Julia Louis-Dreyfus Opens Up About Ageing

  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 62, opened up about getting old in a brand new interview.
  • “Older girls are very a lot made invisible in our tradition,” she stated.
  • Her podcast, Wiser Than Me, celebrates and explores the lives and accomplishments of esteemed older girls.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is becoming a member of the nice battle: Like Christie Brinkley, Paulina Porizkova, Brooke Shields, Jamie Lee Curtis, and others—all of whom are outspoken getting old advocates—the Seinfeld star is uninterested in older girls fading into society’s proverbial background. And like her aforementioned friends, she refuses to be one in all them. Now, the star is opening up about getting old and the way in which society treats “older girls.”

“Older girls are very a lot made invisible in our tradition,” Dreyfus, 62, not too long ago informed Individuals. “And that’s tragic.”

That’s why she is approaching this act of her life with enthusiasm. For one, she’s starring within the blockbuster movie You Damage My Feelings, out Might 26, and she or he has a brand new podcast with Lemonada Media titled Wiser Than Me, a present by which she interviews esteemed girls who’ve lived full lives. Dreyfus informed Individuals the podcast concept got here to her whereas watching Jane Fonda’s documentary, Jane Fonda in 5 Acts.

“[As] I used to be watching it, I used to be considering, God, , we simply don’t hear from older girls,” she stated. “We don’t do a deep dive fairly often into the lives of older girls. They’ve lived, they’ve all this expertise beneath their belt, and why aren’t we listening to from them?”

In trying to treatment that, up to now, she has spoken with Fonda, Fran Lebowitz, and Diane von Furstenberg, amongst others. And in her interview with von Furstenberg, she requested the style mogul, 76, what she thought in regards to the phrase “getting old gracefully,” to which Von Furstenberg replied: “Simply name it dwelling gracefully.”

Dreyfus couldn’t agree extra, including that, at 62, she’s at the moment dwelling out her childhood goals. “I all the time wished to grow old. I actually did,” she stated. “That is gonna sound unusual … however even once I began to develop as a youngster and my breasts began coming in, and I seen that they have been very upright, I used to push them down—as a result of I wished them to appear like my mom’s breasts that might grasp just a little bit extra.”

Even again then, she noticed the wonder in getting old. And now she’s bringing it to the remainder of the world. “I need to accomplish a lot extra,” she informed Individuals of her new ventures. “Extra, extra, extra. I’m loving it. I need to have my well being, preserve doing actually cool gigs, and make new pals alongside the way in which.”

We love the Seinfeld star’s perspective and may’t wait to see what the years maintain for her.