Gwyneth Paltrow jokes about Contagion as she debuts mask on flight

Gwyneth Paltrow made a joke about her role in deadly virus film Contagion as she donned a mask during a flight to Paris.  The actress, 47, shared a snap of herself wearing a face mask that covered her mouth as she flew to the city.  The 2011 movie by Steven Soderbergh has attracted popularity since the outbreak of coronavirus.   Taking to her Instagram page, Gwyneth joked: “En route to Paris. Paranoid? Prudent? Panicked? Placid? Pandemic? Propaganda? Paltrow’s just going to go ahead and sleep with this thing on the plane. I’ve already been in this movie. Stay safe. Don’t shake hands. Wash hands frequently.” Read More Related Articles Peter Andre’s wholesome family trip with kids as Katie Price stays off social media Read More Related Articles Bebe Rexha opens up about bipolar disorder as she refuses to be ‘imprisoned’ by mental illness  She joked about experiencing the virus firsthand as she has “already been in this movie”.  The film is about a fast-moving mystery virus that kills tens of millions of people worldwide.  It’s not the first time that the star has made a hilarious joke to her dedicated fans. Read More Showbiz editor’s picks  Gwyneth recently revealed she was high on mushrooms when she came up with the idea of creating a vagina-smelling candle.  She joked that she was influenced by the drug when she thought of the headline-hitting name during an interview on Late Night With Seth Meyers.   A teaser clip from her new  Netflix  show The Goop Lab revealed the star’s employees sipping on psychedelic mushroom tea in Jamaica.  As the blonde bombshell joked about enjoying the tea, she hilariously revealed she was on mushrooms when she came up with the name for her candle – This Smells Like My Vagina.  Gwyneth broke out into a fit of giggles before she composed herself to say: “It’s a candle and it’s called This Smells Like My Vagina.  “It started as a joke, and we were messing around but then I smelled this beautiful thing and I said, ‘this smells like my vagina’.”   Do you have a story to sell? Get in touch with us at  or call us direct 0207 29 33033