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18 Oct 2021, 11:35 pm

Middle aged men keep getting roles as love interests to women young enough to be their daughters and granddaughters. Why is that?



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19 Oct 2021, 6:08 am

There's a lot of middle-aged men in TV production.



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19 Oct 2021, 6:48 am

Okay. Do you have any other reasons?



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19 Oct 2021, 8:36 am

There are a lot of young women looking for acting jobs.



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19 Oct 2021, 9:44 am

Why is that they're getting jobs?



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19 Oct 2021, 9:50 am

To fulfill the unrequited adolescent fantasies of middle-aged male actors.



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19 Oct 2021, 10:29 am

So. How is that acceptable in movies?



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19 Oct 2021, 10:32 am

Middle-aged men run the business; they make the decisions, their people follow suit, and the public laps it up.



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19 Oct 2021, 10:33 am

So. How many years can be an age difference between them?



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19 Oct 2021, 10:35 am

ivyeight6 wrote:
So. How many years can be an age difference between them?
How long is a piece of rope?



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19 Oct 2021, 10:41 am

Okay. So, why is that someone mistakes someone else's daughter as their granddaughter?



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19 Oct 2021, 10:45 am

ivyeight6 wrote:
Okay. So, why is that someone mistakes someone else's daughter as their granddaughter?
Example, please?



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19 Oct 2021, 10:49 am

It just so happens that younger women like middle-aged men. It's really not that unusual to see at least a 10-year age difference in couples, with the man being older.

It's not just middle-aged men liking younger women. It's a two-way street.



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19 Oct 2021, 10:56 am

A man had a child who is 20+ to 30 years apart.



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19 Oct 2021, 11:01 am

It was fairly common in the old days for someone to have a sibling at least 20 years older than that someone.

It was also fairly common for people to marry in their teens about 3 or more generations ago. Then to marry someone else many decades later.

President Grover Cleveland, in the 1890s. married a person whom he sponsored when he was a young adult man, and she was a baby. There wasn't really that much of a fuss raised at this.



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19 Oct 2021, 11:06 am

Okay. Why is that someone mistaken someone's daughter as if they were their granddaughter?