"I prefer the body of younger women. That's all. The body of a 25-year-old woman is extraordinary. The body of a 50-year-old woman is nothing extraordinary." The term was spoken by author and Frenchman Yann Moix, 50, in an interview with the Marie Claire magazine, and generates some controversy. The presenter also admitted that 50-year-old women are "too old" and consider them "invisible" to him, and thus "unable" to love a woman of this age.
"It doesn't annoy me, but it doesn't look at me or come to it [as mulheres com 50 anos]. They are invisible, says Yann Moix to the French magazine, adding that despite his taste, he is not the kind of man who can fall in love with a 25-year-old girl. "I'm available to a woman of 40," he said, adding that he prefers Asian women, especially Korean, Japanese, or Chinese. "Maybe it's sad and disappointing for the women I'm dating, but the Asian guy is rich enough, wide and endless, so I'm not embarrassed," he said.
The requirements have generated some controversy in France, and there have been several personalities who have responded to the author's special taste. A French journalist, Colombe Schneck, 52, on Instagram published the photograph of a tail claiming to be from a 52-year-old woman and criticized Yann Moix. "You don't know what you're missing, you and your little brain," he said in the post, which was later deleted.
– Jean-François Guyot (@JFGuyot) January 6, 2019
French parliamentarian Olivia Gregoire, who was spokeswoman for La République a Marche movement of French President Emmanuel Macron, also criticized the author's comments through a tweet. "Very elegant, Yann Moix. Very very elegant. But the same stupidity and vulgarity is not old, it is comforting in his case, because I doubt many women will [estas qualidades]Said Olivia Gregoire.
Also François Hollande's executive journalist, Valérie Trierweiler, dedicated Twitter to a picture of Moix, where you can see a Charlie Hebdo cover with an anti-machismo message.
– Valerie Trierweiler (@ valtrier) January 7, 2019
In response to the controversy, the author stated that he did not regret or withdraw anything he said and regretted the negative words he had heard. "Every person is a prisoner of their own taste. I am a prisoner of mine. It doesn't take anything away from a 50-year-old woman I don't want to sleep with," said the Frenchman RTL radio.
I don't see it as pride. [o facto de não gostar de mulheres com 50 anos]but almost like a curse. It's not my fault. We are not responsible for our tastes, for our inclinations, "said Yann Moix." I'm not sorry to say these things because they only concern me. I love who I want, and I don't have to respond to any good police officer, "he added.
The award-winning author, Prix Goncourt for his first novel, further believes that this is a society that does not accept different opinions: "We live in a society where it is difficult to be an individual. We must always represent the university citizen … someone who does not envy everyone. "