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Evan Rachel Wood recently came out as a bisexual woman, and she isn’t shy about embracing it.
She told Marie Claire: “That's a big part of who I am, and it always has been for as long as I can remember. 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.”
Wood famously was engaged to Marilyn Manson, and admitted that she’s glad they didn’t go the next step into marriage.
“I am glad — for both of us [that we didn’t go through with the marriage]. We both have a lot more growing to do. I don't think it would've been right, but I am glad that we were engaged,” she said. “I think we needed to make a statement to each other that it was legit. So that was good.”
As for falling in love with a woman, she says her first same sex relationship was “wonderful” but “terrifying' in the beginning.
“It was terrifying at first. Not because I thought it was wrong but just because I was intimidated by women,” she said. “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.”