Thursday, December 6, 2007

Jodie Foster Thanks Cydney in Accepting Sherry Lansing Leadership Award


In a moving speech, Foster thanked "my beautiful Cydney" when accepting the award Tuesday.

In a surprising and moving speech on Tuesday, Jodie Foster, 45, thanked "my beautiful Cydney who sticks with me through all the rotten and the bliss" when she accepted the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at the 16th annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 breakfast.

The award is named after the former chief of Paramount Pictures, Sherry Lansing, who told the Associated Press that she was "overwhelmed to be presenting it to Jodie."

The L.A. Daily News reporter covering the event, Greg Hernandez, noted surprise "at the public acknowledgment of who I presume is Cydney Bernard, the woman who is widely reported to be her life partner," because Foster has always been "so intensely private." (READ MORE)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

The [READ} link wouldn't connect but just based on what you had on your blog I am SO glad she's finally acknowledged the obvious. Welcome out Jodie! :-)

em8chel said...

Here's a more detailed coverage:

http://arts.independent.co.uk/film/features/article3233339.ece

Way to go Jodie!