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Cindy McCain: Gwyneth Paltrow Is 'A Joke'

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Cindy and Meghan McCain took to Twitter this week to express their outrage at Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Paltrow was speaking at the Code Conference hosted by tech journalism startup Re/code on Tuesday when she compared dealing with her internet trolls to being in war.

“You come across [online comments] about yourself and about your friends, and it’s a very dehumanizing thing," Paltrow said. "It’s almost like how, in war, you go through this bloody, dehumanizing thing, and then something is defined out of it. My hope is, as we get out of it, we’ll reach the next level of conscience."

Those comments did not sit well with Cindy McCain, and she said as much in her tweets:

She also spoke with HLN's Mike Galanos about Paltrow's comments on Thursday.

“I think it was, you know, an ignorant thing to say and certainly a very selfish thing to say. I would encourage Gwyneth Paltrow -- and I would be happy to go with her to go sit down with some troops who have served in Afghanistan or Iraq and talk to them about what really goes on, and perhaps meet some of the young men and women who have lost limbs from this," McCain told Galanos. "You know -- it’s Hollywood, I don’t know what else to say."

Meghan McCain expressed her disgust with Paltrow as well:

Paltrow also stirred up controversy back in March when she suggested that being a celebrity mom is more difficult than being a mom with "a regular job."

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