The New Zealand-born actress posted a series of tweets following the fashion designer’s unexpected death, adding that she often sees “amazing women” struggling to cope with the menopause and labelling it as a “taboo” subject.
So sad about L'Wren Scott. Are women getting the help they need with the menopause these days?— Gina Bellman (@Ginabellman) March 18, 2014
I feel like the menopause is so taboo amongst vibrant glamorous women. Why?— Gina Bellman (@Ginabellman) March 18, 2014
I just see amazing women around my age struggling with this. 50 being the new 40 is not exactly true is it?— Gina Bellman (@Ginabellman) March 18, 2014
Gina went on to discuss postnatal depression, adding: “We take postnatal depression very seriously. I think menopause should be taken as seriously in this 'you can have it all' era."
Tributes to L’Wren have poured in online, with many celebs taking to Twitter to share their sadness at the unexpected and shocking news.