Not so much.
First? The taste. Gooseberries taste like a cross between a sour grape and a sour blueberry. They make places pucker you didn't even know you had.
Second? The pain. Gooseberries are a pain in the ass: their floppy fronds flail and collapse onto the bed around them. And they are a pain literally (image courtesy of yougrowgirl.com, image commentary courtesy of Holyoke Home.)