Tuesday, June 18

Gwyneth Paltrow’s version of ‘wellness’ is dangerous and irresponsible

Another week, another controversial Gwyneth Paltrow interview. The self-appointed wellness guru and Goop queen chatted to Dr Will Cole last week for his The Art of Being Well podcast, detailing her daily “wellness routine” – which included questionable diet habits like fasting until midday, and eating nothing but bone broth for lunch. Oh, and occasionally she might also occasionally throw in a celery juice with lemon (insert eye roll emoji here).

TikTok jumped on the interview, dubbing Gwyneth an “Almond Mum” – a term that has emerged online to describe mothers who peddle in advice that promotes toxic diet culture. The phrase emerged in 2013, when ex-model and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star (and mum to models Bella and Gigi Hadid), Yolanda Hadid, told daughter Gigi on the show to “have a couple of almonds and chew them really well”. Gigi had told her on the phone that she was feeling weak from under-eating.

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