The Breakfast Club: Jodie Foster treats rarely-seen son Charles, 14, to morning cafe stop on Venice Beach
Since becoming a mother, Jodie Foster has rarely been spotted out and about with her two sons. However,
after proudly showing off her boys at last month's Golden Globes, the
actress is happier about being seen in public with them. On Wednesday, the 50-year-old star was spotted enjoying a breakfast date with her eldest son Charles, 14, in Venice Beach.
Mother and son: Jodie Foster and her son Charles go out for breakfast in Venice Beach, California
While the Panic Room star was
dressed in striped trousers and a 'love' T-shirt, her redhead son was
looking relaxed in a pair of tracksuit bottoms and New York Yankees
T-shirt. Missing out on the breakfast was Jodie's youngest son Kit, 12. After years of speculation about her sexuality, Jodie came out publicly at the Golden Globe Awards last month. She
made a moving speech as she accepted the Cecil B DeMille Award, in
which she paid tribute to her ex-partner Cydney Bernard, who she split
from in 2008 after 15 years together.
Just browsing: After breakfast, Jodie and Charles checked out some local boutiques
She said: 'I guess I just have just a sudden urge to say something that I've never really been able to air in public. '[It's]
a declaration that I'm a little nervous about – but maybe not quite as
nervous as my publicist right now. I'm just going to put it out there –
loud and proud. I'm single.' She
continued: 'This is not going to be a big coming out speech tonight
because I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago back in
the stone age – in those very quaint days when a fragile girl would open
up to trusted friends and family and coworkers and then gradually
proudly to everyone who knew her.
Family pride: Jodie spoke openly about co-parenting the boys with her ex-partner Cydney Bernard last month
'But now apparently I'm told
that every celebrity is expected to honour the details of their private
life with a press conference, a fragrance and a primetime reality show.' She
then thanked her 'heroic co-parent, my ex partner in love, but
righteous soul sister in life. My confessor... most beloved BFF of 20
years, Cydney Bernard. 'Thank
you, Cyd. I am so proud of our modern family, our amazing sons, Charlie
and Kit who are my reason to breathe and to evolve. ... Boys, in case
you didn't know it, this song, like all of this, this song is for you.'
Youthful: Jodie looks amazing at 50 as she shows off her trim physique in a T-shirt and trousers
Her sons smiled proudly as they watched from the audience. The
former couple met on the set of the film Sommersby in 1993 and had two
sons, but they split in May 2008 after 14 years together. Jodie has never revealed the identity of the boys' biological father.