Keanu Reeves’ Date Alexandra Grant’s Gray Hair Sparks Conversations of Ageism and Beauty Ideals

Rachel Marlowe

When artist Alexandra Grant, 46, accompanied Keanu Reeves, 55, to the LACMA Art + Film Gala earlier this month, it sent the media into a frenzy. While The Matrix actor was hailed as a hero for dating someone his own age (he’s actually nine years older), Grant, whose work is part of the collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, was mistaken for Helen Mirren (who at 74 is 28 years older).

The reason? Grant had let her hair go naturally gray, highlighting (no pun intended) the fact that when it comes to women’s appearances, and in particular their hair, ageism is alive and well in Hollywood.

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