US Singer Pink arrives at the British Fashion Awards 2017 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain, 04 December 2017. EPA/NEIL HALL
Pop star Pink has shut down a Twitter user who said she was looking old, saying she had "earned every f****** minute of my 38 years".
The online row started when a person penned a message commenting on the singer's looks, saying: "Pink looks so old that should be named purple instead."
Pink, 38, snapped back, reminding the troll that "it's a blessing to grow old".
She tweeted: "You must be from la.
"Well, there are a few people left in the world that choose to age naturally.
"And I've earned every f****** minute of my 38 years.
"How you lookin though? Cause I never heard of ya til you put my name in your mouth. I shall call you little purple troll."
She went on: "I am of the mindset that it's a blessing to grow old.
"That if your face has lines around your eyes and mouth it means you've laughed a lot.
"I pray I look older in 10 years, cause that will mean I'm alive."
Pink's words were praised by fans, with many saying they were "proud" of the singer.
"What a beautiful and thoughtful comment," said one.
One fan said they could not wait to see Pink at 80 and hoped her shows would still include the sort of high-flying stunts she does now.
"You know I will!" said Pink. "I'll call it 'the wrinkles and rolls tour'."
The singer's comments also caught the eye of actress Reese Witherspoon.
She tweeted: "Agree @pink!
"We are supposed to grow old and our faces and our bodies that carry us through this life.
"Gotta have Gratitude for every minute on this Earth."
I am of the mindset that it’s a blessing to grow old. That if your face has lines around your eyes and mouth it means you’ve laughed a lot. I pray I look older in 10 years, cause that will mean I’m alive. 🤙🏼— P!nk (@Pink) 16 May 2018
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