RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned the Iron Man 3 actress wants to “destroy” the coveted magazine’s reputation before they can publish the expose on her.
The forthcoming article — which some had thought might have been scratched when it failed to materialize in the latest issue— is rumored to expose her possible infidelities with Miami hotelier Jeff Soffer (Paltrow has said it’s “one big lie”) among many other salacious items about the star.
“It’s still going to run and it could possibly break online in the next two-three weeks,” an insider told Radar.
“Too many resources have been plowed into it and too many bridges have been brined for it to be killed.”
When the article failed to make it into the magazine’s latest issue, Paltrow’s efforts “notably stepped up,” the source said.
They said: “She wants the magazine’s reputation destroyed before they can even publish anything on her.”
As Radar previously reported, a mass email Paltrow sent to her friends begging them not to participate in the magazine’s expose was revealed stating: “If you are asked for quotes or comments, please decline. Also, I recommend you all never do this magazine again.”
Paltrow, 41, has supposedly convinced George Clooney to withdraw from appearing on the magazine’s Hollywood Issue cover, but had trouble with Julia Roberts who is apparently close to the magazine’s editor-in-chief, Graydon Carter.
“[Julia] is ignoring Gwyneth, has no problem with Graydon and is happily still committed to appear on the cover of that issue,” the source revealed, noting that the refusal to bend to Paltrow’s wishes “has probably ended any chance of a friendship between the two of them.”
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