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Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison Marriage Profile

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News Updates:

11/01/2013: After two years of marriage, Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison split. Courtney "realized that there is this whole world out there to explore."

8/03/2012: According to TMZ.com sources, "the couple [Courtney and Doug] has acknowledged there are 'obvious problems in their relationship because of their age difference and the notoriety they've gotten because of their relationship' and will appear on VH1's Couples Therapy.

A Cradle Robbing Scam?:

With her mother's permission, teen Courtney Stodden married a man older than her father. Statistics are against this marriage lasting for the "teen bride" who is 35 years younger than her husband Doug Hutchison and flaunts her sexuality excessively.

Courtney and Doug could have lowered their odds for divorce by waiting several years to get married. From a news perspective, their marriage is almost as scandalous as when Jerry Lee Lewis married his 13-year-old cousin. Other words the media used to describe the Stodden-Hutchison marriage are icky, creepy, immoral, cradle robbing, May-December marriage, a joke, a scam, and an abomination.

Looking at how Courtney walks, talks, her provocative clothing, her sultry actions, and then Watching her pouty sexy non-verbal behavior on an ABC Nightline interview, we can only wonder what were her parents thinking the past few years to allow their daughter to behave this way.

Courtney was still considered a child by many and although her marriage to Doug was legal, we too ask "at what cost?"

 

Born:

Courtney Alexis Stodden: August 29, 1994 in Tacoma, Washington.

Doug Anthony Hutchison: May 26, 1960 in Dover, Delaware.

 

How Doug and Courtney Met:

In January 2011, Courtney and Doug began corresponding with one another through email and texting. Their four-month online courtship was monitored by Courtney's mother. They didn't meet one another in person until shortly before their wedding.

Wedding Date:

Courtney and Doug were married on May 20, 2011 after getting her mother's consent. Courtney was 16 years old and Doug was 51 years old when they married. Courtney's father walked her down the aisle and Doug's brother was a witness at their wedding in Las Vegas, Nevada in the Chapel of the Flowers. Wedding Photos

Residence:

Doug and Courtney live in Hollywood Hills, California.

Children:

None.

Occupations:

Courtney: Model, singer, songwriter, actress.

Doug: Writer, actor, producer.

 

Previous Marriages:

Doug has two previous marriages.

  • Kathleen Davison: Doug and Kathleen, an actress and producer, were married in the late 1990s. They divorced in the early 2000s. Kathleen married director Anthony Dimino in 2006 and is the mother of two children.
  • Amanda Sellers: Amanda and Doug were married from March 13, 2003 to 2005. Their marriage ended in divorce.

 

Quotes About the Marriage of Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison:

Krista Keller [Courtney's mother]: "These people that say, ‘You could have waited,’ I really don’t understand this way of thinking,” says Keller, who is the same age as her son-in-law. “Why do parents think that kids need to have those teen years spent going out with different boys, going out in different cars, going out on the beach together alone? There’s a lot of bad stuff that happens in those teen years. They end up being killed in car crashes due to driving with people that have been drinking. Oh, but they’re gonna have their teen years. My daughter is safe. I know where my daughter is.”
Source: Maria Elena Fernandez. "Hollywood's Teen Bride." TheDailyBeast.com. 10/31/2011.

Maureen O'Connor: "Their marriage has 'captivated the nation,' Courtney says between obsessive-compulsive orgasm faces."
Source: Maureen O'Connor. "Child Bride Courtney Stodden and Creepy Old Husband Give Weirdest Interview Yet." Gawker.com. 7/21/2011.

Doug: "Yeah, I always joke with Courtney that one of the reasons we worked is 'cause she's 16 going on 36, and I'm 51 going on 21."
Source: Angela Ellis, Sabina Ghebremedhin. "Exclusive: Doug Hutchison, 51, and Courtney Stodden, 16, Dish on Controversial Marriage." ABCNews.go.com. 7/15/2011.

Jen Chaney: "The couple [Doug and Courtney] insists they married for love and not to boost their careers or gain attention. “GMA’s” Lara Spencer notes, however, that they are currently shopping a reality show. And I think we can all agree that the kerfuffle over their unconventional relationship has earned them more publicity than they ever could have snagged without it."
Source: Jen Chaney. "Doug Hutchison and Courtney Stodden discuss icky May-December marriage." WashingtonPost.com. 7/15/2011.

Angela Ellis, Sabina Ghebremedhin: "Courtney's parents have received death threats, Doug's agent and manager dropped him, his brother has cut ties and his mother wants nothing to do with them."
Source: Angela Ellis, Sabina Ghebremedhin. "Exclusive: Doug Hutchison, 51, and Courtney Stodden, 16, Dish on Controversial Marriage." ABCNews.go.com. 7/15/2011.

 

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