Evan rachel wood dating mickey rourke
After Ellen.com: You’ve played so many queer roles. I watched that show with my mom — she watched it and I started watching it with her. I had a meeting with [show creators] Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick before the third season.I feel like you’ve played more queer roles than anyone! Looking back on that time, did you always know your role was going to have that queer bent to it and what did you think about that? I started back up again and they brought it up and said, “You know, we’re thinking about making your character have a crush on a girl.” I, without hesitation, said “Great! ” [Laughs] And my mother was in the room with me as well and she was all up for it, she just wanted to make sure I was comfortable with it.Little did they know, they were so on the nose with me because that was definitely around the age I was very aware of my own sexuality and I just hadn’t really told anyone yet.So it was something near and dear to my heart and something I was obviously excited to do on the show. We had such an amazing reaction to those two characters and their relationship. Do you know if the storyline was met with any hesitation from the network?Evan was happy to talk with After about her career, her sexuality and her musical aspirations.
People started all these amazing websites and I’d get stopped on the street constantly and it really moved young girls going through the same thing. ERW: We were banned — the episode was banned in one state.
It was, I think, I want to say West Virginia — somewhere around there. And I kept thinking “Wow, I watch all these crime shows and there’s all this rape and murder and they don’t seem to take offense to that or worry people will see that and go do it, but two people fell in love and an entire state couldn’t bear to watch it.” It was just really interesting that people because they were just worried people would see it and go do it.
Her character Jessie eventually entered into what became the first teen lesbian coupling on network television with on-screen girlfriend Mischa Barton.
She went on to play Tracy, the experimental teenager infatuated with her more mature classmate (Nikki Reed) in , in which she was a 15-year-old seeking revenge and using everyone she can to get what she wanted — including the seduction of a reporter played by Jane Krakowski. Evan’s star continued to rise and she played Queen Sophie-Anne on .
Now married to actor Jamie Bell and expecting their first child together in the next year, Evan is one of the most consistent actors in Hollywood, choosing parts in films that excite and challenge her as well as audiences.
It’s in her nature to be unexpected, as she’s had tongues wagging about her personal life since she infamously dated Marilyn Manson in 2007.