Why Charlie Chaplin, who molested 15-year-old Lita Gray and 14-year-old Una O Guide, is not considered a pedophile?
Answer from: Matvey Meyer:
A little smart. Talking about all sorts of things. Foxy at heart....
Since Lita was only 16 at the time of her marriage, to avoid problems with U.S. law, Chaplin married her - in Mexico.
Una was 18 years old when she married Chaplin, though she was 36 years younger than he.
Depends on the country and the time.
The age of consent to marriage (sexual intercourse) was set at 12 for girls by the common law of England.
In 1880, the age of consent in 37 of the 47 U.S. states was 10.
From 1890 until 2008, the age of consent in Canada was 14.
Today the age of consent in Japan is 13.