Gwyneth Paltrow Praises ‘Strong’ Mom Blythe Danner After ‘Scary’ Private Cancer Battle

Gwyneth Paltrow is praising her mom, Blythe Danner, for her strength as the 79-year-old actress revealed she underwent treatment for the same cancer that killed her husband of 33 years, Bruce Paltrow. In a new interview with People, the Emmy-winning actress shared the harrowing details of her journey for the first time, explaining that she was diagnosed with oral cancer in March 2018. “I’m lucky to be alive,” she said. “She went through it with so much grace,” Gwyneth added.