Rosamund Pike is speaking out and accusing the wellness industry of “deceiving” the public and controlling women.
The wellness industry is “deceiving” the public and is a way to control women, Rosamund Pike claimed when asked about Gwyneth Paltrow’s company Goop.
Rosamund Pike: ‘We’ve all been duped by the lifestyle industry’
The Oscar-nominated actress recently gave an interview to the Guardian about the new BBC Sounds podcast ‘People Who Knew Me’, in which she stars with Hugh Laurie (House) and which includes satirical references to Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand Goop .
The script includes a satirical reference to Gwyneth Paltrow ‘s health and wellness company Goop (valued at around $250 million), and when asked about it, Rosamund Pike didn’t hesitate to share her thoughts on the entire wellness industry.
“I think we’ve all been duped by the lifestyle industry,” the “Gone Girl” star began.
The 44-year-old actress then went on to explain how she believes the #MeToo movement has given women an “opportunity to escape some of the demands placed on them,” but that now people seem to be “going back on their own to controlled, but in a different guise, than these wellness claims.’
He concluded by stating that the wellness industry has “politicized our food, politicized our exercise, and I think that’s really dangerous.”
“This idea that it ‘s no longer enough to be healthy and we have to be ‘well’ is something we have to question. Yet she is so seductive because she pursues things that people are ashamed to want, such as youth, beauty and fitness.”
Where is Rosamund Pike now?
Born in Hammersmith, Rosamund Pike studied English literature at Oxford before landing her role as a James Bond girl in 2002’s Die Another Day.
Her other notable film roles include ‘Pride & Prejudice’, ‘Made in Dagenham’, ‘Jack Reacher’ and ‘A Private War’.
For 2014’s ” Gone Girl ,” David Fincher’s psychological thriller based on the novel of the same name by Gillian Flynn (who also wrote the screenplay), she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. In addition, he has won a Golden Globe for “I Care a Lot” and an Emmy for “State of the Union.”
Her most recent project is the BBC audio drama People Who Knew Me, a 10-episode podcast where she plays Emily Morris, a woman who stages her own disappearance after 9/11 by adopting a new identity as Connie Prynne in California .
She has recently been living in Prague with her partner, businessman Robie Uniacke, and their two sons.
Very soon, we will see her in the long-awaited 2nd season of “Wheel of Time”
In September, she will also be seen in the highly-anticipated Season 2 of ” Wheel of Time ,” Amazon’s fantasy series based on Robert Jordan’s famous novel series of the same name and one of Prime’s most expensive productions since “Rings of Power.” .