Grant works out with 'attractive young women'

Hugh Grant works out with “attractive young girls” to keep him feeling youthful.

The British actor regularly attends Pilates classes in London now he is approaching his 50th birthday – which he will celebrate next September – in a bid to stay supple and healthy.

He said: “I’ve actually started to do Pilates to try and keep me young. I go to a place in London where there are all these attractive young girls and just the one sad, hung-over old man, who is me. I don't know if it’s working. I saw a picture of myself in a newspaper the other day and the caption said I looked every one of my 49 years and ‘very tired and portly’. Portly! I was crushed.”

Despite gaining many female fans over the years, Hugh is worried he isn’t aging well.

He explained to Britain’s Hello! magazine: “50 is not a very good number, it is? I think we all have a bit of age terror in us. To be honest, I don’t really feel all that old in myself – I actually feel rather young and sprightly – but then I see a picture of myself and think: ‘Christ, who is that old man?’ “

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