Love is a human experience, not a political statement. Anne Hathaway
Published: Oct 06, 2022
Love is a human experience, not a political statement. Anne Hathaway

It’s actually a quote from a speech Anne Hathaway gave when she received the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally Award.

Love is a human experience, not a political statement. Although so many people are concerned with the legality of the whole issue, and liberals say this about it and conservatives say that about it…. we’ve made what is supposed to be an amazing, emotional journey with someone you care about a political debate over whether or not its morally and legally okay for you to express your love. If you disagree with gay marriage, you disagree with it. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions, feelings, and beliefs. But in that same sense, as you are allowed to believe that it’s wrong, others are allowed to believe it’s okay. Nothing bothers me more than people condemning others for not thinking the way they do. If you are free to believe whatever you want, why shouldn’t others enjoy that same freedom? This issue isn’t about who’s right or who’s wrong… because in regards to this issue there isn’t a right answer. Homosexuals aren’t only a heated political debate… but also real people.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway (born November 12, 1982) is an American actress. The recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award, she was among the world's highest-paid actresses in 2015. Her films have grossed over $6.8 billion worldwide, and she appeared on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2009.

Hathaway graduated from Millburn High School in New Jersey, where she performed in several plays. As a teenager, she was cast in the television series Get Real (1999–2000) and made her breakthrough by playing the lead role in the Disney comedy The Princess Diaries (2001). After starring in a string of family films, Hathaway made a transition to adult roles with the 2005 dramas Havoc and Brokeback Mountain. The comedy drama The Devil Wears Prada (2006), in which she played an assistant to a fashion magazine editor, was her biggest commercial success to that point. She played a recovering addict in the drama Rachel Getting Married (2008), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Hathaway went on to star in several commercially successful films, including the comedy Get Smart (2008), the romances Bride Wars (2009), Valentine's Day (2010), Love & Other Drugs (2010), and the fantasy film Alice in Wonderland (2010). In 2012, she starred as Selina Kyle / Catwoman in her highest-grossing film, The Dark Knight Rises. Also that year, she played Fantine, a prostitute dying of tuberculosis, in the musical Les Misérables, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has since played a scientist in the science fiction film Interstellar (2014), the owner of an online fashion site in the comedy The Intern (2015), a haughty actress in the heist film Ocean's 8 (2018), a con artist in the comedy The Hustle (2019), and Rebekah Neumann in the miniseries WeCrashed (2022).

Hathaway has won a Primetime Emmy Award for her voice role in the sitcom The Simpsons, sung for soundtracks, appeared on stage, and hosted events. She supports several charitable causes. She is a board member of the Lollipop Theatre Network, an organization that brings films to children in hospitals, and advocates for gender equality as a UN Women goodwill ambassador. Hathaway is married to actor and businessman Adam Shulman and has two sons with him.

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