Gwyneth Paltrow is not in competition with Kourtney Kardashian
The 49-year-old actress founded cosmetics company Goop - which offers a range of high-end cosmetics and beauty products - back in 2008 while reality TV star Kourtney, 43, founded similar company Poosh in 2019 but Gwyneth has slammed rumours of "competition" between the pair as "patriarchy bull****"
25 May 2022
She said: "This idea that women need to be in competition is legacy patriarchy bull****. There is room for EVERY woman to fulfil her dreams."
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However, the 'Shallow Hal' star went on to admit that while she used to "fall prey" of competitive thinking in the past, she now feels "happy" when a fellow star launches a brand and believes used to fall prey to this kind of thinking years ago, so I understand where it comes from that there is room for everyone in the business.
Asked about the perceived rivalry between herself and Kourtney during an Instagram Live Q A, she added: "Now I get so happy when I see new wellness businesses. There is a place for all of us. Kourtney Kardashian is a really good person. [With my business] ,I have to have the hard conversations more frequently. Still with kindness, but don't pussyfoot around."
Meanwhile, the Academy Award-winning actress -who has 18-year-old daughter Apple and son Moses, 16 from her former marriage to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin - was also asked about the relationship she has with her teenager and joked that she feels "old" after Apple celebrated the milestone birthday.
She said: ""It feels OLD and also awesome I'm really proud of who she is."