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Susan Sarandon’s sexuality is apparently now “up for grabs”

“It increases your chances, doesn’t it?”

By Ellie McDonald

From bestowing us the ~original~ selfie 25 years ago in Thelma & Louise to almost-certainly making all of us ugly cry in Stepmom, yes, we already knew Susan Sarandon was nothing short of awe-inspiring.

Her (incredible) acting prowess aside, it is this 70-year-old’s dedication to using her celebrity status to advocate for the betterment of LGBTQIA rights that gives this Hollywood star the go-ahead to shine even brighter.

Free-spirited Susan being, well, free-spirited Susan at Burning Man festival.
Free-spirited Susan being, well, free-spirited Susan at Burning Man festival.

And now, almost eight years since splitting from her husband, actor Tim Robbins, Susan, herself, identifies as bisexual.

"Yeah, I'm open,” she tells PrideSource. “My sexual orientation is up for grabs, I guess you could say."

"I'm a serial monogamist, so I haven't really had a large dating career. I haven't exactly been in the midst of a lot of offers of any kind.”

"I'm still not! I don't know what's going on! But I think back in the '60s it just was much more open."

According to The Daily Mail, this isn’t the first time the long-time screen (literal) queen has opened up about her views on sexuality.

“It doesn’t matter the age, race, gender of the person you choose to be with,” she told The Metro.

“What’s difficult is being intimate with another human being. Once you learn to do that, the rest is just details”

"There are so many people who found themselves in unforeseen situations. Where you come down on the sexual spectrum is very flexible but it takes courage to be vulnerable to another person – that’s the big step that has to be taken."

This comes as no real surprise to us as, in the past, Susan has proven that she is not one to shy away from speaking up for what she believes in.

Even in May last year, Susan publicly chastised Woody Allen, who was accused of sexually abusing his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow.

I think he sexually assaulted a child and I don’t think that’s right,” the Thelma and Louise star said during Variety and Kering’s Women’s in Motion talk.

“I have nothing good to say about him. I don’t want to go there.”

Attagirl, Susan. Attagirl.