The red carpet has turned into product placement: Julie ChristieFebruary 23rd, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Veteran actress Julie Christie believes that the red carpet isnt what it used to be, insisting that the whole tradition has turned into product placement.
The 68-year-old actress, who has been nominated for Best Actress Academy Award for the film Away From her, said that though the red carpet has always been obsessed with youth and beauty, respect for the older people and their wisdom is missing from modern day celeb events.
Lets be realistic, you want to see people like Johnny Depp on the red carpet, or Angelina Jolie, a young woman I admire, the Daily Express quoted her as saying.
Theres always been an obsession with youth and beauty. Whats missing is the equal obsession with respect for the older people and their wisdom, knowledge and courage.
And I dont like the way the red carpet has turned into product placement. Who are you wearing? From where did you borrow your jewels?
I dont know where the glamour is in admitting youve borrowed your jewellery or were put together by a stylist, she added.
The actress has already won Best Actress award for Away From Her in Screen Actors Guild Award. (ANI)
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