AfterElton.com just posted a new interview with actress/talk show host Megan Mullally, in which she claims she never said she plays for both teams:
AfterElton: You told The Advocate in 1999 that you are bisexual.
Megan Mullally: I actually didn’t say that. I said that I believed that everybody’s innately bisexual.” [Editor’s note: The exact quote was: “I consider myself bisexual, and my philosophy is, everyone innately is.”] Many of us don’t realize [our bisexuality] to any degree, and some of us realize it to one degree or another, and it’s just a question of where you’re at in your life and your awareness and that kind of thing. It doesn’t have to manifest as a sexual thing. It can just mean that you don’t have to be afraid to hug, or, like, if you’re a straight woman — quote-unquote — and you have a great girlfriend and you want to hold hands with her or cuddle, good, do it. That’s what everybody should be doing. But I think that in our culture, we’re so paranoid about any little thing — and particularly men are, as you may have noticed. Men are much more aware of expressing any kind of physical affection with members of the same sex. You know, I said I was open to the idea of [bisexuality]. I was single when I said it and had I turned around the next day and met a woman who I liked and cared about as a person, then I wouldn’t have said, "Yeah, but you’re a woman, so forget it." I think that’s just silly.
Geez, all that’s missing in that 211-word clarification is the phrase “not that there’s anything wrong with it.” Interesting that Megan waited 7 years — and until after her hit TV show about gay people was off the air — to make this correction.