Celebs dating younger men

20-Jun-2016 02:48 by 2 Comments

Celebs dating younger men

It’s really beyond that.” For her fifth and current husband, the erstwhile Alexis Carrington chose theatrical company manager Percy Gibson, who was just 36 when they wed in 2002 — younger than one of Joan’s adult children.

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The redheaded porcelain beauty, who’s 52, and her 43-year-old director husband got together in 1996, but they didn’t wed until seven years (and two children) later. Since then, they’ve had twins and a few more weddings — they renew their vows annually, and this year they shut down Disneyland to do it.

But even in the sexual playground of the movie biz, the reverse matchup -- an older woman with a younger man -- has always seemed somewhat shocking.

"It challenges our basic, narrow perception of what a couple should be," notes Helen Fisher, Ph.

After all, the thinking went, men that hot could have any young starlet they wanted.

Today, few people would look twice at such romances, especially when they involve high-profile Hollywood women who date down in age. Goldie Hawn, 56, has happily cohabited with Kurt Russell, half a decade her junior, for 19 years.

“I don’t go by age, I go by the soul of a person,” Sarandon said during an appearance on ‘The View’ last year.

“I think that when you really love a person, the age thing, the gender, the color, none of that matters.“Robin calls Ben an ‘old soul,’” an insider reportedly said.“She even jokes that she feels like the younger one.” Fresh off her 2011 split from third husband Marc Anthony, J.Older guys are practically expected to hook up with hot younger women (case in point: octogenarian Hugh Hefner’s wedding to a 26-year-old earlier this year).When it’s the ladies who hook up with younger partners, it seems to attract more attention — but fortunately, that hasn’t stopped a whole lot of celebrity women from doing it anyway.“I’ve never really lived a conventional life,” she said last year.