Marlow Stern is the senior entertainment editor for The Daily Beast and holds a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has served in the editorial department of Blender magazine, and as an editor at Newsweek and Amplifier Magazine.

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At 16, Stodden was mocked and slut-shamed for marrying 50-year-old Doug Hutchison. As Stodden says, it’s taken years to free themself from his—and the media’s—abuse.