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Evan Rachel Wood admits she was ‘terrified’ of first female relationship

Jessica Geen September 19, 2011

True Blood actress Evan Rachel Wood has spoken candidly about being bisexual.

The star, who plays lesbian vampire Sophie-Anne Leclerq on the show, told Marie Claire: “That’s a big part of who I am, and it always has been for as long as I can remember.”

Wood, 24, added: “I can’t say I’m one way or the other, because I’ve honestly fallen in love with a man and I’ve honestly fallen in love with a woman. I don’t know how you label that, it’s just how it is.”

The actress described her first relationship with a woman as “wonderful” but admitted she was “intimidated” at first.

She said: “I mean, it was terrifying at first. Not because I thought it was wrong but just because I was intimidated by women. It’s a totally different arena!

“The approach is completely different than it is with a man but I finally let myself say, ‘You’ve got to go for this. It’s in you and it’s not going away.’ And it was wonderful.”

More: Americas, evan rachel wood, leclerq, marie claire, sophie, True Blood, US

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