Comedian and award-winning actress Celeste Ntuli feels that society has a warped view of women in their late 30s heading for 40 who are still single. The 39-year-old says society thinks less of older, unmarried women.
Celeste plays a single woman named Buyi Dube in Looking for Love and says she has a lot in common with her character. Buyi feels pressured to find love and Celeste feels people can relate to that.
TimesLIVE reports that Celeste said society thinks that older single women are cursed.
She said there aren't single women who are immune to society's bashing. As a 39-year-old single woman she knows this all too well. She added that like other women, she has been in and out of relationships that don't work.
According to Celeste, there is a belief that older women are broken if they're still single and childless. This is something the actress does not feel is true.
Celeste isn't bothered about being single. She feels it gives her the opportunity get to know herself and her capabilities better.
The actress said she's not anti-love and her time on her own allows her to grow love for herself.
As a society, if we stop putting all this undue strain on women, we can have a better understanding of each other in relationships.
Celeste enjoys sharing snaps of her life on Instagram:
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