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Pills & Thrills

by | 16th, November 2004

‘MEN who marry younger women can often be seen walking out of the chemist’s, chomping on a little blue tablet and jabbering on about the new lease of life their new wife has given them.

”And the winner in the Under-50s seed stitch category is…”

Anyone who has seen 60-year-old Michael Douglas since his marriage to Catherine Zeta Jones cannot have failed to spot a renewed bounce in his hair, a skip in his step and a new spate of articles about his addiction to sex.

But what of Catherine, the younger woman? What does she get from the deal?

Sure there was the £1m she got from selling the wedding pictures to a showbiz mag, but, by her own admission, that was chicken feed.

There’s the place at Hollywood’s top table dining with the showbiz elite, but that would have been hers by right of talent alone.

No, what Catherine got from her marriage to an older man was a sense of perspective.

She got to see that life is not all about parties, staying up late and dancing. Being with an older man enables you to look at life from a mature viewpoint.

So having bought her grandma a pair

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