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Jodie Foster Comes Out, Retires and Slams Lack of Privacy in Surprising Golden Globes Speech

Jodie Foster | Photo Credits: Paul Drinkwater/NBC

There were winners and losers at the 70th Golden Globe Awards Sunday, but one of the biggest newsmakers of the evening was Lifetime Achievement Award winner Jodie Foster, who came out as a lesbian and seemed to retire from Hollywood during her speech.

After being presented with the award by former co-star and close friend Robert Downey Jr., Foster took a few light-hearted jabs at her own highlight reel and said she felt like the prom queen of the night. However, her speech quickly took a turn when Foster announced she had “the sudden urge to say something that I’ve never been able to air in public. I’m just going to put it out there loud and proud. I am going need your support on this. I am…

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