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Netflix gives Gwyneth Paltrow’s health hogwash a bigger platform with new series

Postby Blue Jackets » Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:27 am

The streaming network is enabling a known woo peddler.

Netflix has inked a deal with Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle and wellness brand, and in doing so, it may disperse a lot of health nonsense into the world.

While Paltrow features harmless things like yoga pants and travel ideas on the site, she has for years faced intense criticism from the medical and scientific communities for also peddling junk health products (which I’ve called “Goopshit”). From jade eggs for vaginas to “bio-frequency stickers” and dubious vitamins and supplements, Goop is a now a $250 million empire built, in part, on misleading people with false health claims.

That’s why California prosecutors fined Goop last year for “unsubstantiated” marketing claims. It’s also why Goop has attracted the attention of concerned doctors, including OB-GYN Dr. Jen Gunter, who says many of the site’s products are dangerous for women.

But none of that seemed to deter Netflix from offering Goop a global megaphone. The new series, expected to launch this fall, will include 30-minute episodes featuring the site’s editors. According to Variety, “The team will utilize experts, doctors, and researchers to examine issues relating to physical and spiritual wellness” and “address larger thematic questions the Goop audience has about leading optimal lives.”
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Postby wags83 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:00 am

Blue Jackets wrote:Source of the post “The team will utilize experts, doctors, and researchers to examine issues relating to physical and spiritual wellness”

If that's what it is actually about, I don't have a problem with it. But if it's built to promote her bullshit products, that's really dumb.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:13 am

If this turns into something like Dr Oz I think a majority of Netflix would be against it
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Postby Blue Jackets » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:32 am

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Netflix's new partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop brand is a win for pseudoscience

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Postby wags83 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:10 am

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Postby Tyler » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:21 am

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