Gwyneth Paltrow Is Going to Live Off $29 Food Stamps for a Week

by Alex Ungerman 6:21 PM PDT, April 10, 2015
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Stop everything.

Gwyneth Paltrow is planning to live on $29 in food stamps for a week.

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In a tweet Thursday, the 42-year-old actress wrote, "This is what $29 gets you at the grocery store—what families on SNAP (i.e. food stamps) have to live on for a week."

She followed up with her announcement, saying, "We're walking in their shoes to see how far we get."

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It's all for the #FoodBankNYCChallenge led by 54-year old celebrity chef, Mario Batali, and aims to raise awareness on hunger and poverty in the United States by challenging people to commit to a food stamp budget.

Not to say we don't support Gwyneth Paltrow taking this challenge -- we absolutely do, it just seems like it will be hard for her given the fact that entire 2014 Goop gift bag will set you back six figures!

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Are you sure you're ready for this Gwyneth?

This is basically half what you pay for an um... steam douche.

Have you really thought this through?

We don't want you on day 5 to be like:

In all seriousness, good luck Gwyneth Paltrow! We're pulling for you.

Now watch Gwyneth Paltrow explain how she is "incredibly close to the common woman" below.