updated 04/24/2013 AT 8:00 AM ET
•originally published 04/24/2013 AT 11:30 AM ET
Named World’s Most Beautiful Woman Wednesday, Gwyneth Paltrow is tall, thin, blonde and married to a rock star. Envy her? Sure. She’s like one of the Real Housewives, only with an Oscar and more polarizing views.
When she’s not acting in blockbuster movies, writing best-selling cookbooks and raising two adorable low-carb children, Paltrow is busy looking absolutely gorgeous on red carpets around the world.
But not everything Gwyneth says and does requires an automatic critique. In fact, she’s pretty on the mark when it comes to a few things (including her love of Oreos). Here are five reasons you secretly love her (and we do, too!):