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Anna Paquin says bisexuality revelation was ‘no secret’

PinkNews Staff Writer June 7, 2010

Anna Paquin, the Hollywood actress, has said she was bemused at the fuss around her coming out as bisexual.

The X Men and True Blood star filmed an advertisement in April for gay charity The True Colors Fund. In it, she says: “I’m bisexual and I give a damn.”

The 27-year-old, who is engaged to her True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer, had never mentioned her sexuality publicly before and had never been linked to another woman in the media.

But she told Zap2it: “It wasn’t like it was a big secret.

“It was just a cause I cared about and privately supported.

“I’m not someone who endlessly talks about her personal life for no reason, but obviously, as someone who identifies as bisexual, those are issues I really care about and frankly, I don’t see why everyone doesn’t care about them.”

Paquin added: “So when I was asked to participate in that PSA it was just an obvious, ‘Well, of course I will.’ Obviously I know that one person’s voice doesn’t necessarily do that much, but I just wanted to do my bit.”

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