Goop’s Instagram just gave us a glimpse into what Gwyneth Paltrow talks about with her coworkers at Goop. No, it’s not the latest relationship philosophy or vaginal health gimmick. It’s the awe she feels for a particular sea creature — namely, the octopus.
In a Slack discussion of Los Angeles restaurants (which now no longer appears to be screenshotted on the page), VP of Product Evan Moore recommended the BBQ octopus at Cliff’s Edge. And Paltrow had some feelings about that.
“Octopus are too smart to be food. They have more neurons in their brains than we do. I had to stop eating them because I was so freaked out by it,” she ranted. “They can escape from sea world and shit by unscrewing drains and going out to sea. #tangent.”
“Oh jeese, I didn’t even think about that!” Moore conceded.
As People reports, Paltrow’s claims aren’t quite scientifically accurate. Octopuses have 500 million neurons — not exactly “more” than our 100 billion. Still, we can agree that they are majestic, powerful creatures that you do not mess with. Even philosophers are perplexed by them, since their nervous systems are so radically different from our own. So, we can …read more
Source:: USA Culture News