Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda of “Grace and Frankie” want to abolish the label “Of a certain age.”
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin aren’t afraid to say their age — or act it.
In fact, the “Grace and Frankie” actresses want to abolish the label “women of a certain age” all together.
“I hate the phrase,” Fonda said Thursday during the Tribeca Film Festival.
“Just say how old we are. I’m 78,” the Oscar-winning actress continued, bluntly.
Her Netflix co-star, Tomlin, had to think for a moment before revealing her age — she’s 76.
“I remember when I was 75,” Tomlin deadpanned.
“It was a great time, wasn’t it?”
The dynamic duo addressed the dreadful stigma of playing old-female leads in Hollywood the only way they know how: with humor.
“It’s hard to be young. I’m so sorry for all of you who are young,” Fonda told the audience.
Tomlin chimed in: “I pity you.”
The actresses defy the stereotype of playing older roles in their hit show “Grace and Frankie,” which has been endorsed by millennials like Miley Cyrus.
The duo play two spunky and sexually-active characters on the hit Netflix show “Grace and Frankie.”
The comedic drama follows Grace (Fonda) and Frankie (Tomlin), who find friendship after their husbands leave them and announce their love for each other. Their antics include steamy flings, consuming trippy peyote tea and re-living their golden years.
The duo play two spunky and sexually active characters.
Though Tomlin lamented that she has not yet had her on-screen sex scene, she revealed season two will come with a “DVO.”
“Deep vaginal orgasm,” she said.
The Emmy-nominated show returns May 6.