Ageism

Charlize Theron talks Wonder Woman ageism in interview

Charlize Theron’s rejected Wonder Woman role proves how bad ageism still is in Hollywood

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    Tess Daly is sick and tired of having to defend her right to work past 50

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    Pete Davidson just made a surprisingly feminist point about his relationship with Kate Beckinsale

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SAG Awards 2019: Emma Stone joke brilliantly skewers Hollywood’s ageism

Host Megan Mullally asked everyone in the room to mourn for Stone’s career now that she has recently turned 30.

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“Empowering? The #10yearchallenge is fuelling our obsession with beauty ideals“

It sends out the wrong message in a surface-level world

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Women respond to French author who said women over 50 are “invisible” to him

“Women ALL OVER THE GLOBE are devastated that this rather exhausted looking 50 yr old tiny man has written us all off.”

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Olivia Colman’s queenly response to journalist who referred to her as an “older woman”

The Golden Globes winner is 100% a queen, through and through.

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Learn how to express yourself by following older celebrities on Instagram

From daily affirmations to unabashed selfies, there’s a lot we can pick up from the social media of, um, Sir Anthony Hopkins

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Cher had the best response to a Hollywood director who said she was “too old”

“So finally, I was like, ‘OK, look motherf***er.’”

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This Twitter thread will remind you it's never too late to follow your dreams

Haven’t achieved all your ambitions yet? Don’t worry about it

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We need to talk about the Love Island double standard

Ageism has crept into Love Island – and it’s yet another example of how differently we treat men and women

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Alix Walker
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Madonna nails the big issue of ageist double standards

"It’s an outdated, patriarchal idea that a woman has to stop being fun past the age of 40"

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Emily Reynolds
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Susan Sarandon recalls being brutally told her career would be “done by 40”

“…you definitely shouldn't talk about having children, because that made you less sexy.”

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Susan Devaney
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Why this ‘mind-blowing’ Love Actually fact makes the film incredibly problematic

People are freaking out over the news on Twitter – but they’re missing the bigger issue

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Kayleigh Dray
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Why Debbie McGee’s Strictly success is so important for women everywhere

It’s time to talk about the real (and incredibly troubling) Strictly curse…

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Penélope Cruz really isn’t here for your dumb ageing questions, thanks

“What the f**k? I’m not going to give you even two minutes”

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Julianne Moore has a message for everyone obsessing over her age

She’s sick and tired of being referred to as “ageing” now she’s older

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Susan Sarandon nails the problem with Piers Morgan’s outfit-shaming

Susan Sarandon nails the problem with Piers Morgan’s brand of outfit-shaming

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Goldie Hawn’s surprising response to ageist Hollywood critics

The 71-year-old actress has waded into the great Hollywood ageism debate

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SATC’s Kim Cattrall on how ageism drove her behind the camera

“I’m not ready to play someone who is grotesque”

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Madonna introduces her new twin daughters to the world

“I am deeply grateful to all those in Malawi who helped make this possible”

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Jennifer Lopez brilliantly flips sexist ageism on its head

“I like the scars that I have.”

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Claudia Winkleman’s “unapologetic” approach to ageing

“I feel more fantastic as I get older”

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