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Melanie Griffith Says No One Offers Her Roles Anymore

You’re never going to believe this, but Hollywood is superficial. This startling claim was brought forth by Melanie Griffith who lamented the fact that, ever since she turned 50, roles for her have dried up faster than her Juvaderm treatments.

“It is what I never thought would happen when I was in my 20s and 30s, hearing actresses bitch about not getting any work when they turned 50. Now I understand it, it is just different. In a lot of ways, (Hollywood) a very superficial place,” Griffith told FOX411 while promoting her forthcoming independent dark thriller, “Dark Tourist.” “It is all about youth and beauty, for women anyway. You just have to keep biting and pushing your way through, doing theater. I believe in just being really good and working on my craft which is how I started in the first place. I really like that as opposed to the fame part of it.”

You’re telling me that audiences would rather see a hot 20-something running from robots in skimpy clothes than a saggy 50-year-old talking about life and love and how her husband doesn’t pay attention to her anymore? I do not believe.

“In this day and age … most of the scripts are so sh**ty and stupid and superficial,” Griffith continued. “It’s not that I get that much stuff anymore. But I do read my husband’s scripts and what he is offered… The movie business has changed. I don’t go to the movies these days because there is nothing to see. There is not very much, some little movies, but the big movies are all cartoons and super heroes.”

When does an old person not reminisce about the good old days. When a Robocop could kill bad guys in the most hardcore way possible without having to worry about an R-rating and when every horror movie had to have at least one explicit sex scene.

Granted, there is an irony here considering Melanie spent the better part of her years trying to recapture her youth through plastic surgery.

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