Notorious for guarding her private life, Jodie Foster shocked the public by acknowledging her sexuality as a lesbian during her acceptance speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night — thanking her former partner of nearly 15 years — leading many to wonder, who exactly is Cydney Bernard?
Radar has done some research and found out seven things you may not have known about Jodie’s ex., starring Jodie and Richard Gere.
Former "Family Ties" star Meredith Baxter, left, reportedly tied the knot with girlfriend Nancy Locke in December 2013.
According to People magazine, the couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Los Angeles.
Baxter, 66, confirmed rumors about her sexuality in 2009, plainly telling the "Today" show, "Yes, I'm a lesbian." Attorney Justin Mikita, left, and "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced their engagement in 2012 via their website and then married in July 2013. Online, which first reported the news, Foster and Hedison had been dating for almost a year.
Their foundation sells ties with the proceeds going to organizations that support same-sex marriage. The entertainment site took note of the relationship last September after photos surfaced of Foster spending time with Hedison, a photographer/actress and an ex-girlfriend of Ellen De Generes.
No other details are yet available about Hedison and Foster's nuptials, although we won't hold our breath: Foster is notoriously private about her personal life.
At the 2013 Golden Globes, she declined to give a "big coming out speech" as she accepted her Cecil B.
The actress quietly wed her girlfriend, photographer Alexandra Hedison, in mid-April 2014. Online, the couple had been dating for almost a year.
Fashion designer Tom Ford, right, and his partner of 28 years, Richard Buckley, are married, the former Gucci craftsman confirmed to Vogue UK.
Jodie and Cydney have two children together and share joint custody of Charlie Bernard Foster, 14, and Kit Bernard Foster, 11.
*** PHOTOS: Hollywood’s Gay & Bisexual Community Jodie referenced Cydney during her “coming out” speech at the Golden Globes saying, “There is no way I could ever stand here without acknowledging the deepest loves of my life.
He didn't give details on the nuptials except to acknowledge that they were held in the United States.