Doug Hutchison, 51-Year-Old 'The Green Mile' Actor, Weds 16-Year-Old Country Singer Courtney Stodden
"We're aware that our vast age difference is extremely controversial," the couple said through their spokeswoman.
According to the Clark County, Nevada Marriage Bureau, both marriage license applicants must be at least 18 years of age. But minors (below the age of 18) are able to obtain a license with the consent of a parent or legal guardian -- reasoning that at least one of Stodden's parents approves of their daughter's May-December marriage.
“Courtney is one of the most level headed girls out there and I’m not just saying that because she’s my daughter. Doug is the nicest man I’ve ever met in my life,” Alex said of his 51-year-old son-in-law, who tied the knot with his daughter in Vegas on May 20.