Kate Beckinsale talks of double standards and defends her dating younger men!

Kate Beckinsale, 46 is astonished at the double standards of the entertainment industry and the people for their criticism of her dating younger boyfriends. In Women Health’s June 2020 issue, she spoke on it defending her relationships. She refused to adhere to society’s expectations for a woman her age.

Kate Beckinsale and her Women Health June 2020 story

The June 2020 issue of Women Health is out. And Kate Beckinsale spoke about her relationship with younger men. She defended her relationships and also talked about the double standards of the people. Kate is astonished at the criticism of her on dating men younger than her. She backlashed:

If everyone’s s—ing on you, it can make you feel kind of ugh for a minute – especially if there’s really nothing wrong. If you’re strangling a squirrel or hurting someone, I get it, but living one’s life in a reasonably respectful manner shouldn’t invite anyone to get too excited.”

Kate (Source: Wikipedia)

She revealed that it is not only for her but these criticisms come for every woman her age who is in love with younger boyfriends. She added:

“It can feel like a little bit of a political act to be a woman over 32 who’s having any fun at all,”

More about Kate’s interview and revelation

Kate does not drink or takes drugs. She does not see herself sitting at home and crocheting waiting for menopause to come. Further, she said:

Unless you’re doing that, it somehow seems to be risqué, which is just ridiculous to me,”

And Kate pointed out the society’s double standards:

I witness men constantly doing whatever they like, whether that’s in relationships, or deciding to buy a motorbike, or getting a tattoo. It hasn’t been interpreted as, ‘Why hasn’t he had more children?’ or, ‘Is he ever going to decide to become a parent?’ or, ‘Why has he had so many girlfriends?'”

Kate (Source: Wikipedia)

Kate talks of aging and the comments

Actress Kate has daughter Lily with Michael Sheen. In December 2019, she posted on her Instagram some bikini photos. She was at that time on a vacation in Mexico. And she faced harsh trolls for it. One of her followers wrote:

“I feel like you are having a midlife crisis or something,”

And Kate did not take things lying down. She responded:

“Oh! I think that’s because you’re an annoying a——“

But other ardent fans of Kate came to her rescue. They praised her looks and body and also were happy with the way she handled the troller. One if her fan commented:

You tell him Kate,”

Kate with current boyfriend Goody Grace (Source: People)

While a second fan wrote:

“Yes Kate, tell them off queen.”

Another fan stated:

“Don’t even listen, you’re gorgeous,”

More people posted comments such as:

“I wish I looked like this at my midlife existential crisis,”

“Midlife crisis never looked so good.”

Short bio on Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale is a British actress. In the late 1990s she started looking for film roles in the US, and after appearing in small-budget dramas The Last Days of Disco and Brokedown Palace, Kate had the break-out year in 2001 as she got starring roles in Pearl Harbor, a war drama and Serendipity, a romantic comedy. More info… 

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