01:14 PM EDT 07/10/2016
Originally posted 05/04/2016 03:15PM
Sarah Paulson generally remains reserved when it comes to her views on sexuality, but the actress recently decided to share a few choice (and four-letter) words on the subject.
The American Crime Story star opens up about in the new issue of NO TOFU magazine about her love life, which has received a lot of attention since it was revealed she's currently in a relationship with actress Holland Taylor.
"I believe that everyone should be allowed to speak their truth and just say what they want to say and show the world who they are," says Paulson, 41 . "You should be able to love whomever you f----- well please."
Sarah Paulson Reveals What Fans Should Expect From the Finale of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Originally posted 04/05/2016 05:45PM
Sarah Paulson Reveals Matthew McConaughey Is a Fan, Says She'd Do 'Anything' to Work with Girlfriend Holland Taylor
Originally posted 03/21/2016 06:05PM
Following several standout seasons starring on American Horror Story and high-profile stints in prestige films like Carol and 12 Years a Slave, Paulson is currently delivering what many to consider the performance of her career playing real-life prosecutor Marcia Clark in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. Around Hollywood she's being referred to as an actor's actor, and she admits that lately she's found herself in the surreal position of accepting praises from Oscar-caliber stars.
"I was actually with someone last night where Matthew McConaughey said the most lovely thing to me," she told PEOPLE on the red carpet at the PaleyFest tribute to AHS: Hotel. "If I could've written it down … I mean, I've got it committed to memory, and I'm not going to repeat it because it's just for my own personal self!"
Originally posted 03/18/2016 10:40AM
20 years into her career, the actress is experiencing a newfound level of success and a joyous new romance
Originally posted 03/17/2016 11:20AM
Sarah Paulson had been planning on doing a play in New York City, but when that fell through she found herself being presented with the opportunity of a lifetime.
Suddenly with free time, she accompanied actress Jessica Lange – who had starred with Paulson in The Glass Menagerie on Broadway in 2005 – to a Project Angel Food event in Los Angeles.
"She had just gotten into town to start doing season 1 of American Horror Story, and L.A. is not really her town," says Paulson, who is featured in the current issue of PEOPLE. "She didn't know a ton of people so we were spending a lot of time together."
"At one point, Jessica just threw her arm around me and said to Ryan, 'Oh, can't you find something for Sarah to do on the show? She's going to be in town now.' And he said, 'Oh. Yeah. I think I could do that,' " Paulson recalls.
Originally posted 03/16/2016 01:30PM
"That old saying of, 'You can't judge a book by its cover' is incredibly apt when it comes to Marcia," says Paulson, who is featured in the current issue of PEOPLE. "She was painted as a person who was after fame and was too strong and tough for her own good, but that couldn't have been further from the truth."
Sarah Paulson Refuses to Label Her Sexual Orientation: 'I've Always Walked to the Beat of My Own Drum'
Originally posted 03/16/2016 10:15AM
"I've always walked to the beat of my own drum," the actress says in the current of issue of PEOPLE.
American Crime Story's Sarah Paulson Drank 'a Lot of Tequila' with Marcia Clark: 'It Was Like the Mole Kept Moving All Over Her Face'
Originally posted 03/08/2016 09:40AM
What better way for Sarah Paulson to get to know the real-life person she's going to be playing than over a glass of tequila ... or two, or three?
That's exactly what the actress did when preparing to depict Marcia Clark – lead prosecutor in the 1994 O.J. Simpson trial – in the hit FX series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and she spilled the beans about their boozy get-together on Tuesday's Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Originally posted 03/02/2016 12:35PM
When news got out that Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor are dating, the couple was flooded with love from adoring fans.
Now, in an interview with the New York Times, Paulson, 41, is opening up about what the overwhelming reaction was like, her decision not to label her sexuality and her tendency to date older partners (Taylor is 73).
Why Former O.J. Simpson Prosecutor Marcia Clark Is Watching American Crime Story: 'I Thought It'd Be like Reliving a Nightmare' – but 'the Show Is Good!'
Originally posted 03/01/2016 08:00PM
So when FX announced The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, the lawyer and best-selling author wasn't thrilled.
But as Clark learned more about the 10-part limited series, she began to have hopes that it would be worth watching.
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