Topic: ageism

14 Rare Examples of An Actress Being Older Than Her Onscreen Love Interest

14 Rare Examples of An Actress Being Older Than Her Onscreen Love Interest

Do you ever watch a mainstream movie with a male protagonist (duh, what’s a female protagonist?) who ends up getting together with a much younger woman and nobody says anything about it? Of course you do! It happens all the time. Vulture did an interesting study earlier this year looking at the ages of leading men’s onscreen loves over the years. While the men age, the women stay about the same age. It’s pretty much a given that in most movie couples, the man’s going to be older than the woman, often by many years, even decades. But that’s because older male movie stars are considered distinguished gentleman who are totally in the same league as women half their age, but older female movie stars… what are those even? Don’t they all get pushed out to sea on an ice floe? More »

Cara Delevingne (Allegedly) Turned Down Sex With Leonardo DiCaprio At Cannes

Cara Delevingne (Allegedly) Turned Down Sex With Leonardo DiCaprio At Cannes

As one of our most hyped living actors and a former teen heartthrob to boot, Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t usually have any trouble getting models to date him. He gets older, they stay the same age. But if tabloids are to be believed, he finally got turned down by one the other night at Cannes, namely one Ms. Cara Delevingne, who, at age 20, is probably too young to even remember a time when Leo was the default locker decoration for teens who like dudes. More »

Winona Ryder: ‘I Look Forward To Wrinkles’

Winona Ryder: 'I Look Forward To Wrinkles'

It’s always awesome when a big Hollywood name not only defies beauty standards, but does so in a “hey, beauty standards shouldn’t exist in the first place” kinda way. Given how accepting — whether it’s reluctantly or without question — the general celebrity crowd treats ideals regarding women and aging, I was so, so excited to read Winona Ryder‘s comments on her own process of growing older. Spoiler alert: it’s not self-deprecating nor is it critical toward others. It is wonderful. More »