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Blake Lively unafraid to age

ShowbizBy Sunday World
Blake Lively unafraid to age

Blake Lively is not concerned about ageing.

The 27-year-old actress - who is married to 'The Proposal' hunk Ryan Reynolds - won't conform to pressure to try and stay looking youthful because she doesn't want to get "trapped" in a battle she can't win.

Blake feels much more secure in herself since she became a mother to her daughter James, who was born in December.

The 'Green Lantern' star told the new issue of Allure magazine: "Having a child makes you realise that we pass on for a reason. You think, 'I have to go, because it makes room for you.'

"People are obsessed with beauty and youth and with looking and feeling young forever. But look at a woman who is granted that; she's trapped, because it's tragic to be young forever."

Blake - who portrays Adaline Bowman, a woman who remains 29 years old for nearly eight decades, in new film 'The 'Age of Adaline' - says the birth of her daughter has changed all of her priorities and gave her a new perspective on life.

Speaking about James' impact on her life, she said: "I feel like I've figured out the most important thing to me. And everything supports that."