Take Bette Midler. At age 68, she's grousing about the next generation of entertainers. Her particular target is, reports Rachel Maresca in The New York Daily News, Ariana Grande. Midler's objection is Grande's sex moves.
Entertainment styles, just like styles in corporate writing, change. If we don't change with them, we are no longer in demand. Obviously, nearly 70, Midler can't provide the marketplace what it now requires as a theatrical prop.