Jodie Dumps 15-Year Partner for New Gal

Foster leaves lover she was raising kids with for younger screenwriter
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2008 11:11 AM CDT
Jodie Dumps 15-Year Partner for New Gal
Jodie Foster and her new younger, hipper lover Cindy Mort were seen recently running errands in Los Angeles.    (Daily Mail)

Jodie Foster has traded in Cydney Bernard—her slightly frumpy, older stay-at-home lesbian partner of 15 years—for a younger hotshot screenwriter, the Daily Mail reports. The 45-year-old Oscar-winner met Cynthia Mort two years ago on a movie set and their families became fast friends.

Now they’re planning for a new home and negotiating custody of Foster’s two boys with Bernard and Mort’s twins with her partner. “Everyone thought that Jodie and Cydney were forever,” an insider said. “Mid-life crisis? Well, that would be one way to explain it." Said another source: Mort “must have plain bowled Jodie over.” (Read more Jodie Foster stories.)

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