It’s been an amazing year for Jane Lynch. She’s on a hit TV show, Glee. She’s won an Emmy. And she also got married. And she loves her life!
In a recent interview with More Magazine, Jane opened up about her marriage and how wonderful it was for her to meet the right gal! She talks about:
On meeting Ms. Right: Lynch met her wife, Lara Embry, last year at a lesbian rights fundraiser. A week after meeting, Lynch flew to Sarasota, Florida, where Embry lived. Just before takeoff, Lynch called Embry and said, “We need to acknowledge how courageous both of us are that I’m coming into town and you really don’t know me. And I’m hopping on a plane to visit someone I really don’t know. So for a moment, let’s give ourselves a little pat on the back.”
On becoming a stepmother: Lynch’s wife has an eight-year-old daughter. When asked, ‘What’s it like to become a parental figure for the first time in midlife?’ Lynch replies, “I haven’t really done it [on a day-to-day basis] yet. I took her to school. I picked her up. I went to lunch with her. So I kind of had a test run. We’re pretty darn good together.”
On turning 50: “I like the equanimity that comes with my age. I don’t have big highs, and I don’t have big lows. Even if this job goes away tomorrow, the nonstop ambition is a thing of the past for me. I’ve mellowed.”
Jane Lynch is on her way to becoming a comedic icon of our time. Look out!
Do you enjoy Jane Lynch? What’s your favorite thing about her?