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Michelle Williams Switch Hits; Now Dating Man After Oscars Coming Out

Michelle Williams and Busy Phillipps were an item on the Oscars red carpet in a display that was obvious meant to send a message about LGBT solidarity. Now Williams is reportedly dating a man. (Photo by Frazier Harrison/Getty Images)

Michelle Williams was out and proud at the Oscars last February; now she’s switch-hitting. The 37-year-old actress has reportedly been dating financial consultant Andrew Youmans and may be engaged, according to a tabloid report. Say What?

Williams and Busy Phillipps were in full PDA mode at the Golden Globes and the Oscars.

Michelle was unabashed about her sexuality.

“I’m so in love with her,” Williams told People last December.

“She’s proof that the love of your life does not have to be a man! That’s the love of my life right there,” she said.

Say What?

Michelle Williams, Busy Phillipps Oscars BFFs
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If the latest tabloid reports are to be believed, Williams now “wants a good guy and a stable family life.”

Like a woman couldn’t give her that?

Michelle famously dated the late Heath Ledger and had a child with him before he accidentally overdosed on prescription meds 10 years ago this month.

She was also linked with director Spike Jonze, actor Jason Segel and author Jonathan Safran Foer, according to various reports.

Following Ledger’s death, Williams said she was dropping out of the dating scene to concentrate on raising daughter Matilda.

“Michelle was totally focused on giving Matilda the best upbringing possible,” according to a tabloid source. “It took her a long time to get over Heath.”

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So far Williams has been keeping her relationship with Youmans on the down low. They’ve never even been photographed together.

But the rumor mill has it they began dating last July. They were spotted together in Rome where she was filming “All the Money in the World.”

IM reported two years ago that “lesbian chic” was the hottest trend sweeping Tinseltown. Many actress now describe themselves as “gender-fluid.”

In the gay community, bisexuals have sometimes been branded as greedy or illegitimate, according to Emily Dievendorf, Director of Policy, Equality Michigan, writing in the HuffingtonPost.

Sex and the City’s Cynthia Nixon, now openly gay, was repelled by the term “bi-sexual,” because it connotes an “ugly stereotype” in the gay community, Divendorf noted.

But these days bi-sexuality is becoming more-and-more like a tattoo. Seems like almost everyone has one… or is one, or was one.

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