Paltrow gets drunk to play alcoholic singer

Last Updated: Jan 08, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

London: Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow, who plays the role of an alcoholic singer-songwriter in movie ‘Country Strong’, admits that she got drunk on the film`s set to get into the skin of the character.

Paltrow said she drank early in the morning to get into the character throughout the day, contactmusic.com reports.

‘Country Strong’, set in Nashville, also stars Leighton Meester.

Paltrow plays Kelly Canter, a down-and-out musician who leaves rehab and hits the road with her husband and manager.

The actress revealed that she drank Bloody Mary cocktails before shooting: "At least I did anyway, it`s not very professional. You just get really drunk all the time. Which is awesome."

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