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Don’t tell Jennifer Aniston she looks good for her age

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Jennifer Aniston is 45 years old and also really attractive for any age, let alone hers. However, she really hates when people bring up her appearance and age together, because she thinks it only happens to women (which is kinda true) and she’s sick of it.

From WWD:

Part of the reason may be that she’s comfortable in her 45-year-old skin. Aniston professed no fear of birthdays. However, she said she does get annoyed that the phrase “for your age” pops up more frequently with every passing year.

“Your age always has to be mentioned and men don’t really get that for some reason. It’s not like you see Joe Schmo, 37,” said Aniston. “Women and men today in their 40s are so much healthier than they were 30 years ago in their 40s. It was a different time. We know how to take care ourselves. We know what to put in our bodies to fuel us that’s healthy and organic and not processed, and the importance of drinking water and cutting out sugars and bad fats. Before, we just didn’t know that, and we didn’t have the technology with skin care that we have today.”

I kinda feel what she’s saying here – we do indeed know how to take better care of ourselves these days. We can fry our own tortilla chips, for God’s sake! She’s also a celebrity with endless amounts of money to spend on procedures and products to make sure she stays looking hot as hell. Also, she’s Greek, which definitely helps. Etc etc etc. It’s sorta luck of the draw in terms of how you’re going to age, but of course how you treat your body is an important part of it, and the double standard is definitely there. I still think she should be pleased she looks as good as she does. I mean, damn, girl.

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  • There’s an old episode of The Cosby Show that talks about that (I know, radom). Claire is turning 50 or something, and she is annoyed with the term “for your age”. She basically said that the ‘for your age’ is irrelevant and assumes that women of a certain age are no longer considered attractive, yet the same stereotype doesn’t ring true for men.

    I’m only 34, but I’ve always cringed whenever anyone would tell someone “You look good for your age”. Why does the ‘for your age’ have to be thrown on the end there? How about “You look good”?

  • I don’t like it either! I actually find it insulting! I exercise, eat right and I’m in my 40’s and I still rock a bikini! It should be the norm if everyone took care of themselves!

  • Not a fan but ya she does still look good. BUT like Jennifer wrote money genes money loads of time cause really what else has she got to do but the question is how long does it take for her to look this good and how many people