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Gwyneth Paltrow drank quinoa whiskey during the pandemic because of course she did

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As previously reported, Gwyneth Patrow says she went “off the rails” with pasta and booze, and gained 14 pounds during the pandemic — but thanks to a chat with the British tabloid The Mirror, we now know her drink of choice: whiskey. 

And because this is the GOOP boss we’re talking about, of course it was whiskey made from quinoa. 

“I was drinking seven nights a week and making pasta and eating bread. I went totally off the rails,” she confessed.

“I mean, who drinks multiple drinks seven nights a week? Like, that’s not healthy. I love whiskey and I make this fantastic drink called the Buster Paltrow, which I named after my grandfather who loved whiskey sours.”

Paltrow said of the poison she picked, “It’s this great quinoa whiskey from this distillery in Tennessee [mixed] with maple syrup and lemon juice. It’s just heaven. I would have two of those every night of quarantine.”

The Oscar winner noted she didn’t get “like, black-out” drunk, but she said her quarantine nightly ritual did make her crave something else that isn’t healthy: cigarettes. 

“I miss it,” the health and wellness entrepreneur — and former smoker — confessed.

Paltrow was a heavy smoker in her teens, but when she found out she was pregnant with daughter Apple in 2004, she quit. However, in 2013 — pre-Goop — she admitted she couldn’t kick the habit completely, and allowed herself one cigarette a week. 

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