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"Lost" and "Green Mile" actor Doug Hutchinson, 51, married 16-year-old pop artist Courtney Alexis Stodden on May 20 in Las Vegas.
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updated 6/20/2011 1:18:17 PM ET 2011-06-20T17:18:17

Hollywood has seen its fair share of odd couplings, but this one is so out there even the newlyweds know it's a little weird.

Doug Hutchison, a character actor best known for roles in "The Green Mile," "Lost" and "The X-Files," married aspiring pop singer Courtney Alexis Stodden on May 20 in Las Vegas.

He is 51. She is 16.

Is there something fishy about it? In an exclusive statement to E! News, the couple insists there's not.

Story: Can 'Lost' actor, 51, legally marry a 16-year-old?

With Stodden, a former beauty pageant queen, trying to position herself as a potential star, you might think there's more to the story than middle-age actor marrying pretty teenager (and that's a lot of story, itself). However, the newlyweds tell us they're just mad about each other.

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"We're aware that our vast age difference is extremely controversial," the couple said through their spokeswoman.

"But we're very much in love and want to get the message out there that true love can be ageless."

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