star Anna Kendrick explains how she surrounds herself with LGBT and how she has always supported them.
In a recent interview with The Advocate, the actress explains how she became aware of the gay audience when was 12: “I did Broadway when I was 12, so… [Laughs]”
She then goes on to say how all of her current friends are gay saying: “I’ll think about my 10 closest friends right now, male and female, and honestly, they’re all gay.”
Growing up her parents were always accepting of gay people as Kendrick retold a memory of a conversation she had with her parents: ‘I remember my parents having to tell me as a kid that there were people, like some people in our church, who objected to homosexuality. I was like, “Wait, so they’re idiots, right?”’
Kendrick, who has a memoir coming out in November, talks about one of the chapters in her book about the film Camp she was in when she was 16 saying at the time she downplayed the characters sexuality: “I’d be so excited to play an insane gay chick washing another girl’s underwear by hand. I underestimated how much people would embrace and find the humor in that.”
The Pitch Perfect star then talks about the up-coming Pitch Perfect 3 and how she wishes her character and the character Chloe would be able to get together: “There’s a specific fandom that ships Beca and Chloe, my and Brittany Snow’s characters from Pitch Perfect, so I feel like it would be a real betrayal to not choose Brittany.
“I mean, our characters are pretty much in a lesbian relationship. As far as we’re concerned, they’re secretly in love. We’ve joked that there will be all-out passionate lovemaking in the third movie. Too bad we still need that PG-13 rating.”
Towards the end of the interview she tells the publication that when she was younger she once fell for a gay guy but “then shut it down like a light switch.” Going on to say, “It would be so frustrating and disappointing to have unrequited feelings for someone of a different orientation.”