© AP/ Gwyneth Paltrow Gwyneth Paltrow defends use of 'N' word in song title June 4, 2012, 5:10 PM EST WENN Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has defended herself against allegations of racism after she used the 'N' word in a Twitter post while referring to a popular Jay-Z and Kanye West song. Paltrow accompanied her best pal Beyonce to watch the singer's husband perform with West during their "Watch The Throne" tour stop in Paris on Friday, and she was overjoyed to be invited up onstage during a special remix of their single "N**gas in Paris," which they performed a whopping 11 times in a row. Bing: Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch The Throne' She later posted a photo of herself dancing alongside the rappers on Twitter with the caption, "Ni**as in paris for real." The comment prompted some fans to attack Paltrow for using the racial slur, which sparked debate on numerous blogs - but the actress has brushed off the controversy and called for critics to calm down. Responding to the online uproar on Sunday, she wrote, "Hold up. It's the title of the song!" Paltrow and Beyonce weren't the only celebrity fans at the Paris gig: Former Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland joined the pair, while Justin Bieber was also in the audience. Is this why there shouldnt be the use of that word?