In Gwyneth's Holiday Gift Guide: $100 Slingshot

Entire guide would set you back $23K

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 15, 2013 8:30 AM CST

(Newser) – Gwyneth Paltrow has released her GOOP holiday gift guide, and let us start by reminding you that this is the woman who brought you the $90 white T-shirt and who considers $970 glitter boots to be an "essential" wardrobe item. The gift guide is predictably amusing, and E! runs down some of its more ridiculous items. Among them: a $100 slingshot, a $130 football, an $830 tea set, a collage of your children's artwork for $1,000, a $19-per-month gluten-free snack box subscription, $241 wallpaper, a personalized necklace that's "great ... for mom" for $3,150, a signed copy of one of Gwyneth's cookbooks for $55, and of course, a $5,800 kitchen set.

It would cost $23,066.92 to buy everything on the guide, E! calculates. Fortunately for Paltrow, her kids seem to have slightly less expensive tastes: She also revealed their Christmas lists; 7-year-old Moses asked for a video game, a $22.49 acoustic guitar, a rainbow loom, and a hamster, while 9-year-old Apple wants an iPod 5 and a waterproof case for it, plus a backpack. Interestingly, all of this is coming out as Radar is running a story about how Gwyneth, in the wake of all her bad Vanity Fair-related publicity, is being urged by her people to do something, anything, to fix her "significant image problem." Click for more, including her hilarious options for improving her reputation.

Gwyneth Paltrow poses for photographers before unveiling a  Christmas-themed  shop window at Le Printemps department store in Paris, Thursday Nov. 7, 2013.
Gwyneth Paltrow poses for photographers before unveiling a Christmas-themed shop window at Le Printemps department store in Paris, Thursday Nov. 7, 2013.   (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the premiere of Thanks for Sharing at the ArcLight Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the premiere of "Thanks for Sharing" at the ArcLight Hollywood on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
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Gwyneth doesn’t want to have another baby to fix [her image problem]. It looks like she will have to undergo either some weight gain for a role that wins her Bridget Jones-style sympathy or perhaps do a play on Broadway. - Radar's truly hilarious source

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