Who needs Oil of Olay when Beatty's around? Because of a woman, that's why. Of course, it would be easier to do that if she hadn't cited the recent demise of the relationship between Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins as proof that "cougars have a short lifespan", seeing as, reportedly, it was Sarandon, 63, who left Robbins, 51, not the other way round, despite Sarandon having "crossed the border", whatever that means. And if the horrifying spectre of young male flesh brushing up against older female skin wasn't sufficient warning, here's Iris Robinson, now being treated for clinical depression, after her affair with a teenager was exposed, although it's hard to say what has horrified people more: Share via Email Sam Taylor-Wood.
Ten years later, Courteney Cox decided to build on her Friends success by starring in the TV show, Cougar Town, which makes having sex after 40 look about as fun as having a smear test in the middle of Trafalgar Square. Cynics may point out that, despite the tabloids' unabated horror, powerful female celebrities with nubile younger men is not exactly new, with examples such as Mae West and Joan Collins who surely earned the universe's eternal adoration when, asked whether she was concerned about her and husband Percy's year age difference, replied, "If he dies, he dies" coming easily to mind. Less moot though is this: However, the clearly unwell Robinson aside, an alliance between an older woman and younger man suggests that not all relationships spin around the axis of procreation. This nonsense is as predictable as the fact that Jay Jopling, did not, to my knowledge, get labelled with any animalistic terms when he was photographed with Lily Allen, 22 years his junior, unlike his ex-wife Taylor-Wood, now pregnant and engaged to a 19 year old. Share via Email Sam Taylor-Wood. There's no need to get carried away and claim, as one paper did, that Iris Robinson "is a feminist heroine", seeing as allegations of financial impropriety and depression don't feature in most feminist manifestos. Because of a woman, that's why. Who needs Oil of Olay when Beatty's around? With the likes of Demi Moore, Madonna and Sam Taylor-Wood all daring to date younger men, rare is the tabloid or magazine that has not featured "cougars" recently, and even rarer is the publication that does not feature the verb "prowl" in the story. Of course, it would be easier to do that if she hadn't cited the recent demise of the relationship between Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins as proof that "cougars have a short lifespan", seeing as, reportedly, it was Sarandon, 63, who left Robbins, 51, not the other way round, despite Sarandon having "crossed the border", whatever that means. Nonetheless, Beatty was apparently quite taken. To be precise, a woman who is involved with — no, no, cover the children's eyes! Spaghetti splashes aside, the risks posed by these women are so great that an American cruise line has banned "cougar events" on their vessels cruise ships known for being the last word in taste and Air New Zealand recently ran an advert about the rise of "the cougar", which managed to make Australia in comparison look like the bastion of political correctness. The Amazing Journey of American Women From to The Present, women have shown a remarkable ability, ever since the 60s, to turn their liberation into self-exploitation, as anyone who has seen a teenage girl walk down the street wearing a T-shirt proclaiming that she is "Tight like spandex" knows. So it is not surprising, merely depressing, that the term "cougar" has been propagated so heavily by women and the female-oriented media. But these cynics are missing the point, because few things retain the ability to shock like the idea that a woman doesn't necessarily float off on an iceberg of chastity after her 35th birthday. This weekend, a female columnist tutted that "cougars have a short lifespan. There's only one animal to mention these days if you want to look ever so now, darlings, and that's the cougar. As long as everyone's legal that seems pretty moot. Flatteringly, this term does not refer to an actual animal but rather to women. And if the horrifying spectre of young male flesh brushing up against older female skin wasn't sufficient warning, here's Iris Robinson, now being treated for clinical depression, after her affair with a teenager was exposed, although it's hard to say what has horrified people more: Shush, everyone out there, who's protesting "hmmm, that sounds like every relationship in the world", and let's give this journalist some credence. Incidentally, my favourite cougarish tale comes from Peter Biskind's biography of Warren Beatty, in which Beatty took a more mature Lillian Hellman out to dinner. Six of one, half-dozen of the other, really. Is one less acceptable than the other?
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