Baxter’s successful career belied a sometimes turbulent personal life. She battled through breast cancer, domestic violence and alcoholism and even navigated a late-in-life realization that she was a lesbian.
We caught up with the actress to discuss her life today as well as her highly anticipated new series, MTV’s Finding Carter, which premieres tonight at 10/9c
TheBacklot: You came out in 2009 and married your longtime partner last year. Any reactions from your family, your friends or your fans either to the marriage or coming out that surprised you?