All-Star Debate: Gwyneth Paltrow's "Manly" Mag Cover

As we've done before, Tracy and I are debating some of the very, very important celebrity issues we disagree on. Today's topic? Gwyneth Paltrow's new W cover, on stands August 17th.

Suzy: I laughed when I read your entry about Gwyneth's sexy W cover. You said: "I never thought Gwyn was anything to write home about, she was more Plain Jane to me than Hot Hollywood Beauty, but she's sexin' it up a bit... Girl's all tan and glowy, rocking a pouty mouth. I dig the new look." After all her years of being a fashion trendsetter, as the envy of millions with that pin straight CBK hair and dating some of the world's most eligible bachelors (hello, Brad Pitt), now is the very first time you see her as a "Hollywood beauty"?

Tracy: I always thought she was overrated. Designer clothes would just hang on her pencil-thin frame (which you can't see much of in this photo, thankfully), and just because she's dated some of Hollywood's hottest men -- which, again, I will never understand -- that still didn't make her hot in my eyes. Gwyn is usually just so vanilla. And, finally, on the W cover, she actually showed some pizzazz. Some sprinkles, if you will.

Suzy: Pardon my nastiness for a moment, but don't you think she kinda looks like... a man? I know it says "Goddess Gwyneth" in big letters under the photo, but I'm wondering if it's someone dressed up as her. In fact, it looks like a gentleman I saw on the 2 train the other night. I know there's no Adam's apple, but magazines are big on the airbrushing.

Tracy: Now back it up a minutes, I never said Gwyneth looked pretty, but I do think the tan, goddessy look is different and sexier than her "I'm so boring" look of old -- even if it is "man-sexy."

Suzy: Let's agree to disagree, but I'll leave you with the words of two wise women known as Salt and Peppa: "Whatta man, whatta man, whatta mighty fine man."

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