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September 20, 2013

Starred opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun and Jodie Foster in The Accused

It's been more than 30 years since Kelly McGillis starred as an Amish woman opposite Harrison Ford in the film Witness.

Much has happened to the actress since then including starring roles opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun and Jodie Foster in The Accused.

August 12, 2013

Stars with Matt Damon in Elysian which opened with worldwide gross of $40 million

Jodie Foster has been appearing in feature films for more than 40 years.

But the sci-fi flick Elysium, which she stars in with Matt Damon and opened last Friday (8 August), is the first of her movies to be released since she came out publicly as a lesbian.

Elysium topped the box office in the US and Canada with ticket sales of $29.8 million. It made an additional $10.9 million in other markets for a worldwide total of $40.7 million.

August 12, 2013

Stars with Matt Damon in Elysian which opened with worldwide gross of $40 million

Jodie Foster has been appearing in feature films for more than 40 years.

But the sci-fi flick Elysium, which she stars in with Matt Damon and opened last Friday (8 August), is the first of her movies to be released since she came out publicly as a lesbian.

Elysium topped the box office in the US and Canada with ticket sales of $29.8 million. It made an additional $10.9 million in other markets for a worldwide total of $40.7 million.

April 10, 2013

Anderson Cooper ranked fifth in first year on list as openly gay man

Anderson Cooper was ranked fifth in OUT magazine's annual top 50 list of powerful gay men and lesbians - the first year he made the list as an openly gay man.

Cooper had made the list year after year - one year even appearing on the cover of the magazine with Jodie Foster - but it wasn't until last summer that Cooper he publicly acknowledged being gay.

Foster, despite her very public coming out speech at the Golden Globe Awards in January, did not make the top 50 list which was unveiled today.

January 22, 2013

CNN's Don Lemon: 'It was so nuanced. In politics you call it a dog whistle'

Don Lemon was watching last week's Golden Globe Award when Jodie Foster took to the stage to accept the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award and to, after decades of speculation, confirmed to the world that she is a lesbian.

Only Lemon, an openly gay anchor and reporter for CNN, at first wasn't all that sure of what Foster was doing.

January 22, 2013

Golden Globes speech comedy gold for lesbian cast member

She's already nailed an impersonation of Ellen DeGeneres so Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon tackled another famous lesbian during the show's most recent episode: Jodie Foster.

McKinnon, who is lesbian herself, mimed comedy gold out of Foster's Golden Globe Awards speech where she first came out as 'single' then kind of came out publicly in a roundabout way without ever saying the words 'lesbian' or 'gay.'

'I am ga… ame for anything,' McKinnon teases in Foster fashion. 'I’m officially a Les… lie Nielsen fan.'

January 22, 2013

Golden Globes speech comedy gold for lesbian cast member

She's already nailed an impersonation of Ellen DeGeneres so Saturday Night Live cast member Kate McKinnon tackled another famous lesbian during the show's most recent episode: Jodie Foster.

McKinnon, who is lesbian herself, mimed comedy gold out of Foster's Golden Globe Awards speech where she first came out as 'single' then kind of came out publicly in a roundabout way without ever saying the words 'lesbian' or 'gay.'

'I am ga… ame for anything,' McKinnon teases in Foster fashion. 'I’m officially a Les… lie Nielsen fan.'

January 22, 2013

GSN asks if girl-on-girl action and celebrity lesbian publicity stunts have lost their ability to shock and titilate

It used to feel impossible to open a paper without seeing color photos of the latest 'lesbian' stunt.

When Madonna and Britney Spears locked lips at MTV's 20th Video Awards, a small library could have been filled with the public reaction.

Today, in contrast, brief reports on how pop group The Saturdays like to 'perve on girls' go largely unnoticed.

It seems that everybody has moved on.

Perhaps the existence of 'celesbians' - or more accurately, 'celebicurious women' - has got old enough that it is no longer news.

January 16, 2013

Star Trek icon reminds people that Foster 'even had a stalker try to kill a president just to impress her'

Jodie Foster's dramatic coming out speech at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards was praised by many in Hollywood but it has not been so well received by everyone - including some other gay stars.

January 16, 2013

After Foster comes out as lesbian at Golden Globes, GSN celebrates her six career highlights

Jodie Foster's 'coming out' speech has gone viral. But it's just another moment in the spotlight for the child star who won so much blind devotion that one stalker even tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan to impress her.

Receiving the Cecille B DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globe awards (13 January), the famously private actress confirmed publicly what many had known or suspected for years.

In just six minutes, she reinvented herself as the new icon of openly lesbian cool.

January 16, 2013

After Foster comes out as lesbian at Golden Globes, GSN celebrates her six career highlights

Jodie Foster's 'coming out' speech has gone viral. But it's just another moment in the spotlight for the child star who won so much blind devotion that one stalker even tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan to impress her.

Receiving the Cecille B DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globe awards (13 January), the famously private actress confirmed publicly what many had known or suspected for years.

In just six minutes, she reinvented herself as the new icon of openly lesbian cool.

January 14, 2013

Actress insists: 'I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago, back in the stone age'

Jodie Foster stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday (13 January) when she officially came out as a lesbian while accepting the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award.

January 14, 2013

Actress insists: 'I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago, back in the stone age'

Jodie Foster stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday (13 January) when she officially came out as a lesbian while accepting the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award.

January 14, 2013

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses'

Jodie Foster has been acting for 47 years and says she has no intention of stopping now.

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses,' she told reporters Sunday (13 January) after her headline-making speech at the Golden Globe Awards.

January 14, 2013

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses'

Jodie Foster has been acting for 47 years and says she has no intention of stopping now.

'I could never stop acting. You'd have to drag me behind, like, a team of horses,' she told reporters Sunday (13 January) after her headline-making speech at the Golden Globe Awards.

January 14, 2013

While most are supportive, actor Wilson Cruz has harsh words

Jodie Foster's coming out publicly during her speech at Golden Globe Awards had the entertainment industry buzzing Sunday with many celebrities, gay and straight, expressing support or sounding off.

'Aww Jodie foster, I would like to be your friend,' tweeted Tony Award winning actor Alan Cumming, an openly gay actor.

Gay television personality Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, tweeted: 'MAZEL JODIE!! incredible.'

January 14, 2013

While most are supportive, actor Wilson Cruz has harsh words

Jodie Foster's coming out publicly during her speech at Golden Globe Awards had the entertainment industry buzzing Sunday with many celebrities, gay and straight, expressing support or sounding off.

'Aww Jodie foster, I would like to be your friend,' tweeted Tony Award winning actor Alan Cumming, an openly gay actor.

Gay television personality Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, tweeted: 'MAZEL JODIE!! incredible.'

November 16, 2012

But Anderson Cooper conspiciously absent from annual list this time around

Back in 2007, Anderson Cooper was still five years away from coming out publicly as a gay man.

But that didn't stop the editors of Out Magazine from featuring his image on the cover of its annual Out 100 issue alongside an image of Jodie Foster who has remained virtually silent about her sexuality.

November 1, 2012

Lifetime achievement accolade for nototriously private two-time Oscar winner

At the Golden Globe Awards earlier this year, host Ricky Gervais made a thinly-veiled lesbian joke about nominee Jodie Foster within the first 60 seconds of the ceremony.

Said Gervais: 'I musn’t mention Mel Gibson this year. Not his private life, his politics, his recent films, and especially not Jodie Foster’s Beaver. I haven’t seen it myself. I’ve spoken to a lot of guys who haven’t seen it either. But doesn’t mean it’s not any good.'

November 1, 2012

Lifetime achievement accolade for nototriously private two-time Oscar winner

At the Golden Globe Awards earlier this year, host Ricky Gervais made a thinly-veiled lesbian joke about nominee Jodie Foster within the first 60 seconds of the ceremony.

Said Gervais: 'I musn’t mention Mel Gibson this year. Not his private life, his politics, his recent films, and especially not Jodie Foster’s Beaver. I haven’t seen it myself. I’ve spoken to a lot of guys who haven’t seen it either. But doesn’t mean it’s not any good.'

July 5, 2012

Gay Star News takes a look at the CNN anchor's campest moments before he announced he was gay

We love Anderson Cooper for many things. He’s an excellent journalist, a talented CNN anchor and now an out and proud gay man.

He’s also not a great keeper of secrets, because apparently some people might have guessed about Cooper’s sexuality long before he came out of the closet

February 13, 2012

White Collar star thanks 'my beautiful family' at awards ceremony

Matt Bomer, star of USA Network's drama White Collar, has never denied that he is gay.

But he's never wanted to talk about it publicly either.

Over the weekend at an awards ceremony in Palm Springs, CA, the actor took a step towards being more open about his private life when he publicly thanked his longtime partner, publicist Simon Halls, and their three children.

Bomer received the New Generation Arts and Activism Award for his work in the fight against HIV/AIDS at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards on Saturday night.

January 16, 2012

Golden Globes host uses title of her film The Beaver in thinly-veiled reference

Jodie Foster has never discussed her private life in any interview or brought a partner to a public event.

But on Sunday, she brought her two rarely-seen young sons to the Golden Globe Awards where she was a nominee for her performance in the film Carnage.

Just moments into the event, host Ricky Gervais decided to make Foster the target of a thinly-veiled lesbian joke using the title of the film she directed Mel Gibson in called The Beaver.

January 16, 2012

Golden Globes host uses title of her film The Beaver in thinly-veiled reference

Jodie Foster has never discussed her private life in any interview or brought a partner to a public event.

But on Sunday, she brought her two rarely-seen young sons to the Golden Globe Awards where she was a nominee for her performance in the film Carnage.

Just moments into the event, host Ricky Gervais decided to make Foster the target of a thinly-veiled lesbian joke using the title of the film she directed Mel Gibson in called The Beaver.