Paloma Faith thinks Dame Helen Mirren is “the most sexy woman that’s ever lived”.
The 39-year-old singer has heaped praise on the Hollywood icon for helping to end the scrutiny over the “female aging process”, and admitted that whilst she has had Botox before, she would never undergo surgery to keep herself looking youthful, because she wants to follow in Helen’s footsteps and age gracefully.
She said: “I wasn’t doing [Botox] for years and then, before lockdown, I thought ‘Oh, let’s have a go and see what it’s like’. But because I act as well, and my character’s quite angry and expressive, I couldn’t have that much because otherwise it’s a bit weird.
“It’s nice to know that it’s there but I don’t think I’d ever want to be frozen. I’m too anxious to have surgery. Also, it goes against how I think society judges and scrutinizes women. The most sexy woman that’s ever lived is Helen Mirren.
“Socially it’s a bit weird to deny the female aging process. Men…