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“There’s a poignancy to being with someone older,” Paulson also told the publication. “I think there’s a greater appreciation of time and what you have together and what’s important, and it can make the little things seem very small.”
“I don’t really think about age, and we never notice the age gap,” Daley told the Belfast Telegraph in 2017. “Funnily enough, I feel older in terms of maturity. I had to grow up quickly because I was only 10 when I first traveled to Australia without my parents to compete.”
Today, the couple is married and has a son, Robbie, together. Daley is 27, while Black is 47.
When DeGeneres and de Rossi met in 2004, they instantly felt a connection.
“Portia and I constantly say to each other, ‘We are so lucky.’ Sometimes it’s lying in bed at night before I go to sleep, and I just say thank you to whatever, whoever is out there,” DeGeneres told People magazine in 2016.
“At the end of the day, our life is the same as everyone else’s,” David told CTV in 2015. “We’re sitting around the table, looking at the newspapers, drinking coffee, watching television, playing with the dogs, and playing with the kids.”
“My grandparents were together from the time they were teenagers on, and I used to ask them and they’d tell me, ‘One day at a time,'” Bomer told ET in 2018. “So, I guess I try to adapt that philosophy, but also just having perspective. You know, at the end of the day, the family and our home life is the most important thing and keeps everything else in perspective.”
“He had come to that stage of his life at age 38, and I was at that stage at age 25, but we were both ready to settle down and fall in love and have a life with someone,” Ford told Out in 2014.
Today, Ford is 59 — he turns 60 in August — and Buckley is 73.
“We’ve had our ups and downs and everything in between, and there isn’t a person on this planet I like being around more than him,” RuPaul told Interview in 2019.
“To marry someone as wonderful and special to me as Lance barefoot on a glorious beach is more than I could have dreamed of,” Kors told WWD in 2011.
Kors turns 62 in August and LePere is 51.
“I love being able to introduce Justin as my husband,” Ferguson told The Knot in 2017. “It’s a word everyone knows the meaning of. It means the world to me to be married to the person I love. There’s not a day that I don’t wake up and acknowledge how lucky I am to not only be married but to be married to someone who means so much to me.”