Helen Mirren Inspires Old Ladies Rebellion

Dames| One of the top dogs in Anne’s Old Ladies Rebellion is the beloved Helen Mirren, 64, who said recently that she also has experienced conflicts about aging and body image.

Unlike women who blame advertisers, the beauty industry, and men for her self-doubt, Helen says that the problem exists between a woman and her reflection in the mirror. We don’t let business off the hook so easily, but we’ve talked for years about a woman and her private relationship with the mirror.

The Smart Sensuality actress also said that women who desire youth-enhancing techniques should use them. Read Helen Mirren | Super Dame, including links to her 2008 TimesTalk in New York, which Anne attended.