Former Friends star Courteney Cox has opened up about some of the cosmetic procedures she has undergone and reveals she would do things differently in hindsight.
On an episode of Running Wild With Bear Grylls, the 42-year-old actress told the TV host that aging in Hollywood “is not the easiest thing”.
“I think there’s a pressure to maintain [your looks], not just because of fame, but just, you know, being a woman in this business,” she said.
“Getting older has not been… I don’t think it’s the easiest thing. But I have learned lessons. You know, I think I was trying to keep up with getting older, trying to chase that... you know, it’s something you can’t keep up with.
“Sometimes you find yourself trying and then you look at a picture of yourself and go, ‘Oh, God.’ Like, you look horrible. I have done things that I regret, and luckily they’re things that dissolve and go away. So, that’s good, because it’s not always been my best look. So, now I just have a new motto: ‘Just let it be.’”
In the past Cox has only admitted to having botox and filler.
Cox also spoke to Grylls about the failure of her marriage to David Arquette, 44.
“I think that we were such good friends,” Cox said. “We found ourselves leading separate lives and just coexisting and being great friends, but not having the intimacy that… is so important in a relationship. I think you really need to work in a relationship, and I think that we tried.”
“We’re just really different, too. I’m the polar opposite of him. That can be great for a lot of things, but I need this kind of real, one-on-one connection.”
Cox maintains that her relationship with Arquette is based on mutual respect as the two have a 12-year-old daughter called Coco Riley Arquette.
“It wasn’t a dramatic ending ... I mean, as divorces go, I would say it’s one of the better ones. For sure. We’re good co-parents together.”
The actress is currently dating Snow Patrol band member Johnny McDaid, 40.
“The way he regards love is precious,” Cox said about McDaid.
“We have to treat it in a different way. It’s more special. You coddle it. So, I didn’t know how to regard love the way he does ... I didn’t know how to bring it in. It was always external. I definitely have learned a lot, and no matter what, I will be a better person from that breakup, even though it was so brutal.”
Cox is one of a string of celebrities who is set to feature in season three of Running Wild With Bear Grylls. A snippet of the interview with Cox can be seen below.
A snippet of the interview with Cox can be seen below.
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