In Hollywood, there’s a general consensus that once actresses hit a certain age the major roles start to dry up – and even more so if they come out as openly gay.
But legendary screen star Jodie Foster defiantly thumbed her nose at Tinseltown norms several times over and is now enjoying the spoils from a string of brave decisions, with her wife of almost seven years Alexandra Hedison by her side.
Last week the 58-year-old earned her third Golden Globe, this time for best supporting actress in the legal drama The Mauritanian. Her acceptance speech, which was delivered by the star in her pyjamas from her living room due to COVID-19 safety precautions, gave fans an intimate look at the usually private mum-of-two’s life.
News site Vulture described Jodie “Zooming in” to the Globes with her wife, 51, and dog Ziggy in luxe PJs as “the sort of stylish and funny lesbian power move you love to see”.
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