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Unrealistic Hollywood Age Gaps

Hollywood is the land of make believe – we understand that, we like suspending disbelief. It feels good. But sometimes we’re convinced that the denizens of Tinseltown have a shaky grasp on reality.

Only in La-La Land does a mother being only nine years older than her son pass without comment. You think we’re kidding? Get a load of these film and TV age discrepancies…

Click on each image to find out more.

(Images: All Star, Rex Features)

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