Jodie Dumps 15-Year Partner for New Gal

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