January 27, 2021

Let’s Talk About…Sex-Ed With Gwyneth Paltrow

Who are you when no one is watching? What’s your secret desire and what’s holding you back from going after it?
As Gwyneth Paltrow and Naomi Watts mulled over their answers to those deep questions on Thursday night, an intimate crowd filed into the second-floor private dining room at Dirty French. A fitting location, given the theme of the evening: desire.
Echoing that, there were many forbidden fruits on display. A plum, carefully placed in the center of each dinner setting. A spread of pomegranates and berries littering the long candlelit dinner table for 20. Watts, who per p.r. instruction, was not under any circumstances to be quoted at any point. Which was a shame, since the actress stars in the recent Netflix series “Gypsy,” which the room had in fact come together to celebrate.
Paltrow, and by extension her lifestyle media outlet Goop, took up hosting duties along with Netflix and psychotherapist Esther Perel. To promote intimacy, the evening began with each seated guest introducing themselves.
“When we started talking about how we might celebrate my old friend Naomi [Watts]’s new show — which I haven’t seen yet, but which everyone’s obsessed with — we thought it would be really interesting to create

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