She wasn't talking about sexual relationships, folks.
"Have I had sexual relations with women? The answer is no," the "Carol" star told reporters in Cannes on Sunday (via the New York Post) before a screening of the period piece, which centers around a romantic relationship between two women.
No worries. Plenty of outlets' headlines were willing to do that for her.
Though Blanchett said Sunday that she'd specified that she hadn't had sexual relationships with women, Variety reporter Ramin Setoodeh tweeted that the actress had been "accurately quoted" and clarified her comment only after the fact.
He also on Sunday called "Carol" the best movie he'd seen at Cannes.
In any case, Blanchett told reporters in France that when it comes to questions of that nature, "In 2015, the answer shouldn't matter."