Online dating stats bare out that average joes are just as enamored with younger women as their famous counterparts.
Each example disgusts me anew in a way that’s probably not entirely defensible: I think I might be angrier about these couples than I am about a good many important political issues.
Their reasons stem mostly from the comfort and commonality they feel with someone of a similar age.
In closing, the other day, I happened to see a man in the Nordstrom lingerie department who looked like he was around 60.
I know, I know: Why care that two consenting adults are canoodling when a demagogue is about to take the White House?
(Donald Trump, for the record, is 24 years older than his wife Melania, and each time he’s gotten married, it’s been to a younger woman.
Bennett and Benedetto may make for a particularly striking example (“Lovely fetus you’ve got there, ma’am, here’s my number, have it call it me in 18 years or so”), but older men getting romantically involved with younger women is hardly a rare phenomenon.
Every day, there seems to be another outrageous new celebrity coupling announced via pictures of some May-December frolicking: Jennifer Lawrence sharing a lollipop with Darren Aronofsky; Sean Penn dating Vincent D’Onofrio’s daughter; Mel Gibson having his ninth child with his 26-year-old girlfriend; Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen double-dating with their 47-year-old and 58-year-old respective beaus; Leonardo Di Caprio’s sending another lady-love packing upon her reaching the ripe old age of 25.
And, no, I do not want any of the excuses about how biologically or emotionally mature younger girls can be, cultural traditions, or the legal issues surrounding the age of consent.He was browsing the Valentine’s Day rack of black, lacy thongs, teddies and garters.It appeared to me that he was shopping for his twenty something girlfriend.How’s this for kismet: One fateful day in 1966, singer Tony Bennett met and took a photo with a couple after one of his shows.Little did Bennett know at the time, his future wife was there, too: She was the baby growing inside the belly of the female fan.Instead, find someone your own age who’s even hotter.