Amber Benson once Dating her Boyfriend; Also rumored to be a Lesbian; Find out more about her Current Relationship, Wiki, and Net Worth
American actress Amber Benson after playing the role of a Lesbian in the famous series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, was also rumored to be gay or lesbian by her role.
The actress nor accepted nor denied the rumor of about her sexuality. It led many people to believe that in actuality she may actually be gay.
But her previous relationships speaks volumes about her straight sexual orientation. Today let's finish the debate regarding her sexuality, once in for all.
Amber Benson-Straight or Gay
She garnered a huge number of followers from her role as a witch named Willow Rosenburg in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” The interesting part is, the witch is a lesbian witch.
Amber Benson during a still from the show Buffy The Vampire Slayer,
Source: TV Line
Her relationship with Tara on the show is what makes the series more famous and interesting among her fans. Amber went so deep in her acting as a lesbian that many of her fans started to believe she is gay.
On top of the rumors swirling the actress, she seems rather happy playing the role of a lesbian. In an interview she said,
“It was a beautiful relationship, and it wasn’t gratuitous, it wasn’t about two girls making out, it was about two people who both happen to identify as female who fall in love."
She also added,
“They were good to each other, they treated each other way. It was a normal relationship. You normalise it, and make it okay, because it is okay."
She is supportive of the LGBT community and feels that if you are in love with someone, regardless of the gender or race or caste, then you're a lucky person because being in love is all that matters.
So after reading all of her statements many of you might be thinking she is in reality gay, but don't jump to conclusions as her previous dating affairs say otherwise.
She was dating Adam Busch in the early 2000s. Their relationship went well for some time and they dated until calling it quits in 2009. Their break-up was amicable and the pair is still good friends.
She also dated James Marsters in 2001. Since her two relationships ended, she is not dating anyone and is single. To answer the main question, the actress is not gay.
Quick facts about Amber Benson
- Born on January 8, 1977 (age 40), in Birmingham, Alabama, US.
- She is the daughter of Diane and Edward Benson.
- She has one sister, Danielle.
- Her father follows Jewism.
- She was raised as a Southern Baptist.
- During her high school days in Birmingham Children's Ballet.
- She studied music and dance.
- She made her debut in the movie, King of the Hill.
- She is famous for her role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
- Her net worth is $3 million.
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