Gwyneth Paltrow's Shocking Smoking Confession Makes Her Seem Like a Complete Hypocrite

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gwyneth paltrow cover of Harper's BazaarCall me extreme, but I tend to think that after giving your workout routine your all, going through the drive-through at the nearest fast food joint miiight be counterproductive. Then again, it could also be seen as a "reward." Turns out Gwyneth Paltrow, Queen of Healthy Habits, who is so high and mighty about her clean, restrictive eating and hardcore, Tracy Anderson-developed workouts, opts for something other than junk food as her reward. She tells Harper's Bazaar she SMOKES! Yes, as in cigarettes! Bhahahahaha!

What. A. Hypocrite.

When asked what her "guilty pleasure" is, she confessed:

My one light American Spirit that I smoke once a week, on Saturday night.

Ooookay. Maybe it's just one cigarette once a week, which is definitely nothing compared to actually smoking like most "smokers" do, but I find that completely insane. Gwynnie constantly preaches about how to treat your body right, and here she is smoking cigarettes on a regular basis. Regularly enjoying a toxic, nasty vice that's basically 180 degrees from kale juice and organic chicken over mixed greens. Seriously, Gwyn, what's the point of skipping "coffee, eggs, sugar, shellfish, deepwater fish, potatoes, tomatoes, bell pepper, eggplant, corn, wheat, and meat" for health reasons ... and then SMOKING?! She has to be kidding.

But to be fair, Gwyneth isn't the only one doing something horrible for their health that seems to totally negate what they're doing that's good. I've seen people smoke on their way to the gym. Hey, whatever, to each their own. Knock yourself out! Just don't try to make it like you're actually committed to leading a healthy lifestyle.

Are you totally shocked and appalled by Gwyneth's "guilty pleasure"?


Image via Harper's Bazaar

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EmmaF... EmmaFromEire

Or, you know, it makes her human. Even olympic gymnasts have chocolate one in a while. 

I'll literally never understand the American mindset towards smoking. It's her habit, not yours, so you can hop down from behind the pulpit.

jalaz77 jalaz77

Yes it does make her a hypocrite.

nonmember avatar zach

The woman never claimed to be perfect. So she has a vice - don't we all?

Gypsy... Gypsyqueen4life

So what, she has one cigarette a week! How does this effect your life exactly?

redK8... redK8blueSt8

I think it'd make her a hypocrite if on Saturday night she had a big ol' bowl of spaghetti over a side of steak followed by brownies and espresso for dessert. That would be hypocritical, doing the exact thing she preaches to not do. Unless she goes on and on about also not smoking?

tbruc... tbrucemom

My former sister-in-law would go on and on about healthy eating and then smoke like a chimney. I have a feeling Gwyneth smokes more than one cigarette a week.  I remember back when she was dating either Ben Affleck or Brad Pitt, I read she was a heavy smoker. It does make her look like a hypocrite because she's so preachy about what she believes is healthy eating and how it's a health issue when smoking is as bad if not worse.

Zenia6 Zenia6

One American Spirit a week does not even come close to eating junky, processed and fast food all week. Don't think that makes her a hypocrite unless she is lying about it only being 1.

Marcella Shambles

If I had her money, personal trainers, chefs, etc., etc., I'd go back to smoking - and I'd be a hypocrite too - cause I wouldn't want my daughter to develop the habit, even though I used to (and sometimes still do) love it.......

LadyC... LadyClaire

Suuuuuure... one cigarette a week... I call b.s....

Dana M

To be fair, I'm pretty sure that eating a diet that deprives your body so much that you have major nutritional deficiencies is not "healthy," so this is hardly inconsistent with the rest of her lifestyle.

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