Never Good Enough, Apparently

I just sent a version of this email to my partner and also to Melissa:
Jessica Lange, who is 64*, won the Emmy award for Best Actress In a Miniseries or Movie for Grey Gardens (I saw it--she was amazing. Grey Gardens has been discussed at Shakesville before). But what does the San Francisco Chronicle's City Brights blog focus on? How much she needs to lift weights, because her arms have " no appreciable muscle tone at all"!


*Lange is 60, not 64. Thanks to shaker janedarcy in comments!
The post also speculates about whether Lange has had plastic surgery, but deigns to grant that she looks "fantastic" with the exception of those flabby arms! Ew!

My partner L.'s response was sagacity itself: "Si los idiotas pudiesen veriamos el sol!" ("If all the idiots could fly, we'd never see the sun!")

A hearty congratulations to Ms. Lange, and a hearty mind your own beeswax to SF Gate's City Brights.

H/T commenter DaisyDeadhead in comments over at Echidne's.

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