- Jennifer Aniston has revealed the ageist compliment that drives her.
- The actress explained why she feels better now than she did in her twenties.
- “Everything is 100% better.”
Jennifer Aniston wants to prioritize her health and feel better as she gets older. THE Friends the star has been open about her new perspectives on aging and apparently kissed her beautiful gray hair lately. But just because she’s sure she’s getting old doesn’t mean some comments don’t bother her. Now the star is opening up about the ageist compliment she “can’t stand.”
“You look great for your age” is a common praise women hear as they age. In a recent vogue interview, Aniston said that this backhanded compliment makes her “banana,” she said, “I can’t stand it.”
She goes on to say, “It’s a societal habit that we have these markers like, ‘Well, you’re at this stage, so for your age…I don’t even understand what that means.’ The star says that contrary to what people might think, she is feeling better now in her 50s. “I’m in better shape than when I was 20. I feel better in my mind, body and spirit. Everything is 100% better.
Aniston plans to make those “best” years last as long as possible, and you can bet she has longevity at the forefront of her mind. “My family is long-lived, especially on my father’s side – I want to thrive; I don’t just want to be alive,’ the star said vogue. (Aniston’s father, John Aniston died last November.)
THE Murder Mystery 2 the star said in a recent interview with USA today that she is always interested in the latest technology and wonders how she can improve her health in any way possible. “We are all going to get old. We are all heading for the exact same place. But we can take care of our skin. We can have a healthy diet. We can drink lots of water.
Fans continue to point out that they see the same energy from the actress that she displayed on Friends– which first aired nearly 30 years ago. “Look, nice compliment. But it’s a TV they watch,” Aniston said. USA today. “If I tried to look like I was 20, I wouldn’t really want to do that. It’s absolutely impossible.
As part of this mission to thrive, Aniston in partnership with Pvolve to amplify it exercise routine with low impact, yet powerful exercises. She says any amount of movement each day should come with its own sense of accomplishment. “I think it just takes the pressure off us and we really know that everything you did that day is enough, and don’t be your own worst critic.”
We couldn’t have said it better ourselves!
Magdalene, Preventionassociate editor of, has a history with health writing from her experience as an editorial assistant at WebMD and her personal research while in college. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in biopsychology, cognition, and neuroscience — and she helps strategize for success across Preventionsocial media platforms.