Tuesday, April 05, 2016
NY Mag, 4/4/2016
Bees: They're the talk of the town these days. Scarlett Johansson keeps them, Lea Michele wants to save them, and Gwyneth Paltrow has chosen to drain them of their venom so that she may live forever. The actress and lifestyle guru revealed today in the New York Times that she has been stung by bees — on purpose.
In an interview about her beauty routine, which doesn't sound as rigorous as you might expect — except for this next part (the bee part) — Paltrow explained:
[G]enerally, I’m open to anything. I’ve been stung by bees. It’s a thousands of years old treatment called apitherapy. People use it to get rid of inflammation and scarring. It’s actually pretty incredible if you research it. But, man, it’s painful...