Sexy at 80…seriously?
I have heard of a most ghastly new idea from Hollywood: Glam-Mas. Just when I was managing my shame at not being a Yummy Mummy, I now have another 20 years a head of me having my appearance / sit-up ability / sex appeal (lord help us!) judged.
Glam-Mas! Seriously? Really, seriously?
Can’t these people just let us have a moment of wretched peace before we leap off the perch? In no way am I condoning giving up all pretense of skin-deep beauty, I’m as shallow and self centred as the next broad, but give me a break! If we have to keep up our A Game in to our 70’s – we’ll all need a second boob job!
Would you believe this is fallout from a proposed show called “America’s Most Gorgeous Glam-Mas” – perhaps starring, would you believe, Shirley Jones (a reportedly 77 year old Shirley Jones I might add) and featuring another all girl icon Elly May Clampett – sorry, Donna Douglas, who is also 77.
According to MORE Magazine “So many women feel that when they become a grandma they can no longer be sexy and beautiful,” said Rex Toto, the show’s creator and co-executive producer. “Our show will feature active, vivacious grandma’s who are talented. It’s time grandmas become active and feel sexy again.”
Oh cripes, it’s sounds like a threat more than a promise … or is it just me?
There’s more from MORE; the Glam-Mas cast members will share daring deeds (really? How daring can you be wearing 2 or more pairs of control top pantyhose at once?) And bare their beauty secrets. Apparently the producers are sensitive to folks like me wanting to scratch the Glam-Mas’ eyes out, because they do go on to mention that the Glam-Mas will also be raising funds for sick kids. Ugh.
Bring on ageing with firepower, not facelifts! (Unless of course you could get a seniors discount at the plastic surgeons…that would put the whole thing into a different light. If there was shopping involved, PLUS a discount, well you know this is starting to look like it might fly….)