Jane Fonda is a real-life princess in a ruffled mint gown as part of Elle’s inspiring new campaign

Jane Fonda channeled a real-life princess in Elle’s new April issue, which features a campaign centered around strong modern heroines.

The Barbarella actress, 84, looked regal in a portrait that featured her in a dazzling Christian Siriano ruffled mint tulle gown and a matching iridescent jacket.

Inside the issue, the activist spoke about her battle for climate change, saying: ‘If we don’t do what needs to be done, we’re robbing the younger generation of a future.’

Heroine: Jane Fonda channeled a real-life princess in Elle’s new April issue, which features a campaign centered around strong modern heroines

In the issue, Elle and Disney are honoring ’14 real-life heroes and heroines who embody the courage and kindness of the beloved Disney Princess characters, who continue to inspire people worldwide, regardless of age.’

In the video she is also seen in a bright purple skirt and blazer, with a white shirt and black tie underneath. While in another outfit change she dons a ruffled white gown and blue gloves.

‘A female hero is a leader, can motivate people, can make people feel good about themselves,’ the two time Oscar-winner says in the interview.

The star, who has been a staunch advocate for climate change, said she tries to lead by example.

Regal: The Barbarella actress, 84, looked regal in a portrait that featured her in a dazzling Christian Siriano ruffled mint tulle gown and a matching iridescent jacket

Regal: The Barbarella actress, 84, looked regal in a portrait that featured her in a dazzling Christian Siriano ruffled mint tulle gown and a matching iridescent jacket

‘I don’t give advice on much. I just try to live my life in a way that others can learn from,’ she stated.

‘The thing about life and the world is that there’s just a lot of things going on that are beyond bad, beyond cruel, beyond criminal. The burning of fossil fuels and what it’s doing to the planet is a major example,’ she added.

‘If you don’t know about it, and you don’t understand it and you’re ignorant, but if you know and you turn your back, and then you’re part of the problem. Know it, and you own it.’

Vivid: In the video she is also seen in a bright purple skirt and blazer, with a white shirt and black tie underneath

Vivid: In the video she is also seen in a bright purple skirt and blazer, with a white shirt and black tie underneath

Thinking ahead: Inside the issue, the activist spoke about her battle for climate change, saying: 'If we don't do what needs to be done, we're robbing the younger generation of a future'

Thinking ahead: Inside the issue, the activist spoke about her battle for climate change, saying: ‘If we don’t do what needs to be done, we’re robbing the younger generation of a future’

As far as Disney heroines go, Fonda reveals that she favors bravery, naming Frozen’s Princess Elsa ‘who ventured into the unknown to embrace her true purpose and help save her kingdom.’

The star also appreciates her fashion sense: ‘It’s quite a look. I think it would be a great look [for me].’

Fonda is known for her political activism, which goes all the way back to her anti-Vietnam War stance.

Leading by example: 'I don't give advice on much.  I just try to live my life in a way that others can learn from,' she stated

Leading by example: ‘I don’t give advice on much. I just try to live my life in a way that others can learn from,’ she stated

The actress moved to Washington, DC, in the fall of 2019, and began holding Fire Drill Fridays – weekly protests on Capitol Hill to ‘draw attention to the climate crisis.’

‘I will be on the Capitol every Friday, rain or shine, inspired and emboldened by the incredible movement our youth have created,’ she previously wrote on her website.

‘People started coming from all over the country, from Oregon, Arizona, Wisconsin, Massachusetts,’ the Hollywood legend said in the interview, adding, ‘It was quite something.’

The star has been arrested multiple times during the protests, including in 2019 as she continued to appeal for politicians to address climate change.

Crusader: The two time Oscar-winner is known for his political activism.  Most recently holding Fire Drill Fridays - weekly protests on Capitol Hill to 'draw attention to the climate crisis'

Crusader: The two time Oscar-winner is known for his political activism. Most recently holding Fire Drill Fridays – weekly protests on Capitol Hill to ‘draw attention to the climate crisis’

Serious about the cause: The star has been arrested multiple times during the protests, including in 2019 as she continued to appeal for politicians to address climate change

Serious about the cause: The star has been arrested multiple times during the protests, including in 2019 as she continued to appeal for politicians to address climate change

Fonda had told reporters before her arrest: ‘I probably will go to jail tonight. It will not be the first time. And I am prepared to do that.’

Elsewhere in the interview the iconic actress discussed the upcoming seventh and final season of Grace and Frankie, the Netflix sitcom where she stars alongside Lily Tomlin.

‘We had a great cast and crew, and we were very close. There were tears when we wrapped.’

Luckily, then days later she was back with Tomlin for a new comedy, Moving On, directed by Paul Weitz. ‘That made it a lot easier,’ she revealed.

The first four episodes of the last season are currently available on Netflix, with the final ones set to drop on April 29.

Last season: The actress also discussed the last season of Grace and Frankie where she stars alongside Lily Tomlin: 'There were tears when we wrapped'

Last season: The actress also discussed the last season of Grace and Frankie where she stars alongside Lily Tomlin: ‘There were tears when we wrapped’

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