Gwyneth Paltrow poses with ex-husband Chris Martin's girlfriend Dakota Johnson at friend's birthday

Just a couple of pals consciously coupling up for photos.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Dakota Johnson got together on Monday night to celebrate their friend, Derek Blasberg's, birthday. Fans were happily surprised to see the two together as Johnson has been dating Paltrow's ex-husband, Chris Martin, for quite some time now -- and Blasberg's caption made the situation a bit comical. 

"Consciously throupling," the birthday boy captioned his photo, which poked fun at Paltrow's phrase she used to announce her divorce from the Coldplay frontman. Martin and Paltrow split in 2014, sharing the news on a Goop blogpost titled "Conscious Uncoupling," with the phrase quickly attracting all sorts of attention.

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Blasberg also shared another group shot on his Instagram Story with the actresses, as well as with Paltrow's husband, Brad Falchuck, and Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka. Martin was not featured in any of his posts.

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Johnson and Martin first sparked rumors of their romance in early 2018. While both have maintained their relationship private, the 50 Shades Darker star told Tatler magazine in October that she was "not going to talk about it," before adding, "but I am very happy."

Meanwhile, Paltrow has always been open about her friendly and close relationship she has with her ex-husband despite their divorce. The exes share two kids together, 14-year-old daughter Apple and 13-year-old son Moses, and in January, she shared that Martin and their children even accompanied her and Falchuk on their honeymoon in the Maldives over the holidays.

"We just wanted to minimize the pain for the kids," she said during her appearance on Live With Kelly and Ryan. "They just want to see their parents around the dinner table, basically, so we try to keep that."

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 07: Actor Dakota Johnson attends The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29: Dakota Johnson Visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on January 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 644 -- Pictured: Actress Dakota Johnson during an interview on January 31, 2018 -- (Photo by: Rob Kim/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 06: Dakota Johnson attends the 'Fifty Shades Freed - 50 Nuances Plus Clair' Paris Premiere at Salle Pleyel on February 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 26: Actor Dakota Johnson speaks onstage during CinemaCon 2018- Amazon Studios: An Exciting New Year of Great Product for Cinemas Program at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 26, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 26: Actress Dakota Johnson, recipient of the Female Star of the Year award, attends the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards brought to you by the Coca-Cola Company at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 26, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
FLORENCE, ITALY - MAY 29: Dakota Johnson arrives at the Gucci Cruise 2018 fashion show at Palazzo Pitti on May 29, 2017 in Florence, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for Gucci)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 21: Dakota Johnson is seen on June 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG015/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 16: Dakota Johnson is seen in Tribeca on July 16, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20: Dakota Johnson seen on the streets of Manhattan on July 20, 2018 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
Dakota Johnson poses at the photo call of 'Suspiria' during the 75nd Venice Film Festival at Palazzo del Casino in Venice, Italy, on 01 September 2018. (Photo by Alec Michael/Globe Photos/Sipa USA)
Dakota Johnson is seen during the 75th Venice Film Festival on September 2, 2018 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Matteo Chinellato/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)
Dakota Johnson attends the premiere of 'Suspiria' during the 75th Venice Film Festival at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice, Italy, on 01 September 2018. (Photo by Alec Michael/Globe Photos/Sipa USA)
Dakota Johnson arrives at the "Bad Times At The El Royale" Los Angeles Premiere held at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA on Saturday, September 22, 2018. (Photo By Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Dakota Johnson at the 'Bad Times at the El Royale' Press Conference at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on September 23, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)
Actress Dakota Johnson attends the 'Bad Times At The El Royale' New York Screening at The Metrograph in New York, NY, on September 27, 2018. (Photo by Anthony Behar/Sipa USA)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 11: Dakota Johnson is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on October 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Dakota Johnson attends the UK Premiere of 'Suspiria' & Headline Gala during the 62nd BFI London Film Festival on October 16, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for BFI)
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 22: The Late Late Show with James Corden airing Monday, October 22, 2018, with guest Dakota Johnson. (Photo by Sonja Flemming/CBS via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 24: Dakota Johnson attends the premiere of Amazon Studios 'Suspiria' at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on October 24, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Dakota Johnson arrives at the 2018 LACMA Art + Film Gala at LACMA on November 3, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO - NOVEMBER 30: Jury Member Dakota Johnson attends the Opening Ceremony of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival on November 30, 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO - DECEMBER 02: Dakota Johnson attends the Tribute to Agnes Varda during the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival on November 2, 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO - DECEMBER 08: Actress Dakota Johnson attends the Closing Ceremony of the 17th Marrakech International Film Festival on December 8, 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
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