Demi Moore once led the pack as one of Hollywood’s most recognizable cougars, but after filing papers requesting spousal support from ex Ashton Kutcher this week, it's fair to say the actress is back on the prowl.
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And Moore isn't the only cougar to have lost a cub.
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“For cougar women who are in long-standing relationships, the hope is that the relationship has enough depth and breadth that it works, just as any seasoned marriage or committed relationship would as the years go by,” says Susan Shapiro Barash, author of "The Nine Phases of Marriage."
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Beverly Hills-based psychotherapist Dr. Fran Walfish adds that not all relationships with age gaps are doomed.
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“I think it is absolutely possible for some cougar relationships to work,” says Walfish. “Look at Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell to see an example of a good working cougar relationship," she says. "It takes two willing partners who have emotional maturity to give and take successfully in a relationship.”
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So which Hollywood cougars weren't so lucky? Have a look:
Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry
Kim Cattrall and Alan Wyse
The 52-year-old “Sex and the City” star was famous for having her share of boy-toys on the series, but Kim Cattrall didn’t have that same magic touch when it came to real life. The relationship between Cattrall and 30-year-old Alan Wyse ended after five years.
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Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins
Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer
Eva Longoria and Tony Parker
In 2008, 35-year-old “Desperate Housewives” star Eva Longoria confirmed that she filed for divorce from 28-year-old basketball player Tony Parker following claims that he cheated on her.
Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake
Sheryl Crow and Lance Armstrong
Sandra Bullock and Ryan Gosling