Maggie Gyllenhaal is only 37, but apparently, that makes her too old to play the love interest of a 55-year-old actor.

In a new interview with TheWrap magazine, the actress opened up about the incident and revealed that she’s “disappointed” in how the whole thing went down.

“There are things that are really disappointing about being an actress in Hollywood that surprise me all the time,” she said. “I’m 37 and I was told recently I was too old to play the lover of a man who was 55. It was astonishing to me. It made me feel bad, and then it made me feel angry, and then it made me laugh.”

Image via WhoSay/Maggie Gyllenhaal

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