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Hollywood Ageism

Russell Crowe Scolds Hollywood Women: Age Isn’t Just a Number

Russell Crowe thinks too many actresses in Hollywood refused to acknowledge that thy are no longer young enough to play ingenue roles and complain instead about the lack of parts for them in major films. We say he misses the point. The issue is has more to do with the fact that men play lead romantic roles in movies into the 50s and even 60s, while women are largely excluded from those parts after they hit 40–and sometimes sooner....