Barnum famously said that you can’t go broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public. Paltrow is channeling Barnum with her website goop and is laughing all the way to the bank.
When quacktresses like Paltrow trade on their celebrity to sell useless, nonsensical and potentially dangerous products, they aren’t empowering women; they’re taking advantage of them.
But not everyone is laughing with Paltrow. Some are laughing at her. Indeed OB-GYN Jen Gunter has made a specialty of skewering Paltrow and she never lacks for material. Highlights include:
- Gwyneth Paltrow says steam your vagina, an OB/GYN says don’t
- Dear Gwyneth Paltrow, I’m a GYN and your vaginal jade eggs are a bad idea
- Gwyneth Paltrow doesn’t have adrenal fatigue because it doesn’t exist
Read on: Gwyneth and her medi-shills strike back | The Skeptical OB