Fans criticize Gwyneth Paltrow's ultra-expensive new announcement: 'This is such a bad move'


Devotees of Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop brand are preparing to shell out an estimated $6,000 for a cruise that features an appearance from the actress — but it's unclear, at this point, how much they'll really see of the founder.

In order to attend the actress' "day of sea wellness," fans will first have to book a $4,049 suite for the weeklong Celebrity Apex cruise before securing a $750 ticket to the event itself.

"I love being on the water, I love being by the water and I love being in the water. And I think, energetically, it’s very cleansing to be near the sea or in the sea," Paltrow, 47, told USA Today of the upcoming cruise.

That said, Paltrow is "not sure how much time she will personally spend onboard" the ship, the outlet notes.

The cruise will depart from Barcelona on Aug. 26, and make stops in Spain, France and the Italian Riviera during its weeklong journey. Guests who attend the one-day Goop event will be treated to inspiration from "trailblazing healers, transformative workshops and goopy perks," according to the event website.

Despite the hefty price tag, a few fans commented on Paltrow's Instagram that they're eager to buy tickets. "Should we go again?" one wrote, tagging a friend.

Others are more critical — and doubtful — of the planned experience. "Looks like FYRE fest," a skeptic commented, referring to the infamously ill-fated music festival of 2017.

Several fans pointed out the serious environmental impact of cruises, which would seemingly contradict Goop's generally eco-friendly position. "This is such a bad move in regards to polluting our already heavily struggling planet," one wrote.

Controversy aside, Paltrow appears dedicated to the plan, updating her Instagram bio with a link that points to a landing page to buy tickets.