In March 2023, Gwyneth Paltrow discovered herself within the courtroom after she was sued by retired optometrist Terry Sanderson. The person alleged Paltrow crashed into him at a ritzy ski resort in Park Metropolis, Utah, in 2016. The actor countersued Sanderson, claiming that he was the one who crashed into her. All through the trial, Paltrow’s wealth and privilege was on full show, and she or he made just a few remarks that weren’t solely very meme-worthy, however acted as a reminder that she leads a really totally different way of life than most.
Take, for instance, when Paltrow was requested to share how she was impacted by the accident. Whereas Sanderson claimed he’d sustained life-changing accidents, Paltrow had her personal gripe: “Properly, we misplaced half a day of snowboarding.” Naturally, this response received a number of consideration on social media, and never all of it good. “You misplaced half a day of snowboarding @GwynethPaltrow ?!” wrote one Twitter person. “Oh, please inform that to individuals who have misplaced their houses from warfare or pure disasters. Or those that have misplaced family members. Cry me a freaking river.”
What’s extra, fellow celebrities additionally had a little bit of enjoyable with Paltrow’s testimony. “Freaks and Geeks” alum Busy Philipps posted a selfie on Instagram and wrote, “Properly, we misplaced a half day of snowboarding.” The star even took to Instagram Tales to share a video from Paltrow’s testimony and referred to as the “Shakespeare in Love” actor’s assertion “Iconic.”