Dutch TV Personality Loses Bid to Become 20 Years Younger
Age is not just a number. A Dutch court ruled yesterday that allowing 69-year-old Emile Ratelband to officially change his age to 49 would render various age-dependent rules, like the right to vote, meaningless. It added that he was free to feel 20 years younger and “act accordingly.” The showman — who’d hoped to attract more women on Tinder — argued the move was equivalent to changing one’s gender or name. Ratelband says he’ll appeal the decision all the way to the EU court if necessary.