Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow had open relationship; he fell for Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung and Chris Martin attended Glastonbury in June 2013

LaineyGossip is reporting that Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow had an open relationship prior to their split.

While Paltrow accepted her husband's fling with a "skinnier" "fashion It girl", it is reported that she "never expected he would fall in love. And that he wouldn’t be able to fall out of love even after he ended it."

LaineyGossip strongly hinted that the It girl concerned was English model and TV personality Alexa Chung, 30. Immediately after the split announcement, the gossip site suggested New York-based Chung as Martin's most likely rebound relationship. In a separate fashion post, the site referred to "fashion It Girls like, ahem, Alexa Chung."

Chung and Martin spent time together during the Glastonbury Music Festival in June 2013. They wandered around the festival site together, posing separately for photos with a fan who remarked that they were "both so lovely." Another festival-goer saw the pair sitting by "a little fire just off the track" at 4am on Sunday morning. Earlier that evening, they watched the Rolling Stones' performance from side-of-stage.

Chung has not been in a serious relationship since her 2011 split with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, whom she dated for four years.
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