Thursday Apr 06, 2023

Wellness or Quackery? The Case of Gwyneth & Goop

For over a decade, Gwyneth Paltrow has been the spokeswoman for ‘wellness’ at the helm of her $250 million dollar empire - Goop.

However she regularly finds herself under accusations of monetising pseudoscience, misinformation and quackery. Recent controversies, including the ‘Almond mum’ backlash, and ‘ski trial of the century’, have reignited these conversations

So what is wellness? Is it empowering or exploitative? And where does Goop fall on this spectrum?

Join us on a journey through $2000 rainbow healing mats, the "that girl phenomenon," and whether Gwyneth Paltrow's constant scrutiny is justified or a modern-day witch trial.

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