Gwyneth Paltrow frequently left baffled by Goop's suggestions
Gwyneth Paltrow has frequently raised eyebrows with the practices she and her team recommend on Goop, which she started almost 10 years ago.
Gwyneth Paltrow has admitted she doesn't always know what her team talk about on her lifestyle website Goop.
The 44-year-old actress has frequently raised eyebrows with the practices she and her team recommend on Goop, which she started almost 10 years ago. The latest controversial experience detailed on the site is "Earthing", which chat show host Jimmy Kimmel was quick to ask the mother-of-two to explain when she appeared on his programme on Monday night (05Jun17).
"They say that we've lost touch with being barefoot in the earth and there's some type of electromagnetic thing that we're missing so it's good to take your shoes off and walk in the grass..." she said, before she gave up and laughed: "I don't know what the f**k we talk about."
Jimmy then asked Gwyneth if she sometimes feels that things addressed on Goop are "a little bit... much?"
"Oh yeah, for sure, yeah," Gwyneth replied.
Among the other headline-grabbing practices on the website are vaginal steaming and urinating while squatting. Jimmy, who told Gwyneth he has been a Goop subscriber since it began, asked the Iron Man star: "Squatting while urinating strengthens the pelvic floor muscles, resulting in a flatter stomach and more satisfying life. Is that something you believe in?"
Looking confused, Gwyneth admitted: "I don't know, I've never read that before."
But the joke was on her, as the suggestion was actually from Goop, with the host laughing: "You've gotta subscribe to this website! That is true, that's actually on there."
Goop also sells some products, with one of their bestsellers being a small jade egg. Asked by Jimmy just what the egg does, Gwyneth blushed as she said: "So the jade egg is an ancient Chinese practice where women insert the egg into their lady parts to help tone the pelvic floor. I don’t know (how it works) - I need to start some jade egg practice... We sell tonnes of them, and women have actually had incredible results!"
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