CAVE MAN RUSSELL CROWE THINKS HE KNOWS WHAT’S WRONG WITH ACTRESSES

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Not long ago, Russell Crowe, 50, made some comments about actresses over 40 who complain there aren’t enough roles for them. He said that the unhappy actresses wanted to continue playing ingénue roles as if they were still 21 and couldn’t understand why they weren’t cast. He praised Meryl Streep for playing her “age.” This infuriating chauvinism probably broke up his own marriage! Crowe doesn’t acknowledge that MALE stars habitually play younger and their love interests are DECADES younger. Actresses are often doomed to playing “girlfriends” when they’re young, and “moms” when they age, because few movies are ABOUT women. The problem is there are not enough females writing scripts about women and not enough female studio heads okaying them. White men still rule in Hollywood. Meanwhile lookswise, Crowe does NOT seem to be holding up as well as Sharon Stone


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Posted by Janet on January 19, 2015

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  1. By Strom
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Master & Commander!

  2. By kait
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Seriously. What if all of the 40+ women in the world starting dressing, grooming, and feeding themselves like ol’ Russell?

  3. By Caro
    On January 19, 2015 at

    I think He talked about Nicole Kidman

  4. By freddiem
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Sing it sister! He’s so gross.

  5. By camico
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Unfortunately I know exactly what he meant. There are many vain woman in the biz, shocking I know, who think they should be offered parts that aren’t appropriate for them. And because of the vanity they will even read this and not believe it is about them, cough Demi cough Halle cough cough cough cough cough fill in the blanks

  6. By Bluejay
    On January 19, 2015 at

    He’s what some call an old goat.
    Ugly, unwashed, stupid.

  7. By susieserb
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Actually, HE’S RIGHT. Men can be a part of procreating as they age but women can not. So an older gal playing a younger woman IMHO doesn’t work and I am an older woman.

  8. By Philberto Cardenez
    On January 19, 2015 at

    If there was a market for ‘movies ABOUT women’ they would make them. The only people that go to movies are tweens and teens that want to see ‘sexy vampires’ and computer generated explosions.

  9. By sandyRED
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Who is this OLD dude?

  10. By mister baja
    On January 19, 2015 at

    they just need the simple, mental & physical strong family man back.
    because this is the role model to their kids!!

  11. By Stop the racist hate
    On January 19, 2015 at

    Janet why was it necessary to say something racist to make your point? “White men still rule”? Well black men still rule the NBA, rap music ect. So what exactly was your point? You act as if the KKK was standing outside Hollywood preventing black people from making movies.

  12. By Colin
    On January 19, 2015 at

    What’s that sitting on his head?

  13. By ah-yuck
    On January 20, 2015 at

    At first glance he looks like John Goodman.

  14. By diva
    On January 20, 2015 at

    Even John Goodman looks better now

  15. By Kitty
    On January 20, 2015 at

    If he was trying to look as old and unkempt as possible, he certainly succeeded! And to think that I thought he looked hot in Gladiator! I guess that was longer ago than I thought!

  16. By diva
    On January 20, 2015 at

    Meg Ryan dumped Dennis Quaid for this guy!

  17. By Daggers
    On January 20, 2015 at

    He is Australia’s pride and joy? NOT

    He looks as old as his grampa. LOL

  18. By anonTWO
    On January 20, 2015 at

    every career has a shelf life and this is especially true for the entertainment career.

    russel crow has a point, but when you think about HIS career you can see hes only 50 years old and he has been overlooked for leading man roles that younger actors like bradley cooper and ryan gosling are being cast for.

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