Vanessa Carlton: "I'm a Proud Bisexual Woman"

The singer comes out while headlining the Nashville Pride Festival.

Vanessa Carlton: “I’m a Proud Bisexual Woman”

The singer comes out while headlining the Nashville Pride Festival.

-Faye Brennan 

Vanessa Carlton

Like Mean Betty said last week, “Haven’t you heard, kittens? Being bisexual is the new black.” Apparently so, as another Hollywood star has labeled herself as a man and woman lovin’ gal.

Vanessa Carlton, the 29-year-old singer best known for her song, “Ordinary Day,” came out to the audience at the Nashville Pride Festival this weekend. She told the crowd of about 18,000, “I’ve never said this before, but I am a proud bisexual woman.”

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Of course, this announcement would’ve packed more punch if Anna Paquin hadn’t just admitted she was bisexual, and if Cameron Diaz didn’t just admit she could love a woman. Oh yeah, and if Miley Cyrus didn’t kiss her female backup dancer.

Is there something in the water that’s suddenly making all of Hollywood want to go both ways? Or are same-sex kisses just way more fun? (Boston Herald)

Tell us: What do you think about Vanessa Carlton’s coming out?

Faye Brennan is assistant editor at BettyConfidential.

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0 thoughts on “Vanessa Carlton: "I'm a Proud Bisexual Woman"

  1. kitty says:

    Oh puh-lease! Every woman is somewhat “bi-sexual”!

  2. Yay heels says:

    Golly gee, first it’s the True Blood wench, Anna Paquin and now her. Let’s all jump on the “I kissed a girl and I liked it,” train.

  3. lovesbetty says:

    I think every woman is totally bi!

  4. PiNKgirl says:

    Yeah yeah yeah …

  5. sugarpie says:

    Good for Vanessa!

  6. weetziebat says:

    I think it’s still a big deal if a person comes out as gay, though.

  7. violetgal says:

    @lovesbetty very true!

  8. kitty says:

    weetziebat I totally agree. But sayign you’re “bi” ? Maybe I’m cynical but it seems more fore sexy shock value that anything else.

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