By EW Staff
September 07, 2001 at 04:00 AM EDT

”In seventh grade, that was my worst stage. I weighed about thirteen pounds, I had braces, and my head was disproportionately large on my body. It was 1984 and I had decided to shave the back of my head. But we all have days [when] we do not look our best or we don’t feel comfortable in our own skin. But you have no idea until you get into a 350-pound fat suit what it’s like.” — GWYNETH PALTROW, who has a large cameo in the Farrelly Brothers’ upcoming Shallow Hal, on going through her own awkward phase, on Entertainment Tonight Online