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Teen Bride Signs Reality Show Deal

'Nothing will be off limits,' Courtney Stodden's mom vows

(Newser) - The couple everyone loves to get grossed out about are soon to star in their own reality TV show. Courtney Stodden, now a nearly grown-up 17, and her Green Mile actor husband Doug Hutchinson, a withered 51, have signed a deal to develop a reality program with Roy Bank, president... More »

In Brazil, 43K Kids Under 14 Married

Many families unaware these unions are illegal

(Newser) - America's 2010 census revealed gloomy news ; Brazil's revealed illegal news. According to 2010 figures, 43,000 children under the age of 14 are living with a partner—something that is against the law but clearly not uncommon. Brazil's penal code bans those under 14 from getting married,... More »

Teen Bride, 51-Year-Old Not Getting Less Creepy

Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison proud of their love

(Newser) - There are inspiring love stories that break down societal barriers, and then there's the marriage between 51-year-old Lost actor Doug Hutchison and 16-year-old aspiring singer/actress Courtney Stodden. A new E! interview raises the creepiness factor, notes Gawker : The newlyweds giggle about their sex life, and when she calls him... More »

Teen Mom Files for Divorce

Leah Messer dumps Corey Simms 6 months after wedding

(Newser) - The young mom who seemed to have the best hopes of a normal family life on the latest season of MTV's Teen Mom has filed for divorce, reports E! Online . Leah Messer, mom of twin 18-month-old daughters, is divorcing Corey Simms just six months after their wedding for cheating... More »

Somali Man, 112, Marries Teen Bride

Father of 80-year-old says he wants more kids with wife

(Newser) - A 95-year age gap is no barrier to love, according to a 112-year-old Somali man who married a 17-year-old bride this week. Ahmed Muhamed Dhore—who told the BBC he still has his 1897 birth certificate written on goat skin—says he realized a dream by marrying his sixth wife.... More »

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