In a recent interview, Demi Moore talked about her upcoming birthday (she'll be 47 tomorrow), the lack of well-written movie roles that come her way, and her hatred of the term "cougar," which she has become the poster-woman for ever since she started seeing the sixteen-years-younger Ashton Kutcher.
Why, she asks, is she singled out for her relationship to a younger man when she has obviously not been the first famous woman to do this? And why the use of the label "cougar," which many feel is derogatory? If you're going to assign her any label at all, she'd prefer it if you used "puma" instead...ahhhh, what?!
In my opinion, I don't see a difference between the two! They're both large cats that prey upon smaller critters, correct? According to David Wygant, a puma is a woman between the ages of 22-29 that dates a younger fellow, while a cougar is a woman between the ages of 30-44 that does so. And hey, I must be behind in derogatory terms (for I have never heard of this one) because a sabertooth is a woman over the age of 45 that dates a younger man. Demi, come on, you're in sabertooth territory now. Puma? Pfft.
Who the hell cares about these damn terms? They're all ridiculous and no matter what animal you call a woman, it doesn't make up for the fact that there isn't a similar stupid label for older men that date barely-legal ladies. Ugh!
Photo courtesy of The Insider. Thank you CNN for the scoop!