"What I can say absolutely is that I am in love, and that person happens to be Holland Taylor."The two actresses met at a dinner party about 10 years ago, but Paulson had been dating actress Cherry Jones—who is 18 years older than she— at the time.Despite her relationship status, Paulson admitted to the publication that she thought Taylor was "probably the most exquisitely beautiful woman I'd ever seen." A few years later they bumped into each other again, and ultimately began communicating via direct messages on Twitter. Reports that Paulson, 41, was dating Holland Taylor, 73, began to surface in early December after Taylor admitted that she was in a relationship with a woman and that it was the "most wonderful and extraordinary thing" that happened to her life.People began to notice her and Paulson's witty Twitter banter, but nothing was officially confirmed—until now."If my life choices had to be predicated based on what was expected of me from a community on either side, that's going to make me feel really straitjacketed, and I don't want to feel that," Paulson told the newspaper.BB: This show is largely about time and life choices.How often do those themes crop up in your personal life?Paulson and Taylor haven't been shy about their relationship, often sending adorable Twitter messages to each other.
She was encouraged to become an actress by her mother a lot as she is a big source of inspiration to her.It does odd things to have your little sister becomes a mom before you. Cherry is 52, so I think she’s feeling more relaxed, more, “Oh, I’ve been with a lot of people” — well, not a lot of people, she’s not a slut!This show is about examining what we want and the choices we make, and there’s a reason we avoid thinking about those things in real life. BB: She was quoted as saying it was one of the most amicable break-ups ever. SP: Oh god, in truth, I think that particular quote was Cherry’s take on the experience. — “and I’ve had a long relationship end and now I will experience that.” I’m emotionally way more freaked out than she is.One thing led to another, and the two went on a date and they've been in a relationship ever since.Paulson told the that they've been an item for a little more than a year.