Actress Amanda Peet, 44, insists she will NEVER get plastic surgery, but admits that she wants to ‘look better’ because she feels she’s being ‘pushed out’ by younger stars

  • The mother-of-three penned a rather candid essay concerning aging in Hollywood in which she claimed she will certainly never get hold of Botox or cosmetic surgery
  • Despite confessing that she ‘desires to look younger and better’ she says she is afraid of potential complications involved in the procedures
  • Amanda named 27-year-old Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander as one of the younger actresses she is being pushed out by Reporter



Actress Amanda Peet has actually revealed that she will certainly never get hold of Botox or plastic surgery because she is ‘scared’ of potential complications involved in the procedures – despite confessing that she feels she has to ‘look younger and better’ because she thinks she is being ‘pushed out’ of the industry by younger stars. 

The 44-year-old mother-of-three, whose short-lived HBO collection Togetherness was canceled in March after merely two seasons, penned a rather candid essay concerning her fears over aging in Hollywood for Lenny in which she confessed the desperate lengths she will certainly go to in order to sustain her appearance – while insisting she could never undergo Botox or any kind of plastic surgery.

‘I’ve bleached my teeth, dyed my hair, peeled and lasered my face, and tried a slew of age-defying creams,’ she wrote. ‘A lot more compared to once, I’ve asked the director of photography on a prove to to soften my laugh lines. Nothing concerning this suggests I’m aging gracefully.

Then and now: Actress Amanda Peet, pictured left in 1999 and right earlier this month, admits that she feels she is being ‘pushed out’ by younger stars like Alicia Vikander because she looks older

Fears: Even though the 44-year-old actress, pictured in January, admits she desires to ‘look younger and better’, she says she is afraid to get hold of Botox or plastic surgery due to the potential complications 

‘Yet for me, it would certainly be crossing the Rubicon to include Botox and fillers in to the mix. I wish to look younger (and better), trust me. The only reason I don’t do it is because I’m scared.’ 

Amanda went on to admit that numerous of her fears over her appearance and her age are encouraged by the feeling that she is being ‘pushed out’ of the industry by younger stars. 

‘Recently, I was told I was ineligible for a movie because I wasn’t “current” enough,’ she revealed. ‘I’m constantly pushed out by younger talent, like Alicia Vikander. 

‘You may think, “Wait, she’s 27 and a gorgeous movie star, and you’re 44 and a low-tier, TV-mom-type; you’re not in the same ballpark.” Yet she is squeezing me out.’  

Struggle: Amanda, pictured left in 199six and right in 2003, says she is self conscious concerning her ‘saggy boobs’ and would certainly like to have actually them lifted – if she wasn’t so afraid of the complications that could arise throughout surgery

Happy families: The actress married Game of Thrones co-creator David Benioff in 200six and the couple have actually three youngsters together. They are pictured left in August 2014 and right in September 2013


Proud mother: Amanda, that has actually two daughters and a son, says she is afraid of just what the girls would certainly believe of her if she got plastic surgery in order to sustain an ageless appearance

The actress, that starred alongside Hollywood veterans Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton in the 2003 hit Something’s Gotta Give, added that, due to her insecurities, she fears one trip to a cosmetic dermatologist would certainly be like a ‘gateway drug’ for her, and would certainly result in her indulging in endless procedures that could leave her looking like ‘a blowfish… Or somebody whose face is permanently pressed up versus a window’. 

But it’s not merely her face that Amanda would certainly like to alter, if she could do so free of the assistance of plastic surgery; the brunette, that is married to Game of Thrones co-creator David Benioff, 45, likewise added that she is ‘unhappy’ along with her ‘saggy boobs’ which she readily compares to her ‘grandmother’s bingo wings’. 

Despite her insecurities concerning her physique however, Amanda insists that cosmetic surgery is likewise a no-go area – Even though in this case she is much less concerned concerning the addictive qualities, and A lot more afraid of the potential complications that could arise throughout the procedures. 

‘I’m afraid that if I got a surgical lift, there would certainly be some complication from the procedure, like septic shock,’ she said. ‘I’d be punished for being an ingrate concerning having made it this far in one (wrinkly) piece.’ 

Screen star: The mom-of-three enjoyed numerous successful supporting roles at the start of her career, including starring alongside Jennifer Aniston in 199six hit She’s The One (pictured)

Pin-up: Amanda, that is pictured in the 1999 drama Body Shots alongside Tara Reid, was known by numerous for her striking looks

A bump in the road: In March, Amanda’s HBO collection Togetherness was cancelled after merely two seasons and she admits that this has actually made her all the A lot more anxious concerning having to compete versus younger stars

Amanda, that has actually a nine-year-old daughter Frances, a six-year-old daughter Molly and a two-year-old son Henry  likewise admits to worrying concerning how her two girls would certainly feel concerning her decision to have actually surgery as they get hold of older and the impact that it would certainly have actually on the means they view themselves – and her – in the future. 

‘One more frightening scenario’, she admitted, is that her youngsters could eventually ‘write her off’ due to her decision to undergo surgery – particularly if her daughters mature to become ‘hard-core feminists’. 

‘Letting my face age naturally will certainly be my ace in the hole,’ she added, ‘My counterclaim. Proof that I didn’t pander to the male gaze.’

Interestingly, the actress likewise chastised herself in the essay for taking section in just what she described as the ‘mad scramble to become ageless’, writing: ‘Since we’re all going to get hold of wrinkly and die, maybe we’ve got to move in the direction of acceptance concerning that…

‘Botox or no Botox, we shouldn’t feel bitter, because we’re ALL going to look like s**t. Every last one of us. Even Alicia Vikander. (Sorry, Alicia.) And the up-and-comer who’s on deck after her, and so on and so forth until the end of time.’

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