Actress Kelly McGillis has refused to
comment on Jodie Foster's coming-out speech.
Foster has been criticized for giving a
vague and rambling speech last month at the Golden Globes in which
she repeatedly used the phrase “coming out” and described her
former partner as her “ex-partner in love” but didn't actually
say she is gay.
Foster did not deliver a “staying in” speech, Thomas Roberts
When asked her thoughts on Foster's
speech by gay glossy The
Advocate, McGillis, who came out gay in 2009, refused to
“No comment,” she said. “None of
The 55-year-old McGillis did discuss
her role opposite Tom Cruise in the 1986 film Top Gun, which
had its 3-D Blu-ray release earlier this month.
“I had a very good time with everyone
on the film,” McGillis said. “There was a lot of really good
camaraderie on the set.”
She said that the film made her “a
household name in a lot of ways.” She also lamented the loss of
the film's director, Tony Scott, who took his own life last year:
“It's such a tremendous loss. He had such a visual gift.”
McGillis' latest film, Tio Papi,
is currently in post-production.