Celebraties dating younger
There was just a discussion on Twitter about Kelly's behavior and the broader issue of sexual assault against black women and girls using the hashtag #fasttailedgirls.Created by Mikki Kendall and Jamie Golden-Nesbitt, many women who grew up in Chicago shared their stories of seeing R.Douglas is a full quarter-century (that’s 25 years) older than his bride.So far, the union seems to be working, as they’ve been happily married for a decade.Power, money, and fame, according to the dominant narrative, make it possible for men to sleep with any woman they want, but what happens when the women they want are still in high school? Call it a Daddy complex, but some women constantly pursue men that are far older and much more experienced than they are. Some female celebrities who are currently dating or are married to older men have a history of chasing men their senior, but for some, this is a totally new experience.Stodden, who was 16 when she married the 50-year-old Hutchison, saw her inappropriate photo shoots regularly make headlines, and though Hutchison's film career isn't quite as illustrious as it was prior to his marriage, he still scored a starring role in a reality show, Vh1's Couples Therapy.Their marriage might have ended earlier this year, but here's betting their careers haven't.
I think it’s because I love the knowledge older men have." She fell in love with more than Michael Douglas’ knowledge, presumably, when they married in 2000.
The young women who enter into relationships with male celebrities face a different kind of scrutiny, though.
Stodden was called a “golddigger” and a “slut,” even though her 50-year-old husband was the one with all of the power.
Most of us realize that there is a distinct power dynamic between a teacher and student, making the relationship inappropriate.
When it comes to actors, though, we seem to forget the power and influence that a celebrity can exert over a teenage girl.Even less acceptable is Hollywood's (and the media that reports on the entertainment industry) failure to do anything about it.Please remember that these are the same people who awarded Roman Polanski an Oscar and came to his defense as he fled the country to avoid being charged with sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.Frankly, what young girl wouldn’t jump at the chance to be with someone like R. He's rich, handsome, and famous — three traits most teenage girls would like to have in a partner. Well, many think these young girls would be lucky to attract the attention of someone in the entertainment industry.