According to Urban Dictionary, a Milf (an acronym for Mother I’d Like To F*** you fill in the blank), is ‘Any woman in her early 30s to late 40s who is in danger of being attacked by horny teenage boys.’ MILFs have recently been idolised in films, most notably by American Pie
in 1999, but the concept stretches further and wider in cinema history. These films have also encouraged ‘cougars’ around the world to be proud of their sex appeal, despite their age and parental status. In fact, according to a recent study by social networking site Badoo, Britain is a nation of cougars, with more than 50% of older women landing themselves with toy boys. We think that on-screen portrayals of MILFs might have something to do with that.
In honour of Universal Pictures
’ The Change-Up
, which features Leslie Mann
as one such Milf, which is out on Blu-ray and DVD from 23rd January,