It is the perennial complaint of the Hollywood actress: why are there so few parts for older women?
But Anne Hathaway, the actress, has admitted she cannot complain about younger rivals getting all the best roles, because she benefited from the same discrimination in the past.
Hathaway, the Oscar-winner, said she had inadvertently poached parts written for older women when she was in her 20s.
Now, she said, she has found fewer roles for women her age, with competition for each film just as fierce as ever.
“I can’t complain about it because I benefited from it,” the 32-year-old told Glamour magazine.
As has every pretty woman….