Gwyneth’s nude model on Instagram faces backlash
Gwyneth Paltrow’s brand Goop came under scrutiny after an image of a blond nude woman was posted to its Instagram account. Fans claimed the woman in the post is too thin and is “such a superficial idealized image.” Some questioned if it was Paltrow herself in the photo. The post was promoting an article written by intuitive energy healer Dana Childs about listening to your body “to get rid of your own biases.”
Ralph Lauren celebrates 25th anniversary of “Friends” with collection inspired by Rachel
Fashion-obsessed character Rachel Green, portrayed by Jennifer Aniston on the popular sitcom “Friends,” worked at both Bloomingdale’s and Ralph Lauren. To celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary, Ralph Lauren is launching a collection, from Polo and Lauren Ralph Lauren, inspired by the fashionista of the ’90s and early aughts. The line includes miniskirts, suits and blazers, as well as prints that Rachel would likely have coveted today.
Sam Smith announces new pronouns
Sam Smith announced on Twitter that they prefer the pronouns “they” and “them.” Earlier this year, Smith told Jameela Jamil, “I am not male or female. I think I float somewhere between.” They followed that statement with declaring the choice to keep the pronouns “he” and “him.” Now, according to the announcement, “after a lifetime of being at war with my gender,” Smith is embracing “they” and “them.”
World’s oldest parents remain in intensive care
The world’s oldest parents, who just welcomed twin baby girls, are in intensive care. The Indian couple, Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, and her husband, Raja Rao, 78, welcomed their daughters on Sept. 5. A day after the birth, Rao suffered a heart attack, and Mangayamma has also remained in intensive care since. The couple tried to conceive throughout their 57 years of marriage and finally had a successful IVF treatment last year. The twins are said to be doing well at this time and staying with family.
Victoria Beckham’s eating habits as a mother
Victoria Beckham opened up to Glamour U.K. about her eating habits as a mother. The fashion designer said in an interview that she won’t “skip a meal” in front of her kids. She explained that her kids need to grow up knowing a healthy lifestyle and to “see that their mum eats healthily.” This article comes just days after she was criticized for letting her daughter pose next to a group of runway models. One commenter claimed the 8-year-old “needs a day surrounded by normal-sized women.”
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