Cate Blanchett reveals having "many" romantic relationships with women

Washington, May 13 (EFE).- Australian actress Cate Blanchett revealed in an interview with Variety magazine that she has had intimate relationships with women "many times," but she provided no further details about those liaisons.

Blanchett, 45, is currently starring along with Rooney Mara in "Carol," a film that tells the story of a lesbian relationship in 1950s New York and with which U.S. director Todd Haynes is returning this year to the Cannes Film Festival, which begins on Wednesday.

Upon being asked in the interview if "Carol" is her first time to take on a lesbian role, Blanchett said "On film or in real life?"

After that, she said that in the past she had had relationships with women "many times" but gave no further details.

The winner of two Oscars, the most recent of them in 2014 for her work in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine," the actress has been married to playwright Andrew Upton for 18 years and they have four children, the latest of them a girl they adopted.

In the Variety interview, Blanchett revealed other things, including her decision never to use Twitter, saying "I think I'll end up in rehab. That stuff is addictive."