T.R. Knight Speaks on Relationship

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Having been dating Mark Cornelsen since February, Grey's Anatomy star T.R. Knight has formed some perspective on their relationship.

Specifically, in regard to their age difference.

"It's bound to raise some eyebrows," the 35-year-old, who plays Dr. George O'Malley, said in an interview with Extra. "But we love each other."

Mark Cornelsen, 19, is a student and "an amazing guy. I love being around him," says Knight. "I love what we have."

With a laugh, the actor says, "I was surprised he was interested!"

T.R. Knight, Mark Cornelsen

Despite the legalization of gay marriage in California - which prompted talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and others to announce that they intend to wed their partners - T.R. Knight has no similar plan for the immediate future.

"We've only known each other for six months, so I think it's a little soon to consider marriage." Still, the Grey's Anatomy star says, "I don't think you date anyone that you don't see a future with."

Asked if he's interested in having children: "The idea of it, yes," he responds. "Adopting."

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Grey's Anatomy Quotes

MEREDITH: "You don't get to call me a whore. When I met you, I thought I had found the person that I was going to spend the rest of my life with. I was done! All the boys and all the bars and all the obvious daddy issues, who cares? I was done. You left me. You chose Addison. I'm all glued back together now. I make no apologies for how I chose to repair what you broke. You don't get to call me a whore."
DEREK: "This thing with us is finished. It's over."
MEREDITH: "Finally."
DEREK: "Yeah, it's done."
MEREDITH: "It is done."

CRISTINA: "There's a club. The Dead Dads Club. And you can't be in it until you're in it. You can try to understand, you can sympathize. But until you feel that loss... My dad died when I was nine. George, I'm really sorry you had to join the club."
GEORGE: "I... I don't know how to exist in a world where my dad doesn't."
CRISTINA: "Yeah, that never really changes."