Opinion

Thursday 26 April 2018

I'm losing my appetite for Gwyneth and her good life

Stars like Gwyneth Paltrow are selling us a recipe for life that's really for rich people, writes Ciara O'Connor

In news that shouldn't really be news at all, Gwyneth Paltrow's former chef revealed last week that the actress ''ate nothing''.

Kate McAloon was employed by Paltrow and her then husband Chris Martin in 2008, and spoke in a recent interview of her shock at how strict the couple were with food. "They avoided any sugars, anything sweet, no dairy, just more vegetables," said the chef, who found it nearly impossible to work within their restrictions.

Eventually she ended up sneaking forbidden ingredients into the meals - Chris and Gwyneth said her cooking had improved.

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