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Pointed as Lancome's Icon in Her 40s, Julia Roberts Is Blown Away

January 23, 2010 (7:42 am) GMT
Julia Roberts is thrilled as she has been asked to become Lancome's new figurehead although she is 42 years old, saying 'it's kind of like every girl's dream.'

Lancome's new figurehead is stunned she's still spokesmodel material now she's a 42-year-old mother of three. The Oscar winner is making her debut as the cosmetic giant's global ambassador at Paris Fashion Week in France. And she's thrilled she's still considered an icon.

Roberts tells Women's Wear Daily, "It's kind of like every girl's dream, really. To be 42 and have three kids and be a working mom, it's a great moment to be asked to do this and to be able to do it. I think it says a lot about Lancome and what they stand for."

In addition to her fashion role, Julia Roberts will be seen portraying Elizabeth Gilbert in a book-turned movie "". Robert plays a married woman who decides to take a journey, living her husband behind. In the big screen project, she will star opposite , and .

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