Chloe Sevigny, who plays second wife
Nicolette Grant on HBO's Big Love, says she has a “strong
lesbian fan base.”
The 36-year-old actress, fashion
designer and former model has played gay in several independent
films, including her first mainstream role in Boys Don't Cry
and HBO's If These Wall Could Talk 2.
Sevigny was branded bisexual after
saying in a 2000 New York Times profile: “I've questioned
issues of gender and sexuality since I was a teenager, and I did some
experimenting.” But she denied she was bisexual in a 2010
interview with gay glossy The Advocate.
“There were a lot of articles that
made reference to that,” Sevigny said, referring to the Times'
profile, “but at this point I couldn't care less what people call
me. I still kiss girls occasionally, but I wouldn't say I was
a Playboy interview on newsstands now, Sevigny added that
those lesbian roles continue to follow her: “By the time of Boys
Don't Cry I had already spoken in interviews about my sexual
experimenting as a young person. It sure seems that I have a pretty
strong lesbian fan base because when I'm out, everybody responds to