Those are not the words she’s saying, Martha Stewart. In fact, the words that are coming out of her mouth, if you saw them in print, would seem supportive.
Read these words without the tone…
“I haven’t eaten at Gwyneth’s house and I’ve never seen how she lives. But if she’s authentic, all the better. And I certainly hope she is. She really wants to be part of the lifestyle business. Gwyneth, for example, has a book on the bestseller list. She must be doing something right. She’s a charming, pretty person um who um has a feeling for lifestyle. She wants to be a lifestyle arbiter, fine. Good. I think I started this whole category of lifestyle.”
OK maybe the words aren’t actually all that supportive. But when you combine those words with Martha’s tone…
You know the tone. The tone is everything.
Martha was interviewed by Bloomberg – thanks Henry for sending this along! – and was asked about Gwyneth’s GOOP. And?
Judgy White Woman Girl Sh-t at its BEST, c-nting each other over recipes and table settings!