Sadie Frost, 57, talks midlife as she ‘moves on’ from Primrose Hill set with ex Jude Law | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

Sadie Frost, 57, has opened up on how much life has changed for her after embracing her fifties. In an exclusive interview with, ahead of appearing at the Postcards from Midlife Live festival in May, the Quant filmmaker insisted the members of the iconic Primrose Hill set have all “moved on” with their lives.

Sadie led the showbiz group of the ‘90s alongside supermodel pal Kate Moss, 49, which comprised of her ex-husband Jude Law, 50, the Gallagher brothers, Pearl Lowe, 52, and Rosemary Ferguson, 48.

The stars were known for their notoriously hedonistic lifestyles, and made headlines for their partying antics in one of the capital city’s most opulent postcodes.

However, Sadie believes the fascination with the celebrity clan has diminished over time.

The star, who is currently in the process of directing a documentary about British model Twiggy, 73, said: “It’s such a long time ago. 

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Sadie, who is hoping to direct her first feature film soon, explained she “doesn’t have time” to look back on her infamous partying days.

She added of reminiscing on the past: “For me, right now, I don’t have time to, you know…

“I’m concentrating on things like Postcards from Midlife, and also the Twiggy story.”

Sadie shares three children with The Holiday actor Jude; Iris, 22, Rafferty, 26, and Rudy, 20.

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The actress is also mother to her eldest son Finlay, 32, from her romance with ex Gary Kemp, 63.

Sadie and Jude split in 2003, with the mum-of-four citing her severe postnatal depression

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China Life Insurance Co Ltd reassures that delisting will not affect the company

A man walks past the logo of China Life Insurance Company in Huai’an, East China’s Jiangsu province, on June 16, 2022. [Photo/VCG]

China Life Insurance Co Ltd’s delisting from the New York Stock Exchange will not affect the company’s operation and governance, the company’s top management said on Friday.

“The delisting will also not change the company’s share structure,” said Li Mingguang, vice-president, chief actuary and board secretary of China Life Insurance Co Ltd. “Investors can change American depositary shares into H shares if they want to continue to hold China Life’s stocks.”

According to China Life’s interim report, the insurer’s total premium income dipped 0.5 percent to 439,969 billion yuan ($64.24 billion) in the first half year. As of June 30, 2022, the total assets of China Life Insurance exceeded 5 trillion yuan, up 5.8 percent from the end of 2021. The company‘s core solvency rate stood at 169.05 percent in the first half.

The company’s net profit attributable to shareholders slumped by 38 percent to 25,416 billion yuan due to the slow down economic growth and the sluggish capital market in the first half.

As one of the largest players in the industry, China Life’s top management said that in the second half, the company will adhere to the general principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability and continuing to deepen the supply-side reform, thus giving full play to the function of insurance and promoting the high-quality development of the company.

Zhu Xuehan contributed to this story.

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Can my life insurance help to pay off my debt?

Q. I have a whole life policy with a $500,000 death benefit and cash value of about $100,000. I want to get rid of $30,000 in credit card debt, $20,000 in student loans and a $50,000 home equity line of credit balance. Should I borrow or take out the cash value to pay it all off, especially with rising interest rates? Are there tax consequences?

— Debtor

A. Yes, those rising interest rates are painful.

We’re sorry to hear you have so much debt, but it’s great that you’re looking at strategies to pay it off.

Before deciding on using your life insurance policy’s life-insurance-policys-cash-value/”cash values, you need to compare the interest rates on your outstanding debt and the interest you would pay for a loan on your policy, said Ed Gaelick, a Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant with PSI Consultants in Glen Rock.

He said you should compare the rates to see if it makes sense to borrow against the life policy, noting it could make sense for some but not all of your current loans. .

“And to clarify, you are not borrowing from your whole life policy,” he said. “You are using the cash values ​​in your whole life policy to borrow from the Insurance company. They use your policy values ​​as collateral. That’s why there’s a loan interest charge.”

The repayment for a life loan is very flexible so it may be a benefit to some, but it could also be a detriment to others that may not be as diligent with repayment, he said.

There is no tax consequence to borrow money against your life policy, Gaelick said, But if you surrender your policy, there would be income tax on any amount above your “cost basis” or how much premium

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