Erin Doherty will not be silent.
Actress who played the young Princess Anne in seasons three and four of By Netflix Crownhinted about the decision to go public with his girlfriend and co-star Sophie Melvillesaid the fact she questioned was “gut”.
“I won’t name, but when I have CrownI feel a lot of pressure to give up my sexuality,” she recently told UK’s walkie talkie. “There was a time when I wondered ‘Should I be open about this to have a successful career?'”
“I really know all the people who have lived years and years, either in shame or in denial, or just in hiding,” Doherty continued. “Actors, actresses definitely stopped going out there to have a career, and I just wanted to be a part of trying to do something about that.”
Doherty and Melville first met in 2017 while filming together divisionBut Doherty didn’t confirm the relationship until 2019 when she posted a photo of the two on social media.