Jennifer Aniston Talks Turning 50: ‘We Need to Establish Some Etiquette Around That Dialogue’

Lots of major stars turn 50 in 2019 — Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Jay-Z and Tyler Perry are just a few of the big names born in 1969. Jennifer Aniston is a member of this esteemed club, and now she’s opening up about the milestone birthday and why she doesn’t “feel any different” about hitting THAT age.

The “Friends” star covers this month’s InStyle, where she chats about everything from social media (and why she’s not on it) to her signature look. Jennifer also revealed why talking about age might be due for a change in protocol.

“Fifty was the first time I thought, ‘Well, that number,’ ” Aniston recalled. “I don’t know what it is because I don’t feel any different. Things aren’t shutting down in any way. I feel physically incredible. So it’s weird that it’s all of a sudden getting telegraphed in a way that’s like, ‘You look amazing for your age.’ I think we need to establish some etiquette around that dialogue and verbiage.”

Jennifer also said she’s coming into her own. “Women were never allowed to have power,” Aniston explained to the mag. “Power feels sexy to me today, as does women’s intelligence and how capable and creative they are.”

Do you agree with Jennifer Aniston about aging? Would you be flattered if someone said you looked good for your age?

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Jennifer Aniston’s been stepping outside her comfort zone recently, both as a ‘60s bombshell 🎀 in our October beauty issue and on the set of her new Apple TV+ series @themorningshow — her most complex role to date. “We’re addressing the ugly truths of how men have treated women in our society, particularly in the workplace all these years,” she tells @kerrybombe. “We sold it in the summer, and then Harvey Weinstein happened in the fall...Reese and I were like, ‘The show is writing itself.’ It was as if the universe were begging for this patriarchal society to be exposed.” Full story at the link in bio. I Photographed by @michaelthompsonstudio; Styled by @juliavonboehm

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