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Actress Maria Bello Opens Up About Relationship with Female Friend

Actress Maria Bello Opens Up About Relationship with Female Friend

Maria Bello opens up about falling in love with her best friend in a touching article she wrote for the New York Times‘ “Modern Love” section in the Nov. 29 issue.

The 49-year-old actress detailed a relationship with her longtime female friend Clare, as well as what it was like telling her 12-year-old son Jack.

“I was with someone romantically and I hadn’t told him,” Maria wrote. “I had become involved with a woman who was my best friend, and, as it happens, a person who is like a godmother to my son.”

“We had an immediate connection but didn’t think of it as romantic or sexual,” she said about her connection with Clare. “She was one of the most beautiful, charming, brilliant and funny people I had ever met, but it didn’t occur to me, until that soul-searching moment in my garden, that we could perhaps choose to love each other romantically. “

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  • Dieter!!!!!!

    She has been working so hard !!! Oscar long overdue !!! I saw each of her movies !!!

  • Alex

    I notice she always chose the word “romantic”. I wonder if it’s just because the piece is framed around a conversation to her son, or if perhaps it’s a romantic but asexual relationship. (They’re hardly uncommon.)

  • Sophia

    @Alex: A romantic relationship usually includes sex. Whereas a sexual relationship doesn’t always include romance. Maybe she wanted to make it clear their relationship isn’t just about sex.

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  • Yikes

    I thought she was best friends with Carrie Anne Moss!

  • wandalismus

    she was in a same-sex relationship – good for her. But please can we talk about her face? What happened there? Was she in an accident? Botched plastic surgery??

  • Alex

    Maria Bello is a great actress and I admire her greatly. His personal life does not interest me. If she decided asumir her bisexuality it is a matter of an intimate nature. I wish the best for your career and your life. Maria is a beautiful woman and undervalued. Unfortunate that for that reason alone, it is cause for so much news. Never praise her beauty and talent.

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