“I always knew where I stood with her.” Soon after they met, he cleaned up his act and left the entertainment industry.
In April 2010, they had an intimate beachside wedding in Hawaii, and they now have a 6-year-old son, Marek.
“I love that she loves me so much, and that I mean a lot to her,” says Sutherland.
Such May-December couplings are no longer seen as relationship outliers — or indicative of deep-seated mommy issues.
New French President Emmanuel Macron, 39, has a wife, Brigitte, who is 24 years his senior, while supermodel Heidi Klum, 43, has been dating art dealer Vito Schnabel, 30, for more than three years.
“There were a lot of the ‘boy toy’ remarks, and I will say it mostly came from men my age — there’s a threatening aspect to a woman dating a younger man,” she says.