Cynthia Nixon Talks About Her Love for
In an interview with New York magazine, former Sex and
the City star Cynthia Nixon speaks for the first time about leaving the
father of her two children for another woman.[Comments To This Article]
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Nixon said she never struggled with her sexuality because she never
thought of herself as a lesbian. She just simply fell in love with
actress told New York magazine she was unprepared for the world-wide
response when she left childhood sweetheart Danny Mozes, father of their
two children, for teaching union leader Christine Marinoni two years
ago. She says: "I never felt like there was an unconscious part of me
that woke up or that came out of the closet.
"There wasn't a struggle, there wasn't an attempt to suppress. I met
this woman, I fell in love with her, and I'm a public figure.
"I feel like there was an enormous temperature spike, where I was on the
front page of two daily papers. There was paparazzi outside my house.
"My girlfriend had English press on her parents' lawn. Every person she
went to high school with got a phone call.
"They almost put me on the cover of People magazine. And then it died.
Because there wasn't really anything to say.
"I can't remember in what context they tell people this, but if someone
is chasing you, stop running. And then they'll stop chasing you."