc. We are regularly seeing tidbits like this, the McDonalds incident, Goops children eating pizza, etc. They are trying to catch her out now to knock her off her high horse.

      She had best shut up and be more careful in more ways than one — in particular she should AVOID mini-coopers along with schoolbuses!

    • Dorothy says:

      There was basically a “war room” situation, emergency calls, skype conferences etc for days/hours still going on to cover this up. And Gwynie is doing her poor me thing – do you believe her?????????? and barking orders. I heard Chris has withdrawn, hysterical with her and trying to calm kids cause they had to leave their last school because of her and she has already the first week humiliated them in front of peers again. School already concerned, therapists appt again, family furious again and all Gwyniie cares about is her 40 or so PR team and how this will affect her looks for upcoming press tour for movie, NOT her kids, not her family or marriage, her image. Couple of my friends are leaving her employ in few months (and others) some will give her up in spite of privacy clause and it’s all true.

  39. Sara says:

    Yikes, I don’t think she did this on purpose. It seemed like a case of driver inattention as she didn’t cut the bus off she just didn’t look which is scary. And embarrassing to say the least.

  40. Bea says:

    If that were you or I driving recklessly, Child Services would have been on our doorstep with a cop holding a breathalyzer.

    This pretentious git runs around screaming about health, yelling about her husband giving her kids McDonald’s and then has them sucking up all the exhaust fumes on an LA street?

    She really is stupid.

    • Emily C. says:

      Eating at McDonalds is peasanty. Cutting off schoolbuses is aristocratic. A real Tale of Two Cities thing. Goop doesn’t care about health — if she did, not only would she not drive dangerously, but she also would eat in a way to avoid vitamin deficiency, anemia, and osteoperosis. All she and her ilk care about is avoiding appearing lower class.

  41. Bea says:

    I wonder how her PR person is going to cover this up? A People cover on her need to go to rehab for being so far up her own butt she can’t drive safely?

  42. Elisabeth says:

    she didn’t cut him off…she just didn’t look. I guess she assumes people are just instinctively aware of her presence.

    • Kim says:

      Wikipedia states cutting off:
      Refers to a vehicle that enters a lane without proper caution, leaving a small amount of distance between other surrounding vehicles. This can be caused by unawareness of surroundings, impatience, and/or aggressiveness.

      Doesnt have to be intentional – so she DID cut off the bus.

  43. CarolinaBelle says:

    What can’t be heard on the video is GP screaming inside her hemet, “Do you know my name?” a la Reese Witherspoon.

  44. Jen34 says:

    It it even legal to let a kid ride on a scooter? I want to call DYFS on her. This must be an example of child endangerment.

  45. Ginger says:

    WOW! They would fit right in in Vegas with those driving “skills”. Way to put your children in danger!

  46. WendyNerd says:

    I guess she was worried we had forgotten JUST HOW MUCH DISDAIN she has for the American education system.

  47. It'sJustBlanche says:

    She can detox until her colon falls out. She’s still a skank.

  48. G says:

    I think I would have had to stop, vomit and hug my baby girl after that. But, then again I have a soul.

  49. Emily C. says:

    Will people stop claiming she’s “harmless” now?

  50. Erica says:

    I don’t get why everyone is saying she cut off the bus….to me its very obvious that she didn’t see it because she didnt look before she pulled out. She and her daughter are incredibly lucky they weren’t hit by the bus. Everyone is looking to vilify her for any reason, including making it seem like she did something that she didn’t. Calm down people.

    • Kim says:

      Thats the point! She didnt look. Hello you have your young child on the back of a Vespa – look & look good & hard before pulling out into oncoming traffic.

    • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

      It’s not vilification if it’s true. People are responding to hard core, irrefutable evidence, not rumour or hearsay, so I don’t see what’s so horrible about judging the book by its contents. ‘I wasn’t paying attention’ is not a defense. Kindergarteners are told to look both ways, so she should know to do it by her early forties. Incidents of road accidents aren’t confined to people who are intentionally bad drivers, whatever that means.

    • GByeGirl says:

      Yes–she cut off the bus because she didn’t see it–because she didn’t look! If you think this sort of thing isn’t a big deal, please let me know where you drive so I can stay the hell away from you!

  51. Melissa says:

    Awful. It doesn’t matter that it was a school bus she cut off – the kids on the bus would have been fine – it’s her own child that would be dead. Guess who wins in a fight between a car/bus and a moped? This woman’s an idiot.

    And, if the entire family of 4 is going somewhere, why not just take a car? I don’t think those kids are old enough to be riding on the back of mopeds.

  52. littlestar says:

    It looks like she didn’t even bother to look around her before deciding to pull out quickly.

    Does anyone know if this VF article is going to be happening? I sure hope it is! What a bunch of juicy deliciousness it would be. Please please please VF, make my Christmas wish come true!

  53. tealily says:

    I will never get over that top photo of her.

  54. Kim says:

    Who drives their young children on a Vespa?! Especially in LA where people drive like maniacs (as she well proved in this video). She should find this bus driver & apologize & thank him/her profusely for having the fast reaction time he/she did otherwise her & her daughter would have been seriously injured if not killed. Do not put a young child on the back of a Vespa or motorcycle – that is insane!

  55. Jennifer says:

    I ride a motorcycle, and from what I see in the video she clearly does not even look in her mirror. That is what it looks like to me. She zoomed out and that was it. You can tell she knew she was wrong because she immediately turned her head at the light. I do not think that was solely to keep the paps from snapping shots of her. I think it’s because she knew she was pulled a dangerous, d-bag move. As for Martin, he did not cut in front of the bus like she did. The bus had stopped, at least, and I think he took the opportunity to proceed. I hope he said something to her, though, about how reckless she was. She obviously doesn’t even need to drive a shopping cart.

  56. mimi says:

    I hate seeing little kids on motorbikes even if they are wearing proper helmets. Luckily in this case, nobody was hurt. If not for the bus driver’s quick reflexes and ability to stop the bus, this could have resulted in a terrible outcome.

  57. Josephine says:

    Yeah, this looks pretty bad, but my God, you would think that no one has ever made a mistake, even a bad one, while driving. I’m no fan, believe me, but I know I have made my own mistakes driving — we all have our moments, and hers was just caught by those paid to follow her and hope for something this juicy. Hopefully she’ll reexamine picking up the kids on mopeds. Mopeds don’t belong a sidewalk, and sure as heck can’t provide any safety on the road.

  58. Dorothy says:

    Well to the meanie who doubted me…I am telling ya now like I told you before. This is the Gwyneth you are defending??? And there’s still worse. Loved how she and her PR team managed to keep this out of the press as well as they did for as long as they did. My God, if this was only the worst that was going on with those kids because of her – its’ not. And I am not a perfect Mom no one is but this lady is so self absorbed she has NO concern ever for her kids. It is unnatural. And she lives and breathes to make other women miserable by feeling inferior. Trust me, when the truth comes out you won’t anymore. What no one gets and everyone that knows them has a different theory on…is what the hell is Chris doing? He loathes her so most think he is staying for kids sake and her games about them…another case in point. Really guys, please send some good thoughts out for those kids – they are not doing well. And Paltrow…well, glad it’s coming out but sorry it’s true – everything I’ve said. And other people are ready to start dishing out tidbits – come on Vanity Fair – just tell the truth already.

  59. LilyT says:

    Somebody forgot to clear the streets of peasants again..

  60. IceQueen says:

    Where I come from, people ride their kids on a Vespa, sure. But never have I seen anyone pull something like this. I’ve seen people wait until there are no cars on the other lane when they’re with kids. (Waiting for couple of minutes)…There is no excuse for this. I wonder what her children would think when they grow up a little bit and see this video…

  61. autumn777 says:

    Peasant children? ROFLMAO. Those peasant children are way cuter than her sorely alien-looking children.

  62. Ennie says:

    Beside risking her daughter, the poor bus driver would have been in trouble for daring to harm HW royalty. She probably did not even turned on her light or motioned with her hand that she was taking her left, the bus driver probably recognized an idiot driving just on time to push the brake.

  63. EscapedConvent says:

    I just realized that the little boy on Wife Swap a few years ago said it best:

    “She’s the Queen, & we’re the sorry people.”

  64. JudyK says:

    She’s so insipid looking. Blah.

  65. miasys says:

    Please only use that main picture of Goopy from now on. It made my day.

  66. StaCat1 says:

    Cutting off busses and driving liek an a-hole and cutting the carpool line too – which I am sure makes her and her kids REAL popular at the school.

    I feel bad for her kids.

  67. decorative item says:

    Well, she didn’t fling herself and her kid out in front of a moving bus because she thinks she’s better than everyone else.She screwed up and wasn’t paying attention. I don’t know the stats on how many traffic accidents there are daily in America, but she certainly isn’t the only one who makes this kind of mistake. Love her or hate her, she just screwed up.

  68. Cora says:

    Goop was photographed with her Vespa at the gym today and lo and behold she was wearing proper gear this time. This is going to be the first step in damage control I take it.

    Also, Lainey has a story about the real reason Goopy is picking up the kids in a Vespa. She’s been using it to cut in front of the line at the school so she can pick up her kids first (such a Goop move). Apparently, the other parents at the school are none too happy about it.

    • Dorothy says:

      My friend in LA just called. She said they did the school run again with security, gear etc. She insisted to maintain her innocence in first scenerio. Her PR team is on the verge of firing her!!!CAA annoyed people keep calling them to complain and asked for sponsors and they don’t rep her. The arrogance and Chris is participating – to protect or he too now sadly out of his mind. Can’t see him actively hurting his kids…she does though to prove her point she did it again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      • Evelyn Apricots says:

        Saw pictures on Lainey. Gwyneth had front and back cameras installed on her Vespa too.

      • Cora says:

        I just saw the new photos of Gwyneth picking up the kids at school. Unfortunately, poor Apple had all her skin exposed again, so no lessons learned there. Road rash is a terrible injury, why is she risking her daughter’s safety like this?

        I did notice the security detail. But that’s just for dealing with the paps. It seems Mommy was more concerned about keeping the paps away than dressing her daughter in protective clothing. I can’t believe she’s making such a reckless choice regarding her children’s safety. I’m really appalled.

      • RdyfrmycloseupmrDvlle says:

        WOW. Just WOW. She is a real piece of work isent she. I sincerely hope that VF writes their piece. We need to start making shirts, just like we had for Katie Holmes “Free Chris Martin!” LOL…….Im absolutely sure she is a colossal B***ch of EPIC proportions.

  69. DGO says:

    This is one of the most disgusting things I have ever seen. She not only endangered her child’s life, but a bus full of school kids.

  70. Clara1977 says:

    Her face is hideous and scary! Her eyes are so little, her nose is fake and her mouth is too large and floppy. She’s very pretentious too yet average actress.

  71. flipflop says:

    Maybe now Gwyneth will start to twerk, get all raunchy with a foam finger and stick her tongue out in pictures all the time to distract everyone? That would show the folks at VF.

  72. tmbg says:

    I wonder why we didn’t hear the screech of the brakes, because that bus had to stop pretty damn fast.

    When I saw these, I couldn’t believe that none of them were wearing protective clothing. As an old teacher once said, leather is like a second skin when you’re on a bike. It was just odd to see prim and proper “uber-healthy” GP take such a huge risk with her kids (and the peasant children on the bus too).

  73. Dorothy says:

    Heard she and Chris never even bothered to get CA licenses even though dozens of people kept reminding her to. Don’t know about him – lately he behaving very different than usual – he doesn’t know probably and they don’t talk, so he may not know, but she was told by everyone to do that FIRST thing and kept ignoring them. Who will she blame for that one?

  74. poppy says:

    seriously, gwynsufferable is wearing GLOVES. sandals, tank top, shorts, and GLOVES.

    the possibility of her having harmed innocent children, her own precious child included, for ANY reason -just NO.
    she is totally earning her “most hated celebrity” title. miss better-than-you will never be able to live this down. this is beyond even typical goop awfulness.

  75. Dorothy says:

    Boy no wonder her PR team and personal staff have been working themselves to death on her while she works on her looks and PR and hasn’t a care in the world – not even about those children. Do you BELIEVE all the PR BS stories popping up about her? As good as her PR team is they all hate her too (as does everyone now pretty much)they may quit on her – she is not worth even the millions to them. She has been this way forever, glad coming out but really scared for those kids. She has always been irresponsible but now even worse. Heard Chris was stepping up to get control of situation, only getting worse. Time to move on to other family member, Child Protective Service or the Police. The Nerve to be insulting us with these puff pieces all over today (family ball game etc, famous friends, VF) in beyond usual Celeb BS. It is enabling a dangerously ill woman that needs to he hospitalized – her family has tried many times before. Chris better get it together and get those kids out before it is too late (may be already…they have been suffering since before Chris stopped tour – that’s why he stopped. So now – do something Martin!

    • Evelyn Apricots says:

      Isn’t their 10 year anniversary in a few months? We will know for sure if Chris is into this marriage soon. I think Gwyneth was advised to get the kids settled in California just in case one or both of them pulled the plug on the marriage. Property settlement is 50/50 and Gwyneth will surely get residential custody of the kids. Perhaps GP and CM have a contract ala Cruise/Holmes at this point. The contract stating Chris needs to publicly support his wife with her goop brand. In return he can do what he wants as long as it doesn’t tarnish reputations.

      • Dorothy says:

        You got it! Funny how PR how changed story too that Apple was born a year after they were married and that it’s been 10 years, they threw that out in their frantic PR blitz they started when they shut up the whole vespa thing for so many days to cover up. She was several months pregnant when he married her. She called Paps to catch them leaving the Dr’s office, he found out, hence no more pics with her! Poor Chris, no matter what he has turned into (NO one knows at this point unless his girlfriend) he was just a young kid when she met him and intentionally got knocked up by him asap. She knew he was proper and would marry her. He thought she was so sweet and vulnerable after her Dad died, but she was ruthless and calculating even then. At least she didn’t abort it, like she did with Brad’s baby. Guess she is still just using them all for her accessories and image, but so actively and aggressively endangering her kids is sick. They won’t even be alone with her anymore.

  76. Evelyn Apricots says:

    @alex thanks for not pointing out that i typed effect instead of affect.

  77. Evelyn Apricots says:

    @Dorothy is right, however the “paparazzi” was Taryn Simon her brother’s wife.

    NY Daily News – Gwyneth Paltrow played out the paparazzi by arranging for her brother’s girlfriend, photographer Taryn Simon, to snap photos of Chris Martin kissing her womb. The photos sold for $150,000 and the couple jetted to their Hawaiian honeymoon after managing the chaos. V. v. Miramax of them. [NY Daily News]