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Charlize Theron Addresses Rumors About Plastic Surgery




Charlize Theron, the renowned 48-year-old actress, has recently been in the limelight addressing speculations about alleged “bad plastic surgery”. Speaking with Allure, the South African actress passionately spoke about her love for the natural aging process and quashing rumors about going under the knife. “My face is changing, and I love that my face is changing and aging,” she declared. “People think I had a facelift. They’re like, ‘What did she do to her face?’ I’m like, ‘Bitch, I’m just aging! It doesn’t mean I got bad plastic surgery. This is just what happens.'”

Challenging Beauty Standards

Theron also delved deep into societal beauty standards and the evident disparity between genders. “I’ve always had issues with the fact that men kind of age like fine wines and women like cut flowers,” she said. She continued by expressing her disapproval of such notions, “I despise that concept and I want to fight against it, but I also think women want to age in a way that feels right to them.”

Reactions to Aging

  • Theron’s changing appearance has led to widespread speculations, but she views her journey humorously. “My journey of having to see my face on a billboard is quite funny now,” she noted.
  • The actress is not alone in facing such speculations. Nina Dobrev, another celebrated actress, previously addressed rumors about her undergoing eyelid surgery. She emphasized the natural aging process, saying, “Aging is a natural part of life. It’s going to happen to all of us.”
  • Dobrev also cheekily remarked about her trick against wrinkles: “That’s why you get bangs — so when you start getting wrinkles, you can’t see them as well.”

Body and Age: A Personal Experience

Apart from addressing her facial aging, Theron also candidly discussed the challenges with her body as she aged. She recalled, “I wish I had my 25-year-old body that I can just throw against the wall and not even hurt tomorrow. Now, if I don’t work out for three days and I go back to the gym, I can’t walk.”

Her journey with age has also influenced her decisions in her movie roles. She reflected on how she accepted roles in her younger years without hesitating over physical transformations, like weight gain or loss. However, this changed as she aged, “I will never, ever do a movie again and say, ‘Yeah, I’ll gain 40 pounds,'” she declared, citing the difficulties in losing weight post the film ‘Tully’ at age 43.

Changing Perceptions

Theron holds hope for the future, especially witnessing her daughters’ perspectives on beauty, who don’t discern beauty based on age. “They see somebody, they like what they’re wearing, or they think they’re pretty and they don’t really know if she’s in her 20s or she’s in her 60s,” she expressed, hoping this unbiased perception could persist.


In an era rife with speculations and societal pressures, Theron’s candid take on aging and beauty standards presents a refreshing perspective. By embracing natural changes and challenging entrenched notions, she sets an example for many who face similar challenges in the limelight.