It is an sadly frequent phenomenon of our society that males will usually date youthful ladies — particularly in relation to male celebs. Lots of well-known male celebs have even “dated” youngsters. I say “dated” as a result of a few of these folks had been actually minors — and albeit, for my part, should you’re “courting” an adolescent in your 30s and even 20s*, you are a predator.
Just lately, u/Pranav_p_n posed a question about beloved celebs which can be really creepy, and I seen there have been a ton of celebs nominated for allegedly problematic relationships with minors and youngsters. Learn on to seek out out which of your faves are simply main creeps.
There have been heavy rumors that Kylie Jenner and Tyga had been courting when she was 17 and he was 25. Simply days after Tyga denied they had been courting, Kanye West, then Jenner’s brother-in-law, said, “I believe he acquired in early, I believe he was sensible. They’re nearer in age than lots of relationships I do know.” Tyga then seemed to confirm their relationship on Instagram a month later.
Kylie’s sister Khloe Kardashian additionally appeared to substantiate they had been courting when Complex requested her concerning the two: “I believe at 16, I used to be most likely fucking somebody that was of their 20s, for certain. I wouldn’t say I used to be even courting, most likely simply sleeping with them. However once more, Kylie isn’t a standard 17-year-old.” Tyga additionally acquired a tattoo of Kylie’s title.
Because the lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler has been beloved for many years. However for some purpose, folks appear to disregard the truth that he as soon as “dated” a 16-year-old. He actually admitted to it in his memoir, writing, “She was 16, she knew nasty, and there wasn’t a hair on it.”
It is doubtless that Tyler is referring to Julia Holcomb, who really sued him final yr for sexual assault, sexual battery, and intentional infliction of emotional misery again within the ’70s. Like Tyler said in his memoir, she claims that Tyler persuaded her mom to signed over guardianship to him, which is corroborated in Tyler’s personal memoir, through which he writes “her dad and mom fell in love with me, signed a paper over for me to have custody, so I wouldn’t get arrested if I took her out of state. I took her on tour with me.” Tyler was 26 on the time.
Chad Michael Murray proposed to One Tree Hill further Kenzie Dalton in 2006, when she was a senior in highschool and he was 24. She was reported to be 18 on the time. They two had met when Kenzie was 17 (both episodes Kenzie appeared as an additional in had been filmed/aired when she was 17), although there are not any experiences they dated earlier than she was 18.
Equally, Milo Ventimiglia and Hayden Panettiere didn’t announce that they had been courting till Panettiere was “barely 18” and he was 29 — however they’d been showing on the present Heroes collectively for a couple of yr, so it is unclear when the connection turned from coworkers to courting, although that they had denied courting up to now.
Elvis Presley met his spouse Priscilla in Germany when she was 14 and he was 24. They started a relationship that concerned mendacity in mattress with their arms round one another nightly — though Priscilla maintains they didn’t sleep collectively till they had been married. They stayed in contact after he went again to the US, and Priscilla says he finally satisfied her dad and mom to let her transfer to the US and reside along with his household (however not him) when she was 17. Nonetheless, she quickly moved in with Elvis as an alternative. She was nonetheless in highschool.
Anthony Kiedis of the Crimson Scorching Chili Peppers additionally admitted to a relationship with a minor. He as soon as advised the story of a Catholic faculty woman who had come to his live performance that he slept with, and her finally revealing she was 14, a runaway, and her father was the chief of police — Kiedis said, “I did need to get her the hell again residence immediately. So, we had intercourse yet another time.” He was in his mid-20s.
He additionally “dated” Ione Skye when she was 16* and he was in his mid-20s. She even moved into his home.
It is also a bit unclear when Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder started courting — they met at a premiere in June 1989, when Ryder was 17 and Depp was 26. Depp described it as “love at first sight,” and said they began courting a couple of months later — Ryder turned 18 in October 1989 (4 months later), and based on US Weekly, they started courting in February 1990.
Melanie Griffith moved in along with her boyfriend Don Johnson when she was simply 15 after assembly him at 14 — he was eight years older than her. They later acquired engaged when she was 18, then break up earlier than coming again collectively to remarry and have Dakota Johnson.
Joel Madden dated teen Disney Channel star Hilary Duff for 3 years beginning when she was solely 16 — he was in his mid-20s.
Jimmy Web page, based on Rolling Stone, began an affair with Lori Maddox (generally spelled Mattix) when she was 14 years outdated and he was in his late 20s. It doesn’t seem Web page has ever addressed or responded to those claims.
Lori claimed he “mainly kidnapped” her after telling her he was going to be along with her, then usually left her on the lodge with safety on the door. Lori — who additionally claimed she slept with David Bowie when she was underage — said in the context of #metoo, “I by no means thought there was something fallacious with it, however perhaps there was. I used to get letters telling me he was a pedophile, however I’d by no means consider him like that.” However she additionally mentioned, “I don’t assume underage women ought to sleep with guys. I wouldn’t need this for anyone’s daughter.”
Yet another rockstar who “dated” an underage woman? Invoice Wyman of the Rolling Stones. He met 13-year-old Mandy Smith in 1984 (when he was 47), and married her after she turned 18 (allegedly having groomed her for these 5 years, whereas he was in his 40s). Smith mentioned that they had intercourse when she was 14. Wyman did not instantly contradict these claims, however mentioned, “It wasn’t the way it was reported to be. Lots of people understood, however so much didn’t, particularly the media.”
Jerry Seinfeld was within the top of his fame, in his late 30s, when he equally “dated” an adolescent, although he claims she was 18 once they started the romantic side of their relationship. After she turned 18, he advised Howard Stern, “I didn’t understand she was so younger. That is the one woman I ever went out with who was that younger. I wasn’t courting her. We simply went to a restaurant, and that was it.” He confirmed their relationship a couple of years later.
Demi Lovato initially similarly claimed that she was 18 when her romantic relationship with 29-year-old Wilmer Valderrama started, although that they had met when she was 17, and she or he known as it “love at first sight.” Nonetheless, her music “29” is all about “courting” a 29-year-old at 17 and feeling taken benefit of, and plenty of believe it is about Valderrama.
Actually, this seems to be a sample for Valderrama. He additionally dated Mandy Moore when she was “16 and 17,” according to Moore herself. Valderrama would’ve been in his early 20s.
Valderrama additionally dated Lindsay Lohan when she was 18 — although they had been first linked when she was 17. On her 18th birthday, they had been seen kissing. He was 24.
We clearly all know R. Kelly is a creep, however we could not go this complete publish with out mentioning him. Kelly famously married Aaliyah in 1994, when she was 15 and he was 27— a wedding that was annulled as a result of Aaliyah was too younger. Witnesses have claimed that R. Kelly began a sexual relationship with Aaliyah when she was 13 or 14.
On the time of his dying at age 40, Paul Walker was courting 23-year-old Jasmine Pilchard. The 2 had reportedly met and began courting when Pilchard was solely 16, and Walker was in his early 30s.
Lita Gray was solely 8 when she met Charlie Chaplin, and the 2 later reconnected throughout the casting course of for his movie Gold Rush, when Lita was 15 and Chaplin was in his mid-30s. They began “courting,” and Gray acquired pregnant…so Chaplin secretly married her to keep away from felony expenses, based on Vice.
Rocker Ted Nugent also “dated” a minor — Pele Massa — when she was 17 and he was 30. VH1’s Behind the Music even reported that he had gotten parental approval and have become her authorized guardian, however Nugent has since denied claims that he “adopted” her, and the guardianship problem is unproven.
And eventually, beloved French singer Claude Francois reportedly had an affair with 17-year-old France Gall in 1964, when he would’ve been 25.
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