Jodie Foster has come a good distance.
Eight years after publicly popping out on stage on the Golden Globes, the actress sealed her win this yr with a kiss on the lips from her spouse, Alexandra Hedison.
“I really like my spouse — thanks, Alex!” stated a pajama-clad Foster, who was cuddled up on the sofa with Hedison and their canine whereas just about accepting her honor.
Foster — who in 2021 gained Finest Efficiency by an Actress in a Supporting Function for “The Mauritanian” — was for years personal about her sexuality, solely popping out throughout an acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Award on the 70th Golden Globe Awards in 2013.
“I assume I’ve a sudden urge to say one thing that I’ve by no means been in a position to air in public that I’m a bit of nervous about — however perhaps not as nervous as my publicist,” she stated on the time (through The Hollywood Reporter). “So I’m simply going to place it on the market, loud and proud, proper? I’m going to want your assist on this. I’m, uh … I’m single.”
She continued, “I already did my popping out a thousand years in the past, within the Stone Age. These very quaint days when a fragile younger woman would divulge heart’s contents to family and friends and associates then step by step to everybody that knew her, everybody she truly met. However now apparently I’m instructed that each movie star is to honor the main points of their personal life with a press convention, a perfume and a primetime actuality present.”
On the time, she publicly thanked her former accomplice Cydney Bernard, with whom she has two sons, Charlie and Package.
“There’s no approach I might ever stand right here with out acknowledging one of many deepest loves of my life: my heroic co-parent, my ex-partner in love however righteous soul sister in life, my confessor, ski buddy, consigliere, most beloved BFF of 20 years, Cydney Bernard,” she stated.
Foster, now 58, and Hedison, now 51, tied the knot the next yr.