The actor turned wellness guru explained the whole story to Jimmy Kimmel—and no, she doesn't actually think it smells like her vagina. "It started as a funny joke," she said of the $75 candle. "So Douglas Little, who is the owner of Heretic Perfume, we're very close friends and we've worked together a lot.
When asked whether there would be a candle for men, Paltrow told the story of a Canadian candle company that made one called This Smells Like My Balls and said, "It was 25% more expensive than this because of the wage gap.
I thought he just made me one, as a joke, but then the next thing I knew, it was on my website. "So they didn't do any testing or anything like that? " Kimmel joked. "Because it smells nice.
Kinda woody, I don't know. "Well, it's not really supposed to smell like a vagina," she explained. "You know, I think a lot of women have grown up with a certain degree of shame or embarrassment around this part.
Gwyneth Paltrow reveals the true story behind that $75 vagina candle (which is back in stock, BTW.) https://t.co/04xZLvqWVo— Glamour (@glamourmag) February 25, 2020