Aunjanue Ellis is getting candid about her sexuality. In a new interview with Variety published Wednesday (June 1), the 53-year-old King Richard actress told the outlet that she hadn’t spoken about her sexuality publicly because “nobody asked.” Click inside to read more… “How do you work that into the conversation, in the middle of me talking about this movie?” she shared. “I’m not that chick.

My job was to talk about King Richard, the Williams family, these wonderful young women I worked with, Will Smith‘s incredible work in that movie.

I wasn’t going to be like, ‘And by the way, in case you ain’t heard yet…’ Because that’s artificial.” “There is an assumption made of me — a presumption made of me.