AARP celebrates its 50th birthday in 2008, and they are in the company of some of the most influential rock stars and sex symbols of our time. AARP The Magazine’s January/February issue is all about the big 5-Oh. They believe that 2008 is the year that will forever change the image of 50. Look at their cover girl for the January/February issue of AARP The Magazine – Caroline Kennedy! Can you believe she’s 50?!
Most people 50 and above are happy with the lines they’ve earned and and the lives they’ve led. Fifty can mean starting a brand-new career, having yound children and having the freedom to do whatever the heck you want. The last half century has redefined the age and now 50 is the new 50! In honor of AARP’s 50th Anniversary this year, six celebrities dish to AARP The Magazine about turning the Big 5-Oh.
Ellen DeGeneres (January 26) will be throwing a bash on her popular daytime talk show, Ellen, and including some of her signature original dance moves.
Sharon Stone (March 10) avoids sticking to a regular exercise plan and loves dark chocolate, but stays youthful and full of life by staying active fighting against HIV/AIDS.
Michelle Pfeiffer (April 29) came back from her career hiatus to appear in three films last year. The mother of two teenagers also just quit smoking and started using sunscreen to protect herself.
Prince (June 7) is still a prolific one-man band (high heels and pompadour included) perpetually cranking out CDs. The star also launched a new fragrance recently, 3121.
Madonna (August 16), mother of three young kids, will release a new CD this year and mulling a “Madonna at 50” tour next summer. “Madonna’s 50th Birthday Countdown Clock” can be downloaded from the web and applied to your computer’s desktop.
Viggo Mortensen (October 20) just recently became a movie star with his performances in Lord of the Rings and Eastern Promises. The Danish American is also a poet, photographer, painter and fluent in four languages.