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2013-01-14 10:26:40 AM
6 votes:

Cythraul: Dimensio: Jodie Foster is not openly gay?

It's pretty much a well known thing.  But she's never actually come out and said, "I'm gay!"


Exactly, which is why she said that this wasn't a "coming out" speech, because she's been out to everyone that's mattered to her. What it was was her first really public acknowledgement of her sexuality. She had previously acknowleged her then-partner Cydney at a 2007 Hollywood function, but it didn't get a lot of press because it wasn't televised and was still pretty ambiguous ("My sweet Cydney").

Of course, even after last night, the press is still trying to parse Foster's words because she didn't say absolutely, unambiguously, "I'm gay" or "I'm a lesbian" or "I'm bisexual" (which might be the case). Which is pretty funny, considering Foster herself addressed that directly in her speech - the press and public's need for absolutisms (a press conference and reality show and fragrance heralding a "coming out") - and that she wants none of it. Just because someone is LGBT doesn't mean they should feel compelled to announce it to the world, and just because someone isn't compelled to announce it to the world doesn't mean they are closeted. And being a public figure should not obligate one to divulge every intimate detail of one's life, especially when they've never done anything but live honestly.

I think that given the occasion and the award she was receiving, Foster wanted very much to publicly acknowledge the role that Cydney has played in her personal and professional life. And to do that meant lowering her guard a bit, and so she did, albeit grudgingly and on her own terms. Privacy means everything to this woman, and can you blame her? She's been in the public spotlight since she was 3, and a guy once tried to kill the President in a crazed attempt to win her love. I commend her for the way she's chosen to live her life and protect her privacy, and I wish her well as she enters her next 50 years.

/just posted this in another thread
2013-01-14 12:32:06 PM
4 votes:
Who cares?
She's an awesome actress, hit the screen running as a kid and didn't implode like a lot of kids who make it. Just a hard working mom in America. People should look up to her.
2013-01-14 11:31:21 AM
2 votes:

Crewmannumber6: halfof33: She was an out lesbian when she was at Yale in the 1980's.

I thought she went to Princeton


Yale
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Princeton
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Harvard
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2013-01-14 10:16:56 AM
2 votes:

Cythraul: It was my understanding that she's always skirted around the issue or refused to answer whenever anyone has inquired about her sexuality, which isn't really living openly as a homosexual. Although I may be wrong.
I'm not judging her for this, mind you. It's her business.


OK, here's what I heard: she's always been in the closet, although about 10 years ago a lot of questions started coming up about her sexuality, since she had a kid. People asking her how the kid had been made (since she was never pregnant), who the father was, etc. And she would never discuss her kids or anything on that subject. It was off-limits in interviews. Then she had another kid, and this made people even more curious about her personal life, and there were some pictures taken of her with a woman that she was with an awful lot of the time.

Then about five years ago she made a speech somewhere and she openly thanked her partner for her help and support all those years. It wasn't a big deal, red carpet speech, but a speech at a college or somewhere, so it wasn't a big announcement. Anyway, it was pretty well decided at that point that yes, she was gay, she'd admitted it, and that was her long-time partner. (I didn't "know" she was gay until I heard that, and I've always been a fan. But I don't care about her private life if she wants to keep it private.) And last night......it sounded like she was saying that yes, I'm gay, but the woman everyone was so curious about.....we broke up.

And those two red-haired kids with her must have been her kids, which up til now she has kept completely out of the public eye. I don't even think I've seen a picture of them outside of a few blurry paparazzi shots. So she was trying to make a statement of some kind, but no one seems to be sure what it was. Whatever it was, I"m sure she was completely sincere, or she wouldn't have been such a nervous wreck.

She only acts when she wants to anyway, so even if she quit it wouldn't be a huge thing.
2013-01-14 10:07:28 AM
2 votes:

PsyLord: That's what playing pinball at a bar will do to a woman.

CSB:

I began dating a girl when that movie came out. She wanted to see it, so we went. It was our first movie date. AWKWARD.

/CSB


During the rape scene, you should have leaned over and whispered, "Are you turned on yet?"
2013-01-14 09:12:00 AM
2 votes:
Maybe she just needs to find hapenis.
2013-01-14 05:54:15 PM
1 votes:
No suprise, she was never in the closet anyway.
What did surprise me was that her eldest son looks so familiar.
Presumably the Turkey Baster donation came from someone; she is friends with, probably someone she considers intelligent, likely someone she has good working relationship with and who is known for being private.
MEL G JAMES WOODS!  Look at the boy!  HIS FATHER IS JAMES WOODS!
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2013-01-14 02:38:26 PM
1 votes:
Oh, for fark's sake, it's 2013. No one needs to get on a farking soapbox and publicly declare their sexuality. It doesn't matter one bit so can we please just stop with this?

/Particularly that asshole Perez Hilton.
2013-01-14 01:54:58 PM
1 votes:

thornhill: Meh.
What she really needs is a better agent and/or manager. Since Contact she's done a lot of iffy films.


I think she's very picky about what she acts in, and she often has some other role in it. So if she's making bombs, they're her bombs.

I saw a movie called Little Man Tate, must have been almost 20 years ago now. She acted in it, directed it, and probably produced it too. It didn't do well at the box office, but it was a decent movie about a mother who has a genius kid, and how she deals with him moving into the world inhabited by people who are geniuses, while she's pretty common and poor. Anyway, that movie was all her project, and she probably didn't care how much money it made (and you can tell just by the description that it's not going to clean up at the box office.)

And ever since then, I think she's just made movies that she cares about, and not worried about whether she remains a big star or if she's in a big hit movie or anything like that.  She knows that she's one of the rare ones who will always be a movie star, no matter what she does or doesn't do in her acting career.

/gush
//Call me, Jodie. I could give it a try.
2013-01-14 01:39:57 PM
1 votes:

Wayne 985: I have such weird feelings about that guy. I guess I feel sorry for him more than anything. Not that there's an excuse for hitting a woman and screaming racial slurs, but he is bipolar and an admitted alcoholic.


Well hitting a woman is inexcusable (unless it's Rosie O'Donnell) but that aside, he was vilified before that even happened. Apparently Roman Polanski can rape a 13 year old and flee the country and gets A-list talent for 25 years or however long it's been. Mel makes drunken comments about the Jews and has to finance his own films.
2013-01-14 01:09:47 PM
1 votes:

chitownmike: I don't remember the first movie I took a date to but I do remember the blow job.
/braces are bad!


How in the hell was your penis coming in contact with her braces?  Was she trying to brush her teeth with your dick?
2013-01-14 01:02:22 PM
1 votes:

rynthetyn: meat0918:
For there to be a time that we don't need big announcements, that someone is able to walk the red carpet with their partner, be it male or female, and no one bats an eye, or says anything beyond "that dress/suit/wtf whatever it is looks good/awful/odd"

The argument has been made that we're now at the point where celebrities who come out are all insisting that they've never been in the closet because being closeted is seen as a negative. It seems to me that when being closeted is now starting to be seen as an embarrassment, we're awfully close to the point where announcements are unnecessary. As it is, people aren't really making announcements, per se, any more. Matt Bomer thanked his partner in an award speech, Zachary Quinto and Jim Parsons threw in throwaway lines in interviews, Frank Ocean stuck a song on his album and then posted an explanation on tumblr when people started asking about it, the dude from Kyle XY tweeted an engagement announcement, etc.


Yeah, the cynic in me says any announcement these days are made to draw attention to whatever latest project they are working on or movie that is about to be released.
2013-01-14 11:52:59 AM
1 votes:

meat0918: For there to be a time that we don't need big announcements, that someone is able to walk the red carpet with their partner, be it male or female, and no one bats an eye, or says anything beyond "that dress/suit/wtf whatever it is looks good/awful/odd"


Thanks, John Lennon.
2013-01-14 10:58:47 AM
1 votes:

zappaisfrank: Rule #1 of first date movies...always, ALWAYS choose a comedy.

Rule #2...do not break rule #1.

/wife's first date movie was "Hot Shots Part Deux". A fun evening was had by all...


You must be joking...
2013-01-14 10:56:22 AM
1 votes:
Rule #1 of first date movies...always, ALWAYS choose a comedy.

Rule #2...do not break rule #1.

/wife's first date movie was "Hot Shots Part Deux". A fun evening was had by all...
2013-01-14 10:53:06 AM
1 votes:

NakedReporta: Cythraul: Dimensio: Jodie Foster is not openly gay?

It's pretty much a well known thing.  But she's never actually come out and said, "I'm gay!"

Exactly, which is why she said that this wasn't a "coming out" speech, because she's been out to everyone that's mattered to her. What it was was her first really public acknowledgement of her sexuality. She had previously acknowleged her then-partner Cydney at a 2007 Hollywood function, but it didn't get a lot of press because it wasn't televised and was still pretty ambiguous ("My sweet Cydney").

Of course, even after last night, the press is still trying to parse Foster's words because she didn't say absolutely, unambiguously, "I'm gay" or "I'm a lesbian" or "I'm bisexual" (which might be the case). Which is pretty funny, considering Foster herself addressed that directly in her speech - the press and public's need for absolutisms (a press conference and reality show and fragrance heralding a "coming out") - and that she wants none of it. Just because someone is LGBT doesn't mean they should feel compelled to announce it to the world, and just because someone isn't compelled to announce it to the world doesn't mean they are closeted. And being a public figure should not obligate one to divulge every intimate detail of one's life, especially when they've never done anything but live honestly.

I think that given the occasion and the award she was receiving, Foster wanted very much to publicly acknowledge the role that Cydney has played in her personal and professional life. And to do that meant lowering her guard a bit, and so she did, albeit grudgingly and on her own terms. Privacy means everything to this woman, and can you blame her? She's been in the public spotlight since she was 3, and a guy once tried to kill the President in a crazed attempt to win her love. I commend her for the way she's chosen to live her life and protect her privacy, and I wish her well as she enters her next 50 years.

/just posted this in ...


And I think that's the way it should it be. The sooner we stop dramatizing some celebrity's big "coming out", the sooner people stop caring. And the sooner we stop putting a spotlight on it, the sooner people will realize it doesn't matter and we can move on from this ridiculous discussion. Let people be who ever the hell they want to be.
2013-01-14 10:41:37 AM
1 votes:

Cheron: Cythraul: Jodie Foster's gay?!?

Whose going to tell John Hinckley


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You fired that gun real nice, John. Maybe I was wrong about you. Maybe I was wrong about all men.
2013-01-14 10:18:33 AM
1 votes:

Cythraul: PsyLord: That's what playing pinball at a bar will do to a woman.

CSB:

I began dating a girl when that movie came out. She wanted to see it, so we went. It was our first movie date. AWKWARD.

/CSB

During the rape scene, you should have leaned over and whispered, "Are you turned on yet?"


TILT!
2013-01-14 10:15:24 AM
1 votes:

PsyLord: That's what playing pinball at a bar will do to a woman.

CSB:

I began dating a girl when that movie came out. She wanted to see it, so we went. It was our first movie date. AWKWARD.

/CSB


I've heard similar stories with people going to "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" on dates.
2013-01-14 10:05:36 AM
1 votes:

PsyLord: That's what playing pinball at a bar will do to a woman.

CSB:

I began dating a girl when that movie came out. She wanted to see it, so we went. It was our first movie date. AWKWARD.

/CSB


That may not hav been the smoothest move
2013-01-14 10:00:25 AM
1 votes:
That's what playing pinball at a bar will do to a woman.

CSB:

I began dating a girl when that movie came out. She wanted to see it, so we went. It was our first movie date. AWKWARD.

/CSB
ZAZ [TotalFark]
2013-01-14 09:35:30 AM
1 votes:
Jodie Foster hints at being gay

I don't pay much attention to Jodie Foster but I knew this in 1998.  Is she the last to know?
2013-01-14 09:08:12 AM
1 votes:

Cythraul: Jodie Foster's gay?!?


jaypgreene.files.wordpress.com
2013-01-14 09:07:14 AM
1 votes:
Jodie Foster is not openly gay?
 
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