Jamie Lee Curtis says ‘individuals misplaced their minds’ when she posed topless at age 50

Jamie Lee Curtis says her 2008 topless cover caused a stir. (Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

Jamie Lee Curtis says her 2008 topless cowl triggered a stir. (Picture: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

On Saturday night time, actress Jamie Lee Curtis was honored with the Profession Achievement Award from AARP The Journal. Nevertheless it’s not the primary time the publication — which shines a highlight on individuals aged 50 and older — has proven the star some love.

In an Instagram put up shared forward of the journal’s annual Films for Grownups Awards, Curtis, 64, mirrored on showing topless on the duvet of its Could/June 2008 situation. Then 50, the Halloween star posed bare in a swimming pool for the Andrew Eccles-lensed shoot, inflicting fairly a stir.

“Folks misplaced their MINDS that I used to be TOPLESS!” Curtis, who simply scored for her first Oscar nomination for her supporting flip in All the pieces All over the place All at As soon as, shared. “An ideal assertion about how bizarre individuals are about older individuals having any sexuality in anyway.”

Curtis’s put up drew help from the likes of Naomi Watts and her former Freaky Friday co-star, Lindsay Lohan. Supermodel Paulina Porizkova, no stranger to provocative photo shoots that challenge conventional thinking about aging, commented, “Yup. Apparently, older ladies ought to give that up.”

Curtis has been unapologetic about aging on her personal phrases. Within the 2008 situation, the True Lies star spoke about letting her hair — now silver, almost 15 years later — go grey and studying to like the mature model of herself.

“I wish to be older,” she told the magazine. “I really suppose there’s an unbelievable quantity of self-knowledge that comes with getting older. I really feel manner higher now than I did once I was 20. I am stronger, I am smarter in each manner, I am a lot much less loopy than I used to be then.”

In newer years, the Buying and selling Locations actress has spoken out about society’s obsession with plastic surgery — which she has admitted trying and hating — and utilizing filters to look youthful.

“I’ve additionally been an advocate for not f***ing together with your face,” she said throughout an look on the U.Okay. discuss present Lorraine in 2021. “And the time period ‘anti-aging.’ What? What are you speaking about? We’re all going to f****ing age. We’re all gonna die. Why do you wish to look 17 while you’re 70? I wish to look 70 once I’m 70!”

Final 12 months Curtis shared that she is focusing extra on acceptance and fewer on self-importance.

“After I brush my enamel, after all, I look within the mirror,” she said throughout a chat on the Radically Reframing Getting old Summit. “After I pluck my eyebrows, after all, I look in a mirror. However once I get out of a bathe, I simply do not stare at my now 63-year-old physique within the mirror. I am not denying what I appear to be, after all I’ve seen what I appear to be. I’m attempting to dwell in acceptance. If I look within the mirror, it is tougher for me to be in acceptance. I’m extra vital. Whereas, if I simply do not look, I am not so fearful about it.”

Talking on the Films for Grownups Awards this weekend, Curtis expressed her appreciation for getting old.

“On the finish of the day, what I really like most about grownups is that we’re extra alike than completely different — grownups go well with up and present up every day, whatever the manner our playing cards have been dealt,” she mentioned in her acceptance speech. “It is the fantastic thing about grownups and I am honored to be thought-about one as a result of it is a badge of honor that I put on proudly on my face, on my physique, in my thoughts and in my soul.”

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