June 10, 2011

Aging Gracefully with a Blessing


This week's beauty is my favorite actress Meryl Streep. God I love her. I have always loved her. Turning 62 on June 22nd, Meryl's talent, and natural, ravishing looks are allowing her to act circles around her over botoxed, frozen-faced peers in her golden years. Meryl's next film out is The Iron Lady in which she plays British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

In an interview with Oprah, Meryl had this to share about aging:

"In our business, I think the attention that's given to how you look is cruel and unrealistic. The people in the audience will accept much more than the people who run the film studios will. I feel blessed to have my life. Besides, I have friends who are dead already, so why would I complain about getting older? We devalue ourselves, and we really have to stop that."

You said it darlin'!

Below is a clip of Meryl from 2006 with one of my other favorite people, Ellen.

6 comments:

  1. I LOVE Meryl Streep!

    She is my favorite actress!
    She is a beauty through and through!

    xoxoxo

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  2. I agree Maria. I also love that she drives around in a Prius :-)

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  3. Lou, this was hysterical! Two of my favorites also...LOVE Meryl and Ellen. We were just talking about "It's Complicated" today...I think you look a bit like Meryl... Meryl & Helen Hunt:)xoxo

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  4. I love both Meryl Streep and Ellen. I love that Meryl is so graceful and so beautiful naturally. Thanks for sharing this!

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  5. Thank you for all your comments Meryl fans :-)

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