Smith figured it comes down to science: “It probably has something to do with the concentration of the species on procreation,” she quipped.All scientific notions aside, older women opt for younger men for the same reasons that older men select younger women.To her shock and bemusement, there was a new term to describe what she had been doing most of her life — dating younger men.
Brinkley is an exercise fiend who has been a vegetarian since her early teens.
Mellencamp has a four-pack-a-day habit that a 1994 heart attack did nothing to curb.
A whopping 34 percent of women over 40 are dating younger men, according to a 2003 survey.
The same poll, which surveyed 3,500 single people (both women and men) aged 40 to 69 years old, found that 56 percent are currently separated or divorced from a spouse, 31 percent have never been married, and seven in 10 (74 percent) of formerly married singles in their 50s have been single for five years or more.
The North American Cougar has a habitat that ranges from Canada to northern Mexico.
The Cougar Network focuses on physical evidence of cougar presence in the midwestern and eastern portions of North America to better understand cougar potential as it recolonizes these regions.“I figure, my body is so polluted now that nothing [harmful] can live in there,” he told fellow Hoosier and former host David Letterman while smoking a cigarette last spring.“Cancer can go in there and go, 'I'm not going in there!Brinkley, 61, and John Mellencamp, who just turned 64, were recently spied departing an Upper East Side Italian restaurant on Saturday night holding hands.Check it out: Rocker John Mellencamp, who turns 64 today (Wednesday), is dating eternally swimsuit-worthy supermodel Christie Brinkley, 61.*Editor’s note: Names of some of the interviewees have been changed for privacy.