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Chris martin shed a little light into his broken marriage to Gwyneth Paltrow essentially blames himself for the demise of his marriage. In a new interview with BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, Chris tries to explain his ‘Conscious Uncoupling’ with Gwyneth, “I wouldn’t use the word breakdown.This was more a realization about trying to grow up basically. Like I said, if you can’t open yourself up, you can’t appreciate the wonder inside. So you can be with someone very wonderful, but because of your own issues you cannot let that be celebrated in the right way.”
He continued, “What changed for me was—I don’t want to go through life being scared of it, being scared of love, being scared of rejection, being scared of failure. Ever since our band came out, we have been a very polarizing group because we do a certain thing very well…About two years ago I was a mess really because I can’t enjoy the thing that we are good at and I can’t enjoy the great things around me because I’m burdened by this—I’ve got to not blame anyone else and make some changes.”
The normally quiet Chris never once mentioned his marriage specifically but he kind of let us in on what’s going on saying, “Up to a certain point in my life I wasn’t completely vulnerable and it caused some problems. If you don’t let love really in then you can’t really give it back. So what Ghost Story means to me is like you’ve got to open yourself up to love and if you really do, of course it will be painful at times, but then it will be great at some point. I think in life everyone needs to be broken in some way…I think everyone in their life goes through challenges, whether it’s love or money, kids, or illness…You have to really not run away from that stuff. Life throws these colorful challenges at you…what we decided to do on Ghost Stories was to really be honest about it and say, this is what’s been happening.”
In a nutshell Chris blames himself of the split…but it’s unclear why! Is he really scared of love to scared to say maybe it just didn’t work wit Gwyneth…
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