Gwyneth Paltrow reveals surprising reason she's kept Chris Martin's surname

Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she has kept Chris Martin's surname - despite splitting up with him in 2014.

The 45-year-old admitted her legal name is still Gwyneth Paltrow Martin because that's how she's known at the school of their two kids, Apple, 14, and Moses, 12.

'I think in my case, because I am known out in the world as Gwyneth Paltrow, I had always kept that identity in a way,' she told The Mirror.    

Controversial: Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she has kept Chris Martin's surname - despite splitting up with him in 2014

Controversial: Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed she has kept Chris Martin's surname - despite splitting up with him in 2014

'But in things related to school I am Martin. Other children call me Mrs Martin, which is kind of hilarious.'

She added that her children with Chris may have helped influence her decision to stick with his last name.    

'It's a personal choice,' she said. 'I don't know – it has to be what's right for everybody. In some cases women really want to reclaim their own name. And in some

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