Love is blind in celebrity relationships.
If you look at some recent celebrity pairings, though, love must be ageless, too.
I totally support the older woman, younger man relationship, although I'm not convinced it is a natural thing to do.
When a much older man, such as actor Harrison Ford, chooses a much younger woman, such as actress Calista Flockhart, there is a physiological reason for it.
I will not include R&B singer R.Kelly and his propensity for teen-age girls. That's taking the May-December thing a bit too far.
If one of the human male's biological goals is to help perpetuate the human species, he must do so with a female capable of producing offspring.
It is medical fact that a woman's ability to have a baby decreases significantly as she gets older.
So what is the physiological significance of an older woman getting together with a younger man?
I'm not sure, but I think the psychological benefits are probably the same for men and women when it comes to a May-December romance.
A younger mate can make you feel young again. It's as simple as that. There is also the satisfaction of being somewhat of a teacher for your younger half; sharing life experience with an eager mind.
Perhaps, though, because an older woman with a younger man has no biological significance that is why there is a little more of a stigma, more fascination.
A celebrity couple getting way too much press recently is Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher.
Moore is 40 and Kutcher is 25. You do the math.
Nearly every celebrity seeking publicity lately has given their thoughts on the pairing, whether they personally know the couple or not.
Even Bruce Willis, Moore's ex-husband, has had to address the issue.
Moore, who co-stars in the "Charlie's Angels" sequel "Full Throttle," took Kutcher, her three daughters, and Willis to the premiere.
If that's not a scream for attention, I don't know what is.
There's no doubt that Moore looks phenomenal these days. She could almost pass for a woman in her late 20s or early 30s?almost.
Because of how great she looks, I think most can't blame Kutcher for getting involved with her.
Even if she looked her age, as if a 40-year-old woman looks a certain way, you still couldn't blame Kutcher for succumbing to the irresistibility of an older woman.
On her new album, indie-chick Liz Phair sings about picking up a man nine years younger for sex.
Believe me an older woman would have the skills, would have gotten over that "What will they think of me?" or "What about my reputation?" crap.
Sigourney Weaver starred in a movie called "Tadpole," that also starred young actor Aaron Stanford, as an amorous youth seeking the love of an older woman.
Sounds kind of like what singer Justin Timberlake is doing with Cameron Diaz. Those two have just begun dating, too. Diaz is 30, Timberlake is 21.
I'm 30 right now, and believe me, I won't hesitate to date a 21-year-old darling if I ever meet him.
As singer Aaliyah once sang, "Age ain't nuthin' but a number."
Trina Trice is the education reporter for the News Daily. Comments should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.