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    Gwyneth Paltrow Says Life After Her Oscar Win Was Actually Really Lonely

    "It was so intense."

    Back in 1999, Gwyneth Paltrow had just won an Oscar, but instead of celebrating, she says, she was actually hiding away from the rest of the world.

    Gwyneth accepts her Oscar onstage

    Gwyneth, who was 26 at the time, took home the award for Best Actress for her starring role in Shakespeare in Love, but she completely didn't expect to win.

    On a recent episode of Anna Faris Is Unqualified, Gwyneth said that she was actually "embarrassed" about the nomination ahead of the ceremony.

    Gwyneth walks the red carpet at the Oscars in a pink dress

    Gwyneth added that while everyone in LA was "so supportive" after her win, the attention she was getting quickly became overwhelming.

    "I remember I was staying with my parents at their house in Santa Monica, and I just kind of hid for three weeks afterward. It was so intense," Gwyneth revealed.

    Gwyneth poses with her parents at the Oscars

    And she says that at a time when fans expected Gwyneth to be enjoying her success, she was actually very "lonely."

    Gwyneth shyly looks away from the camera at an event in the early 2000s

    While Gwyneth didn't take a step back from acting for several years, she recently revealed that she knew by that age that she didn't "love acting that much."

    Gwyneth has a subtle smile while attending a premiere in 2000

    As for future acting opportunities for Gwyneth, she says she'll "literally never" catch the acting bug again.

    These days, she's putting her energy into her quarantine vibrator and other, um, unique Goop products.