Date: 19th January 2005

Gwyneth embarrassed by Oscar

Gwyneth Paltrow says she is too embarrassed to look at her Oscar because it brings back memories of her crying through her acceptance speech.

The star who cried all the way through er speech as she picked up the Best Actress Oscar in 1999 said: "I keep it tucked away at the back of the bookshelf in my bedroom because it werids me out.

For weeks after I won I kept it in storage. I won't even put it on the mantelpiece, the thing freaks me out." she said reports the Mirror.

She added: "
For some reason I haven't been able to feel really good about it. I just feel sort of embarrassed and it brings up weird, traumatic feelings. It's associated with a tough time in my life."

Source: Press Release