“I am a happily married woman and I married a man. I don’t think that negates that aspect of my life, but obviously I wouldn’t be with my husband if I didn’t want to be married to a man,” she explained.
“Some people find it odd that you can identify with a sexual orientation that is not straight and yet be married to someone of the opposite sex. They’re like, ‘Obviously it’s not real if you’re married to a dude’.”
However, she said she does not feel the need to justify her relationship in light of criticism.
“That’s not my problem. I’m like, ‘Okay, if that’s how you feel, there’s nothing I can do about it’. I’m just living my life,” Paquin said.
The 30-year-old also said realizing her sexual orientation as a teenager was not an “Oh my God moment”, adding: “It’s just part of who I am.”