Jane Lynch, who plays sharp tongued
coach Sue Sylvester on Glee, tells Joy Behar that she once
wanted to be a boy.
In an interview on HLN's Joy Behar
Show to be broadcast on Thursday, Lynch tells Behar a joke that
didn't make it onto Sunday's Emmys broadcast.
“You know, Lucille Ball once hosted
the Emmys, but she had to do it with Desi. And I can understand
that, what if Lucy got her period,” Lynch quips. “I'm so in
menopause right now – we were safe.”
Behar reads a passage from Lynch's
memoir Happy Accidents, in which Lynch writes that she once
wanted to be a boy, then asks, “How old were you when you wanted to
be a boy?”
“From the start,” Lynch responds.
“I felt I was in the wrong sex. I really did. I would go into my
dad's room and put on his clothes.”
“Any chance I had to dress up as a
boy, like Halloween, I would be a pirate, or a ghost that wore a tie,
“I am just really, really gay. I am.
If here's the spectrum, I am gay. I have no interest in men
sexually at all. I don't. I want to be them, I get the male thing
and I like being that for a woman. But I also like being a woman,
too,” she adds. (The video is embedded in the right panel of this