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Jodie Foster marries girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison, in small ceremony

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 17: Actress Jodie Foster arrives at the Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Gala at the Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts on October 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.
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It is no secret that gay rights have become a major political issue in the United States. However, while conservatives attempt to stall the relentless advance of marriage equality, it is a battle they are losing. In fact, every day there are same sex wedding ceremonies being conducted around the country. Now there is one more famous Hollywood same sex couple. According to a Wednesday report by TMZ, Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison.

Jodie Foster has been dating Alexandra Hedison for a little more than a year, and it seems that things were obviously going well for the happy couple. Interestingly, this is not Alexandra Hedison’s first relationship with a major Hollywood celebrity. She dated Ellen DeGeneres for a little more than three years. However, this relationship came to an end in 2004.

If you were unaware of Jodie Foster’s lesbian relationship, then you are not alone. A Wednesday story by E! Online reveals some details about her life. In particular, Jodie Foster has never made a formal announcement regarding her sexualtiy. Yet, she has also not hidden this aspect of her personality. Rather, she has shown a tendency to simply live her life in a relatively quiet manner. With millions in the bank and one of the most productive careers in Hollywood history, Jodie Foster has little need for attracting more attention to herself.

While her Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes was surely a highlight of her life, Jodie Foster’s wedding to Alexandra Hedison will surely be one of the fondest memories of her life. Jodie Foster has quietly been building a legendary career, and it is no surprise to see her honored with a lifetime achievement award. However, it is also nice to see that she has not let her busy schedule keep her from finding true happiness. Let’s all wish Jodie Foster and Alexandra Hedison a happy and long lasting marriage.