Kelly Ripa is letting people know what it's really like to get old.

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In an interview with theSkim, the host of the talk show, talked about her new book.

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In the collection of essays, she talks about getting older as a woman in an honest way.

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She also talks about how there are different rules for who is "allowed" to age and how she feels when people keep talking about her age.

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I wish I could tell you that after 33 years in the business, it doesn't bother me and just rolls off my back. I don't care about that, though.

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But that's not true. And it says, "I'm a person." Also, we are all people. And it hurts when people think you should never get older, no matter what.

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She said that when she posts older family photos online, most of the meanest comments she gets are about those photos.

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If I post a cute throwback photo of Mark that includes me and our kids when they were little, the most common comment is "Wow, Kelly has gotten old."

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Well, we all did, because my children are now adults. "I don't know why it's fine for toddlers to grow up and for my husband to get older,

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but we get so angry about women getting older that it's almost like it's not supposed to happen or that we're supposed to vanish or disappear in some way," she told me.

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