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Men aren't supposed to worry about looking older, are they?

Colette Brown

Published 11/04/2014 | 02:30

Marty Whelan
Marty Whelan

Women in media have long been expected to defy nature and remain perpetually young but men are not immune to popular culture's tyranny of youth.

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Yesterday, it was reported that Marty Whelan has been dropped from Tesco ads with comedian Dermot Whelan (40) replacing him.

Meanwhile, it was manbags at dawn in RTE last month as rumours swirled that Whelan is about to be replaced as 'Winning Streak' presenter by another younger model – Marty Morrissey.

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