Not one to leave well enough alone, Gwyneth Paltrow has felt the need to come to her own defense.
Weeks after becoming a flashpoint in the mommy wars with comments she made to E! News implying that mothers who work 9-5 jobs have it easier than hard-working, genetically blessed actresses, the Goop proprietress has issued a clarification on her website. Paltrow, who seems to aspire to be the Nelson Mandela of parenting bloggers — the blog post is titled “Ending the Mommy Wars” — says that her quote was taken out of context and that other working mothers may simply have been projecting their discontent onto her. Ooh, burn. Her Goopness also goes deeper, sharing her disbelief at “how little slack we cut each other as women”:
Wade on in, Gwyneth, the water’s just fine.