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Sun. Sep 20th, 2020

Gwyneth Paltrow by Georges Biard / CC BY-SA; Dorothy Dandridge by MGM Television / Public domain

S7E10: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart | Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin & Dorothy Dandridge

This week, Alicia’s taking a detour to tell the decidedly not-trashy tale of actress and Goopster Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Coldplay frontman Chris Martin. She really wanted to find some trash in here, y’all, but they kind of handled it really well. Then, Stacie has the sad story of pioneering Black actress and singer Dorothy Dandridge, who pried open a lot of doors in Hollywood that others would walk through, but was never able to have the family she wanted more than anything else.

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Alicia’s Receipts

(Book) Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After, by Katherine Woodward Thomas

Gwyneth Paltrow Reveals Brad Pitt Threatened to “Kill” Harvey Weinstein (vanityfair.com)

Gwyneth Paltrow Was in the Tuscan Countryside When She Realized Her Marriage to Chris Martin Was Over (vanityfair.com)

Chris Martin and a fan perform Everglow in Munich (YouTube link)

Never Give Up – Chris Martin (YouTube link)

Coldplay on 60 Minutes (CBS) in 2009 (YouTube link)

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Candid Admission About Her Divorce from Chris Martin | Pearl xChange | OWN (YouTube link)

Gwyneth Paltrow – E Special (YouTube link)

Gwyneth Paltrow on Her Kids, Magic Mushrooms & Vagina Candles (YouTube link)

Coldplay Nightswimming with Michael Stipe (YouTube link)

Katherine Woodward Thomas: Conscious Uncoupling (YouTube link)

Stacie’s Receipts

THE FRAGILE FLAME OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE (washingtonpost.com)

A&E Biography: Dorothy Dandridge (YouTube link)

The Nicholas Brothers with the Greatest Dance Sequence Ever (YouTube link)

The Chattanooga Choo Choo sequence from Sun Valley Serenade. Dorothy and the Nicholas Brothers come in around the five minute mark. (YouTube link)

JET Magazine coverage of Dorothy discussing her daughter Lynn on the Mike Douglas Show in 1963. (Google Books link)

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