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Rhea Perlman explains why she doesn’t feel pressure to fit into beauty standards: ‘I just don’t look like that’

Rhea Perlman talks aging and acting. (Photo: Getty Images)

Rhea Perlman is still in the game — and she’s thankful for it.

“In the last 10 years, and in fact the last five, there have been more (organs for women). Not more of them, but in the old days, there wasn’t one after a certain age,” the 74-year-old tells Yahoo Life. “Last year, I got to do a few things, and I was really excited to still be working — you don’t know, as an actor, how much work you’re going to do as you age, especially when a Women. Men are doing quite well – they continue to work.”

Perlman has a top-secret role in the Peacock’s mystery series finale poker face, airing on Thursdays. She also starred in Tuesday’s episode accused, a crime drama anthology in which we see the perspective of the crime from the point of view of the defendant. Perlman plays a comedy club owner who becomes embroiled in a court case when a female comedian accuses another comedian of assault.

“[My character]takes the attitude that I would have taken back in the day: If this is your career, and someone attacks you that could be detrimental to your career – you don’t say anything about it,” she said. Tells. She added, “Being a woman it takes a long time to complain to anyone except my friends about someone being unfair. I have quit my job (outside acting) over this. But now, I get to be a woman who gets to play the role of someone who thinks the opposite.” The attitude of what women are doing after #MeToo.”

Perlman has also recently appeared it’s always sunny in philadelphia — and some may wonder why it took so long, considering she’s been married to her star, Danny DeVito, since 1982. The couple officially separated in 2017, but have no plans to divorce. Perlman says she and DeVito, who is “extremely family-oriented” and enjoys spending time with their three children, appreciate their alone time.

“I like not always having my husband over — I like being able to see each other whenever we want,” she explains. “He doesn’t have to take me to every function, and I don’t have to take him. We can do different things and still have a really great time when we’re together.”

She admits that “You can do whatever you want, watch whatever you want, it’s great not to turn on the TV if you don’t want to. But I have to say, there are times I miss it,” she says of her marriage. says about. “It’s a mixed bag.”

When it comes to the pressure to fit into the beauty standard in the industry, matilda Star says she doesn’t think much.

“I just don’t look like that,” Perlman says. “Until I have complete plastic surgery, there’s no way I’m going to be who I am. There’s no way not to be who you are, if you want to stay true to yourself and be okay with that.” Do I see myself inside.” Mirror when I put on makeup and say, ‘Why is that under my eyes?’ You’re constantly being judged on your looks in this business, but at the same time, I think that includes women Everyone Business is judging their looks – it’s not just show business.”

When it comes to how she feels about plastic surgery in general, Perlman’s philosophy is about doing what’s best for you. While she admits it’s “really hard to see myself getting older,” she makes it a point to focus more on staying physically fit — she went under the knife to have her knees replaced Gone, for example.

“I love to exercise and be really active and go for long walks and do a lot of yoga and stay flexible – that’s the most important thing to me, in terms of feeling good and being healthy,” she says Are. “I’m pretty good at eating healthy, but I love sweets and I don’t live off things. I do whatever makes me feel good.”

accused airs on Fox and is Available to stream on Hulu. poker face Running on Peacock.

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