Gwyneth Paltrow Is Auctioning Off Her Iconic 2000 Oscars Dress to Raise Funds For COVID-19
Gwyneth Paltrow is one of the many celebrities who is finding ways to ways to help support doctors and people in need during to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Gwyneth posted a video on Instagram with the caption, "Joining the #allinchallenge. In an effort to focus on organisations providing food assistance, I have joined the #allinchallenge which is raising money for @mealsonwheelsamerica, @nokidhungry, @wckitchen, @feedingamerica and @americasfoodfund. I am donating a dress I wore to the Oscars (and that holds great sentimental value!) which I will personally hand to you over a cup of tea or a glass of wine. Go to allinchallenge.com to bid as 100% of funds will go to help Americans currently experiencing food insecurity. I love you @garyvee for being part of this. I now challenge @drewbarrymore @camerondiaz and @lakebell."
In the video, Gwyneth explained her reasons for choosing to auction this iconic dress. "It was a hand-beaded Calvin Klein dress. I wore it to the Oscars the year after I won. It's very end-of-the-'90s, which is very back in style now, so I thought it would be a good one to donate." At the moment, the current bid is already at $6,250 with the auction ending in 12 days and we're predicting this stunning number will go for a lot more. Keep reading to take a look at the video and more images of the Oscars dress ahead.