Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s Entire Business One Giant Scam?

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It seems like Paltrow created Goop for anyone who is interested in health and wellness. However, she has been criticized for this part because a lot of the products that are promoted on Goop are very much out of the budget for the average American. For example, with a quick look through the website’s shop, one can find a $116

Gwyneth Paltrow rose to fame as an award-winning actress who has starred in movies like Seven (1995), A Perfect Murder (1998), and Shakespeare In Love (1998). She has also been playing Pepper Potts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2008.

However, these days, Paltrow also attracts a lot of attention because of her wellness company: Goop. Her business seems to be thriving, but onlookers do not see it as a positive thing.

In fact, it has been alleged that Goop’s entire concept could be one giant scam. Here’s why.

What is Goop?

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Goop was started by Paltrow in 2008 as a place for her to recommend women things that can improve their lives. According to Goop’s website, Paltrow “created goop to organize her unbiased travel recommendations, health-centric recipes, and shopping discoveries for friends, and also as a place to get her own questions—about health, fitness, and the psyche—answered.”

Goop has since become an e-commerce site as well, selling both Goop-branded products and things from other companies that claim to promote physical and mental wellness.

Gwyneth Paltrow has been criticized for making Goop products expensive

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It seems like Paltrow created Goop for anyone who is interested in health and wellness. However, she has been criticized for this part because a lot of the products that are promoted on Goop are very much out of the budget for the average American. For example, with a quick look through the website’s shop, one can find a $116 bath towel, a $425 knife, a pair of $495 sunglasses, and a $7,425 lamp.

Goop has also been heavily criticized for promoting pseudoscience

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