12 year old dating a 19 year old
London - To celebrate his 65th birthday, Ronnie Wood took his beautiful 34-year-old girlfriend to Venice, the city of love.
As they cuddled together in a gold-encrusted gondola, Sally Humphreys leaned in adoringly for a lingering kiss - from a man almost old enough to be her grandad. His thin, wrinkled lips were puckered like those of a man who had misplaced his dentures.
We’ve long become accustomed to the sight of fabulously wealthy and famous older men dating younger women, but when the age gap reaches more than 30 years, you have to wonder what the women can be thinking.
Not that there is any shortage of much younger women keen to go to bed with these gnarled old codgers.
So why do men in their 50s and 60s suddenly dump the wives with whom they’ve shared a lifetime for much younger women?
Male buttocks over 50 are like dodos - they just don’t exist.
And, as one of my young friends revealed over dinner after her affair with a 65-year-old, the sex can be a nightmare.
While it could be true love, it’s more likely she’s been seduced by the lure of celebrity, or the money and lavish lifestyle that the multi-millionaire Wood can offer.
And he has offered it to many women, all young enough to be his daughters, since he separated from his wife of 24 years, Jo.
Monty Python’s John Cleese, 72 years old, is in a relationship with 41-year-old Jennifer Wade; Charles Dance dated 25-year-old Sophia Myles when he was 58; 80-year-old Des O’Connor’s wife is 43-year-old Jodie Brooke Wilson.