London, July 5 - Coldplay frontman Chris Martin says he used to be terrible at flirting with and dating women, but he used to find some respite in writing songs to attract female attention.
"I've never been good with girls. I'm not naturally handsome like Jude Law, that's why I had to learn to write songs. Just so I could get girls to even fax me. Even then they were fax rejections," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Martin as saying.
The 36-year-old is now married to 40-year-old actress Gwyneth Paltrow, with whom he has two children, daughter Apple, nine, and son Moses, seven.(IANS)
New York, June 5 - Coldplay singer Chris Martin is reportedly helping U2 with their new album. He was spotted in a studio with them here.
The Coldplay frontman reportedly joined the Irish rockers - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Jr. - at Electric Lady Studios, where they have been working on their 13th album with producer Danger Mouse, reports contactmusic. com.
According to fan site atu2. com: "Our reporter saw Coldplay's Chris Martin arrive, followed by Larry Mullen Jr. about two minutes later.
Los Angeles, Dec 4 - Rocker Chris Martin is no good in the kitchen, says his actress wife Gwyneth Paltrow.
He is said to be such a bad cook that even firefighters have been called out to deal with his kitchen disasters.
The "Shakespeare in Love" actress, who has published her own cookbook, made the revelation during a chat with chef Jamie Oliver for his new British TV show, reports contactmusic. com.
Talking about the Coldplay star, she said: "He has twice cooked a meal and this is not a joke - both times the fire brigade came. I swear on my life - both times."
Los Angeles, July 5 - Singer Chris Martin caught his wife, actress Gwyneth Paltrow by surprise during a Coldplay gig when he went down the stage and locked lips with her in public.
It was a rare public display of affection between the two.
Martin and his bandmates were performing at the American Airlines Arena in Miami when he ran through the crowd to greet his wife, reports dailystar. co. uk.
In the midst of fans, he grabbed Paltrow and planted a kiss on her lips, and then rushed back to the stage.
London, May 6 - Singer Chris Martin has secretly been suffering from agonising ear condition tinnitus for a decade.
The Coldplay vocalist has a constant ringing sound in his ears, and says it can cause painful headaches. He blames the ailment on listening to loud music in his teens.
Martin is now forced to wear special earphones on stage to stop the condition getting any worse.
"I've had tinnitus for about 10 years, but since I started protecting my ears it hasn't got any worse," dailystar. co. uk quoted Martin as saying.