For her role in the film Country Strong, Gwyneth Paltrow had to learn how to play a Gibson guitar, the same type of guitar that she would play in the film. Having never played the guitar before, the actress didn't have the callused fingers of the pros, and ended up bleeding from her fingers after the hours of practice! We've heard of stars gaining or losing weight for roles, but bleeding for the part? Yikes! Paltrow wanted to sound genuine for the role, and playing a Gibson guitar in the...Read Full Story
In the film "Country Strong", actress Gwyneth Paltrow plays a Gibson acoustic guitar. Paltrow had never played guitar before taking on the role, and through her hours of practice, saw her fingers bleed from lack of calluses.