Gwyneth Paltrow celebrated Apple's 16th birthday by sharing new photos of her daughter with the world! Paltrow took to Instagram on Thursday to make a special birthday post, featuring pictures she'd taken of Apple while in isolation at home.

In the photos, Apple can be seen sitting on the couch in a white ruffled floral dress, posing for the camera. In one of the photos, she smiles while giving a thumbs-up, her thumb wrapped in a teal bandage.

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Paltrow to daughter Apple: "I have the best time being your mom"

Paltrow began her caption by wishing Apple a happy 16th birthday. "I can't believe I’m actually writing these words but... happy sweet sixteen my darling girl," she said. "You are the light of my heart, you are pure joy. You are wickedly intelligent and you have the best, most dry, most brilliant sense of humor. I have the best time being your mom."

She then went on to share even more things she loves about her daughter. "I love our nightly evening chats when I really get to hear what’s on your mind," Paltrow continued. "You work hard to get whatever it is you want to achieve, and you have grit and responsibility in spades."

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Paltrow apologizes to her daughter for having quarantine birthday

Paltrow then shared how grateful she feels to have Apple— who she shares with ex-husband Chris Martin— as a daughter. "I am so damn lucky to be your mother, you beautiful, kind young woman," she wrote. "Thank you for choosing me. I adore you to the moon and back a zillion times." 

She also mentioned that even though her daughter has to celebrate her 16th birthday during quarantine, Apple has been staying positive given the situation. "I’m sorry you are having this particular birthday during these circumstances," Paltrow concluded her post, "but as always with you, you find the best in everything."

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Paltrow's celebrity friends wish her daughter Apple happy 16th

Paltrow wasn't the only one to show Apple some birthday love on Instagram! That's because as People reports, many celebrities and industry insiders took to the comments section to wish Paltrow's daughter a happy birthday as well. "Happy 16th Apple!!! Love you," Kate Hudson commented. 

Paltrow's friend and fashion insider Derek Blasberg jokingly said, "How much longer till Apple can take me clubbin’? Love you, Aps!" Supermodel Elle MacPherson left a sweet reply as well. "Gorgeous girl. (inside and out) Beautiful message," she said. "Happy BIRTH day mumma and happy birthday to your beautiful daughter."

See the birthday photos Gwyneth Paltrow shared of her daughter Apple here!