Gwyneth Paltrow had no idea she was in Spiderman: Homecoming.

Quick question for you on this very good summer Friday: Did you know that Jon Favreau had a cooking show?

No? Neither did I.

You know who else had no idea? The internet's weirdest new age aunt, Gwyneth Paltrow. AND SHE WAS ON THE DAMN THING.

Paltrow took a break from encouraging women to stick jade eggs into their vaginas to appear on Favreau and celebrity chef Roy Choi's new Netflix series — The Chef Show — and things got a little weird as soon as she stepped onto the set, picked up a tool that appears to be related to the grater family, and bravely asked: "What is this TV show for?"


As R. Eric Thomas points out over at Elle, this is the exact kind of energy we need to be bringing into our lives whenever our friends ask us to be part of their Insta stories. But it's also only the beginning. I know we're always out here bagging on Gwyneth Paltrow for giving questionable health advice (NEVER EVER FOLLOW IT), but when she reveals she has no idea that she ever appeared in a Spider-Man film? That's some "chef's kiss perfection right there."

Won't you watch the clip with me? (You'll need to catch up, though. I've seen it at least 45 times since it dropped this morning.)


I don't know if I will ever get over the facts that:

1: Gwyneth Paltrow just shows up to film movies, says her lines, collects the checks, and then just forgets it all because she's got more important things to worry about.

and

2: That someone can literally be giving Gwyneth Paltrow true facts about things that happened and she's so off in her own world of wellness stickers and macrobiotic gruel that she'll just say "no," politely and then try to get you to move on. It's something I'm going to try the next time someone confronts me with something small and unimportant that I just don't feel like dealing with.

Let's never forget this clip — especially when the weekend's over and Paltrow's back to telling us to eat bees to live forever.

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When Molly Reeser was a student at Michigan State University, she took a job mucking horse stalls to help pay for classes. While she was there, she met a 10-year-old girl named Casey, who was being treated for cancer, and — because both were animal lovers — they became fast friends.

Two years later, Casey died of cancer.

"Everyone at the barn wanted to do something to honor her memory," Molly remembers. A lot of suggestions were thrown out, but Molly knew that there was a bigger, more enduring way to do it.

"I saw firsthand how horses helped Casey and her family escape from the difficult and terrifying times they were enduring. I knew that there must be other families who could benefit from horses in the way she and her family had."

Molly approached the barn owners and asked if they would be open to letting her hold a one-day event. She wanted to bring pediatric cancer patients to the farm, where they could enjoy the horses and peaceful setting. They agreed, and with the help of her closest friends and the "emergency" credit card her parents had given her, Molly created her first Camp Casey. She worked with the local hospital where Casey had been a patient and invited 20 patients, their siblings and their parents.

The event was a huge success — and it was originally meant to be just that: a one-day thing. But, Molly says, "I believe Casey had other plans."

One week after the event, Molly received a letter from a five-year-old boy who had brain cancer. He had been at Camp Casey and said it was "the best day of his life."

"[After that], I knew that we had to pull it off again," Molly says. And they did. Every month for the next few years, they threw a Camp Casey. And when Molly graduated, she did the most terrifying thing she had ever done and told her parents that she would be waitressing for a year to see if it might be possible to turn Camp Casey into an actual nonprofit organization. That year of waitressing turned into six, but in the end she was able to pull it off: by 2010, Camp Casey became a non-profit with a paid staff.

"I am grateful for all the ways I've experienced good luck in my life and, therefore, I believe I have a responsibility to give back. It brings me tremendous joy to see people, animals, or things coming together to create goodness in a world that can often be filled with hardships."

Camp Casey serves 1500 children under the age of 18 each year in Michigan. "The organization looks different than when it started," Molly says. "We now operate four cost-free programs that bring accessible horseback riding and recreational services to children with cancer, sickle cell disease, and other life-threatening illnesses."

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