Sue Johnston has advised how she finds younger individuals’s “obsessions” with their seems heartbreaking. And the showbiz veteran warns beauty surgical procedure doesn’t carry future happiness. Sue, 74, who’s about to star in new BBC drama Age Earlier than Magnificence, stated: “Don’t assume that simply because you might have your lips pumped up or your t***s popped up, that you simply’re going to be accepted and that life’s going to be good. It ain’t. “Life’s laborious and also you’ve received to study to be robust actually. It does frighten me. “All of us stay in selfie land and have worry for our youngsters that they’re rising as much as be completely self-obsessed and looks-obsessed and the risks that encompass all that. You see women of their 20s in all places with their lips pumped up, it truly hurts me. Sue worries for the futures of younger people who find themselves ‘obsessed’ with their look (Picture: BBC) Learn Extra “I feel, ‘What’s going to they do after they get to my age? Will they get there?’ This unusual manner they should be taking a look at their faces, it’s determined and it’s so upsetting.” Sue performs free spirit Ivy-Rae in Age Earlier than Magnificence, written by Poldark’s Debbie Horsfield and set in a Manchester magnificence salon run by a dysfunctional bunch of sisters. Co-star Robson Inexperienced, 53, scheming husband Teddy within the collection, additionally urged children to keep away from having cosmetic surgery for his or her seems. Kelly Harrison and Robson Inexperienced in present (Picture: BBC) Learn Extra He stated: “Develop outdated gracefully and keep away from the knife. “Love Island’s in your face, you have a look at them and really younger women have had stuff completed to their face and their boobs, it’s simply ridiculous. “Any remedy that has the phrases ‘minimize’ and ‘puncture’ in it, ought to be averted at any price. Nivea and chilly showers… that’s it for me.” Robson’s character Teddy is married to Leanne (Kelly Harrison). He tries to woo her sister Bel Finch, performed by Polly Walker – who claimed younger stars are underneath big stress to look good. Lisa Riley performs tattooist Tina (Picture: BBC) She stated: “The stress they placed on individuals to look a sure manner after which, after they’ve diminished them to kind of grotesque Barbie dolls, they gained’t make use of them.” Lisa Riley, who final 12 months slimmed down from a measurement 28 to a measurement 12, performs Bel’s tattoo-artist sister Tina. And he or she agreed together with her co-star on seems. Lisa stated: “We’re in a horrible state now, the place individuals are repeatedly judged on look. This can present you could simply be your self moderately than a painted picture of what we’re purported to be, as a result of we’re advised that in the event you don’t look a sure manner then nobody will love you.” Age Earlier than Magnificence is on BBC1, Tuesdays, 9pm.
Emma Jones is an entertainment journalist for UKCelebrityNews and other magazines. The author or coauthor of ten books, Emma has sold several million copies since 2006. She worked for eleven years as a writer and editor at the national news biweekly WORLD magazine.