Celebrities Who Did Not Age Gracefully
Just saw an ad about celebrities who were knock down drop dead gorgeous when they were young. But who are clearly not so hot now!
That is so awful to show these people in this manner. ( myopinion ) It's not like we don't all get old and unattractive, if we live. We can't all look like Michael Jackson's momma! (Honestly, Katherine Jackson looks like she gets more beautiful as she gets older.)
Remember Bettie Page??
She was a famous “iconic” pinup girl who was known for her sensually provocative photos back in the 1950s.
Many years passed and people began to wonder. What ever became of Bettie Page? It was like she disappeared. According to her official website, she passed away February 20, 2013. (Another site says she died in 2008.) However several years before that there was a documentary on television about this “notorious” woman.
It took some seeking but they finally found her. She agreed to an interview but she refused to show her face. One of her reasons given for not showing her face was that she said she wanted people to remember her as they had always seen her in her youth. It was a very interesting interview and even though her face was unseen, her gentle and humble beauty was plainly visible. She did not come across at all like a “floozie”, a “slut”, an immoral Jezebel, etc. You got the impression you were having a conversation with a healthy wholesome country girl who had been raised in the Garden of Eden before the fall of man when running around in your “birthday suit” was no big deal!
When the interview was finished, decided to respect her wishes and not see if I could find a picture of what she looked like. But since she is no longer with us, out of curiosity, hunted down a couple of photographs of the seasoned and more mature Bettie Page . In other words, wanted to see if she had aged gracefully. View images by visiting links below.
Closing out this short post with a quote from the lady herself which is a succinct statement she made to set the record straight.
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"I was NEVER notorious." -- Bettie Page
Quote Source: Celebrity Archive - “The Death of a Pinup Model”
- OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.bettiepage.com/
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Image Credit » http://pixabay.com/en/woman-pinup-vintage-people-sexy-146077/