The Top 10 Fake Lesbians a.k.a. Fauxmosexuals
Girl on girl action is pretty common these days. Generally during College a lot of girls experiment and get a little crazy with each other. These days the trend has gone mainstream and hot girls in the public eye are getting it on and even having very public lesbian relationships. But are these real, meaningful relationships or just an act designed to seek attention? These celebrities who indulge in a bit of lip-stick lesbianism purely to get male attention are referred to as female fauxmosexuals or celesbian. Here are the top 10 currently “out” there.
10. Anne Heche
Her Sapphic Tale: Anne Heche hit the national spotlight when she started dating Ellen DeGeneres in 1997. This was right around the time when Ellen (the character) came out on Ellen (the show). The world lapped it up.
Why she faked it: This has been Anne's only documented lesbian relationship. Before Ellen she dated her Another World costars Richard Burgi and David Forsyth, Fleetwood Mac musician Lindsey Buckingham and Steve Martin. After Ellen she got married and then had an affair with her Men in Trees co-star James Tupper. Anne’s career reached its peak during the years she dated Ellen.
Will she ever go back to loving ladies? The only possibility of Anne going back to women is if she’s cast in a film or TV show that has absolutely no men in it. This girl can’t get enough of her co-stars.
Her Sapphic Tale: She’s smooched Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera on the VMAs, posed in sexual positions with women in her book Sex, and is reported to have had a relationship with Naomi Campbell. Her most notable and strange fauxmosexual period was when she gal-pal’ed it around town with comedian Sandra Bernhard. For a period the two were inseparable. They dressed alike, performed together, slapped each other and alluded to what they'd get up to behind closed doors.
Why she’s faked it: Madonna loves attention and throughout her career she has flirted with lesbianism to shock, but primarily to sell records.
Will she ever go back to loving ladies? Now that Madonna is single and celesbianism is all the rage, the odds are she’ll find a gal pal to hang out with and help promote her latest whatever.
8. Angelina Jolie
Her Sapphic Tale: Angelina Jolie had a sexual relationship with her Foxfire co-star Jenny Shimizu in 1996. She labels herself bisexual and when asked about it in 2003 she told the New York Daily News "If I fell in love with a woman tomorrow, would I feel that it's okay to want to kiss and touch her? If I fell in love with her? Absolutely! Yes!"
Why she’s faked it: Her statements regarding bisexuality are in keeping with her then bad girl image, feeding into her image as being sexually liberated and to please her male fans. Since her affair with Shimizu, Angelina has not had any documented relationships with women. In that time she has been married twice (to men) and is now shacked up with Brad Pitt making/adopting babies.
Will she ever go back to loving ladies? Angelina hasn’t ruled it out, which means there is hope. Hope is all anyone needs!
7. Jess Origliasso
Her Sapphic Tale: Jess Origliasso, of the twin sister Australian pop group The Veronicas, is currently in a relationship with model and Australian MTV VJ Ruby Rose. The Australian media reports that the two are “genuinely keen on one another.” Rose, who came-out at age 12 says that the two are just great mates. Indeed.
Why she’s faked it: Celesbianism is a new trend in Hollywood, but when you live all the way Down Under you need to do whatever it takes to get attention. Jess is the Aussie version of Lindsay Lohan. Before Rose she dated dudes like Ryan Cabrera and an Australian Idol contestant - which actually may be why she turned to women.
Will she ever go back to loving lads? Yes. Once the fauxmosexual craze is over, she’ll be back to blokes in a heartbeat.
6. Britney Spears
Her Sapphic Tale: Britney got used and abused by the Madonna shock and awe machine. Her only notable and brief flirtation with lady-love was when she locked lips with Madonna at the 2003 MTV VMAs.
Why she’s faked it: She was hoping some of Madonna’s career lasting fairy dust/voodoo devil curse would rub off on her. Sadly, it heralded her decline.
Will she ever go back to loving ladies? Highly unlikely. Britney never really loved the ladies in the first place. That said, now that she’s back Madonna will try and kiss her again.