Actress Camryn Manheim has a huge regret that's she's not a lesbian.
The former star of The Practice admits she once felt that she fitted the
stereotype of a gay female - and held a strong desire to be a lesbian - but it
was never to be.
She says, "I had 12 earrings in my ear, I rode a motorcycle, I had a
tattoo and, strangely enough, I just did (lesbian drama) THE L WORD.
"As fate would have had it, I'm a heterosexual, which all of you know is
no picnic. I think I would have had a lot more lovin' in my life (if I was
"I did The L Word and they put me on it and they didn't even let me play a
lesbian! Isn't that crazy? I played a straight girl. I just don't have enough
clout in Hollywood, apparently."
She adds of her days as a hopeful lesbian, "That was just a crazy college
phase in my life. It's all over now."