Lucy Hale Discusses Dating Older Men After Skeet Ulrich Fling

Explaining her preferences. Lucy Hale opened up about why she likes relationship older males after her break up from Skeet Ulrich, who is sort of 20 years her senior.

“I haven’t actually had guidelines with relationship,” the Fairly Little Liars alum, 33, defined earlier this month throughout an episode of Rachel Bilson‘s “Broad Concepts” podcast. “I’ve dated all the way in which as much as 52 — [from] 27 to 52. I’m 33 and I really feel like I’ll most likely find yourself with somebody round my age or older, simply due to the non-negotiables. I really feel like lots of people in that older age bracket will meet these.”

When the previous O.C. star, 41, requested what it was wish to date a 52-year-old, Hale didn’t title names, however she mentioned she had no complaints. “He was a younger 52,” the Katy Keene alum defined. “I cherished it. No bulls–t, virtually.”

The Fantasy Island actress and the Scream actor, 52, had been briefly linked in 2021. “Lucy and Skeet have been relationship for a bit over a month now,” an insider advised Us Weekly in March of that yr. “Whereas it’s very new, they spend loads of time collectively.” On the time, the supply famous that the duo’s “large age hole” didn’t “trouble” them.

One month later, nevertheless, Us confirmed that the twosome had referred to as it quits. “It was extra of a trial run,” an insider defined in April 2021. “They needed to see in the event that they might be greater than buddies, nevertheless it didn’t really feel proper.”


Skeet Ulrich on the Sports activities Illustrated The Get together x Palm Tree Crew, February 2022.
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Whereas Hale’s romance with Ulrich didn’t work out, the Hating Sport star mentioned she hasn’t dominated out a relationship with an older man — and has her relationship app age vary set from 27 to 50. “I find yourself saying no to loads of the youthful ones,” Hale advised the Hart of Dixie alum, including that older males don’t play video games. “No video games is a panty dropper. … I used to be hooked on that chase for some time. However that’s exhausting and we’ve moved previous that. No video games.”

Normally, nevertheless, Hale famous that she finds relationship “boring” as a result of she hates small discuss. “I’d slightly not be round individuals or sit in silence,” she declared. “Let’s discuss the true stuff. I’ll instantly be like, ‘The place do you assume you go whenever you die?’ I simply instantly need to go to that place.”

Earlier than her break up from Ulrich, Hale was linked to Colton Underwood, David Henrie, Chris Zylka and Ryan Rottman. The Riverdale alum, for his half, was married to Georgina Cates — with whom he shares twins Naiia and Jakob, 21 — from 1997 to 2005. He was then married to Amelia Jackson-Grey from 2012 to 2015 and engaged to Rose Costa from 2016 to 2017.