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    Kate Beckinsale Used Her Relationship With Pete Davidson As An Example Of Society's Dating Double Standards

    "I witness men constantly doing whatever they like."

    For the latest issue of Women's Health UK, Kate Beckinsale told readers how she really feels about those annoying relationship double standards, especially when it comes to women who date younger men.

    It's a topic the 46-year-old actor knows all too well. Kate's seen it happen firsthand, including the time she dated 26-year-old Pete Davidson for a few months.

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    "It can feel like a little bit of a political act to be a woman over 32 who’s having any fun at all," Kate told the magazine.

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    "It somehow seems to be risqué, which is just ridiculous to me," she said.

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    "I witness men constantly doing whatever they like, whether that’s in relationships or deciding to buy a motorbike or getting a tattoo," she added.

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    "It hasn’t been interpreted as, ‘Is he ever going to decide to become a parent?’ or, ‘Why has he had so many girlfriends?’”

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    She went on to detail the scrutiny she dealt with online after her relationship with Pete went public last year.

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    "If everyone’s shitting on you, it can make you feel kind of ugh for a minute — especially if there’s really nothing wrong," she said.

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    "If you’re strangling a squirrel or hurting someone, I get it, but living one’s life in a reasonably respectful manner shouldn’t invite anyone to get too excited.”

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    It's safe to say, Kate doesn't care about any negative connotations that people associate with women dating younger men — so we can expect to see Kate continuing to mind her own business while cozying up to her 22-year-old boyfriend, Canadian musician Goody Grace, during isolation.

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    Want more Kate Beckinsale? Be sure to read her full Women's Health UK interview.

    Do you think there's a double standard when it comes to women who date younger men versus men who date younger women? Tell us your opinion in the comments below.

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