Jodie Foster recibió el Globo de Oro Cecil B. DeMille por su trayectoria actoral, y aprovechó para hablar de su vida y de su orientación sexual por primera vez en público. Lo hizo sin vender su privacidad, defendiendo su estilo y apoyando no una causa, sino la confianza y el amor entre las personas.
“I’m just going to put it out there, loud and proud. I am, uh, … single.
(Risas) “I already did my coming out a thousand years ago, in the Stone Age. Those very quaint days when a fragile young girl would open up to trusted friends and family and co-workers and then gradually to everyone that knew her, everyone she actually met. But now apparently I’m told that every celebrity is expected to honor the details of their private life with a press conference, a fragrance, and a primetime reality show.
“You guys might be surprised but I am not Honey Boo Boo child. No, I’m sorry. That’s just not me. It never was and it never will be. But please don’t cry, because my reality show would so boring.
“If you had been a public figure from the time that you were a toddler, if you had to fight for a life that felt real and honest and normal against all odds, then maybe then you, too, might value privacy above all else. Privacy.
“I have given everything up there from the time that I was three years old — that’s reality show enough, don’t you think?
“There are a few secrets to keeping your psyche intact over such a long career. The first, love people and stay beside them.