November 27, 2012

"In recruiting women over 40 years of age, companies are finding young women who will misrepresent their true age on application forms."

"Legendary jukujo performer Mariko Kawano was one of the first, apparently claiming to be 34 when in fact she was really three years younger."

16 comments:

Lew Lipshitz said...

Isn't that a kinky twist? Usually porn features late 20-somethings or women in their early 30's, implausibly cast as being "just 18." Well, at least that's what I have heard from people who claim to know.

edutcher said...

You had actresses well in their 20s (or even 30s) playing teenagers in the movies, but women don't usually add years to their age.

Is this a cougar thing?

Shouting Thomas said...

Thank God!

Now our Greedy Skanks can stay gainfully employed well into middle age.

Perhaps, in some Utopian future, they'll even be able to afford their own condoms.

ricpic said...

They've got it backwards in Japan, the withit thing is to do like the prez do and give older women the finger.

Renee said...

It's due to demography, older demographic. Mostly elderly viewing this type of material. Younger people probably not interested in live actors, only creations from comics.
In Japan it's called Hentai, here is the Wiki entry on it. NSFW

Darrell said...

What a surprise!
People will do whatever it takes to collect a paycheck. Amazing.

Sorun said...

This is exactly what the world needs. More 40-something women with 25 year-old bodies.

McTriumph said...

In an aging population like Japan's it makes sense. What 65 year old guy wants to watch porn with women he can't handle. Besides, most studies say the plateau of a woman's attractiveness is'nt reached till about 38.

Bruce Hayden said...

Still, I think that in this country there is probably more problem with going the other way - there is still apparently discrimination against older women, based on their age, though probably not as much as for older men.

I do know one woman who started using a younger variant of her fairly traditional name when she was approaching 50. This isn't really misrepresentation, since people use variants and nicknames all the time (except, hopefully, for the actual job applications, etc.)

Clyde said...

Some hilarious articles on that Tokyo Reporter site.

I laughed at this headline:

AV actress to debut, porn director advises on industry’s ins and outs

Balfegor said...

I don't know about this, but honestly, I'd be surprised if jukujo is really all that big, compared to the usual stuff. My impression is that pop-stars and idols are still prized for the youthful look. Japanese actresses in mainstream work skew quite young, and I've seen a few works where young actresses have played older roles (it's often played for laughs, though not always). It's much rarer in Japanese media to see 30-somethings pretending to be 20-somethings or teenagers. Korea has a bit more of that, but not to American levels.

Darrell said...

The MILF thing hit in the early 1990s. It started in the US, but quickly spread to all the smut producing countries. What's not to understand? A new market segment aimed at the kids that had been looking a bit too long at their teachers, and older men that were looking for a change of pace. The US porn industry was using older actresses since video recorders were invented. I actually randomly met Georgina Spelvin in downtown Chicago in the early 1980s and had drinks and dinner with her after recognizing her on the street and being polite and discreet. She was waiting outside of a restaurant, and the guys she was meeting to discuss some business deal didn't show. It was pre-cell phone. She looked like a typical NY garment district secretary--which she was before she filled in for a couple of prostitutes in a quick film he boss was making for some businessmen who were fronting the cash. Her last couple of paychecks couldn't be cashed because her boss was always near bankruptcy. She had been juggling the whole business-end of the operation, keeping it going while juggling which suppliers they paid. She liked the well-hung "actors" that the boss used in the side-business and decided to do her second porn film as a lark. When she was a NY chorus girl, she made a girl-girl makeout film to pay the rent. She just made sure that she handled the actual cash the businessmen--some appliance salesmen-- fronted. She was in her 30s and 40s for her best-known work. Older actresses could actually speak lines on camera and sound intelligent. And not require a dozen takes.

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whoresoftheinternet said...

lol. As a lover of MILF porn, even I have to laugh at this transparent attempt by feminazis and lefties of all stripes to pretend that wizened, beaten-up old sluts are more in demand than teenage-looking hotties.

Sorry, babes, it's still just a niche. Like interracial porn, it covers just a small percentage of the audience. Here, we see that plastic surgery allows for older gals to look younger. BFD.

Ladies, most guys are masturbating to a story/picture of a high school senior in a cheerleading outfit begging to be tied up, spanked, and shown the ropes, so to speak.

You got old, broads. Deal with it.

whoresoftheinternet said...

@Darrell:

You're kind of naive, aren't you? When you met Spelvin, she wasn't "waiting for someone to discuss a business deal."

She was hooking, and her john didn't show, or else got scared off by your presence.

Darrell said...

WOI,

No. She had other meetings earlier in the day and was going to fly out that night--I put her into a cab to the airport. She used the phone at the hotel restaurant to find out why they didn't show and she was bummed out over the whole thing. She thought the deal was all set and she confessed that she had already made plans based on getting it. She had pitched some work at Playboy earlier that day and got something--but less than she hoped for. She said she was going to have to make that work for the time being. I had no reason to doubt any of what she said. I treated her like I would treat any famous actress--with kindness, respect and a little deference. She gave me lots of stories about the 1950s and 1960s in NY as a chorus girl. Good ones. I made sure that I didn't speak her name because no one else had recognized her. She talked about guys who think that they can get a free piece of ass when they corner a porn star and do what they want. Perhaps she met you?