Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:00:00 GMT | By Reuters

I am embarrassed but happy: Paltrow

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she is "embarrassed but very happy" to be named 'World's Most Beautiful Woman'.

I am embarrassed but happy: Paltrow (© Reuters)

Los Angeles: Reacting to her new title of 'World's Most Beautiful Woman', actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she is embarrassed but very happy.

The 40-year-old actress was named as the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine, reported E! online.

"Oh, lord. It's very sweet and I'm so embarrassed, but I'm so happy. It's so weird. It's crazy. It's very sweet. I'm so flattered. I'm thrilled. It's like the American version of a knighthood basically. My title just got longer," Paltrow said.

Other stars who have made to this year's list include Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Drew Barrymore, Kerry Washington, Jane Fonda, Amanda Seyfried, Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Rowland, Pink among others.

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