HOLLYWOOD: Gwyneth Paltrow has said she “freaked out” before she turned 40. The Iron Man 3 star, recently named the world’s most beautiful woman. She said: “When I was 39 I was freaking out about it but when I woke up on my birthday, I felt empowered by everything that I’d achieved and I have two healthy children.” The actress, who has enjoyed success with her own website, Goop, and cookery books, says she’s got the right work-life balance. “You know, I really like the balance I have now in finding one really interesting film a year to do around the family schedule and my business life,” she said.–SN