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When Should You Mention Someone’s Age in a Story?

Rule №1: If you do it, make sure you have a good reason.

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman at the 2009 American Music Awards / Credit: Wikimedia Commons

“Nicole Kidman says she’s feeling lovely. The actress, 54, posted a gorgeous photo to Instagram beside her husband.”

Nadja Scarlett recently posted that quote along with a reasonable question: Why do the media report the ages of celebrities that way?

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