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These Couples Have Huge Age Gaps AND Are Really in Love

Jessica Lowndes and Jon Lovitz played us, but these relationships are real.

It was an April Fool’s joke, after all. When we discovered Jessica Lowndes and Jon Lovitz were playing us all, except you, Chrissy Teigen, with their Easter engagement announcement, there was a collective sigh of relief. Here are some Hollywood couples who have a huge age gap, but also manage not to gross everyone out with their love.

Jennifer Lopez & Casper Smart, 18-year gap

Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart are still going strong. Although she doesn’t look it, J.Lo is 46, while her dancer boytoy Casper is just 28 years old. The American Idol host can’t seem to quit her beau, “reuniting” with him publicly after faking a breakup in March 2015. Whatever works. 

Sarah Paulson & Holland Taylor, 32-year gap

Sarah Paulson, 40, and Holland Taylor, 72, came out as official in December 2015, confirming they were an item. The couple held hands at the Broadway premiere of "School of Rock the Musical," and the "American Horror Story," star said she is in love with the much older ”Two and a Half Men” actress, and they are still going strong.

Sam Taylor-Johnson & Aaron Taylor-Johnson, 24-year gap

“50 Shades of Grey” director Sam Taylor-Johnson met her now husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson, on the 2009 set of Nowhere Boy, which Aaron starred in. The only problem was, she was 42 and he was 18. Despite the major age difference, they announced they were engaged at film's premiere in October 2009. The unusual couple made it down the aisle, marrying in June 2012, both taking the name Taylor-Johnson.They went on to have two children together. 

Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin, 25-year gap

Alec Baldwin, 57, and Hilaria Baldwin, 32, met when the 30 Rock actor picked her up at a New York City restaurant. The yoga instructor was standing by the door at Pure Food and Wine in 2011 when Alec approached with the line, “I must know you.” He asked for her number and six weeks later they kissed for the first time. They married at  St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in June 2012 and now their third baby on the way.

Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones, 25-year gap

Michael Douglas, 71, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, 46, began dating in 1999. The Hollywood powerhouse duo, who share the same birthdate, are 25 years apart. They were married in November 2000 and have been dating since March 1999. In 2013, they took an unofficial separation from each other, living in different residences, but sorted out their problems and moved back in together in New York. They share two children together, Dylan and Carys.

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