"I did my coming out a thousand years ago back in the stone age, in those quaint days when a fragile young girl would open up to trusted friends and family," she told the star-studded audience while accepting the Cecil B. "Now I'm told every celebrity is expected [to share] the details of their private life with a reality show." PHOTOS: Gay power couples in Hollywood "Seriously, if you had been public figure from the time you were a toddler.
If you had to fight for a life that felt real and honest and normal and against all odds -- then maybe you too would value privacy against everything else," she continued.
The two-time Oscar winner, 51, and actress Hedison began dating in October 2013, but have kept mum on their relationship.
They made their first public appearance together that same month at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts gala in Beverly Hills. Foster previously had a longtime relationship with Cydney Bernard, with whom she has sons Charlie, 14, and Kit, 11.
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The Silence of the Lambs star has been linked to photographer Alexandra Hedison, who dated De Generes for three years until they split in 2004. News, the pair has been dating since the beginning of the summer (13). They're totally in love." Foster finally confirmed longrunning speculation she is a lesbian in January (13) at the Golden Globe awards when she was presented with the prestigious Cecil B. She used her acceptance speech to thank her ex-partner Cydney Bernard, with whom she has two sons, Charles and Kit.
"And boys, in case you didn't know it, this song, all of this, this song is for you." Some peg the speech as her coming out, but Foster indicated at the time that she had already revealed her sexual preference to close friends and family years before.
For her part, Hedison dated Ellen De Generes for three years.
Back in January 2013, Foster officially came out as gay during an emotional speech at the Golden Globes.
She explained she felt the time was right to confirm she is gay but joked it didn't mean she was about to subject people to a fly-on-the-wall account of her personal life - because she isn't interesting enough. I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago, back in the stone age."In those very quaint days when a fragile young girl would open up to trusted friends, and family, co-workers and then gradually, proudly, to everyone who knew her."To everyone she actually met.
But now, apparently I'm told, that every celebrity is expected to give the details of their private life with a press conference, a fragrance and a prime time reality show (...) I'm sorry, that's just not me and it never will be."But please support me because my reality show would be so boring.