We all love a good celebrity couple, especially when they are soaked in controversy. The level of controversy seems to span the gambit of situations, but what we think gets people riled up the most is when their is a massive age gap between two people in a relationship. It gets especially juicy when one of the people from the relationship is still a teenager. For the purposes of this piece, we are defining "teenager" as anyone under the age of 20.
Here are seven celebrities who had no problem dating someone in their teens.
1. Henry Cavil and Tara King
Henry Cavil may play the Man of Steel on the big screen, but he likes to keep his personal life as private as possible. People went nuts when they found out that his girlfriend Tara King is 13 years younger than he is. When Cavil met King, he was 32 and she was 19. Despite the age gap, he spoke well of his new girlfriend, but that relationship didn't even last the year. It turns out that Cavil has also been on the other side of the equation, having dated a 32-year-old when he was only 19.
2. Elvis Presley and Priscilla Ann Wagner
Likely the most famous of all celebrity couples on this list, Elvis and Priscilla's relationship would have been a massive scandal in the modern world, as he was 24 when he met the 14-year-old Priscilla. The couple met in Germany and dated there for several years before Elvis headed back state side. Priscilla eventually moved in with the King at his Graceland manor, and the rest is history.
3. Doug Hutchison and Courtney Stodden
This one just makes you feel unclean. Hollywood actor Doug Hutchison started dating Courtney when he was 50-years-old, and she was just 16, he even married her when she was still 16. He met her online through an acting workshop that he was teaching (which makes this even worse), and apparently Hutchison didn't know that the young lady he was pursuing was so young. I don't know what else to say about this.
4. Paul Walker and Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell
After his death, news broke that his long-time girlfriend Jasmine was only 23 years old at the time of his death. The couple had been together for nearly 7 years, which means that when they first started their relationship, Jasmine was only 16 years old compared to Walker who would have been 33 at the time. Jasmine was only 8 years older than Walker's daughter, but she still developed into something of a step-mother for young Meadow.