G *wyneth Paltrow *'s mother is said to be devastated over her split from *Chris Martin *. *Blythe Danner *, 71, reportedly "begged" the Oscar-winning actress not to end her 10-year marriage because she is a huge fan of the Coldplay frontman.
A source told UsMagazine.com: "(She's) really upset. She loves Chris. She begged Gwyneth not to end it, that he's a good man. But Gwyneth had to do what she felt was best." The former couple, who have daughter *Apple *, nine, and son *Moses *, seven, announced their separation last week and revealed they had been working to save their relationship for more than a year.
"They really tried to make it work," the insider added. "You could tell something was wrong, though, over the last few months." Meanwhile, another source told The Sun newspaper Paltrow, 41, is already keen to delve into another relationship following her split with Martin, 37.