Won't somebody please think of the Gwyneth Paltrow!?
The lifestyle guru spoke at Cannes Lion and reacted to topping a 2013 tabloid survey of the Most Hated Celebrities, recalling, "I was like, 'I'm the most hated celebrity? More than, like, Chris Brown?' What did I do?"
(For the record, Brown placed No. 20 on the list.)
"All I can do is be my authentic self," Paltrow defended herself during the conversation with BBC News' Stephen Sackur. "If you know me, then you know who I am and that I have fun and eat and am so appreciative for my life. But I think there are things about me that make people draw conclusions."
The 43-year-old actress acknowledged the perception that she was born "with a silver spoon."
"That inspires a lot of resentment," Paltrow said. "My parents did well, and I was able to go to a fantastic school...The minute I left my college to try to pursue acting, my father was really supportive. But he said, you know, 'You are completely on your own.' He never gave me anything...So, the idea that I am spoiled or that I didn't work for what I have is just not accurate."
See photos of Gwyneth Paltrow through the years:
Gwyneth Paltrow through the years
Gwyneth Paltrow through the years
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0194 -- Pictured: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow on January 14, 2015 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
CRUEL DOUBT -- Air Date 05/17/1992 -- Pictured: Gwyneth Paltrow as Angela Pritchard -- Photo by: Gary Null/NBCU Photo Bank
Gwyneth Paltrow holds a phone in a scene from the film 'Moonlight And Valentino', 1995. (Photo by Gramercy Pictures/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - MARCH 29: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 'Jefferson in Paris' New York City Premiere on March 29, 1995 at the Paris Theatre in New York City. (photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Presenter Gwyneth Paltrow speaks onstage during the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at Hollywood Unites For The 4th Biennial Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), A Program Of The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) at Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Boss Women fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 at Skylight Limited on February 12, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 10: Gwyneth Paltrow attends The Great American Songbook event honoring Bryan Lourd at Alice Tully Hall on February 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Lincoln Center)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow attends the 49th Golden Camera Awards at Tempelhof Airport on February 1, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Luca Teuchmann/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 10: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow, wearing Diane Von Furstenberg, attends Diane Von Furstenberg's Journey of A Dress Exhibition Opening Celebration at May Company Building at LACMA West on January 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for Diane Von Furstenberg)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Gwyneth Paltrow poses in the winners room at the British Fashion Awards 2013 at London Coliseum on December 2, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Matthew Williamson and Gwyneth Paltrow Kids Company dinner at aqua shard on November 25, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 07: Gwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the 'Thanks For Sharing' - Los Angeles Premiere at ArcLight Hollywood on September 16, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Thanks For Sharing' at ArcLight Cinemas on September 16, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
EAST HAMPTON, NY - AUGUST 10: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow signs books during Authors Night For The East Hampton Library at Gardiner's Farm on August 10, 2013 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images for East Hampton Library)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends Meet The Developer at the Apple Store Soho on May 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 4448 -- Pictured: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrives on April 25, 2013 -- (Photo by: Stacie McChesney/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 24: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the 'Iron Man 3' - Los Angeles Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on April 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow attends the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jennifer Graylock/FilmMagic)
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"People tend to think that I eat just seaweed and a bit of air," she continued of another misconception, revealing, "I have never had a horrible experience with French fries. French fries are my life!"
Paltrow also addressed backlash from her now-infamous "conscious uncoupling" with ex-husband Chris Martin in 2014 and how she didn't know it was going to "inspire so much conversation."
"It's funny, because at the inception, everyone was like, 'What the hell is this? These people are crazy!' And that's true," she said with a laugh. "Over time, now what I hear is, 'Thank you so much for showing me another way that you can remain a family -- even though you're not a couple -- and make it a less traumatic experience for the kids.'"
"I think ultimately it's had a very positive impact," she added.
Paltrow and the Coldplay frontman only just agreed to their divorce terms in March, but have remained amicable since breaking up and have been spotted together a number of times with their kids, 12-year-old Apple and 10-year-old Moses.
"I'm very proud of it. I'm very proud of us," she concluded. "As anybody who has been divorced knows, you have to put aside quite a lot to maintain that commitment to stay a family for the sake of the children...Sometimes that's quite tough on a personal level, but it's a commitment I make every day to my children -- that I adore their father and that we're in a family even though we're not in a romantic relationship."
Find out more about the legal side of the conscious uncoupling in the video below.