Tessa Thompson Opens Up About Her Sexuality for the First Time

Tessa Thompson, star of Westworld and the upcoming movie Sorry to Bother You, recently sat down with Net-a-Porter for an interview in which she discussed her sexual identity for the first time. Rumors about her relationship with Janelle Monáe have been circulating for quite some time, but peaked earlier this year when Thompson appeared as Monáe’s love interest and in otherwise highly suggestive scenes throughout Monaé’s emotion picture Dirty Computer released earlier this year.

“I’m attracted to men and also to women,” Thompson said. “If I bring a woman home, [or] a man, we don’t even have to have the discussion,” she added. Thompson’s family is supportive, but she’s aware that’s a privilege. “That was something I was conscientious of in terms of this declaration around Janelle and myself,” she said. “I want everyone else to have that freedom and support that I have from my loved ones. But so many people don’t. So, do I have a responsibility to talk about that? Do I have a responsibility to say in a public space that this is my person?”

Subscribe to Complex News for More: http://goo.gl/PJeLOl

Watch ‘Complex Live’ on Go90 here: https://www.go90.com/shows/11cHKK3D2iU

Check out more of Complex here:


COMPLEX is a community of creators and curators, armed with the Internet, committed to surfacing and sharing the voices and conversations that define our new America. Our videos exemplify convergence culture, exploring topics that include music, sneakers, style, sports and pop culture through original shows and Complex News segments. Featuring your favorite celebrities, authoritative commentary, and a unique voice, our videos make culture pop.


Author: admin

43 thoughts on “Tessa Thompson Opens Up About Her Sexuality for the First Time

  1. You stupid Nigga lol the black king is coming to judge the earth kno that what white god thats fable hair of wool why would u think i worship white false god i would never be a Christian and disrespect the god isreal tha black king YHWH 👑

  2. I swear black women are the worlds sluts. And most of them are degenerate hoes with no morals. Raised in a hoe house culture. Sad the mother of life has become the biggest race traitors on the planet and the most degenerate women around. Smdh

  3. I never heard of this chick until Thor Ragnarok.. I didn't give a fuck that her character was allegedly "Bi" and I definitely don't give a fuck that the actress herself is Bi.. that is, unless there's a sex tape available.. Till then, foh complex.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *