“At that time, Goop wasn't the size that it is now, there were a lot less people. It was a very, very personal project for a long time and I wrote in the first person all the time, so it wasn't like a break,” the Oscar winner said. “Now if you read the content, it is not in the first person anymore. At the time, it was still very small and very personal. It was such a difficult time in my life and I was trying so hard to protect my children and my family, Chris included. We were both fragile. It was really tough. To me it felt like this is a quiet way to do this and it is contained.”
But that doesn’t mean the successful businesswoman isn’t confident in her decisions. Though she often faces harsh criticism, Paltrow doesn’t let that get to her.
“When something is criticism that is not well researched, it doesn’t mean anything to me,” she said. “Criticism that is well researched, I listen to and I like…When you have an ecommerce business, no press is bad press. Everything drives people to the site, so it’s okay.”