Gwyneth Paltrow to Cover Cee-Lo on "Glee" - NBC Bay Area

Gwyneth Paltrow to Cover Cee-Lo on "Glee"



    Gwyneth Paltrow to Cover Cee-Lo on "Glee"

    "Glee" has already drawn some controversy this season, what with show stars Lea Michele, Dianna Agron and Cory Monteith appearing in a racy photo spread in GQ. Now the teen comedy-drama is about to draw a little more heat by toying with the image of one of America's most beloved actresses.

    Gwyneth Paltrow, who is set to appear on the Fox blockbuster in two weeks, will sing rapper Cee-Lo Green's current hit tune, "F--- You," as part of her guest turn, reports Entertainment Weekly.

    Green's hyper, gospel-tinged tune, which has a very singable - if vulgar - chorus, will be sanitized to "Forget You" for the airwaves. The song, which is sung from the perspective of a bitter ex-boyfriend, contains irreverent comparisons between Xbox's and Atari's and comments about the woes of not being able to afford a Ferrari, commentary that might sound a bit off coming from Paltrow, a member of Hollywood royalty.

    But the actress is not coming to the singing gig with no experience. In December, she plays a washed up country singer in the film, "Country Strong," and she performs all of her own songs. She also sang with Huey Lewis in the 2000 film, "Duets."

    If nothing else, she can always get some advice on how to meld disperate styles of music together by consulting with her husband, Coldplay front man Chris Martin, who has collaborated on hit songs with hip-hop stars Jay-Z and Kanye West.

    Selected Reading: Entertainment Weekly, People, MTV