It is an sadly frequent phenomenon of our society that males will usually date youthful ladies — particularly in terms of male celebs. A variety of well-known male celebs have even “dated” youngsters. I say “dated” as a result of a few of these individuals had been actually minors — and albeit, for my part, if you happen to’re “relationship” an adolescent in your 30s and even 20s*, you are a predator.
Millie Bobbie Brown was only 16 when she reportedly dated then 20-year-old TikToker Hunter Ecimovic. They by no means went public with their relationship, however images got here out of them kissing, and later when Ecimovic was accused of grooming Brown, he agreed, although he then acknowledged, “Every thing that I did was fully authorized” and that he “had nothing to apologize for,” additionally alleging Brown’s dad and mom had been wonderful with the connection.
Woody Allen’s sexual abuse allegations are well-documented, however his relationships with youngsters are lesser-known. Apart from having met his spouse when she was underage (she was his spouse’s adopted little one — although they didn’t begin relationship till she was of age), he additionally dated 17-year-old Stacey Nelkin when she was nonetheless in highschool, and Christina Engelhardt claimed they’d dated when she was 16 and he was in his 40s.
Kobe began dating his future spouse Vanessa when she was 17 and nonetheless in highschool — the 2 grew to become engaged when she was nonetheless a senior. The 2 had been collectively till his dying in 2020.
Lily-Rose Depp was only 16 when she reportedly started relationship 24-year-old mannequin Ash Stymest (who had previously been married and had a toddler). The truth is, Stymest even joined her household on trip a number of months after they reportedly started relationship. They’re rumored to have damaged up after two and a half years, at which level they’d nonetheless by no means confirmed their relationship.
Here is one case the place the person wasn’t essentially well-known, however it was nonetheless tousled — Lorde was similarly 16 when she started relationship photographer James Lowe, who was seven years older than her. The 2 reportedly split close to the top of 2015 after three years collectively.
There have been heavy rumors that Kylie Jenner and Tyga had been relationship when she was 17 and he was 25. Simply days after Tyga denied they had been relationship, Kanye West, then Jenner’s brother-in-law, said, “I feel he acquired in early, I feel he was good. They’re nearer in age than a number of relationships I do know.” Tyga then seemed to confirm their relationship on Instagram a month later.
Kylie’s sister Khloé Kardashian additionally appeared to substantiate they had been relationship when Complex requested her in regards to the two: “I feel 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 relationship, 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 identify.
Because the lead singer of Aerosmith, Steven Tyler has been beloved for many years. However for some purpose, individuals 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 tips on how to nasty, and there wasn’t a hair on it.”
It is doubtless that Tyler is referring to Julia Holcomb, who truly sued him final 12 months for sexual assault, sexual battery, and intentional infliction of emotional misery again within the ’70s. Like Tyler acknowledged in his memoir, she claims that Tyler persuaded her mom to signal over guardianship to him, which is corroborated in Tyler’s personal memoir, by 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. The 2 had met when Kenzie was 17 (both episodes Kenzie appeared as an additional in had been filmed/aired when she was 17), although there aren’t any stories they dated earlier than she was 18.
Equally, Milo Ventimiglia and Hayden Panettiere didn’t announce that they had been relationship till Panettiere was “barely 18” and he was 29 — however they’d been showing on the present Heroes collectively for a few 12 months, so it is unclear when the connection turned from coworkers to relationship, although they’d denied relationship 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 together 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 Pink Sizzling Chili Peppers additionally admitted to a relationship with a minor. He as soon as informed 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 straight away. 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 relationship — 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 relationship a number of months later — Ryder turned 18 in October 1989 (4 months later), and in response to US Weekly, they started relationship in February 1990.
Melanie Griffith moved in together 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, in response to Rolling Stone, began an affair with Lori Maddox (typically spelled Mattix) when she was 14 years previous and he was in his late 20s. It doesn’t seem Web page has ever addressed or responded to those claims.
Lori claimed he “principally kidnapped” her after telling her he was going to be together 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 within the context of #metoo, “I by no means thought there was something mistaken with it, however possibly 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 stated, “I don’t assume underage women ought to sleep with guys. I wouldn’t need this for anyone’s daughter.”
Yet one more 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 stated they’d intercourse when she was 14. Wyman did not straight contradict these claims, however stated, “It wasn’t the way it was reported to be. Lots of people understood, however loads didn’t, particularly the media.”
Jerry Seinfeld was within the top of his fame, in his late 30s, when he equally “dated” an adolescent (Shoshanna Lonstein), although he claims she was 18 after they started the romantic facet of their relationship. After she turned 18, he informed 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 relationship her. We simply went to a restaurant, and that was it.” He confirmed their relationship a number of years later.
Demi Lovato initially similarly claimed that she was 18 when her romantic relationship with 29-year-old Wilmer Valderrama started, although they’d met when she was 17, and she or he known as it “love at first sight.” Nonetheless, her music “29” is all about “relationship” a 29-year-old at 17 and feeling taken benefit of, and lots of believe it is about Valderrama.
The truth is, 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 put up 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 relationship 23-year-old Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell. The 2 had reportedly met and began relationship when Pilchard-Gosnell 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 through the casting course of for his movie The Gold Rush, when Lita was 15 and Chaplin was in his mid-30s. They began “relationship,” and Gray acquired pregnant…so Chaplin secretly married her to keep away from felony costs, in response to 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 subject is unproven.
Beloved French singer Claude Francois reportedly had an affair with 17-year-old France Gall in 1964, when he would’ve been 25.
And at last, we’ll finish on one the place they could not have dated till they had been each of age, however that is nonetheless fairly sus: René Angélil and Céline Dion. Whereas Angélil and Dion didn’t officially begin relationship till she was 19, Dion stated their romantic relationship had begun round a 12 months earlier. And Dion had recognized Angélil since she was 12 years previous, when the then-38-year-old grew to become her supervisor, calling him “a part of the household” and saying she’d pined for him in secret. They later married.
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