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Forbidden Fruit

by | 1st, September 2004

‘WHY did Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin call their daughter Apple?

An Apple today keeps the madness at bay

Was it an homage to the manufacturers of the i-Pod? Was it perhaps a family name?

Or was it just because celebrities can’t help advertising how ridiculous they are by giving their children daft names?

It was none of the above, as Hello! listens in on Gwyneth explaining her choice to Oprah Winfrey.

“It sounded so sweet and it conjured up such a lovely picture for me,” she said.

“You know, apples are so sweet and they’re wholesome, and it’s biblical.”

As indeed are Jezebel, Haggith and Orpah – but it wasn’t just the biblical connotations that clinched it for Gwynnie.

“I just thought it sounded lovely and clean.”

We just hope Apple doesn’t have to wait too long for the arrival of her twin brothers. Called Daz and Ajax…’

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