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Courtney Stodden married Doug Hutchison when she was 16, making instant tabloid celebrities of both Courtney and her then-51-year-old "acting coach," Doug. 

Not surprisingly, the marriage didn’t last long and Courtney and Doug got divorced in 2013

In an interview for a special called THS Reality Ex Wives, Courtney opens up about her short-lived marriage and her first sexual experience, as a teenage bride.

Courtney Stodden Discusses Marriage
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The clip above features Courtney describing she and Doug’s quickie wedding in Vegas, but never explains why they were in such a hurry to get hitched.

Popular opinion continues to be that the made-for-TV couple wanted to maximize public interest by tying the knot while Courtney was very young and had only just met Doug. 


It’s perhaps not surprising that Courtney seems to have no regrets about her marriage. After all, without it, no one know the name of the "aspiring singer."

While they failed in their bid to produce a reality show of their own, Courtney and Doug did land single-season roles on on VH1’s Couples Therapy and Courtney Stodden’s Instagram continues to be a popular page on the photo-sharing site for reasons that likely have much to do with her frequent and revealing selfies.

THS Reality Ex Wives airs May 22nd at 9 pm on E! and also features interviews with Linda Hogan, Adrianne Curry and Luann De Lesseps.