News | Entertainment
23 Oct 2017 2:32
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Olympic Games
  • Ski Report
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Gwyneth Paltrow says acting is taking a back seat as she turns her focus to her lifestyle brand Goop

    The 'Mortdecai' star has realised she can't do everything - film a movie and run her company as well as be a parent to Apple, 13, and Moses, 11 - and whilst she "grew up in an acting family", she is liking running her company "better" at the moment.


    She said: "As much as I thought 'I can do everything, I can run my company and then go to Louisiana and do a movie,' I can't, especially with having kids there's just no way. I've been doing little things here and there because ... I do think that does help our brand and how we're trying to grow. But I also don't want it to.

    "I want Goop to not rely on me so much, so we're thinking about when we scale do we need to leverage me for this product line or do we not. If we have a paid asset without me that outperforms one with my face, I do jumping jacks. I grew up in an acting family ... but right now, I just like this better."

    The 44-year-old actress and entrepreneur enjoys being the leader of her lifestyle brand and encourages everyone at the company to "speak straight".

    She added: "We encourage good communication, or 'speaking straight,' as we like to call it. When someone comes into my office and says they are going to speak straight, it's my cue to bring my best self forward."

    And Gwyneth believes Goop has been so successful because it started off "creating content without an eye to profitability".

    Speaking at Fast Company Magazine's 3rd annual FC/LA: A Meeting of the Most Creative event, she added: "[We earned trust] because we started out creating content without an eye to profitability. I'm a student, a traveler and mother, [what was on the site] were my questions, and it took a long time before we monetised that."

    © 2017 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     21 Oct: Tom Hanks has urged men to “pipe down” and allow women “to be heard” in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein
     21 Oct: Alex Rodriguez’s daughters are part of Jennifer Lopez’s “assistant team”
     21 Oct: Jimmy Fallon thinks becoming a father is the “greatest thing” that’s ever happened to him
     21 Oct: Miles Teller’s proposal to fiancée Keleigh Sperry was “perfect”
     21 Oct: Lindsay Lohan has claimed “no-one” cared when she accused her former fiancé Egor Tarabasov of abusing her
     21 Oct: Sofia Carson “admires” Selena Gomez and Zendaya
     21 Oct: Kate Hudson was “boy crazy” in her younger years
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Folau to miss Wallabies' end-of-year Tour More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Shares rise as weak dollar helps companies More...



     Today's News

    Motorsports:
    McLaughlin's Supercar gamble pays off 21:57

    Politics:
    Japan election: Shinzo Abe and his policies are unpopular, so why are voters set to stick with him? 21:47

    Golf:
    Ko finishes second in latest LPGA event 21:17

    Environment:
    Magnitude 5.4 quake near Kaikoura 18:57

    Education:
    New Zealand election: Students hope tertiary fees will be scaled back under Jacinda Ardern 18:37

    Rugby:
    Folau to miss Wallabies' end-of-year Tour 18:37

    Rugby League:
    No Kiwi return guarantee for Taumalolo 18:07

    International:
    'It's about bloody time': Period 'blood' shown in advertisement in effort to confront taboos 17:47

    Accident and Emergency:
    Drunk teen crashes car in Alexandra 17:27

    Health & Safety:
    NZ hospital spurns Ronald McDonald 16:57


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2017 New Zealand City Ltd