Who is Courtney Stodden's ex-husband Doug Hutchison?

TEENAGER Courtney Stodden shot to fame in 2011 when they married Doug Hutchison, despite the couple's 34-year age gap.

The union shocked the showbiz world – but what else is Hutchison famous for?

Who is Doug Hutchison?

Doug Hutchison is an American actor.

The 60-year-old became a household name in 1999 when he played Percy Wetmore – the evil prison guard who enjoyed seeing inmates die on death row – in The Green Mile.

His performance in the box office hit saw him nominated for a Satellite Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Hutchison has also appeared in several TV shows, including The X-Files, CSI, 24 and Lost, among many more.

How old was Courtney Stodden when she married Doug Hutchison?

Stodden, who identifies as non-binary, was just 16 when they married Hutchison after meeting on the internet.

He had been previously married to Amanda Sellers between 2002 and 2005.

Due to the future reality star being a minor, Hutchison was widely condemned for the marriage.

The actor believes the union severely damaged his career but has no regrets.

Speaking to Fox News in 2020, Hutchison said: "She was 16 and I was 50, so I knew our union was going to turn heads.

"But I didn’t realise the impact it would truly have.

"I didn’t realise that in marrying Courtney, my manager would drop me, my agent would drop me.

"I was blacklisted. I was blackballed from casting directors.

"I shot my career in the head for love. And in doing so, I lost my family and friends.

"I was suddenly on the Titanic and everyone was fleeing except for me and Courtney."

Why did Courtney Stodden and Doug Hutchison get divorced?

Stodden and Hutchison divorced in March 2020 after nine turbulent years of marriage.

The couple initially separated in 2013 before reconciling a year later.

The pair did not have any kids and sadly suffered a miscarriage in 2016.

The relationship ended again in 2017 and Stodden has admitted the miscarriage and 34-year age gap were both reasons for their separation.

Confirming their divorce on Instagram, Stodden wrote: "It’s an emotional day for me.

"God only knows how he’s feeling, but I can tell you that it’s for the better.

"I look back at this picture and feel absolutely taken advantage of.

"I’ve been scared to even speak up about feeling groomed or being verbally abused during the almost 10 year marriage because I was a child and he was 50 when we married but I’m a woman now and it’s time for me to put my big girl pants on and speak on this matter."

Who is Courtney Stodden dating now?

Stodden’s current relationship status is believed to be single.

The reality star was most recently linked with Megan Fox’s ex Brian Austin Green, labelling him a 'womanizer'.

Speaking in 2020, they said: "I had blocked him after several other women who he was playing came forward to me.

"I stand with them and I believe them."

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