Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Arts & Entertainment
  3. TV

More controversy surrounding Phil Robertson and his views

See also

Phil Robertson may be most remembered for his anti-gay comments, but he made another remark that is coming back to haunt him. Courtney Stodden has much to say on the topic of child brides. In December 2013, an old 2009 video surfaced. Phil gave some advice to young men at a Sportsman’s Ministry talk in which Phil made that girls should be married when they are 15 or 16 years old.

Courtney was 16 when she married 51 year-old Doug Hutchinson. At the time, she had thought age did not matter. It didn't take Courtney long to realize that the 34 year age gap made a great deal of difference. It caused a major rift in their short marriage. The other matter reason that their marriage failed was because she wanted to have a breast augmentation. He was against the idea.

Some people think Phil was serious when that video tape was made. Others believe he was kidding because you can hear laughter in the crowd right after his remark.

In Phil's book, Happy, Happy, Happy; My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander, he wrote; "Miss Kay was the perfect woman for me. I was sixteen and she was fifteen when we were married. Nowadays some people might frown on people getting married that young, but I knew that if you married a woman when she was fifteen, she would pluck your ducks. If you waited until she was twenty, she would only pick your pockets."

Phil and Miss Kay have been married for 49 years. According to an interview on the "700 Club", they struggled through the first 10 years of marriage. At that time, Phil ran a bar, and lived a hard life of drinking, drugs and fighting.


Today's top buzz...

  • NBA point guards
    The other guys: NBA's top 5 underrated point guards
    NBA Buzz
  • Gwen Stefani
    From Snoop Dogg to Gwen Stefani: The special Coachella guests we loved seeing
    Music News
  • The Ultimate Warrior
    An autopsy on the Ultimate Warrior reveals what suddenly killed the wrestling hero
    Fight Sports
  • Marlon Wayans
    Exclusive: Marlon Wayans dishes on 'A Haunted House 2' and getting sexy with a doll
    Movies Buzz
  • Scott Harnell
    Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell has been fined $5K for spearing
    NHL Buzz
  • Game of Thrones
    The stars of 'Game of Thrones' react to the shocking purple wedding
    TV Buzz

Related Videos:

  • Johnny Weir and Victor Voronov are not getting back together
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518196787" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Dina Lohan
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518197026" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Pharrell Williams cries during interview with Oprah
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518196669" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!