Women are generally bi-curious — many lesbians have considered themselves straight before and vice versa. Many famous celebrities who have recently come out as gay were formally married to men, and several celebrities in a happy heterosexual marriage have also been in a lesbian relationship before. Some lesbians only realize their true sexuality during or after their heterosexual union, while other women just use their marriage to keep their true sexuality under wraps. Who are the 15 most famous women who are or were gay that have been married to men? You’ll be shocked about their sexual pasts!
Meredith Baxter was most known for her role as mother in NBC TV show ‘Family Ties’, and has been through three marriages in the past with men. She was married to Michael Blodgett, David Birney and Robert Lewis Bush, before she came out of the closet on 2009. She announced on the Today show that she was gay and married her live-in partner Nancy Locke on 2013.
Portia de Rossi is the beautiful wife of Ellen Degeneres and one of our favorite A-list lesbian couples. But do you know that Portia de Rossi was formerly married to a man?
Portia used to be married to Academy Award-nominated sound engineer and film maker Mel Metcalfe in the early 1990’s. This was until her former husband cheated on her and ran off, with none other than her own brother’s wife!
Rossi was left devastated by the event but soon discovered her true sexuality. Portia came out as gay in 2005. She has been with Ellen Degeneres since 2008.