Popular TBS sitcom Cougar Town focused on the concept of older, divorcees dating younger men after ending their marriages, with former Friends actress Courtney Cox starring as a forty-something woman who enjoys a series of relationships with younger men following her break-up.
In addition to showing the increasing number of young men who are on the look-out for older women, Elite Singles' research also indicated that the average 'ideal' age gap for most men over the age of 30 is also becoming smaller.
The two have been dating for more than a year and seem very happy together.
Her ex Christian Slater was also younger than she, by 11 years.
Leave it to Madonna to grab the crown — her relationship with 25-year-old Brahim Zaibat while she was 55 ties Sharon Stone's 30-year age gap.
Not to mention, Madonna nearly matched that gap again by previously dating 21-year-old Jesus Luz and rebounding from Zaibat with 26-year-old Timor Steffens.
A decade of age difference didn’t stop Liam and Cheryl from going out in the public with their relationship.According to a new survey by dating website Elite Singles, men aged between 20 and 29 are much more likely to date a woman who is significantly older than them, while men aged 30 and older, while still eager to enter into a relationship with someone younger, are starting to close the average age gap between themselves and their ideal prospective partners.'Young men nowadays probably recognize that older women are adept at diligently juggling so many responsibilities (career, children, housekeeping, fitness, finances, socializing), which makes them intriguing and attractive and a more secure option,' psychologist, Sam Owen told the Huffington Post.Elite Singles surveyed 450,000 of its online daters in order to find out what their ideal relationship age gap would be, with the results clearly indicating that - despite society's perceptions about men always needing to find a younger woman - the majority of young men actually want the exact opposite.This hot actress has been known to go after younger guys in Hollywood.She dated 50 Cent for about a year, who was 11 years younger than she, and she was also engaged to 28-year-old Omar White when she was in her late 40's.Moore's 6-year marriage to Ashton Kutcher was constantly in the public eye, and the talk was mostly about their 16-year age difference.