By Swhitty in the City
It’s hard to get to be an A-list actor, but it’s even harder to stay there. Just ask Gwyneth Paltrow. Being famous all her life, having famous parents, she was basically an A-lister out of the womb. She’s won an Academy award, and I actually like some of the things she’s done. The girl killed it on Glee.
There has been some shade thrown her way recently. In an interview with Bloomberg Television, none other than Martha Stewart has called out Gwynnie on her lifestyle website, GOOP.
“I haven’t eaten at Gwyneth’s house and I don’t know how she lives, but if she’s authentic, all the better. I certainly hope she is,” Stewart said. “She really wants to be part of the lifestyle business. She’s a charming, pretty person who has a feeling for lifestyle. Fine, good … I think I started this whole category of lifestyle,”
This is not the first time GOOP has been under siege. It comes across as preachy and rather than giving suggestions on what you might like, it’s as though the insides of your computer are secretly judging you for not living a GOOP Lifestyle.
It seems like everything Gwyneth preaches, whether it’s about carbs being the enemy, or how bad gluten is for you, comes back to haunt her. It comes across as condescending, rather than helpful. She recently commented on not allowing her kids to eat carbs and faced criticism for harming them by starvation.
I think the motto of this story is: when you’ve got your perfect smile, body, hair, home, husband, and children, just go away and enjoy it rather than flood us with how lucky you are. Whether a brand (hello