JEREMY Kyle is known for its savage rows, wonky-toothed guests… and for the dozens of couples who go on the show to talk about issues caused by their HUGE age gaps.
From the 24-year-old who was accused of sleeping with her mum’s 70-year-old fiance to the 79-year-old retired vicar who had been left homeless by his 25-year-old Romanian toyboy lover, here, we take a look at the astonishing moments from the show that proves age really is nothing but a number.
Jeremy Kyle really does prove that age isn’t nothing but a number[/caption]
‘I slept with my mum’s 70-year-old fiancé’
An explosive lie detector result left viewers utterly stunned when Donna, 42, discovered that her 70-year-old fiancé had slept with her daughter Kelly, 24… despite both the guilty parties denying anything had happened between them.
Derek, who has been in a relationship with her mum for five and a half years, insisted he had never slept with Kelly, but Jeremy revealed the truth: Kelly had had sexual relations with the pensioner.
Derek, who was unable to attend the show recording, denied that he had cheated on his girlfriend Donna[/caption]
Donna was left seething with anger and told her daughter she never wanted to see her again[/caption]
Distraught, Donna said she never wanted to see her daughter again and burst into angry tears while Kelly protested her innocence.
‘I’m 26, my ex is 70 and my boyfriend is 60’
Kayleigh had already had a baby with her 70-year-old ex[/caption]
Kayleigh, 26, got herself stuck in a bit of a love triangle with two OAPs – she had been with Terry, 70, for three years and he was the father of her son and when they split she started dating Paul, 60.
Terry wanted to get access to his son but his 26-year-old ex Kayleigh was proving difficult[/caption]
Kayleigh’s new partner Paul, who was nearly 60, claimed he had raised Terry’s son as his own[/caption]
She claimed that Terry had tried to force her to be a prostitute to fund his holiday, while Terry claimed that Paul had been violent towards Kayleigh.
The grey-haired pair nearly came to blows and had to be held back by the security team.
Jeremy asked the question on everyone’s lips: “Why are you sleeping with men three times your age?”
Kayleigh responded: “I just like older ones, that’s all.”
‘I hate my daughter’s 65-year-old boyfriend – he’s older than me!’
Kelly was dating John, but her father Alan wasn’t impressed with his controlling ways[/caption]
Alan, 61, came on the show to find out if he was the father of 33-year-old Kelly.
He claimed that her 65-year-old boyfriend John was controlling and had been putting doubts in Kelly’s mind about paternity.
Alan hated his daughter’s boyfriend who was four years older than him[/caption]
In a bizarre twist of events, a DNA test confirmed that Alan was her father but she decided not to pursue a relationship with him and left with her boyfriend.
‘I’m 18 and slept with my 54-year-old step-father’
Sari confessed to having sex with her step-dad on a towpath by a river behind her mum’s back[/caption]
Sari and Arnie both admitted to having consensual sex with each other on a towpath by a river when she was 18 and he was 54.
Jeremy was outraged at the idea that Arnie had pursued a sexual relationship with the teen who he had helped her mum Anne raise.
Arnie cheated on his partner Anne with her daughter Sari but he claimed it was the teen’s fault[/caption]
Anne was furious at the cheating pair, branding her daughter a “lying little cow” with Arnie claiming that Sari had “dangled a carrot” in her pursuit of him.
Sari however had proof that Arnie had been begging her for sex.
The story took a surprising turn when they reappeared back on the show three years later to reveal Anne had taken Arnie back but he had slept with Sari once again behind her mum’s back.
‘I’m 16, 48-year-old lover please take me back!’
Stacey met Peter when she was friends with his niece aged 14.
“He was texting me, so I went round, and it went from there really,” she explained on the show with a smirk.
Stacey wasn’t concerned about what people thought of the age gap, she wanted her 48-year-old boyfriend back[/caption]
But she brought Peter, 48, on the show after she cheated on him with one of his mates in an alleyway on a night out.
Jeremy was not impressed with the couple from the get-go and said that they looked more like father and daughter, suggesting Peter was “taking advantage of her” which Peter vehemently denied.
Jeremy Kyle claimed Peter was “taking advantage” of Stacey and questioned why he didn’t date someone his own age instead of the teenager[/caption]
Peter claimed that Stacey would turn up at his door at 2am in the morning and they went on to have sex without protection.
After Jeremy found out that the pair were not being safe between the sheets he fumed: “You irresponsible old man that is completely out of order. It’s not funny.”
The pair simply giggled away at the reactions. It’s unknown whether they are still together.
‘I’m a 79-year-old vicar and my 25-year-old toyboy left me homeless’
The pair said they were still trying to make their relationship work[/caption]
Florin Marin, 25, insisted he was in love with his husband, retired Rev Philip Clements, despite accusations he had taken advantage of the man more than 50 years his senior.
The married couple had faced wide criticism after it was revealed Mr Clements had sold his £215,000 home in Sandwich, Kent, to buy a flat in Bucharest in Romania, where Mr Marin is originally from.
Florin said that he loved the 79-year-old, despite his body language on the day of their wedding[/caption]
Florin claimed he had no idea Philip was going to buy him a house when they married.
The pair went on The Jeremy Kyle Show to confront their relationship problems and were aiming to get back together to get their relationship back on track.
‘I’m 18 and got engaged to my 44-year-old boyfriend after TWO WEEKS’
Stacey fell in love with her boyfriend Dave and got engaged within just 14 days of meeting[/caption]
Stacey’s mum Lara was far from impressed when her 18-year-old daughter revealed she was engaged to her 44-year-old boyfriend after meeting him just 14 days earlier.
She angrily branded their 26-year age gap “disgusting” adding that Dave looked “old enough to be a grandfather”.
Dave butted heads with Stacey’s mum Lara who was concerned about her daughter’s future[/caption]
A despairing Lara claimed that she would disown her daughter unless she left Dave.
But Dave insisted that the engagement was a “joint decision” and that they hadn’t even had full sex.
‘I’m 19 and started dating my 41-year-old stepdad behind my mum’s back’
Courtney stole her mum’s boyfriend[/caption]
Courtney, 19, ruined her mother Michelle’s Christmas in 2017 when she revealed she was in a relationship with 41-year-old boyfriend Andy.
Andy and heartbroken Michelle had been together for seven years before the shock revelation.
He had helped his stepdaughter out with her homework and one thing led to another according to Courtney, which Jeremy was not amused by.
The host fumed: “Why are you punishing your mother you homewrecker, go and sit down and shut up.
“How did stepdaddy go from helping you with your homework to having sex with you?”
‘I’m 44 and my girlfriend is 18 – will you marry me?’
Jose thought Catherine was cheating after she chucked her bra at another man[/caption]
Jose, 44, was on the show with girlfriend Catherine, 18, because he was convinced she had slept with someone else after she threw her bra at another man.
Catherine took a lie detector test and she passed – proving that she had been faithful.
Guest Jose went down on one knee after his girlfriend passed a lie detector[/caption]
This sealed the deal for Jose, who gave Catherine the ultimate romantic gift – going down on one knee on The Jeremy Kyle Show.
He asked for her hand in marriage, and she said yes – much to the audience’s delight.
‘I’m 21 and ready to divorce my 60-year-old husband’
Kelly said she was tired of Derek being grumpy and wanted a divorce[/caption]
Kelly, 21, met her husband Derek when she was 16 and didn’t care about their 55-year age gap.
But by 21 and after a year apart, the pair were at loggerheads because Kelly claimed that Derek was “getting grumpy” and wanted to end their relationship.
However despite the road bumps she confessed they would still have sex if he nagged her enough.
‘I’m 22 and I think my 46-year-old boyfriend is sleeping with our friend’
Louisa was only 20 when she met her boyfriend who was 24 years older than her[/caption]
Louisa, 22, first met her boyfriend Dave, 46, when she was 20.
They had already appeared on the Jeremy Kyle show at the beginning of their relationship after accusing each other of taking drugs.
Louisa accused Dave of cheating on her[/caption]
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Their return to the show was prompted by Louisa who believed Dave was cheating on her with a new friend Marsha.
Jeremy tried to get through to Louisa, questioning why she was staying with someone that was making her miserable: “You’re supposed to be happy in a relationship.”
But if they’re on the Jeremy Kyle show, chances are they’re not.