Modern Family star Julie Bowen clarifies her sexuality

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modern family Star Julie Bowen, who plays Claire Dunphy on the show, has opened up about her sexuality.

Speaking on his podcast To leaveshe said she had “always been straight” but there was a time when she fell in love with a woman.

She also explained how people shouldn’t be forced to disclose their sexuality or private life if they don’t want to.

“The idea that we lead with, ‘So how do you identify?’ and immediately you get into what you’re doing in the bedroom,” she said.

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“I’m straight. I’ve always been straight. I was in love with a woman for a while, but she didn’t love me back. She loved women, but she didn’t love me that way. way…it never really caught on so I never really had to question my conception of my sexuality,” she explained.

“What you do with your body shouldn’t be the first thing we know about people or care about. That’s your business,” she added.

These words ring especially true now that Heart stroke actor Kit Connor quit Twitter after being accused of queer baitingafter which he was forced out to the world and explain that he was bisexual.

Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy in Modern Family Season 11

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“Back a minute. I’m bi. Congratulations on forcing an 18 year old out,” he wrote. “I think some of you missed the point of the show. Goodbye.”

Since then, he has received a huge amount of support from fans and peers online, including Heart stroke designer Alice Oseman.

“I really don’t understand how people can watch Heart stroke and then happily spend their time speculating about sexualities and judging based on stereotypes,” she tweeted. “I hope all these people are embarrassed as F**K. Kit you are amazing .”

Heartstopper is streaming on Netflix. Seasons 2 and 3 are confirmed.

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