Allure magazine published photos of the 72-year-old singer Gogoosh with her granddaughter Mia Ghorbani, a 20-year-old model
Googoosh, who left Iran 22 years ago and is unable to visit the country because of fears over her safety, has come to accept that the version of the motherland she longs for doesn’t exist anymore and that the younger generation is fighting to create something new and different. “My time is over,” Googoosh says. I ask her what the young women leading the protests have taught her. She answers with two words: bravery, strength. She’s proud the baton has been handed to them. “These young kids are saying, ‘Kill me,’ so that we can find freedom for the next generation,” Googoosh says.