Huh? Healthy 40-Year-Old to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award. Seems Like a Re-Definition of the Word ‘Lifetime.’ Only in Hollywood, Kids, Only in Hollywood

Oct 25, 2012  •  Post A Comment

By Chuck Ross

This seemed somewhat odd to us: A healthy 40-year-old actor-writer-director is getting a lifetime achievement award.

Here’s the item, as reported by Deadine.com: "The Casting Society of America will bestow its Lifetime Achievement Award on Ben Affleck during its 28th annual Artios Awards, set for October 29 at ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York."

No explanation in the item as to why Affleck was chosen over, say, any of the many deserving candidates in Hollywood who actually have had 40 year careers, as opposed to being 40…

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