Jane Fonda: Testosterone Ignited My Sex Life
Actor advises older women to take the hormone
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 21, 2011 5:58 PM CDT
Actress Jane Fonda arrives for the screening of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, at the 64th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 14, 2011.   (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

(Newser) – Jane Fonda has a confession to make: Testosterone has fueled her intense septuagenarian libido. "I discovered testosterone about three years ago, which makes a huge difference if you want to remain sexual and your libido has dropped," she tells the Telegraph. "Use testosterone. It comes in a gel, a pill, or a patch." But she admits she had to stop because testosterone treatments were giving her acne.

The Oscar-winning actor and 1960s sex symbol, who says a healthy sex drive kept her looking good, devoted about 50 pages of her new book, Prime Time, to sex advice for older couples. But she hasn't admitted to testosterone until now. Testosterone treatments have sparked controversy in the US, where critics say drug companies profit by turning psychological or relationship issues into medical treatments.

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Aug 23, 2011 4:05 AM CDT
I guess straddling that gun barrel don't cut it anymore
Aug 22, 2011 11:27 AM CDT
cougar in a bottle?
Aug 22, 2011 9:12 AM CDT
My god, she starting to look like Joan Rivers, Mary Tyler Moore and the rest of the old ladies who have had too much plastic surgery. Fonda is a has been and nobody cares anymore.