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Gwyneth Paltrow launches range of rapper-inspired bags

FashionBy Sunday World
Gwyneth Paltrow launches range of rapper-inspired bags

Gwyneth Paltrow has launched a range of rap-themed clutch bags.

The 42-year-old actress' two Edie Parker-designed bags - which also have a mirror inside - cost $1695 and are inscribed with the nicknames 'Hov' and 'Shady' and 'Pac' and 'Biggie' on either side of each, paying homage to hip-hop stars Jay Z and Eminem and Tupac and Biggie Smalls, respectively.

Gwyneth - who rapped Ice Cube's verse from NWA's 'Straight Outta Compton' on UK TV show 'The Graham Norton Show' in 2011 - has released the range of acrylic accessories exclusively on her lifestyle website,, and they take up to eight weeks for delivery.

While referencing Biggie and Tupac on the same bag seems strange, considering the two '90s rappers had an infamously explosive feud, which many people speculate played a part in their untimely deaths, Jay-Z is more understandable, as Gwyneth is friends with the '99 Problems' hitmaker, and has often been spotted hanging out with him and his wife Beyonce.

The 'Shallow Hal' star has also previously said: "I think my son [Moses] would like to be more like Uncle Jay! He asked me the other day how he can look more like Uncle Jay. I said I would have to think about it!"