Gwyneth Paltrow Gets the Levi Johnston Treatment

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Remember when William Shatner read Levi Johnston tweets to bongo-and-bass backup? Good times--though Johnston's lawyers later demanded a retraction, saying the tweets weren't real.

Gwyneth Paltrow's new cookbook, though, is real, and it's gotten some backlash. Unsurprisingly, dropping names Jamie Oliver and Stella McCartney, demanding readers buy agave syrup and spelt, and fantasizing in print about zucchini blossoms don't play well with the populists (who probably won't trouble to read the relatively decent recipes accompanying these ruminations). Hence the following clip. Sit back and watch Internet-meme interaction at work: a guy with a bad French accent and beret reading Paltrow lines over the theme from Shakespeare in Love.

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