Acclaimed British entertainer Emma Thompson is getting down on Hollywood’s sexism with regards to more seasoned male actors.
During a visit on the CultureBlast digital broadcast, the Last Christmas entertainer got down on the way of life of more established male entertainers getting matched on screens with ladies who are almost a large portion of their age.
“It’s completely acceptable for George Clooney – who is delightful – to have someone who is 40 years younger than him or 30 years younger than him,” she said.
“If I have someone playing opposite me in a romantic way, they have to exhume someone, because I’m 61 now. Do you see what I mean? It’s completely and utterly unbalanced,” she added.
“It’s very interesting with this woman I’m about to play. This young man says, ‘You’re perfectly attractive, why can’t you find another chap?’ And she says, ‘Because the only people willing to be with me are people my age, and I want to be with someone younger than me,’” she added.