A TV in the UK is under from members of the public for one of its programmes that follows the of couples with a big age . Viewers have accused the Channel 5 series Age Gap Love of "normalising ". The complaints came after a show that documented the of a couple who got together when the man was 44 and his was 16. The man was originally a friend of the 16-year-old's mother. He became friendly with the daughter when she was a child and started dating her when she turned 16. After this was aired, the channel received a of complaints from viewers who slammed the show for "making this concept seem ".
The couple in the show are married and have two children. He is 47 and she is 19. The man said: "I was concerned what people would think. It's a big . It's a generation gap. So it's like, what are people going to think?" His also spoke about the relationship. She said: "The age doesn't bother me. It never has done. I don't see as an old man, or my dad, or like that. He's just - like a big teddy bear." She added: "I've always wanted to have a family, so I just thought he would be the man." Life has not been easy for the couple. When they first started dating, they received a lot of from neighbours and the community and had to move to another city.