Paltrow was not found guilty in the ski crash trial
Its high-profile trialShe ended Thursday winning her countersuit against the actor who claimed she skied with him in 2016 As Paltrow left the courtroom, she had a message for Sanderson: “I wish you well,” she told reporters outside the courtroom.
On Thursday, after a brief deliberation, the jury decided that Paltrow was not responsible for the ski collision in Park City, Utah. Immediately after court adjourned, he got up, approached Sanderson and spoke to Hime.
The moment, like the rest of the trial, was caught on camera. The whisper quickly went viral with news that Paltrow was off the hook, with many wondering what she had said to Sanderson.
Outside court, reporters asked Sanderson what Paltrow had said. “His exact words: ‘I wish you well.’ Her very kind,” he said.
Asked if he had replied, Sanderson told reporters, “Thank you, dear.”
Sanderson accused Paltrow, who was on the mountain skiing with her children, of “hitting” her on the slopes. He alleged that he suffered broken ribs and brain injuries as a result of the crash.
She sought more than $300,000 in damages, and Paltrow, who had Sanderson crash with her, countersued for a symbolic $1 plus her attorney’s fees. BothSharing a wide variety of accounts of the incident, which garnered widespread interest.
“I felt that accepting a false claim compromised my integrity,” Paltrow said in a statement after the verdict was read. “I am pleased with the outcome and I appreciate the hard work of Judge Holmberg and the jury and thank them for their thoughtfulness in handling this case.”
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