The former ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ star posted the alleged messages on Instagram after an account appearing to belong to the teenager posted the information online. Courtney shared the post, followed by the hashtag (#stopdoughutchison), and asked her millions of fans to get it trending on social media.
According to the account, the text is an excerpt from an email sent by Doug discussing the age of consent and professing his love for the young girl.
According to the girl’s Instagram account, she claims “Doug Hutchison needs to be stopped” and says, “I initially never wanted to post about this because I felt scared and embarrassed about everything. But, I’ve realised that this whole situation is bigger than me, and I need to be strong if I want him to be stopped.”
He told me that he “loved me,” that I was “beautiful,” “sexy,” and “smart,” she wrote.
She added, “I was 15 years old. He was 60 years old.”
Courtney Stodden shared the alleged messages, which the IG account claims are “extracts from emails DOUG HUTCHISON sent to me.”
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“As for your age: I kinda figured you were either 15/16 or 16/17 yet it blows my mind because of our vast age difference. You seem older [more mature] than your ‘typical’ age or I’m just more immature for my ‘typical’ age. Age. What is it? A number? Life experience? Can two people so far apart in years fall in love? Does it matter? Societally, it’s considered “wrong.” In my heart: I love you. I struggle with this conundrum every single day. Especially after my union/marriage to Courtney. I have zero regrets despite the hate and losses endured.”
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“Is there something wrong with me? Seriously. What do you honestly think, Kyra? Can two people nearly 45 years apart have romantic feelings for one another? Nothing makes sense. You’re expected to act “mature” [whatever that means] and are often treated as ‘immature.’ It can be maddening.”
The message added:
And this whole Age of Consent thing so bloody convoluted. For example — outta curiosity — I investigated the age of consent here in Michigan. Apparently [as it is in the U.K.], the age of consent [meaning to have sex] here in Michigan is 16 with anyone 16 or older. However, you are not allowed to become married at 16 without parental consent. Now how in God’s good name does that make sense?! Also…let’s say…just for the sake of argument — you decide to leave home on your own, travel to the U.S., and live with me here in Michigan.”
At this point, the message cuts off and it’s unclear how it ends.
The Blast reached out to Doug Hutchison to comment on the alleged messages, and give his side of the story. So far, there has been no comment.
Courtney Stodden made international headlines after her mother consented for her to marry the ‘Green Mile’ actor — she was 16. At the time, the young beauty queen was a teenager and the actor was 50 years old.
Since the couple’s divorce, Courtney has reflected on the relationship claiming she was ‘groomed’ as a child bride. After the couple’s divorce was official, Stodden posted a picture of the ex-couple with the caption:
“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. I’ve felt completely trapped, manipulated, and at times abandoned by adults // growing up in such an environment — it became a lonely and dark place.”