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    51 year old marries 16 year old, good or bad?

    What do you think? Gross marrying such a young girl or good on him for snagging something that will stay bonable for ages?

    51 YEAR-OLD ACTOR MARRIES 16-YEAR-OLD
    June 21, 2011,

    He's a B-grade American actor, having starred alongside Tom Hanks in 'The Green Mile,' and she's a former beauty pageant queen who is now aspiring to be a country singer.

    Sounds like a pretty stereotypical Hollywood couple, except he is 51, and she is 16.
    Doug Hutchison married Courtney Stodden in Las Vegas – how fitting - last month, with the teenager now working to position herself as a potential Nashville star after running for Miss Teen Washington USA last year.

    How is this legal you ask?

    In the United States the 'age of majority' – or age when minors become legally independent form their parents – is 18. Some states are even more stringent, holding the legal age of adulthood as 19 or even 21.

    However, this age can be lowered in situations where for example the teen graduates from high school early or has permission from parents. And this is this case for Courtney Stodden.

    A spokeswoman for the couple did not respond to questions; however Courtney's mother, Krista Stodden, explained that she signed a consent form so that her daughter could marry Hutchison.

    Krista told Radar: "They are very much in love and we are so supportive of this."

    The documentation is important for the marriage, as without it the union would not be legal.

    Family law specialist and Nachshin & Langlois partner, Joe Langlois, said: "If there was a valid parental consent, then they're now legally married in every way.

    "There are no magic words involved, just, essentially, 'I, the parent, give consent,'" Langlois confirmed.

    The only possibly legal glitch that the couple may face is that Courtney Stodden's father did not sign the legal consent form. If he is her legal guardian, it is possible that the marriage can be nullified.

    While time will tell how long this marriage lasts, the newlyweds have stood up against the storm of controversy that they have ignited.

    "We're aware that our vast age difference is extremely controversial," the couple said through their spokeswoman.

    "But we're very much in love and want to get the message out there that true love can be ageless."

    If they make it to their 50th wedding anniversary, we wonder if Hutchison will be able to dance the 'funky chicken' at age 101.

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    I always knew the guy was a creep. He looked it.

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    Good god. Is there really any question about this, even in Australia? Bad...

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    Here in Australian we call it child molestation when it is that young.

    IMO Fling him in jail until she's 21.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Braindead View Post
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    Here in Australian we call it child molestation when it is that young.

    IMO Fling him in jail until she's 21.
    You also ban women with small breasts from porn. Doth protest too much.
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    Here in Australian we call it child molestation when it is that young.
    Yes, but do you actually punish people for that in your godless prison colony?

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    She'll still be very young when she gets the proceeds from his will and insurance.
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    Yes, but do you actually punish people for that in your godless prison colony?
    Yes. We have prisons.

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    "We are a prison." != "We have prisons."

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    You have a problem with your logic there 2pac.

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    I always knew the guy was a creep. He looked it.

    He looks gay

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    You also ban women with small breasts from porn. Doth protest too much.
    Another piece of signature material!!
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    This was normal in other centuries
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    According to tradition Joseph was a very old man and the Virgin Mary a young teenager
    I need a foot massage

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    True, but a lot of things were normal in the past but frowned upon now. Blood feuds, for example.

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    And lots of general smiting.

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    This should have been posted in the young girls, older guys thread.
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    Just go back into the forest.
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    Aside from antisocial nerds, bible-thumpers, and the truly fugly, most 16 year olds are already boning. Who cares about this one?
    Do not take anything I say seriously. It's just the Internet. It's not real life.

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    I think you're missing a key point.
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    I think you're just jealous that an ugly middle aged dude is nailing a sexy ass teen.

    Acting like she's underage is ridiculous. Biologically she's ready to get ****ed. Her mom gave permission so it's all good and legal. Why does everybody suddenly become all prudish about **** like this? It's like Ecofarm took over your brains or something.
    Do not take anything I say seriously. It's just the Internet. It's not real life.

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    What age do you think the limit should be Felch? (Just wondering where you become prudish...)
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    Felch, I already pointed out that she would still be young when he dies, and she'll have bucks. It could be worse.
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    I guess what disturbs me the most about this, is that the mother signed a consent form. Whoring out yourself is one thing. Whoring out your daughter is just sad.
    I know in a lot of cultures, 16 is old for women, but if some 51 year old clown had come to ask for my daughter when she was a sophomore in High School, I would have gone out and bought a gun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rah View Post
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    I guess what disturbs me the most about this, is that the mother signed a consent form. Whoring out yourself is one thing. Whoring out your daughter is just sad.
    I know in a lot of cultures, 16 is old for women, but if some 51 year old clown had come to ask for my daughter when she was a sophomore in High School, I would have gone out and bought a gun.
    I can certainly agree with this sentiment. I simply cannot envision having enough in common with a 16 year old to sustain a solid relationship fi you are 51.

    Now . .. if I were single and seeking a hookup, I could see the attraction of a much younger woman but even then I would probably feel it was a bit creepy if she was less than mid 20s
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    51 year old marries 16 year old, good or bad?
    for the 51 year old, certainly good.
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    Biologically she's ready to get ****ed.
    Yep, God's a paedophile!

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    I think you're just jealous that an ugly middle aged dude is nailing a sexy ass teen.

    Acting like she's underage is ridiculous. Biologically she's ready to get ****ed. Her mom gave permission so it's all good and legal. Why does everybody suddenly become all prudish about **** like this? It's like Ecofarm took over your brains or something.
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    Yep, God's a paedophile!
    Wanting to **** hot 17 or 16 year olds =/= paedophile. Any man who claims he dosen't feel sexual attraction is a liar or a homoesexual. Pedophiles are sick in the head because they want to have sex with children, not teens.
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