Former Sunday Night star Melissa Doyle says she wants to challenge aging stigma in new podcast that was ‘inspired by real life’
Melissa Doyle is one of the most renowned faces in the country and now the former TV presenter is focused on more pressing issues.
The 51-year-old announced that she plans to tackle the stigma associated with aging through an honest dialogue with her friend Naima Brown as the two launch their podcast titled Age Against the Machine.
Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Mel said the seven-episode podcast “ was inspired by a real-life experience. ”
Age is just a number! Melissa Doyle (pictured) plans to tackle the stigma associated with aging through an honest dialogue with her friend Naima Brown as the two launch their podcast titled Age Against the Machine.
“ I turned 50 last year so this was just one of those conversations that I don’t think we always have openly in society at large and among friends, male colleagues, female colleagues and members. of the family. ”
She also told the publication that as men get older they are almost celebrated, with George Clooney being referred to as ‘silver foxes’.
However, in contrast, she says that as a society, “I don’t think we’ve embraced this enough in women.”
We need to embrace women: she said as men get older they are almost celebrated, with George Clooney called ‘silver foxes’. However, on the other hand, she claims that as a society, “ I don’t think we’ve embraced this enough in women ”
Mel’s podcast announcement comes just months after an Instagram post she shared in February left fans in shock after confirming she was 51, next to a photo of her- even flaunting her ageless face.
The blonde host looked absolutely amazing in the image, which showed off her smooth skin and beaming smile – with one fan even claiming she ‘still looked 21’.
Along with the picture, Melissa wrote: “51 years old on this planet and I embrace every experience, laugh line, challenge and opportunity.
What’s his secret? Fans were shocked after Melissa confirmed she turned 51 in February, alongside a photo of herself displaying her ageless face.
“I feel very loved and grateful that I continue to have fun !! #onlygettingstarted. ‘
Fans in their mass took to the comments section to share their surprise at Melissa’s age, with one writing: ‘You don’t even look at it! Thought you were 40 – any chance to get back to the news soon?
“Happy Birthday Mel you are still 21. You are ageless and gorgeous, enjoy every birthday from here because they are so worth celebrating,” added a second.
‘Certainly not! I remember growing up with you every morning, putting on makeup and hair while getting ready for my first real job, ” added a third, while a fourth said: “ You look great for 51! ”
Moving on: TV veteran Melissa was ousted from Channel Seven in August last year after 25 years of service with the network
Television veteran Melissa was ousted from Channel Seven in August last year after 25 years of service with the network.
Over the course of her career, Melissa has hosted several of Seven’s flagship programs including Sunrise, Today Tonight, 7News and Sunday Night.
Mel shares two children with her husband, 25, sports marketing director John Dunlop – daughter Natalia, 17, and son Nick, 19.
Age Against the Machine launches on Audible next week.
Love: In a recent interview with The Australian Women’s Weekly, the reporter revealed that her entire family is focused on the next stage in their lives. Pictured with his family