Veteran actress Holland Taylor, 72, has opened up about her sexuality in a new interview, talking about her relationship with a woman - rumoured to be American Horror Story
star Sarah Paulson.
Taylor, best known to audiences for a string of long-running small screen roles in shows including The Practice, The Naked Truth
and Two And A Half Men
, told WYNC's Sex, Death and Money
podcast: "I haven't come out because I am
out. I live out."
Taylor, who on the big screen has appeared in hits including The Truman Show
and Legally Blonde
, declined to name her partner - but attention has turned to Paulson, as the pair have been photographed attending several awards ceremonies together. Adding further fuel to the fire, Paulson herself 'liked' this tweet from a fan last week declaring the pair the 'hottest couple':
While Taylor wouldn't confirm whether she and Paulson were an item, she did say of her partner: ‘There’s a very high age difference between us which I’m sure shocks a lot of people." She is 32 years older than Paulson.
Asked whether marriage was on the cards, Taylor said she considered it a "rich symbolic gesture […] that would be very private, something I wouldn’t do publicly".
star Paulson, 40, has been open about her past relationships with both men and women, but just this month addressed the fact that she's not a particularly visible out LGBT celebrity, saying she doesn't feel the need to "define" herself.
“All I can say is, I’ve done both, and I don’t let either experience define me," she said
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