The Real Housewives of Orange County is a reality television program on the Bravo network. It is the first and seminal installation in the The Real Housewives of… series (all spinoffs, as acknowledged in the individual spinoffs’ end credits, are based on …of Orange County). Created by Orange County producer and Coto de Caza (“Coto”) resident Scott Dunlop, with music by Chuck Hammer, the show was initially set primarily in the gated community of Coto and followed the lavish livestyles of five “housewives” and their families who resided within Coto McMansions, with the exception of one housewife (Lauri Waring), who lived in a Ladera Ranch townhouse
A local plastic surgeon is responding to a group of British actresses who are speaking out against plastic surgery.
The actresses, including Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz (VICE) and Emma Thompson, have formed a group called the “British Anti-Cosmetic Surgery League” where they are taking a stand against Botox, plastic surgery and youth-focused Hollywood culture as a whole.
The boomers, who grew up in a culture glamorizing youth, face an array of choices as to whether and how to be a part of that market.
Anti-aging enthusiasts contend that life spans can be prolonged through interventions such as hormone replacement therapy and dietary supplements. Critics, including much of the medical establishment, say many anti-aging interventions are ineffective or harmful.
Dame Helen Mirren thinks it is “horrific” when young people have cosmetic surgery.
The 66-year-old actress can’t understand why younger women are willing to go under the knife to ruin the “purity” of their natural beauty.
She told America’s InStyle magazine: “The only thing I don’t like on young people is plastic surgery.