Get all your news in one place.
100’s of premium titles.
One app.
Start reading
Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror
Scarlett O'Toole

Gwyneth Paltrow sparks concern over 'dangerous' diet promotion with odd dining request

Gwyneth Paltrow has been criticised for her "dangerous" diet promotion and accused of "glorifying" eating disorders.

The Goop founder, 50, went viral following her appearance on The Art of Being Well podcast in which she opened up about her diet and exercise routine.

As part of the hour-long podcast, Gwyneth said: "I eat dinner early in the evening. I do a nice intermittent fast."

She added: "So I have coffee, but I really like soup for lunch. I have bone broth for lunch a lot of the days."

Her comments were picked up by plus-size model Tess Holliday who hit out at Gwyneth for promoting "unsuitable meals".

The positivity campaigner, 37, also discussed a Hollywood event she attended with Gwyneth, during which the Sliding Doors star loudly announced her odd dining request.

Gwyneth Paltrow has faced criticism for her 'unhealthy' diet (Getty Images for Goop)
Tess Holliday called out the actress on TikTok (tessholliday/TikTok)

Taking to TikTok to discuss Gwyneth's recent interview, Tess said: "What I find most mental about this is that we've known for years that she is okay with glorifying her eating disorder.

"And I'm not judging, because I have an eating disorder.

"Bone broth is not a suitable meal. And then to end your day with just eating vegetables, but yet people continue to give her airtime, to give her a platform, to take her advice because everyone is too afraid to be fat."

She then recalled the time when she was at a special event with Gwyneth which included a "set course" menu.

The model opened up about an event they had both attended (tessholliday/TikTok)
She claims Gwyneth decided to change the set menu (Instagram)

Tess claims: "She loudly had to let everyone know in this very tiny room with Natalie Portman, Catherine O'Hara, you name it they were there, that her and her table which were a handful of her close friends as she said. That they were gonna have something different...

"Pizza. But not just any pizza. Cauliflower crust pizza with no cheese.

"And I'm not shading anyone that likes cauliflower pizza, go on do your thing, but everyone just laughed like it was no big deal."

Tess insisted she didn't want to "judge what people put in their bodies, before adding: "But this s**t isn't normal and it's affecting a whole other generation of young folks who think that eating like GP is appropriate, is okay.

Tess admitted she doesn't have all the answers (INSTAGRAM)
She said it can be exhausting to talk about weight loss drugs (Getty Images for IMG)

"And I'm not saying that I have all the answers and I have it figured out because I sure the hell don't.

"But with all the talk about Ozempic and all these other weight loss drugs, it's exhausting."

Finishing her video, Tess encouraged her followers that it's "okay to feed your body".

"Carbs are not the devil, fat isn't bad and I mean fat in your food and fat on your body. It's not bad," she said.

Tess' fans thanked her for the video, with one person pointing out: "Our bodies need CALORIES!!!!"

Another commented: "You look glorious and glowing. Ty for the inspiration to love me," while a third wrote: "There was NO one speaking up for women being body positive for so long, this message is so important!"

For help and support on eating disorders contact Beat Eating Disorders on 0808 801 0677.

* Follow Mirror Celebs on Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Sign up to read this article
Read news from 100’s of titles, curated specifically for you.
Already a member? Sign in here
Related Stories
Top stories on inkl right now
One subscription that gives you access to news from hundreds of sites
Already a member? Sign in here
Our Picks
Fourteen days free
Download the app
One app. One membership.
100+ trusted global sources.