“Well, it’s okay for a man on TV to be 30, but do we have to lie about age if he’s a woman?”
If you spent the weekend enjoying his drama The ultimatum – The latest dating experience of Vanessa and Nick Lachey on Netflix – by then you are already familiar with Lauren Pounds, which is participating in the first season.
Lauren appears in the series alongside her partner, Nate Ruggles, as well as some other couples who were asked to test their relationship on TV before deciding whether or not to get married.
Anyway, Lauren sparked a major Instagram discussion recently about age and tired, sexist double weights when a fan noticed she had posted a post about 30 last February, despite the fact that – supposedly – was only 26 on set The ultimatum.
Obviously, something did not happen. “Wait, I’m terribly confused, weren’t you like 26 on the show?” commented the fan, to which Lauren replied: “They lied about my age [on The Ultimatum]. “We can not understand whether it was intentional or not.”
Lauren later posted a screenshot of the interaction on Instagram Stories (still appearing in her highlights if you want to see it for yourself) next to a screenshot of one of the Ultimatum Confessors who confirm that he was actually identified as “Lauren, 26”.
Calling the revelation “beyond interesting”, Lauren went on to say that “it’s okay for a man on TV to be 30 years old, but we have to lie about age if he is a woman”.
As people expect The ultimatumThe latest round of episodes released this week, Lauren thanked her followers for their support.
Netflix has not dealt with the gossip surrounding the misrepresentation of Lauren’s age, so it is unclear if this was intentional or some kind of unfortunate mistake. If something changes, we will keep you informed.