Keira Knightley has shown her support for Madonna after the pop icon was forced to respond to criticism of her appearance.
Last month, Madonna addressed the criticism she received after her appearance at the 2023 Grammy Awards, and the harsh commentators said she looked. “unrecognizable” who speculated about various cosmetic surgeries.
The singer described the reaction as proof that “the world refuses to celebrate women [que pasan] 45,” although he later joked that the “swelling from the operation” was gone.
Knightley, 37, told Harper’s Bazaar: “Change is always hard. We’re taught it’s bad. We’re taught we don’t want to have gray hair.”
He continued: “On the one hand we have Madonna, and we’re told it’s not the right thing to do. Then we have another, we’re told: ‘She looked better 20 years ago .’ How should we age. culturally?”
The actor continued his rhetorical question by citing Helen Mirren as a “very good” example.
“She ages in the most amazing way. She’s amazing in every way. You look at her and think, ‘Oh my God, you’re doing so well. You’re enjoying life so much.'”
Madonna continued in her social media post after the Grammys: Instead of focusing on what I said in my speech, it’s to say thank you for the bravery of artists like Sam [Smith] and Kim [Petras]many people would rather just talk about close-up photos of me taken by a press photographer with a long-lens camera that would distort anyone’s face.”
“Once again I am caught up in the glare of ageism and misogyny that exists throughout the world we live in.”
He added that life “feels the need to punish [a una mujer] if she continues to be strong-willed, hard-working and adventurous”.
She added that she has “been disrespecting the media since the beginning of my career, but I understand that this is all a testament and I am willing to play the role to make it easier for all the women who come behind me in the years to come.” coming”.
Madonna finished by belting out Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” and had a video montage of herself performing as Sam Smith, Honey Dijon and Cardi B.