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Gwyneth Paltrow wanted to scrap GOOP to halt criticism

WENN, Monday, January 31, 2011, 4:20am (PST)

Gwyneth Paltrow considered scrapping her lifestyle website GOOP.com after she was bombarded by "mean" comments.

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The Oscar winner, known for her health-conscious diet and strict exercise routine, began to hand out well-being advice on the Web in 2008 in a weekly newsletter to subscribers on everything from holistic medicine to the best places to eat in London.

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But her portal became a target for cynics who accused the actress of being unqualified to dish advice, and the star admits she came close to closing the site down.

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She tells Harper's Bazaar, "There were a couple of times when I thought, 'I'm just gonna stop doing it. People are so mean to me. I don't want to do it'. But then I was like, 'Who cares what some lame person out there says?'"

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