It became more acceptable for both men and women to experiment with dating younger people.
Michelle’s husband, Kenny Micklewright, now 64, is often mistaken for her dad.
The research data may be surprising, but it makes sense.
For example, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence are frequently (and I think very successfully) cast opposite each other as romantic leads, despite their sixteen year age gap.
Since then, we've seen Kourt and Younes show some serious PDA and make their relationship very public during the Cannes Film Festival.
An article in i100 last week reported an analysis of the differences between the ages of twenty high earning male actors and those of the women playing their love interests in over four hundred films.
Remember your high school days when dating someone a year senior was extremely cool.
Research on age difference in couples suggests that while the desired gap for men and women is around 13-14 years on average (10-15 years), as specified in their partner preferences on online dating sites, in reality long-term pairs only have 3-4 years disparity.