Joy and ageism

Jennifer Lawrence is taking some undeserved heat for being chosen to play the role of someone at least ten years older than herself in the new movie Joy. Based on the true story of Joy Mangano who invented and marketed the Miracle Mop on QVC, the movie tells the story of a divorced mother of two who manages to plough through the challenges of business sharks and a family dynamic worthy of  its own soap opera to build her brand into a success story. I do agree that the fresh-faced…

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