Kick-Ass Star Aaron Johnson’s Surprising Romance with Woman Twice His Age

Sam Taylor-Wood and Aaron Johnson

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updated 04/25/2010 AT 8:00 AM ET

originally published 04/25/2010 AT 9:00 AM ET

Newcomer Aaron Johnson has a lot of reasons to smile. His superhero film Kick-Ass was the number one movie at the box office last weekend, and off screen he’s engaged to be married to his seven-months-pregnant fiancée, British artist Sam Taylor-Wood.

Life could not be any better – if only his relationship with his onetime director wasn’t raising so many eyebrows.

At 43, Taylor-Wood is 24 years older than Johnson and already a mother of two from an 11-year marriage to art dealer Jay Jopling. Despite the age difference and existing family, Johnson is madly in love. “I’ve got a wonderful woman,” says the 19-year-old. “She’s lovely and she’s a fantastic mother.”


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