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Jane Fonda: A closeted actor wanted to marry me

“When I was young, I was the female that gay guys wanted to try to become heterosexual with.”

Jane Fonda, Credit - Georges Bard / Wikimedia
Jane Fonda, Credit – Georges Bard / Wikimedia

— Actress Jane Fonda, speaking with PrideSource. Fonda currently stars in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, in which she and Lily Tomlin learn that their husbands are secretly in love with one another.

“A very famous actor who’s gay — and I will not name names — asked me to marry him,” she continued. “I was very flattered, but I said, “Why?” This was 1964. And I mean, he wasn’t the only one. It’s very interesting. And I lived for two years with a guy who was trying to become heterosexual. I’m intimately acquainted with that.”

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