Come on, what 21st century woman really wants to be Anastasia Steele? She’s a disastrous role model for the rest of us. Here are 10 reasons why: 1. She’s naive. Steele is 22 years old, about to graduate at college. She should be a somewhat independent woman with some experience in the world. Instead, she behaves like a shy tween. Gawky, insecure, sloppy and clumsy, she constantly blushes and stumbles with irritating frequency.