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Celebrity sighting: Gwyneth Paltrow visits Tampa


We all know that Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyonce are super close. The famous pair have a lot in common, sharing an affinity for kale and insanely expensive sex toys, among other things.

So, at first we thought that since Bey was just in town for like a month preparing for her Formation World Tour, she must have told Gwynny about how awesome Tampa is, and that’s why the Oscar winner showed up at Restaurant BT on MacDill Avenue on Tuesday.

Paltrow, who’s a major foodie, posed for a photo with chef BT Nguyen outside the French-Vietnamese eatery after ordering Vietnamese Mini Spring Rolls and Chicken Bahn-Mi, which Paltrow confirmed via Instagram, writing, “I did and I looooved it. Perfection!”

However, while the bay area offers a ton of fantastic restaurants and ridiculously fancy purses that Paltrow might like to throw her money at, the actress was actually in town for the IBM Amplify event at the Tampa Convention Center, where she talked goop — and food. “It’s all about moderation,” she told the crowd. “I love kale, but I also love vodka.”

Hey, now we have something in common, too!


Gwyneth Paltrow with BT in today's Tampa Bay Times!

A photo posted by Restaurant BT (@bt_restaurant) on


[Last modified: Thursday, May 19, 2016 11:32am]


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