Cate Blanchett Reveals She Experimented With Many Women

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Published on 15 May 2015, 4:00
"Cate Blanchett has long been an impressive voice for female equality in Hollywood. Now the actor has won legions of new fans by admitting she's had lesbian relationships, but doesn't think it's a big deal.

While promoting film Carol - in which Blanchett plays a woman who has an affair with a woman - she admitted that she could relate to the character.

When asked if she had had female partners herself, Blanchett answered: "Yes. Many times."*

But Blanchett - who is now married and has four children - never wove the experiences into a greater narrative about "her sexuality", saying: "I never thought about it."

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