Vanity Fair is working on this big piece on Gwyneth Paltrow, and apparently it's negative/juicy enough that Gwyneth has been trying to stop it.

She e-mailed friends back in June, saying if they're asked for quotes or comments, to please decline. The story is going to run anyway, and the New York Post’s Page Six says one of the many topics she might be trying to avoid is gossip on her relationship with Miami billionaire Jeff Soffer, who recently married model Elle Macpherson.

Credit: Pichichi/Splash News Photo: Elle Macpherson Marries Billionaire Jeffrey Soffer

One Miami source told Page Six, “Vanity Fair is asking if Gwyneth had an affair with Jeff back in 2008 when he reopened the Fontainebleau. He flew her in for the party, and she stayed at his house.”

Gwyneth has been married to Coldplay’s Chris Martin since 2003 and they have two kids. If VF is really going down this road, Gwyneth's rep says it's a dead end. The spokesperson "angrily" denied an affair with the hotel owner. "Jeff is a longtime friend of Gwyneth’s and there was no romantic relationship with him at all, He flew many of his friends to Miami that weekend – not just Gwyneth." OK then!

It's just strange that they are doing this big piece at all. The Iron Man star and Shakespeare in Love Oscar winner isn’t exactly a tabloid gossip regular. Earlier this year she landed the cover of People as the World's Most Beautiful Woman, while also topping a poll about most hated celebs, but most of the time we just hear about her kids.

Are you curious about this story or do you not even care what the fuss is all about?

Source: New York Post’s Page Six