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Somewhere in between the master cleanses and seeing if electrical currents surging through a bucket of water in which she’d immersed her feet would “pull” toxins from her flawless body (they did not), Gwyneth Paltrow also tried some cannabis.
Hollywood royalty all her life and an A-plus-lister for more than 20 years, Paltrow has served as the founder and high priestess behind Goop, a carefully manufactured and aggressively marketed “wellness lifestyle brand,” for the past nine years.
Earlier this summer, Goop hosted a “wellness summit.” This is a nice and “conscious-consumer”-friendly way to say “carefully assembled brand showcase.” Among the brands promoted at the