For many celebrities, ageing is something that can be slowed down easily with the help of a good plastic surgeon. But for a few others, genes and drug abuse definitely make them appear much older than they really are. Although, in this case, we’ll have to assume that over half of Hollywood stars and starlets lie about their age in the first place. So what is it, do they just look their real age or do they just look much older than their age? We may not know the exact truth but we do know that these following celebs are fighting a major battle with the hands of time.
Real Age: 24
What She Looks Like Age: 30
Lively is a Hollywood “It” girl but her time may run out faster than her age peers as she already looks years ahead of her 24 years of age.
Declared Age: 25
What She Looks Like Age: 29
Hard partying, stress, depression and substance abuse have all contributed to this former child stars’ rapid aging.
Declared Age: 31
What She Looks Like Age: 36
Disclaimer: Since Black women generally look younger, we’ve calculated that “black don’t crack” factor into our assessment.
It’s kinda obvious that Papa Knowles forced Michelle Williams to adjust her age when she joined uber-group Destiny’s Child in 2000. She had to fit in after all. There’s much speculation as to the real ages of groupmates Beyonce and Kelly Rowland but they’re probably within three years of their declared ages, whereas Williams appears to be more than five years away from that.
Declared Age: 36
What She Looks Like Age: 41
Although Fergie has a bangin body and doesn’t look too much older than her declared age, when she first emerged on the scene with The Black Eyed Peas, it was hard to believe that she was really how old she claimed to be. Although we’re skeptical about her being 36, we do have to take into account that Fergie was addicted to crystal methamphetamine for a time before she hit it big. Drugs do age folks, which brings us to…
Declared Age: 48
What She Looks Like Age: 53
Whitney has come a long way since her drug-using days and her post-rehab look of haggardness. Although she looks better, thanks to some botox and fillers, she could’ve looked a lot better at her age.
Declared Age: 17
What She Looks Like Age: 28
The irony of plastic surgery is that it can make you look older. Case in point: Ali Lohan, the younger sis of Lindsey Lohan. But,oh, wait, Lohan’s family denies that Ali got any type of work done. Yeah, sure.
Declared Age: 37
What She Looks Like Age: 46
Another casualty of plastic surgery. This is a really, really sad case of cute girl gone ugly, at her own discretion. Lil Kim took the MJ route to butchering her face and, in the process, she put herself in the beauty ranks of Joan Rivers and Zsa Zsa Gabor. That’s great competition for a woman in her 30s!
Declared Age: 40
What She Looks Like Age: 50
Maybe if Rachel Zoe stopped starving herself, she’d have enough healthy fat to battle those wrinkles.
Declared Age: 29
What She Looks Like Age: 34
Although Justin Timberlake dumped his cougar Cameron Diaz, who is now 39, for his agemate Jessica Biel, we’d have to say that Biel doesn’t appear much younger than Diaz.
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