By Hillary Busis
Updated May 18, 2011 at 05:48 PM EDT

Love Gwyneth Paltrow? Loathe her? Either way, you’ll probably have something to say about the star’s picture on the cover of Bon Appétit‘s June issue. In it, the actress-slash-singer-slash-lifestyle guru is smiling and biting her lower lip in a manner that’s either charmingly mischievous or slightly creepy; I haven’t quite decided which camp I’m in yet. It looks like she might have concealed some sort of surprise in that bowl of spaghetti — an annotated version of the dedication in her new cookbook? A tiny umbrella? A microscopic Mary Todd Lincoln costume?

In the accompanying interview, Gwyneth discusses her love of cooking and shuts down speculation that she’s developing her own food magazine. “Don’t know how that rumor got into the papers,” she tells Bon Appétit. “It could not be further from the truth. I literally do not have time to bathe, let alone start a magazine.” Somehow, Gwynnie, we doubt the veracity of that last part… though if it is true, we’re pretty envious of your ability to look fabulous despite secretly being covered in filth.

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