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It will follow me to my grave: Helen Mirren on her ‘sex symbol’ tag

Veteran British actor Helen Mirren feels that people will always talk about her appearance no matter how old she gets.

hollywood Updated: Dec 01, 2016 11:37 IST
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Veteran British actor Helen Mirren feels that people will always talk about her appearance no matter how old she gets.
Veteran British actor Helen Mirren feels that people will always talk about her appearance no matter how old she gets.(REUTERS)

Veteran actor Helen Mirren feels she will be a sex symbol until the day she dies.

The 71-year-old feels people will always talk about her appearance, reported Us magazine.

“I think it’s probably going to follow me to my grave,” Mirren said.

Photographer Peter Lindbergh, actors Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman and Helen Mirren and CEO Pirelli Group Marco Tronchetti Provera attend a photocall for the launching of the Pirelli Calendar 2017 in Paris, France on November 29, 2016. (Reuters)

The actor, who is in the seventh decade of her life, feels better now about life than she did when she was 25 years old.

“The idea of dying young when you’re 25 is kind of cool - a bit romantic, like James Dean. But then you realise that life is too much fun to do that. It’s fascinating and wonderful and emotional... So you just have to find a way of negotiating getting old psychologically and physically.

“The best thing about being over 70 is being over 70. Certainly when I was 45, the idea of being 70 was like ‘Arghhh!’

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