While shooting for her new film on London’s South Bank, she said paparazzi arrived to take pictures: “It appears on the Mail Online, and it’s like, ‘36-year-old Rosamund Pike gets proposed to by David Oyelowo.’ “Unfortunately, I think it’s coming from other women.
I don’t think men read that and even pay attention.
Williams’s family also opposed the marriage, and the British government reacted angrily at what they saw as a threat to their regional relationships.
Asked what Pike thought motivated the headstrong Englishwoman, the actress said she believed Williams’s boldness came from her experiences during World War II, in which new opportunities had opened up for women.
In fact, in Botswana one scarcely thought in those terms.
’” “Recently, I tried really hard to get a male co-star who was 10 years younger than me, because I felt he was right for the part… “Now that I’m over 30,” she said, “people are giving me all these roles for people in their 20s.
Williams had driven a crash ambulance at a flying field, she explained — an occupation that would have been unthinkable before the outbreak of conflict.
“You see a potential for a life that’s bigger,” she said.
, the British actor spoke of being constantly reminded of her age in tabloid media coverage – unlike her male co-stars.
But according to Pike, who is 37, it is women rather than men who have a tendency to judge other women in this way, particularly when significant age gaps occur between characters.