Hilary Duff Wishes She Could Date Like A Gay Man

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Lizzie McGuire was pretty great, but Hilary Duff might have one up on her. The pop star / actress is back in a big way, and she's taking the opportunity to reach out to her gay fans. Duff had a lot to say — seriously, she covered everything — in a new interview with PrideSource, starting with her take on marriage equality.

"Oh my gosh," the 27-year-old gushed. "I'm so excited. What a big day. It's a huge step toward equality. Everyone should be able to be who they are, love who they want, and marry who they want. It's 2015; for us to still have judgment about people being gay is ridiculous, so I can't believe it's taken this long. It's definitely a big day in history, and I'm just so excited."

Duff also revealed that she would be cool should her toddler son, Luca, ever come out to her. (No pressure, kid.)

"I would be so accepting," she said. "I just had a long conversation with one of my adult friends who has grown children who are about to go off to college, and he's like, 'I haven't really had this conversation yet,' and I'm like, 'You better do it now because if a kid doesn't feel accepted by his family, and they're getting ready to move into a new town, it will just create a divide. He'll go find his life and you won't be a part of that. He'll go find where he is accepted."

She added, "Ah, it could almost make me cry... I feel like... that must be such a lonely place if you don't feel accepted by your family. I can't imagine. So, 100%, I feel like I would notice all the signs and be the first one to bring it up if I had to, and I would want him to wholeheartedly be himself and know that that was accepted by me."

Though some might object to the stereotype, Duff also praised her gay friends for their more liberal take on dating.

"You know what's crazy is, I feel like you guys hook up a lot more freely," she said. "I don't know if that's just me because I'm a little more cautious, I guess. I don't know what it's like to be a totally normal girl who doesn't give a fuck about anything. ... Also, I'm a mom and I've always been a relationship girl. I'm always surprised when he's [her friend] like, 'Yeah, I was just in France and I met a dude on Grindr and went over to his house,' and like, they got it done. I'm so fascinated by it."

No shame in either game, lady. A few more highlights from the interview:
On Miley Cyrus:
"As much as people wanna hate on her for wearing this or doing that or whatever it is people hate on her for, I think she gets the last laugh. At the end of the day, her talent backs it all up. I don't always relate to everything that she's doing, but I love that she's unapologetically herself."

On an adult Lizzie McGuire:
"She'd be pretty rad. She would have stayed in school a little bit longer, and I feel like she'd be a sous chef or working at an architectural firm trying to make her way up but still fucking up at all time. I feel like she'd be cool. She wasn't always a nerd! She was just, like, a nice girl. I feel like she'd still be that same way, but I think she would be getting drunk and doing normal things that everybody does."

On quitting Tinder:
"I'm not still using it. It was really fun for me for a minute; I wanted to experience something totally normal and also shock people."


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