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Susan Sarandon: 'I Invented The Word Cougar'

9/30/2010 8:36pm EDT

Susan SarandonSusan Sarandon insists she's to blame for the 'cougar' trend because she referred to herself as a prowling big cat when she was in her 30s.

The actress reveals she came up with the phrase and used it to poke fun at herself when she snared her ex Tim Robbins, who is 12 years younger than she is, 20 years ago.

She tells Life & Style magazine, "I invented the word cougar. I started that about 30 years ago!"

 

 

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