Sharon Stone's Makeup-Free Selfie Shows Exactly What Sexy Means at 57 Years Old (PHOTO)

sharon stoneIt's tough times for women of a certain age in Hollywood -- roles are often given to the younger generation, and ageism is a real problem. This is wrong. And Sharon Stone's makeup-free selfie gives us 57 reasons why Hollywood's age issue needs to stop.

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To put it quite simply, it's natural to be 57 years old. It's natural to not look 18 when you are over 50. And it's beautiful to be 57.

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Doing my emails with Joe on this rainy day. #SharonStone

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What's beautiful about this is not the fact that Sharon is makeup-free (makeup is fun and shouldn't be frowned up), but that she doesn't feel the pressure to be done up all the time. None of us should feel that way. We are beautiful and fresh faced in our 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond. Sharon isn't going to be swayed by the ageists. Instead, she is going to look them in the face with no makeup on and say "here I am!"

And here she is, indeed. She's simply beautiful.

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Back in August she spoke to Harper's Bazaar about getting older and she said, "What really is sexy? It's not just the elevation of your boobs. It's being present and having fun and liking yourself enough to like the person that's with you." 

I like the way she thinks.

 

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