Gwyneth Paltrow says Cameron Diaz is 'going to be the best' mom after surprise ...

They've been acquaintances for over 20 years and close friends for more than a decade.

Gwyneth Paltrow showed off her confidence in her pal Cameron Diaz during a short chat at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, which came only days after Cameron gave birth to her first child

The 47-year-old Goop founder was confident that the Shrek star, also 47, was 'going to be the best' new mom in an interview with ET. 

Thumbs up: Gwyneth Paltrow, 47, said her friend Cameron Diaz, 47, was 'going to be the best' new mother Sunday at the Golden Globes; shown in 2011

Thumbs up: Gwyneth Paltrow, 47, said her friend Cameron Diaz, 47, was 'going to be the best' new mother Sunday at the Golden Globes; shown in 2011

Cameron and her husband Benji Madden, 40, shared the happy news in a text post on Instagram on Friday that they welcomed a baby daughter shortly before the new year.

'We are so happy, blessed and grateful to begin this new decade by announcing the birth of our daughter, Raddix Madden,' they wrote. 'She has instantly captured our hearts and completed our family.'

Cameron's friend Gwyneth could barely contain her joy at the news while walking the Golden Globes red carpet.

'We're very, very excited, she said. 'She's going to be the best.' 

Bundle of joy: Cameron and her husband Benji Madden, 40, shared the happy news in a text post on Instagram on Friday that they welcomed a baby daughter shortly before the new year

Bundle of joy: Cameron and her husband Benji Madden, 40, shared the happy news in a text post on Instagram on Friday that they welcomed a baby daughter shortly before the new year 

Tragedy: Cameron and Gwyneth have known each other since the 1990s, but it wasn't until 2008 that they strengthened their bond after Cameron's father Emilio Diaz died from liver cancer; pictured in 1999

Tragedy: Cameron and Gwyneth have known each other since the 1990s, but it wasn't until 2008 that they strengthened their bond after Cameron's father Emilio Diaz died from liver cancer; pictured in 1999

Though the two have known each other since the 1990s, it wasn't until 2008 that they strengthened their bond in the wake of Cameron's father Emilio Diaz's death from liver cancer.

'She reached out after my dad's death,' she told Harper's Bazaar in 2012. 'It was very sweet. We bonded on that.

It was a loss that Gwyneth was familiar with, as her father Bruce Paltrow had died back in 2002.

Later, it was Gwyneth's Goop empire that helped the actresses bond.

The Vanilla Sky star was similarly devoted to wellness and has been a guest at her Goop Health wellness summit.

'[Gwyneth] is the epitome of a nurturer…she cooks with her heart and

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