Gwyneth Paltrow 'pushed' Chris Martin to get back with Dakota Johnson

Actress and Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow has a new hobby: matchmaking!

After Us previously confirmed that her ex-husband, Chris Martin, and Dakota Johnsonreconciled following a brief split in June, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly that “Gwyneth is the one who pushed them to do it.”

The 46-year-old Avengers: Endgame star’s role in the reconciliation doesn’t come as a surprise, either. After the mom of Apple, 15, and Moses, 13, was spotted bonding with Johnson at a party in April, a source told Us that “Gwyneth is happy if Chris is happy,” also noting that “she only wants the best for him.”

The English rocker, 42, and Fifty Shades of Grey alum, 29, first started dating in December 2017. Prior to the reported breakup, multiple sources revealed to Us that the pair were rock solid.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Dakota Johnson attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Dakota Johnson attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Dakota Johnson and Grace Johnson depart The Mark Hotel for the 2019 'Camp: Notes on Fashion' Met Gala on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for The Mark Hotel)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Dakota Johnson attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Dakota Johnson attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes On Fashion - Arrivals at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Dakota Johnson attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes On Fashion - Arrivals at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/WireImage)
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“Chris is very young at heart so it makes sense for him to be with someone younger,” one source said, while another noted that they were even talking marriage in December 2017: “Chris is head over heels.”

For more on Martin and Johnson’s reconciliation — and Paltrow’s role in getting them back together — watch the video above and pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, on stands now!

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin attend the 3rd annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala benefiting J/P HRO presented by Giorgio Armani at Montage Beverly Hills on January 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for J/P Haitian Relief Organization)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin attend the 3rd annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala benefiting J/P HRO presented by Giorgio Armani at Montage Beverly Hills on January 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for J/P Haitian Relief Organization)
CULVER CITY, CA - JANUARY 28: Singer/Songwriter Chris Martin (L) and actress Gwyneth Paltrow attend Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Event with contributors American Cancer Society and Bristol Myers Squibb hosted by Jim Toth and Reese Witherspoon and the Entertainment Industry Foundation on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Entertainment Industry Foundation)
LONDON - JULY 02: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and daughter Apple watch Coldplay singer Chris Martin perform on stage at 'Live 8 London' in Hyde Park on July 2, 2005 in London, England. The free concert is one of ten simultaneous international gigs including Philadelphia, Berlin, Rome, Paris, Barrie, Tokyo, Cornwall, Moscow and Johannesburg. The concerts precede the G8 summit (July 6-8) to raising awareness for MAKEpovertyHISTORY. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)
LONDON - JUNE 26: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow leaves Signor Sassi restaurant with unidentified friends after having dinner with her boyfriend Chris Martin, lead singer of the rock group Coldplay June 26, 2003 in London, United Kingdom. The couple left separately. (Photo by David Westing/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow walks with her boyfriend musician Chris Martin of Coldplay February 23, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Magnani/Getty Images)
KAUAI, HI - MAY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are seen on May 01, 2003 in Kauai, Hawaii. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
KAUAI, HI - MAY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are seen on May 01, 2002 in Kauai, Hawaii. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
KAUAI, HI - MAY 01: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are seen on May 01, 2002 in Kauai, Hawaii. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 23: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow walks with her boyfriend musician Chris Martin of Coldplay February 23, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Magnani/Getty Images)
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With reporting by Brody Brown

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